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Old 03-16-2012, 07:09 PM
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So.............seriously..................with that high profile and light weight, what happens in a strong cross wind?
Backroad Mike and I went riding last week on a pretty windy day. I was actually relatively surprised I didn't get blown around too badly. My feeling is that the wind affected the BSL worse, and it sure looked like Mike's bike was getting blown around worse than mine.

I'm guessing that the Batwing catches more air than the more streamlined fairing on the RT.
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Old 04-03-2012, 08:42 PM
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Dana approves of the new Sargent seat.....
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Old 04-05-2012, 05:13 PM
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I'm diggin' it too.
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Old 04-05-2012, 07:17 PM
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That's a purty seat!
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That's a purty seat!
Thanks Frank, it's a Sargent. It's not quite as firm as a Corbin, but it's a big improvement over stock.
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Old 04-06-2012, 07:14 AM
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Damn Corbins are getting too firm.
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Why do I feel the irresistable urge to type the phrase "angry sewing machine" every time I visit this thread?
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Old 04-06-2012, 07:20 AM
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I really considered the Corbin, as I loved it on the BSL. But I've heard that they don't fit well on the RT, and there's a ton of stitching on the seat that both traps water and makes sensitive passenger hineys uncomfortable.

The only knock I have on the Sargent is that it's a bit wider than stock. Good for riding, but it spreads my legs out to the point that I can't flatfoot the bike anymore. Not really a big deal to me, but something to consider. Wouldn't be an issue if I dropped the seat into the "low" position.
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Why do I feel the irresistable urge to type the phrase "angry sewing machine" every time I visit this thread?
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Yeah. It would be the perfect bike if it sounded better. At least it's quiet enough to not be too embarrassing.
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Old 04-06-2012, 07:22 AM
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Yeah. It would be the perfect bike if it sounded better. At least it's quiet enough to not be too embarrassing.
I do still love you, though.
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Old 04-06-2012, 09:47 AM
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