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post #1 of 18 (permalink) Old 04-27-2012, 07:30 PM Thread Starter
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Harley Sportster Seventy-two

Not a Harley guy, but this makes me think I could change my mind. Pretty much everything I would want in a cruiser. Except a bigger tank would be nice. But oh that metal flake paint is fantastic. Anybody have / ride one yet?



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post #2 of 18 (permalink) Old 04-27-2012, 07:31 PM Thread Starter
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For the life of me I don't understand why people like this shit... sorry dude...

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And you call yourself a philosopher........ hmm.
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I dig it Bro - Has a lot of the same look as my Dyna in terms of stock stuff

Sidebar, that Switchback has potential too and I also dig that Blackline

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Looks nice, but I'd put drag bars on it just to be different.

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Dig the bike, not thrilled on the bars.
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I dig the bars, looks like a good height, but not the turn signals attached to them. I really wonder how far a 2.1 gal gas tank would get you on that thing. That is probably the deal breaker.
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I like the tank's paint job and the 60's Impala in the 6th pic but thats about it.
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I like the Street Bob more than that one. But I like all sportsters.

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They get good mpg.

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I saw that bike after I bought my Street Glide, really good looking bike.

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I serviced one last week and enjoyed every minute of test rides.

I believe once most people slow down (age).These bikes make alot more sense.

I'm not dead yet though because now I'm thinking I might want an 883 hugger model that will need a 1200cc rebuild.


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If its as good as my 05 1200 sporty was. Il pass.....

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Rumor has it the 2013 model will feature drag bars and green metal flake.
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Not a fan of Harleys, but I do like the look of the Iron 883.
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