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Re:Brent's Roadie Bobber
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Re:Brent's Roadie Bobber 4 Years, 3 Months ago  
Did it ride better with air in the tires? There's probably 200lbs difference between the Roadie and the Vulcan. I rode my big bike today, after riding my solo around for a bit, and was surprised at the difference in the way they each handle. I sit a lot lower on the solo, and it's missing a whole lot of weight compared to the big bike.
 
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Re:Brent's Roadie Bobber 4 Years, 3 Months ago  
Your right the Vulcan is only 500 lbs... and yes it rode so much better. I am happy with the power.
 
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Re:Brent's Roadie Bobber 4 Years, 3 Months ago  
So I am up in the garage a few hours ago measuring the clearance from the rear tire to the frame to figure out how tall of a tire I can squeeze and my Dad just thinks I am nuts. When I bought the Vulcan 800 I feel like he was the same way... He test drove it after me and when we got home he said "Don't cut up that bike it looks good the way it is and you are getting crazy over your head." So after cutting it up and bobbing it out he has changed his mind a bit and actually admitted that it looks pretty neat. So as he was watching me measure up the Roadie with the Vulcan next to me he says "You shouldn't cut that bike up it looks good and its too big for you, you are over your head. It wont be fun to ride because its so big. Its not as nimble as the 800." I realize its bigger than the 800 but once I take all the chunky looking shit off her I think I will have his mind changed by the spring.

I am just happy you are all here to help me prove him wrong
 
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Re:Brent's Roadie Bobber 4 Years, 3 Months ago  
Some things i am looking into...

Because I couldn't make them cheaper....
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Universal-43mm-Clip-Ons-Handle-Bars-1-pair-Color-Matt-Black-/251365123188?pt=Motorcycles_Parts_Accessories&hash=item3a86876474&vxp=mtr

Honda pride:
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Single-Pull-Throttle-Assembly-7-8-Jackhammer-Grips-Tension-Adjuster-/161120910744?pt=Motorcycles_Parts_Accessories&hash=item25838dfd98&vxp=mtr

Would the bike look weird with a regular sportster tank vs a king sportster? All the roadie bobbers use the king size just curious....
 
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Re:Brent's Roadie Bobber 4 Years, 3 Months ago  
Officially my favorite roadie bobber...

What kind of tank is this??!?!??!?





 
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Re:Brent's Roadie Bobber 4 Years, 3 Months ago  
To me, a bobber doesn't look right with a fat ass rear tire. Overall it looks good tho. No idea on the tank.
 
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Re:Brent's Roadie Bobber 4 Years, 3 Months ago  
bnag0 wrote:
Officially my favorite roadie bobber...

What kind of tank is this??!?!??!?







Not sure what kind of tank that is, but I saw that bike for sale locally here in DFW. It's a nice bike, but that guy wants WAY too much money for it, even with all the custom work.
 
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Re:Brent's Roadie Bobber 4 Years, 3 Months ago  
I agree about the rear... i am the bicycle man remember ?!
 
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Re:Brent's Roadie Bobber 4 Years, 3 Months ago  
Wow this guy made his roadie right side drive...

I wonder how much work is involved?

http://www.adpost.com/us/vehicles/982596/
 
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Re:Brent's Roadie Bobber 4 Years, 3 Months ago  
That looks like a stock Sportster tank to me (2.25 gal). How about a Mustang Tank? Or a Peanut tank if you really wanna go minimalist. Old school chopper stuff.
 
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