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Old 11-16-2015, 12:03 AM
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Bone Stockman has forgotten more about Harleys than you'll ever knowBone Stockman has forgotten more about Harleys than you'll ever knowBone Stockman has forgotten more about Harleys than you'll ever knowBone Stockman has forgotten more about Harleys than you'll ever knowBone Stockman has forgotten more about Harleys than you'll ever knowBone Stockman has forgotten more about Harleys than you'll ever knowBone Stockman has forgotten more about Harleys than you'll ever knowBone Stockman has forgotten more about Harleys than you'll ever knowBone Stockman has forgotten more about Harleys than you'll ever knowBone Stockman has forgotten more about Harleys than you'll ever knowBone Stockman has forgotten more about Harleys than you'll ever know
Final thoughts.....

It was a good bike. Crazy, insane power from the 6, with lusty sounds when giving it the spurs. Amazing suspension and brakes.

So why'd I get rid of it?

- The lack of a flywheel. While this makes it stupid fun to beat on, it also makes it impossible to ride smoothly, especially with a passenger. Coupled with the touchy throttle and the uber-light clutch, the bike was a PITA to ride slowly....which with the traffic here is a regular thing.

- The high center of gravity. The bike weighed 700~ish pounds, and it felt like it carried all of them in the mirrors. I can move the Roadie around at walking speeds far easier than I could do with the Beemer (thanks Boss).

- I knew it was a short-term relationship. No way I'd own a BMW bike past the warranty.

- There's that damn Harley thing. As much as I bitch about them, they're just so damned cool.
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