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Default Something completely different (Bench Seat)

I like my Roadster, the seat is comfortable enough, although you're pretty much locked into that position. Pretty much a solo seat, unless your passenger isn't going far and hangs on tight the whole way.

There's no shortage of two-up seats out there, but they also don't really let you shift position much.

Here's one option that is probably either a love it or hate it thing. I think it's actually kinda cool - keep 'em guessing while keeping the V-twin.

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Great looking bike , i want one,.

British bikes dont have that front number plate any more ,it was considered dangerous
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Nice! I like it. Although I would make the seat a little thinner. Love the tank and paintwork.
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Makes the Harley look like an old honda
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Besides appearance which obviously is subjective and a matter of opinion
, I can't see that seat as being comfortable at all. Driver or passenger. Absolutely 0 for lumbar support and I'd be sliding back every time I twisted the throttle. The passenger would be pushing me forward into the tank when I braked. They should be seated independently to some extent and surely not leaning forward. Way too thick too.
Just my 2€.
But all that matters is you like it.
Clean bike otherwise.
Why is that numbered plate deemed dangerous? Crosswind?
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It was thought in a accident it could cut or slice someone,british bikes only have a rear number plate
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Well it looks ridiculous. We sure don't use them here either. Just wondering why they were deemed unsafe. Thanks.
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Bottom of the seat and tank should be level. Other than that I like it.
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Highway pegs would give you a chance to change positions.
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I Love it! It has the look of all the bikes I grew up around. great job on a Different look!!
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