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Old 12-20-2010, 06:03 AM   #1
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Go Sportsters

I know there's a ton of sporties on ADV.



I'd rather see your modded-for-go bikes, but I'll take a looker too.
I just think it's about time for another pro sportster rally.




883, 900, 1100, 1200 I don't care.
I need ideas that don't involve more chrome, skulls or speedo-relocating.




My new-to-me 1200r.

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Old 12-20-2010, 06:04 AM   #2
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Is that the ultra low seat?
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Old 12-20-2010, 06:05 AM   #3
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Because it is a holiday week, does that mean Friday comes early?
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Old 12-20-2010, 06:05 AM   #4
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yes.
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Old 12-20-2010, 06:06 AM   #5
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already got a stocker coming to replace this grampa seat. maybe one of you old timers is interested?

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Old 12-20-2010, 09:09 AM   #6
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How about a bigger fuel tank that will get you further than the next bar?

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Old 12-20-2010, 11:41 AM   #7
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a word of advice - really ride the stocker before you get rid of the grandpa seat. The stock seat on those bikes is, by far, the most uncomfortable seat I've ever ridden. Really. I miss mine, but NOT that seat.

Many of the aftermarket ones are questionable too - the mustang sloped too much forward, so you got racked in the junk on every stop. Comfy otherwise.
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Old 12-20-2010, 02:00 PM   #8
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Old 12-20-2010, 02:57 PM   #9
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Sporties

I like Sporties, especially the "R's". Nice bike.
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Old 12-20-2010, 03:08 PM   #10
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This bike is righteous.




The grampa seat and I get along fine, just a damned thing to look at. My lady likes it fine too. I'll probably keep it around for her and longer rides.
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Old 12-20-2010, 06:05 PM   #11
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a word of advice - really ride the stocker before you get rid of the grandpa seat. The stock seat on those bikes is, by far, the most uncomfortable seat I've ever ridden.
+1000,

Rather ride a bus, than spend more than 45 minutes on the stock seat.
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Old 12-20-2010, 06:13 PM   #12
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Save yourself some trouble with the POS Sporty and just sell it to me!
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Old 12-21-2010, 04:38 AM   #13
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I thought I heard the stock seat wasn't too bad... ?

Anyway, got a nice deal on it on ebay.



Looking for a duffle or something like. I keep coming back to the wolfman beta, any input on this? Other ideas that doesn't look like a leather keg?



....and where are these other sporties?! POST EM UP.
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Old 12-21-2010, 05:44 AM   #14
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already got a stocker coming to replace this grampa seat. maybe one of you old timers is interested?

grampa seat looks good too me and looks comfortable
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Old 12-21-2010, 05:56 AM   #15
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Had a grandpa seat on my old '91. Put on a Corbin because I hated the look of it. Corbin was pretty nice. I think the best thing to do is to throw away HD's lame excuse for shocks and put on some real ones! I have had two different Sporties, loved them both!
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