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Old 29th November 2006
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Yeah, don't get me wrong, I think that looks AWESOME and I'm excited about S&S taking those engineering steps to develop a non-Harley V-twin, but I don't know the wheelbase and weight on that bike pictured, and I suspect it would be a bit long and quite possibly heavy too.

I still like it at first glance though.

Kev
That's right,it's a big twin and not unit construction so hardley an XR type of bike IMHO.
I still think Mert's XR1200 is the best and truest modern XR.
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Mert's bike is OK but it sure got fat hangin' the oil tank out there to clear the wacky rear suspension. The price is a bit unreal,too. For less you could buy a Champion frame and outfit it with a Sundance XR motor.
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roadster, where are you going to get a new Champion frame? I thought they quit making those a long time ago.
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... Found another progenitor...

... even kids can ride it!!!

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I love it, even though it does make me feel old

Makes it a 1,000% easier to say "Harley's ROCK".... and really mean it.

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