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Old 21st October 2019
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Default Hi from Calgary

Hello!

I just picked up a '08 XL1200 custom as my winter project. It's mostly stock I believe; Just V&H slip-ons. I have only been riding for the last 5 seasons, but this is my first Harley. I also have a Vstar 1100 beside it in the garage that I have had for a few years.

Looking forward to learning about the sportster!
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