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View Poll Results: Why cafe a sportster?
Air-cooled twin, steel tube frame, unlimited possibilities 206 32.49%
Love the old Brit-bikes, but want something different 109 17.19%
Buckhorn bars and fwd controls make me ill 109 17.19%
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i like the naked sportbike look but didnt want a "me too" bike. if i really wanted a fast bike i would have bought a sportbike. i wanted something different.
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if i really wanted a fast bike i would have bought a sportbike. i wanted something different.
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i like the naked sportbike look but didnt want a "me too" bike. if i really wanted a fast bike i would have bought a sportbike. i wanted something different.
+123331111TRILLION

I had a Kawi ZX636R
Awesome bike. I wrecked it.

I wanted something different, granted i now have a 1200N but its slowly changing shape and i am falling more and more in love with it!
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Loved my old british bikes.
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...Because I wanted a bike that makes the sport bike crowd say, "Why are you wasting your time trying to make that iron pig Harley fast and nimble?"; and makes the Harley crowd say, "Why are you ruining a perfectly good Harley?"

That's me anyway. When you're loathed by many and loved by few, its a good indicator that you've accomplished something at least somewhat original.

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