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post #1 of 14 (permalink) Old 11-07-2012, 09:20 PM Thread Starter
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Better make my intro before I get too far into the forum. Retired USN and riding for 45 years (on and off road) but purchased my first new H-D last summer. First H-D was a 69 FLH I purchased when I was 21 (still regret letting that one go) then a 78.5 FXE and a 1980 FLH a couple years later. Went to metrics for awhile and caught the bug again last year and man what a difference. Hadn't planned on going whole hog (pun intended) but once I took the 110 Ultra for a spin, my mind did the same. I've been working in Iraq for the past 5 years so vacation time is about the only riding I get. Put on 3800 miles last year and 2200 this year but sure didn't want to stop riding to come back over. Fixin' to relocate to Afghanistan so we'll see how long that lasts. Already did some minor mods but sure would like break out a few more hp outta the beast. Not sure if I'll go with a Woods TW-7H or Andrews 57 cam but I'll swap out the Rinehart true duals and install my still in the box Fullsac setup when I have time to get it dyno'd.

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Welcome from New Hampshire..Thanks for your service.

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Welcome from SC!
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Thank you all, I appreciate the welcome aboard.

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