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Old 11-18-2012, 09:34 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Congrats on your new scoot. Love the blue. I just switched to a Clearview with recurve 8 inch, light tint for my ultra. I'm 5'8" and it does push the air up and over my head. Also, I like looking over the top of the windshield. Had a 10" OEM shield on before, like this one a lot better. ImageUploadedByMO Free1353296064.789019.jpgImageUploadedByMO Free1353296087.259222.jpg

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Old 11-19-2012, 03:52 AM   #12 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Louisville Joe View Post
Just picked it up Saturday afternoon. Wow! What a ride! Loved my Fat Bob but wanted something more suitable for long trips and I believe I found just the ticket. Amazing how well balanced and easy to handle at very slow speeds this bike is.

I never had saddlebags, or a sound system, or crash bars, or a windshield (if you can call the stock one a windshield), or footboards, or a heel shifter. Only got in about 30 miles yesterday as the temp was dropping and the light fading. But in 30 miles I am spoiled already.

In the Spring I will be regularly visiting, for a few days at a time, areas of NC. Never been there before but from what I find there is a lot of great riding in that area and MapQuest shows most areas I want to see/ride are only 5-7 hours from my house. Perfect!

Pics coming soon--was just about dark when I got home yesterday.

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Old 11-19-2012, 10:02 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Louisville Joe View Post
(if you can call the stock one a windshield)
....... you can't.

Originally Posted by Louisville Joe View Post
....... But in 30 miles I am spoiled already.
........ funny how that happens. ain't it ?

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Old 11-21-2012, 02:52 PM   #14 (permalink)
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Great choice of new rides. The best bike you'll ever own. Good Luck
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Old 11-22-2012, 07:12 AM   #15 (permalink)
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Congrats!! The more you ride it, you'll love it even more... Btw, you made the right choice in color IMHO ImageUploadedByMO Free1353589955.483208.jpg

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Old 11-22-2012, 07:57 AM   #16 (permalink)
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Old 11-22-2012, 08:53 AM   #17 (permalink)
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I was so close to pulling on one the same color...I came off an 06 Ultra that I wanted to take the fairing off so many times i had to go withe the RoadKing in Midnight Pearl...I still love that RoadGlideCustom in BigBlue Pearl...Enjoy the ride...
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Old 11-22-2012, 09:17 AM   #18 (permalink)
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I keep hearing good things about them. They are definitely beautiful. Congrats on the scoot, may you have many, many happy miles.

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Old 11-27-2012, 02:16 PM   #19 (permalink)
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Great news! One of these days I'll get me a Road Glide.
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Old 11-30-2012, 06:48 AM   #20 (permalink)
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Congratulations on you new bike!! Enjoy it in good health!! I love blue... share some photos when you get a chance.
Ride safe!

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