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cruiserlover
post May 10 2016, 11:28 AM
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My red and silver 04 heritage is perfect.I wouldnt change a thing.I have never owned a bike I didnt find somethiing i wanted to do to it.So how about:
1.buy some second bike and customize it.It has to be really cheap starting out.Maybe a dyna?
2.Build out of something, maybe a sportster a bike that looks like it was made in the 1920's.
3.Put hard bags on my bike.Dont know what bags could be easily adapted.
4.Just go to car shows that have custom bikes there and yearn for one of them.
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post May 10 2016, 12:12 PM
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5. Buy some beer?
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post May 10 2016, 01:11 PM
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QUOTE(Sick_Puppy @ May 10 2016, 12:12 PM) *
5. Buy some beer?


ok.shiner sounds good.
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post May 10 2016, 04:00 PM
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post May 10 2016, 07:13 PM
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I'd go with number 1. You can pick up a bike on Craig's list, or where ever, that needs to be put back together or needs to get running. I have done this a few times.
Here's one how I got it.....91 sportster
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Here's how it ended up..
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Here's another one. 99 sportster sport. Treaded the first one for this one
Before
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After
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And buy some beer (IMG:style_emoticons/default/hysterical.gif) (IMG:style_emoticons/default/hysterical.gif)

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post May 10 2016, 09:38 PM
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QUOTE(Brush @ May 10 2016, 07:13 PM) *
I'd go with number 1. You can pick up a bike on Craig's list, or where ever, that needs to be put back together or needs to get running. I have done this a few times.
Here's one how I got it.....91 sportster
(IMG:http://s6.postimg.org/mz51vauzl/IMG_1356.jpg)
Here's how it ended up..
(IMG:http://s6.postimg.org/q8i8e95r5/IMG_1415_1.jpg)
Here's another one. 99 sportster sport. Treaded the first one for this one
Before
(IMG:http://s6.postimg.org/5ycnadnq9/IMG_1433.jpg)
After
(IMG:http://s6.postimg.org/c3slhm2jl/image.jpg)
And buy some beer (IMG:style_emoticons/default/hysterical.gif) (IMG:style_emoticons/default/hysterical.gif)



I was thinking about the same thing.A sportster would be easier since the motor and transmission are all in one.I love what roland sands does with v twins.That was my idea too.Only he has money and I don't
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You have to start off with what you can afford. Buy it cheap and resell. Then get something a little better and do the same thing. You can't do with Roland Sands stuff on a bugget. I make what I can and buy used off of eBay or Craig's list or swap meets. It can be done.
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post May 11 2016, 07:33 AM
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I have always wanted to build a bobber, my goal is to retire in 7 years so in 7 years and one day I will be shopping for that prodject.
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post May 11 2016, 08:50 AM
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Never owned one but always like the Bobbers too!!

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post May 11 2016, 11:01 AM
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QUOTE(Fgowi @ May 11 2016, 06:50 AM) *
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Never owned one but always like the Bobbers too!!


Owned a couple..... then I got old and comfort became objective #1

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I made a 'pretty' bike once or twice. Looked so good I didn't want to ride it and get it dirty. Don't do that anymore. Buy 'em, ride the shit out of them,
then get another.
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post May 11 2016, 07:28 PM
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QUOTE(screwball @ May 11 2016, 09:01 AM) *
Owned a couple..... then I got old and comfort became objective #1

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I made a 'pretty' bike once or twice. Looked so good I didn't want to ride it and get it dirty. Don't do that anymore. Buy 'em, ride the shit out of them,
then get another.


I hear ya. My heart says yes yes, but my body says no way.. (IMG:style_emoticons/default/hysterical.gif)
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post May 12 2016, 11:50 AM
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That is a beautiful bike.
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post May 12 2016, 03:04 PM
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QUOTE(cruiserlover @ May 12 2016, 09:50 AM) *
That is a beautiful bike.


Thank you, here is his little sister, wife's first Harley. We still have it, she can't bring herself to sell 'her first'


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post May 12 2016, 10:12 PM
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I vote ride it.




My bike, too, is perfect stock. All the bling/tech I've added in a decade is a luggage rack, a flashing taillight and my personal favorite - a cramp buster .....so I can keep riding it!


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