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Old 01-27-2011, 07:01 PM   #73
NJ-Brett
Brett
 
Joined: Sep 2010
Location: Southern New Jersey
Oddometer: 6,376
The big ones are not bad bikes for long rides.
A guy I worked with rode from NJ to the west coast, picked up his wife who flew out and did a tour of the western stuff, then rode home (solo).
He started out with 100,000 miles on his bike and had no issues other then a cracked aftermarket exhaust mount.
No motor work was ever done to the bike, but he did put in a 6 speed trans.

Still, I would rather do it on a more sporty bike....I think.
I did the same thing on an old Triumph (1979), but I was a lot younger.
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