I am Bob from the Albuquerque, New Mexico area. Thanks to Senor Ketsugo who led me to this forum.
My wife Carol and I live in Rio Rancho, New Mexico a northwest suburb of Albuquerque. I have been riding motorcycles since 1971 where I grew up near San Antonio, Texas. Recent machines I have had include a 92' Electra Glide, 99 1200S Sporster, 07 Buell S1, 98 Buell S1W, 99 Buell M2, 2000 H-Deuce and 2002 Honda RC51. I recenly sold the RC51 and traded in the Deuce on a 2003 Silver V-Rod. My wife rides a 2000 Fatboy and we still have the 97 Buell S1.
When the V-Rod was introduces a couple years ago and after a test ride, I was hooked! The performance and the incredible styling are truely remarkable; it was only a matter of time before I made my purchase. I picked mine up on August 20, 2003 and have ridden 1,800 miles to date.
In the past I have poured many $$ into my H-D's to get the performance I crave. The V-Rod has it stock! Its a great blend of my former 105 hp Deuce and RC51. It will be interested to see the aftermarket engine mods that become available.
I've added the SE 16 Gauge Shotguns, SE Air filter and ECM mod for the setup. I have hardbags , Sundowner seat, winshield etc. to install, I just havent had time to put em on.
I have been checking out some of the members posted photos and there are sme sharp machines here. I noticed a couple photos labled Holli1, 2; does anyone know what pipes are on that bike? I am interested in some of the other mods - someone please elaborate the bars, fender, signals, etc.
Its good to see the V-Rod info available here and I look forward to participating with the group.