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Old 08-04-2008, 10:52 AM   #21
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Very nice. My first point was a better chassis. As horsepower has climbed from a pedestrian 45 to a mind-boggling 62, the motor was over powering the chassis.
That's true. My 63 rwhp Fat Boy has the same problem: the chassis. When I acclerate superfast and heaving forward with such a powerful thrust that the wheel is nearly spinning on the gravel I can feel the tubes bulging and flexing under the immense power. Awesome.

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Old 08-04-2008, 11:06 AM   #22
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That's true. My 63 rwhp Fat Boy has the same problem: the chassis. When I acclerate superfast and heaving forward with such a powerful thrust that the wheel is nearly spinning on the gravel I can feel the tubes bulging and flexing under the immense power. Awesome.

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In your case the wheel is spinning on the gravel because the bike is lying on its side.
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Old 08-04-2008, 01:07 PM   #23
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That's true. My 63 rwhp Fat Boy has the same problem: the chassis. When I acclerate superfast and heaving forward with such a powerful thrust that the wheel is nearly spinning on the gravel I can feel the tubes bulging and flexing under the immense power. Awesome.

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Wait! How do you accelerate "super fast" with only 63 rwhp?
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Old 08-05-2008, 05:01 AM   #24
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He can because in the dream that he actually owns a Harley he can accelerate 'super fast' with it.
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Old 08-06-2008, 09:51 AM   #25
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Tour riders should love the "new" technology.
So you heard the noise too when Harley Engineering was dragged kicking and screaming into the 19th Century...
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Old 08-06-2008, 10:34 AM   #26
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And just when they'd gotten over making the frames without cast iron shrink fittings. Poor devils.
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