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Old 09-30-2011, 10:55 PM   #11 (permalink)
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I put one on my bike like Rothke has above just before my Saddle Sore 1000 ride and I'm glad I had it.
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Old 11-19-2011, 09:49 PM   #12 (permalink)
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I love the backrest but use caution where the signal/brake wiring harness passed through that tight hole there in the fender. I developed a short in the right signal wire due to the tight passage and bend angle. Took me quite some time to determine the cause of the short being there and several fuses. There really needs to be a better way to route the harness to prevent the damage.
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Old 11-20-2011, 09:17 PM   #13 (permalink)
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This backrest is one of the must have HD products.
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Old 11-26-2011, 05:28 AM   #14 (permalink)
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I just installed mine on my Limited, makes a big difference in riding!
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Old 03-25-2012, 02:12 PM   #15 (permalink)
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I just installed my backrest. I was unsure on how much of a difference it would make, But after about 400 miles... I'M A BELIEVER!!!!! A definate must have especially for long trips.
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Old 03-31-2012, 01:27 PM   #16 (permalink)
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I just got one for my ride and love it, got it from cycle parts for less free shipping on orders over $100. great deals I go there for everything.
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Old 04-02-2012, 01:35 AM   #17 (permalink)
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I just installed my adjustable rider backrest, we'll see if it crowds her, she did mention she missed hanging onto the one I had on the Valkyrie.
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Old 08-27-2012, 03:36 PM   #18 (permalink)
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I just instaled one on my bike yesterday and i dont know how i went without it for so long
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Old 08-27-2012, 03:41 PM   #19 (permalink)
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Old 11-23-2012, 10:10 PM   #20 (permalink)
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cool thread good photos
i need a mounting bracket to fit my 2008 flhrc ...
maybe ebay for a THRIFTY used one ? any ideas ?
i just bought this backrest ....see photo...below , but it didn't come with mounting bracket/hardware ?
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