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Here's a few snaps on my XL 1200 still in build. Really can't make my mind up on chopping the rear fender of fill in where the square hole where the tail light was (tail light mounted on licence plate side mount.

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If I was thinking of cutting mine, I would make sure that the rooster tail flies backwards, even when going slow. (If you take a straight edge and place it against the tire holding it vertical, the limit is wherever that intersects the fender). Personally I am not fond of water running down my back and riding in a puddle. I don't run a front fender and I put up with occasionally leaning out of the way, but you just can't avoid the rear rooster tail . I can ride for hours leaning left .
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Now, see, if you lay a straight edge against the tire and have it touch that back fender, that is the angle that water will pelt your back. At that angle you couldn't outrun the rooster tail unless you get the bike up over 373 MPH.

You will either need rubber shorts, or learn to live with diaper rash.

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Don't worry about the rooster tail HD if you are riding in the rain u gonna get wet.

My rooster tail maker.

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