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Waynester 08-05-2019 12:28 PM

Help
 
Any advice on what kind of Harley I should get for a middle aged fat man that has a hard time throwing his leg over the seat

Thunder~Struck 08-05-2019 12:35 PM

Ever ridden before?
What sort of riding do you plan on?
Shorter around town? Longer hauls? Combination?
Alone or with passenger?
What is your budget for the bike?
Any possible changes to the bike so it "fits" you better?

If you have ridden before then you know it can be/is physically demanding.
If not, then I will tell you now. It is.
Do yourself a favor.
Get in shape along with getting the bike.

ematicic 08-05-2019 12:45 PM

CVO Break Out screams mid life crisis, re-live the 80s! Totally recommended. I am only 5'8" and it sits fairly low. Chicks dig it.

Louisville Joe 08-05-2019 12:48 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Waynester (Post 7299759)
Any advice on what kind of Harley I should get for a middle aged fat man that has a hard time throwing his leg over the seat

With all due respect, that question is like "What kind and size suit should I buy?"

Go visit one or more Harley dealerships, look around, touch them, sit on them (ask first!), ask questions, etc.

candyman1340 08-05-2019 12:54 PM


Thunder~Struck 08-05-2019 02:12 PM

:laugh

Ddaddyo 08-05-2019 08:17 PM

Candyman for the WIN!!!!!!! One-Size-Fits-All √

Thunder~Struck 08-05-2019 08:24 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Ddaddyo (Post 7299919)
Candyman for the WIN!!!!!!! One-Size-Fits-All

:think Might need to switch from buckets to a bench seat,
:dunno Just say`in.......

Doc M 08-05-2019 11:31 PM

From one fat guy to another, take Joe's advice and head to a dealer and see what not only fits, but what speaks to you. That doesn't mean you have to buy from a dealer, it's just a chance to see what fits.

BTW, dieting sucks, my pants no longer fit and I still hate the treadmill, but damned if I don't feel better, especially after seeing Candyman's answer. LoL

tekslk 08-06-2019 06:28 AM

Most Chinese and jap scooters will work for you.


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