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Old 04-10-2011, 09:15 AM   #1
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Default My brother's new FLHTPI

Picture and details here on my blog.
http://hardride.blog.com/2011/04/10/...-cubic-inches/
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Old 04-15-2011, 12:49 PM   #2
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Better picture.

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Old 04-15-2011, 01:36 PM   #3
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How about that!? A picture!

Not something you see on this site that often...


Oh, sorry! Nice looking bike!
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Old 04-17-2011, 06:13 AM   #4
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Heh, I love Calvin and Hobbs.
FLHTPI is the sound of paper tearing, lol.
Oh wait, t's the sound made when you fart in a bathtub, ( on second thought, I think that's called a 'frump'.
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Old 04-17-2011, 06:08 PM   #5
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Very nice bike!
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Old 04-21-2011, 06:19 AM   #6
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Just ordered him a Mustang passenger seat and some new passenger footboards, as well as a lowering kit. No rush, as we have a few inches of snow on the ground right now
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If that's the Police bike, which bag is the donut warmer in?
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Here the police bikes are Road Kings, which have the nifty fork setup with the tubes behind the steering head. Very manuverable. However, in Fort Lauderdale/Broward County, the cops beat the living crap out of them. Busted frames, blown motors, bent wheels...you'd think they were doing trail riding on them.

When I worked at Rossmeyer we'd deliver the bikes with the stock exhaust. A couple of days later they'd be back in the shop "running bad." The cops have a pipe and hammer they use to beat the baffles out of the cans, so naturally they'd run like crap with no backpressure. The techs would reflash the ECU and charge the county $400. Then the cops would go write tickets for loud exhausts to pay the maintenance bill. Sort of a "Circle of Life" thing.
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Here the police bikes are Road Kings, which have the nifty fork setup with the tubes behind the steering head. Very manuverable. However, in Fort Lauderdale/Broward County, the cops beat the living crap out of them. Busted frames, blown motors, bent wheels...you'd think they were doing trail riding on them.
A buddy in the biz told me long ago that if you were considering a used Police bike, you'd better determine first what the Department did with them.

The funeral and special event escort bikes were usually worn out, the 'patrol' bikes were not so bad.

The escort bikes are hammered and parked, over and over, as they leapfrog along the 'parade route'. And, they tend to sit and idle a lot, which makes for a hot motor.
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A buddy in the biz told me long ago that if you were considering a used Police bike, you'd better determine first what the Department did with them.
There are some "gems," no doubt. I recall one that came in off lease with 164 miles on the odometer; it was assigned to a captain who basically got it as part of his job description. It spent 2 years in the police parking garage; it was "showroom new." We sold it for the same price as the beat to crap ones.
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