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Old 02-11-2013, 10:05 AM   #16
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You're living the dream baby!!!
That's what my married friends tell me but I don't know any difference so I don't know. Bullshit! I know
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Old 02-11-2013, 11:08 AM   #17
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Am I the only one who thinks they are kinda cool

I wonder if I would fit on one? I'm 6'3" and mostly leg. I can't fit on a lot of toys
Yeah it's pretty much you and the dorky guy I met in Indy at the Moto GP.
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Old 02-11-2013, 12:18 PM   #18
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Yeah it's pretty much you and the dorky guy I met in Indy at the Moto GP.
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Old 02-11-2013, 12:34 PM   #19
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That's what my married friends tell me but I don't know any difference so I don't know. Bullshit! I know
Its a 'grass-is-always-greener-on-the-other-side' deal for most us married guys... as much as it sounds cool.. I wouldn't want to trade with you...

I'm glad you enjoy it though...
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Old 02-11-2013, 03:34 PM   #20
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I like the Victory but the Honda has a coolness to it too.

Was in a local shop awhile back to have some tires mounted by a mechanic friend of mine...

He had a new Fury up on the lift next to the tire mounting equipment.

Up close, and at eye level, it doesn't look that great.

Tap on the shiney stuff and you find it's all plastic!

Chromed plastic covers on everything!

The welds on the frame look like shite, and the tubes are cut off instead of terminated in the castings.

Fury = The epitome of poseur douchebaggery.
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Old 02-11-2013, 03:43 PM   #21
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Was in a local shop awhile back to have some tires mounted by a mechanic friend of mine...

He had a new Fury up on the lift next to the tire mounting equipment.

Up close, and at eye level, it doesn't look that great.

Tap on the shiney stuff and you find it's all plastic!

Chromed plastic covers on everything!

The welds on the frame look like shite, and the tubes are cut off instead of terminated in the castings.

Fury = The epitome of poseur douchebaggery.

That's why I started this thread. I saw one on Craigs list and thought is was kinda cool looking but have not seen one or sat on one.
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Old 02-11-2013, 04:18 PM   #22
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I saw and sat on one in the shop.

The frame geometry and seating position seemed great for long legs and arms. It felt like I was "In" the bike. I really liked that part.

The finish on everything is plastic crap as was noted earlier and that is probably my least favorite current bike motor. I do not like the way it sounds and lots of owners piped them that had them.

That motor was what was in the VTX.
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Old 02-11-2013, 05:47 PM   #23
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I can remember the wittiest thing I had seen written about the Fury was how it would last 200,000 miles but unfortunately it would take decades to get there as the typical buyer would only ride it six miles at a time.

If it does have the VTX motor it will make you vomit for sure. The sound is atrocious.
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Old 02-11-2013, 06:06 PM   #24
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I think they look gorgeous too. This one in matte gray is for sale in Indy, but I don't have the money to buy it :(



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Old 02-11-2013, 07:00 PM   #25
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I saw and sat on one in the shop.

The frame geometry and seating position seemed great for long legs and arms. It felt like I was "In" the bike. I really liked that part.

The finish on everything is plastic crap as was noted earlier and that is probably my least favorite current bike motor. I do not like the way it sounds and lots of owners piped them that had them.

That motor was what was in the VTX.
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Old 02-11-2013, 07:02 PM   #26
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Old 02-11-2013, 08:12 PM   #27
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Chopperesque..I like that . I have been thinking of adding a simple/old school (god I hate that term) type of bike. Nothing radical maybe based off a sporster. Then the new CB1100 got announced.
So now the weeks in the frigged Rocky's go by teetering back and forth between the two Ideas.
The Fury worries me because of the 1300 motor..enough power? If it had the 1800 out of my VTX I would have already test road one.
That Victory is definitely a looker, I wish there was a dealer on my side of the mountain.
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If you're serious about buying a chopperesque bike, take a long look at the Victory Jackpot. I rode the Judge at the recent motorcycle show (same basic bike) and just fell in love with that thing. The engine is fast and smooth, the chassis handles nicely and the fit and finish are amazing. The fact that it's American, yet still tweaks the Harley dorks is just a plus.

http://www.victorymotorcycles.com/en...pot/motorcycle

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Old 02-11-2013, 08:18 PM   #28
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Was in a local shop awhile back to have some tires mounted by a mechanic friend of mine...

He had a new Fury up on the lift next to the tire mounting equipment.

Up close, and at eye level, it doesn't look that great.

Tap on the shiney stuff and you find it's all plastic!

Chromed plastic covers on everything!

The welds on the frame look like shite, and the tubes are cut off instead of terminated in the castings.

Fury = The epitome of poseur douchebaggery.
Agreed, and I also agree with the suggestion to check out some of the Victory models.

Honda should have named it the "Furry" instead of the "Fury", because I'd rather choke to death on a hairball than ride one of these fake plastic uninspiring pieces of shit. Technologically speaking Honda builds great machines, but each time they try to capitalize on a cruiser or chopper trend I am reminded that the combination of "cool" and "cruiser/chopper" has jumped the shark.

The honda fury has about as much fury as a plymouth fury equipped with a slant 6 and a three on the tree.
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Old 02-11-2013, 08:26 PM   #29
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I like the looks of the Fury better than the Victory (from the pictures)
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Old 02-11-2013, 08:43 PM   #30
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Step away from the marketing bullshit.

Borrow, beg , buy or steal a Ducati for one day on curvy roads.



Get real. You are not about image.


You are about experience.
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