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post #18 of (permalink) Old 08-04-2019, 02:27 PM
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Originally Posted by JLR View Post
I haven't ridden a sportster since around 1980 - 81. I didn't like them, as I didn't feel comfortable on them. Forks always seemed too vertical and distance from seat to bars was too short. They were a little on the top heavy side for my liking.

Having said that, I will say they had a loyal following and I can understand why some folks would really like them. Different strokes for different folks.
As much as I love my Iron, I'd totally agree with you on the parts I bolded. I definitely know that I'll get more comfortable with more seat time, but I'm definitely drawn to a Softail, Tourer, or Trike (only way wife will 2-up) as my next scoot.

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