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+Shayne Shuttleworth i imagined that with my sis and i almost woke my wife lmao
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Mathew Stahl

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Hooray!!

I finally got my Sportster back this afternoon. Then I enjoyed a brisk ride home in 18 degree F weather. It was so worth it.

They almost completely rebuilt the front piston and replaced all the gaskets on the rear piston so it would match the front. Now she runs and sounds awesome! I only had to pay the $50 deductible on the extended warranty for all that work.

The one minor issue is that the battery still needs to be replaced. I had to get a jump just to get home. It isn't covered by the extended warranty. So rather than pay them $110 for a HD branded battery and another $50 labor, I will replace it myself. I already ordered a good aftermarket battery with plenty of cold cranking amp, as is needed by most Harleys. I only paid $75 for it and got free ground shipping. So I saved myself $85.

Now if you noticed the battery cover is now painted flat black instead of chrome. I didn't have a chance to put the other parts I painted back on before I took it to get the piston worked on, so I will post pics once I get all the other parts back on.
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good looking lady, ride it like you bought it, lol FTW
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2016 Indian Chief Dark Horse Design Like Classic American Bike #indianchiefdarkhorse  
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Not very impressed. Don't like the closed look. Those fenders are just ugly. Just a Victory in Indian name..
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Mathew Stahl

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Naked Speed!! A new series on the Velocity channel about building custom cafe racers. I am loving this show and thy are only on episode 3.

I know it's not cruisers but, I like wrenching on my own bike and fabricating stuff when I can so this is cool!
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YO!
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Ser Dee

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About to hit the road in Nashville
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Nice ride
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Hey guys, the English version of the new episode is out!!!
We are starting an #accessory line for #CustomBikes and #harleydavidson here  we show you how!
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Imam Sadikin

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1981 YAMAHA XS 400 2A2 CUSTOM BY DIRK SENZ

http://otomotif.org/yamaha-xs-400

Dirk Senz, I’m rider with the passion to build and modify. “Original is whack”. It’s my second build up. The first bike is a cafe racer with chrome and polish. For this Yamaha XS 400 2A2, I named her as the “Blacksheep”. A simple idea when building the Blacksheep, she should be black and not shiny, unlike as most of you imagine.

For me as an amateur builder, the XS 400 is a good low budget base. The middle class engine, but fascinating. This bike was built for my wife and she wanted it non shiny. She chosed the colours black and brown. I have made a mix of glaze and matte black parts, with some brown highlights.

via: https://www.facebook.com/OTOMOTIFUSA
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Very nice work.
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TC Blades

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They say you can tell a lot about a person by the look of their shoes.... what can you tell about a person by the look of their riding gloves? 
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Mathew Stahl

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Anyone here ever used these Avon grips? 

Looking to get a real world opinion. Are they comfortable, do they help with vibration at all? I'm thinking of getting them for my Sportster XL1200C.
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Yes, but mines are some universal foam grips. 
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Deborah Snow

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This is more for the biker women in the group: did you continue riding when you find out you were pregnant? If yes, till when? Was it your first or another pregnancy and d'you think that had anything to do with comfort level? How long has you been riding before? Have you seen any gear specifically designed for pregnant bikers or is that such a minority within our minority that it's pipe dream?

If I'm lucky, the seasonal weather will begin again in early April. Referencing last year I was out April 8th, but I'll be ~23 weeks then and I'm not sure I'll fit into my safety gear. (Or for that matter how the wee proto-human is going to affect my sense of balance. I'm told that disappears along with my waistline and being able to tie my boots...)


To the rest of the comm, don't take me seriously when I'm all jealousy 'cause you get to ride and I'm stuck in a cage. (You may want to give +Christopher Snow​ your sympathies! Not least because I almost hummed a Smashing Pumpkins song with that last quote!) 
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If you're worried about not riding again afterward, I can only offer to take steps up to and including lashing you to the bike until you ride it out of frustration at having no other way to move around.
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joe kukral

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Bobber mods done and ready for spring
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pipes make it, good look, TCB
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TC Blades

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Anyone ever run into these scraped road patches in your area?  I'm all for recycling roads - but they don't seems to put much stock here in placing any sort of "Under construction" signs when they do it - and these patches can go anywhere between a few meters to a few kilometers. So....lets see, imagine riding at night on a poorly lit road and hitting a patch like this at around 80-90 KMpH! Yes, your wheels tend to stick to the deep "threads" scraped in the road and those basically take the bike wherever they go. Straight lines?  You got lucky!!! Wiggly lines or zigzags?  You just may be "Shit out of luck". It is the most horrifying experience of loosing control over your motorcycle that you can imagine. It's like the bike is going where ever it wants and there is no slowing down either - because as soon as you start to feather the breaks - you are going to go into a crazy slide. No accelerating either for very similar reasons. the only thing to do is lay off the throttle, clutch gripped in, and hope to slow down before the road turns a curve. Of course, if there are any cars behind you this may present a problem because you are not using breaks and so...no breaking lights activated. It is impossible to ride more than 5 KMpH on this surface and even then it's a risk. I wish they would get whoever is responsible for marking these roadworks, put them on a bike, and let him or her  run one of these gauntlets once under similar conditions. I bet they never slack  off placing road work ahead signs with lights and bells - ever again! And if they happen to crash and burn in the procees - well - thats just a bonus. 
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+Chris Reeves  That is scary stuff !
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Ser Dee

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Bike show 2/7/15 Nashville 
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Pure works of art. Amazing bikes
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Ok everyone, I'm new to the cruiser motorcycle page! I need advisement. I started riding in 2012 on a 1983 Honda Nighthawk 550. I sold that in 2014 and didn't ride all last year. I am looking at purchasing a Suzuki Boulevard M109R from 2006-09. Its 3 times the size of my first bike and it sits low enough to the ground. Is there anyone that owns the bike here that could tell me about it?
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+daniel greene more talk with 😂 but I'm pretty sure he does like mine 1800cc Honda 32-40 mpg
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Jay Olive

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Two triplets i favor AMA and NRA
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Ser Dee

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This is what happens when you have a 56 degree day in Nashville Tennessee
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We are still ice fishing here in indiana
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Ser Dee

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Nashville Bounty Hunter's
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