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Old 11-30-2012, 03:41 AM   #50
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Originally Posted by '05Train View Post
To be fair, I'm not God's gift to riding, I've just been practicing on this bike for nearly 8 years. And doing that stuff on a Softail is a ton more difficult than it is on a Touring bike. The poor front-end geometry makes for a lot of body english, clutch slippage, rear brake dragging, and profanity in order to make it dance.
Yeah, I've ridden a few of them. It's not easy, so that's why I give you props for being able to do it.

I rode the Honda Fury again recently and was again surprised by how friendly the foot position was. Instead of being way forward it was more like a mid control position. Like an old FXR. I got used to that pretty quickly.
I guess my big problem is with (very) forward controls.
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