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Old 11-13-2012, 09:49 PM   #31
ride 'em hard & wet!
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as cowpie said.. ride 'em both to decide. I decided I liked the feel of the NightRod D better with the 5 gal tank and mid controls...
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Old 11-13-2012, 09:59 PM   #32
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Originally Posted by harleynurse View Post
VRSCR is nimbler on the twisty's and VRSCD is better long distance. there's a loaded with everything VRSCR for sale in Baltimore MD for less than $8k and 700 miles.
And it's aching to get the H out of Baltimore as fast as possible. Any place but Baltimore. Just sayin' man ........................
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Old 11-13-2012, 10:53 PM   #33
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Originally Posted by Cowpieapex View Post
Never! A fellow VR owner? These machines have more in common with each other than they do with any other bike.
I would proudly own and ride your D, but not if I had to give up my R.
I too pose.
I love it when pedestrians in a crosswalk stop to say how much they like my bike. There are many other machines that will outperform my R. Its a Goldilocks thing, for me the VRSCR captures some of the allure of the VRSCA while still allowing me to ride like a total tit.
So, my statement is a Streetrod, but I don't stand by it, I ride it!
Well said! I concur. The R can't real hang with some of today's street beasts. But that does not really matter- it is still pretty fast, handles well, and looks good doing it.
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