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HI, just jumped on this forum. seems to where all the people in the know are at Rode harleys as well as a pleathora of other bikes and built a lot of show bikes, over the years. Daytona bike week / octoberfest addict for many many years, rode the 66, all across, starting off in chicago in minus 15, and 3 weeks later flip flops through death valley on a fat boy, but never actually owned a harley. Wife says to pick a bike to keep, so ive got myself a 1979 ironhead. Plans im implimenting, fat boy rear, 5 inch rear stretch, remove the layers of hammerite and satin black, full electrical relocation, apes etc, nothing too crazy, for me. , thats me then, so glad im in good company.
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Congrats on the Sportster.
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A warm welcome from France!


You need to use a 3rd party hosting site, but build pics would be great.
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Welcome to the forum family from a swamp in Michigan. Good luck with the transformation. The "Ironheaders" on here will have all the help and answers you need. Don't overlook "Sportsterpedia " a truly great resource and getting more so every day!
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A Sportster is like no other motorcycle..including several other HD models. Congratulations. Take my advice...NEVER sell it no matter what. There's always another way to come up w/ some quick cash.
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