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Default So, on my ride today...

...I was thinking about possibly trading in the C for a Dyna Glide Custom at the end of the year. As I was riding I took notice of the Dyna's I came across. I thought what would I need a bigger bike for? Sure, it has the TC96, not even the 96B. More horses but over 100 pounds heavier. Slower steering, less agile. More comfortable on long trips/2-up, but I don't do either of those. I commute (7 miles each direction on surface streets) and ride back roads on the weekends to get away.

After my ride I stepped back from the bike and said, nope don't need a bigger bike. I love the C. It's so dang fun to ride!!!
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I went through the same thing about a month ago...thought the sporty might need upgrading, I may still get one one day, but the sporty is fine for now...Rog
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I have a Sporty and an Eglide. Best of both worlds.

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I've comprehend an upgrade from time to time.. Bob has it right, keep the sporty and get a bagger.. Thats my when the time comes.
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...I was thinking about possibly trading in the C for a Dyna Glide Custom at the end of the year. As I was riding I took notice of the Dyna's I came across. I thought what would I need a bigger bike for? Sure, it has the TC96, not even the 96B. More horses but over 100 pounds heavier. Slower steering, less agile. More comfortable on long trips/2-up, but I don't do either of those. I commute (7 miles each direction on surface streets) and ride back roads on the weekends to get away.

After my ride I stepped back from the bike and said, nope don't need a bigger bike. I love the C. It's so dang fun to ride!!!
Yep, I came to that conclusion myself. I do take some rides with the wife, but not much over 100 or 200 miles, so I still like to keep the agility. I'm not ready to retire to the couch yet. If I ever do it will be for a Shovel or earlier with hard tail, and nothing on it except what's necessary to keep it running.
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