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Old 01-29-2012, 01:24 PM   #21
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I can't do the superlow version simply because I'm too big but regular Sporties are more fun than a pillowcase full of puppies.
But they don't make regular Sporties anymore, not with the 883! They're all slammed.

I seriously looked at Sportsters last year. I liked the XR, except for the tiny fuel tank and the weight. Okay, I liked the ergos and and the look, but that's it.

I'm only 5'9", but I don't want to sit on the pavement. I would be interested in the SuperLow, but I'd have to fit some much longer shocks on it, and modify the fork, too.

The regular Bonneville, not the America, would be the one for me. But I'm cheap, so I bought a Royal Enfield B5. I had to tighten a few bolts right off the bat, but since then it's been good, and with those skinny tires it's a blast to ride! 60 mpg in mostly freeway riding is a plus, though people who keep them off of the freeway report 70+ mpg. Not for everybody, but cheap fun for me!
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Old 01-29-2012, 11:35 PM   #22
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But they don't make regular Sporties anymore, not with the 883! They're all slammed.

I seriously looked at Sportsters last year. I liked the XR, except for the tiny fuel tank and the weight. Okay, I liked the ergos and and the look, but that's it.

I'm only 5'9", but I don't want to sit on the pavement. I would be interested in the SuperLow, but I'd have to fit some much longer shocks on it, and modify the fork, too.

The regular Bonneville, not the America, would be the one for me. But I'm cheap, so I bought a Royal Enfield B5. I had to tighten a few bolts right off the bat, but since then it's been good, and with those skinny tires it's a blast to ride! 60 mpg in mostly freeway riding is a plus, though people who keep them off of the freeway report 70+ mpg. Not for everybody, but cheap fun for me!
Thanks for your impressions. We hope to get one for testing sometime soon.
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