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While I was recovering from my being sick in the past two weeks I got bored and for no reason looked at Craigslist. I saw something I could not believe, a cherry looking 2007 1200 Roadster for an unbelievably low price of $3,500! I called the guy and made arrangements to check it out Saturday, and then called Screw Loose Dan for the use of his trailer since I had every intention of purchasing it.

Today Dan and I went to look at it and it followed us home

The bike has just shy of 19,000 miles on it, all LED lights, and since he was no longer riding I got a blue tooth headset, a jack, and a bunch of other stuff.









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Looks like a great deal to me, I love the 1200r and probably would not have been able to resist either.
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I like that color. What are the planned mods?
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Too many list. First is different bars, seat, and windshield so it is rideable by me. Then start setting it up for long distance riding like my 2006 Sporty
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That's awesome! Congrats!!

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Very exciting! Love the yellow (almost as sexy as the orange ) I'm guessing that purdy tank will be needing to be replaced though. The EFI will be a bit different for you and I'm sure Dan will fill you in on carrying spare relays for when you get wet. I look forward to watching you transform it.
So excited for you Chris! A great way to find some motivation after being so crook
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Good on you Chris, can’t have to many bikes!!!
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This was Chris' first spin on the new bike (just around the parking lot):



This is a sharp looking bike! He got a heck of a deal. Even though I don't need another 1200R, I am a bit jealous.
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Looks Great! - Daymaker headlight?

Is this for fun or as a spare IBR bike?

sportytrace is right - Here's the note from the fuse section of the Sportsterpedia:
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NOTE: These model years have a significant history of corrosion and gunk collecting in the fuse/relay tray causing low-grade shorts and erratic electrical operation - This is especially problematic if the bike is left outside or operated in the rain. It's a good idea to check & thoroughly clean this tray at least every year (or 4 to 6 months if parked outside).

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Congratulations
Your smile on her is a precious thing...

Nice Roadster
If i were in your shoes i'd keep her like she is.... maybe stripped of some stuff...

Yet i know you have different needs than me... (IBR)
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