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Old 03-13-2013, 02:30 PM   #1
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Old 03-13-2013, 06:14 PM   #2
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Dang. Looks like you'll need traction if you ride it more than 1/2 hour.
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Old 03-13-2013, 08:31 PM   #3
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The CVO version is bad friggin a$$. The rims alone are worth the price.

I have to see this one in the flesh. Softails can be punishing. Mine has brand new progressive shocks and I still keep an eye out for bumps.
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Old 03-14-2013, 05:17 AM   #4
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Dang. Looks like you'll need traction if you ride it more than 1/2 hour.
My thoughts exactly, especially from that photo in the middle of the article where you can really see the rider ergonomics.

But if it makes HD customers happy, more power to them.
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Old 03-14-2013, 06:36 AM   #5
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We rode it all day, and it wasn't too bad - but, as I mentioned in the article, this was in Florida, where you never really get to move or shift around in the saddle at all. (I think that one pic where I'm turning is the only curve in the entire state
Someday, I'd love to see if that leverage is necessary ....
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Old 03-14-2013, 06:44 AM   #6
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We rode it all day, and it wasn't too bad - but, as I mentioned in the article, this was in Florida, where you never really get to move or shift around in the saddle at all. (I think that one pic where I'm turning is the only curve in the entire state
Someday, I'd love to see if that leverage is necessary ....
How tall are you?

Sometimes the drag bars seem far away.
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Old 03-14-2013, 06:52 AM   #7
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The wheels on the CVO version are likely a small fortune at the dealer.

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Old 03-14-2013, 07:10 AM   #8
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That's a bike that begs for pullbacks or short ape hangers and about a 6 over front end. Then it would be the perfect 70's retro chopper and a perfect complement to the Sportster "72". They could call it the "74".. (get it? a "74") ???

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That's a bike that begs for pullbacks or short ape hangers and about a 6 over front end. Then it would be the perfect 70's retro chopper and a perfect complement to the Sportster "72". They could call it the "74".. (get it? a "74") ???

Jeeze I'm in the wrong line of work I tell ya...
We already know you are a paid spokesperson for AeroStich. You have now confirmed suspicions you were/are the driving force behind many of the Retro HD designs. Keep up the good work.
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How tall are you?

Sometimes the drag bars seem far away.
I'm 5'11". Like I said, it wasn't TOO bad for me, but I could see it being a potential problem for the altitude-challenged ...
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