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Air-cooled twin, steel tube frame, unlimited possibilities 211 32.76%
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i like the naked sportbike look but didnt want a "me too" bike. if i really wanted a fast bike i would have bought a sportbike. i wanted something different.
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Loved my old british bikes.
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...Because I wanted a bike that makes the sport bike crowd say, "Why are you wasting your time trying to make that iron pig Harley fast and nimble?"; and makes the Harley crowd say, "Why are you ruining a perfectly good Harley?"

That's me anyway. When you're loathed by many and loved by few, its a good indicator that you've accomplished something at least somewhat original.

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...Because I wanted a bike that makes the sport bike crowd say, "Why are you wasting your time trying to make that iron pig Harley fast and nimble?"; and makes the Harley crowd say, "Why are you ruining a perfectly good Harley?"

That's me anyway. When you're loathed by many and loved by few, its a good indicator that you've accomplished something at least somewhat original.
HAHAHa... couldn't agree more!!! I like the old british racers, so why not make an american racer. It has a lot of the simplicity and design of the older bikes and fits the cafe styling quite well. It's also a lot more fun to ride with clipons, rearsets, good suspensions and a nice tuned exhaust.

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