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Old 02-10-2011, 05:16 AM   #11
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Dr_Sprocket...is sitting here, totally enjoying the newest sport touring comparo!

Aren't you done with that article yet? I'd hate to be waiting on you for the bathroom in the morning...
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Old 02-10-2011, 05:59 AM   #12
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Why would you stay away from "Lo"s? I'm average height, 5'10". I sat on the Lo and it really felt comfortable. Low center of balance is nice, too, i would think.

Good to know on the insurance part. Everything counts. Still hard to pick, guess it'll come down to a test ride when it warms up.
We are the same height.

When you hit a bump at 60 mph with a passenger, feeling good in the showroom won't be so important.

Id stick with standard height bikes.
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Old 02-10-2011, 07:18 PM   #13
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Dr_Sprocket...is sitting here, totally enjoying the newest sport touring comparo!

Aren't you done with that article yet? I'd hate to be waiting on you for the bathroom in the morning...
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Old 02-11-2011, 07:57 AM   #14
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Dr_Sprocket...is sitting here, totally enjoying the newest sport touring comparo!

Aren't you done with that article yet? I'd hate to be waiting on you for the bathroom in the morning...

You can use the deep sink in the laundry room or you can go outside, I'll be done when I'm done and you kids can dam* well wait!!!




And buy the Harley, Victories have a lot less support. If you're out traveling it's nice to know there's a HD dealer in every town in case of trouble.
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Old 02-11-2011, 09:08 AM   #15
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Man if only Seru, and LR where here....
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Old 02-11-2011, 09:32 AM   #16
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Man if only Seru, and LR where here....
They are, Mokley, they are. Here, in our hearts...
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Old 02-12-2011, 03:46 AM   #17
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You can use the deep sink in the laundry room or you can go outside, I'll be done when I'm done and you kids can dam* well wait!!!




And buy the Harley, Victories have a lot less support. If you're out traveling it's nice to know there's a HD dealer in every town in case of trouble.

also plenty of indy shops that are familiar with Harleys, if not experts. In addition parts availablility for Harleys is without equal.
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Old 02-12-2011, 08:25 AM   #18
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also plenty of indy shops that are familiar with Harleys, if not experts. In addition parts availablility for Harleys is without equal.
Not to mention the fact you can be a Rugged Individualist riding a Harley - just like 145,000,000 OTHER Rugged Individualists....
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Old 02-22-2011, 10:45 AM   #19
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i have owned my 06 victory 8 ball for 4 years now. before that i had 2 HDs. all are good bikes. i picked the victory becouse it came strandard with a powerful 100 cu in engine. also standard was brembo brakes,stainless brake lines and a engine oil cooler. also i liked the custom look.
it has never needed repairing with 15,000 miles on it. i still have the org rear tire . not bad considering it has been to the drag strip 4 times.
it turned a 12.22 at 108 MPH with a pipe and re map air filter kit [ S&S]
it has 92 RWHP without internal mods.
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Old 02-25-2011, 09:26 AM   #20
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Hello all, new to the forum. It's been about 10 years since I've ridden, and I am ready to start up again, this time with a nice cruiser. I'm having a lot of trouble deciding between a HD Fat Boy Lo, or a Victory Kingpin.

I like the looks of the Victory much better, except for the satin chrome finish on the engine of the Fat Boy Lo. I've heard the Victory is a much easier bike to ride, but that the FBL's counter balanced engine is much smoother.

One advantage with the HD is that it has a huge variety of custom parts, while I don't find a whole lot out there for the Victory.

It's really hard to know which way to go to drop a lot of money. Any advice would be greatly appreciated!
are you looking to ride it till "it pukes." if then the Victory
if your only gonna ride it 2-3 years trade it definately Harley. Harleys hold their resale value well. I'm a Goldwing rider. thats one good thing about Harleys and Wing I got about 60,000 on my wing i bout it new in 2006 (it was a left over 2005) i gave 18000 dollars without tax for it. i've put about probably 3,000 dollars in chrome,lights and other crap in it. so overall without sales tax i'd say 21,000-22000. I know I could put it out in my front yard and get about 12,000 for it no problem.
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