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Old 01-06-2009, 11:40 AM   #71
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R1200 C... wouldn't mind having one of those... then again i always was an odd child...
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Old 01-06-2009, 12:24 PM   #72
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"• Feels top-heavy, due largely to fuel tank placement high on the frame. "

Uh, the aluminum fuel tanks(s) are mounted low and forward under the fairing panels on each side.
Guess we have a different opinion on the location of, and what those two large aluminum pods at the top of the frame just below the handlebars are in the attached pics.

This isn't some inherently flawed design; Victory's designers and engineers are highly skilled and experienced. But our impression of the Vision, primarily during slow speed maneuvers, was that of a top-heavy feel. The most obvious contributor to that seems to be the location of the fuel.
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Old 01-06-2009, 12:34 PM   #73
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Guess we have a different opinion on the location of, and what those two large aluminum pods at the top of the frame just below the handlebars are in the attached pics.

This isn't some inherently flawed design; Victory's designers and engineers are highly skilled and experienced. But our impression of the Vision, primarily during slow speed maneuvers, was that of a top-heavy feel. The most obvious contributor to that seems to be the location of the fuel.

Y'know, I think she looks better nekkid!
And that's not something you'd normally hear me say about a fat girl!
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R1200 C... wouldn't mind having one of those... then again i always was an odd child...
I was a big fan of the R1200C. Due to this, the good Doctor, Seruzawa, thinks that makes me a blind, drunken vagrant.
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Old 01-06-2009, 01:57 PM   #75
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well yeah you know, we didn't want to say anything....I mean the little drunken tabledance and panty fling at the Christmas party was...you know...in the spirit of things I guess, no one held that against you, really.....
So....what you are saying is that the Banana Hammock and the Bow Tie were not appropriate company Christmas Party attire?
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Old 01-06-2009, 02:01 PM   #76
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So....what you are saying is that the Banana Hammock and the Bow Tie were not appropriate company Christmas Party attire?
Na, na... Longride enjoyed it you know.. the whole FireFighter/Brokeback Mountain thing...it's cool.....
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I was a big fan of the R1200C. Due to this, the good Doctor, Seruzawa, thinks that makes me a blind, drunken vagrant.
well yeah you know, we didn't want to say anything....I mean the little drunken tabledance and panty fling at the Christmas party was...you know...in the spirit of things I guess, no one held that against you, really.....
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Old 01-06-2009, 02:15 PM   #78
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Na, na... Longride enjoyed it you know.. the whole FireFighter/Brokeback Mountain thing...it's cool.....
Yeah. Longride's pole dance was memorable, wasn't it?
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Old 01-06-2009, 04:16 PM   #79
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That's a big reason why I got the Vision and not a Goldwing or LT. Your knees definitely will not hit the faring, and you have plenty of room to move your legs around, all while still protected from the wind.
I sat on one, the low seat height combined with the floor boards doesnt work for me either. Just creates a new rider triangle problem, knee's to the sky.
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Old 01-06-2009, 04:17 PM   #80
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Ah, yes. The same people who "styled" the now defunct BMW 1200C.
What the Tarantula? Wait that was the CL... The Phoenix version was almost tolerable (note "almost"). With the silver and yellow paint scheme and the mag rims. It was least offensive of the c line. Funny looking was one thing, but cutting the power to match the competition was just stupid.
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