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Old 09-21-2008, 09:24 AM   #31
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Originally Posted by capngeo View Post
Gotta agree they got a bit mixed up with the fender.. The guys who cut the DA are fair weather riders for the most part (getting the fire gear out for the flaming) I ride in the rain so much I'd have to change that straight up.

My first priority on ANY bike is function... form is second! That fender has no function
Who would purchase a V-rod that felt this way?

If you're riding in the rain then what difference does it make how much water the fender slings? You're in the rain already.......

The F would be a very nice bike with a couple thousand bucks worth of mods, just like all of the other V-rods.
2007 VRSCX, uncollectable.
Hermaphrodite 2:1 adjustable exhaust, PCIII, Works Street Trackers, Racetech fork springs and cartridge emulators, JE Illusions 300C rear fender, D headlight nacel, Joker machine mirrors, Fitzgerald 26T pulley, 260 metz, various spare parts laying around in my oil pan.
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Old 09-21-2008, 01:18 PM   #32
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Originally Posted by Louis View Post
Surely that will mean less suspension movement (meaning a worse ride and worse traction) and even less ground clearance than stock? My AW already smashes my heels into the ground in every corner, who in their right mind would want to make it worse?

I like to see plenty of air between the tyre and the mudgaurd - it implies a suspension system that is capable of doing something useful.
I agree with you 100% but with bickering over the rear there are alot of guys who want form over function. my road glide shocks were at stock height,im also 6'2. most people i know had their baggers dumped in the rear. i wanted mine to handle as much as a bagger could. i also had no chicken strips on my scooter.

when i get my muscle, i will change the rear shocks (progressive or ohlins)for a better ride . not to be kewl
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