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Posted at 6/20/2012 10:59:16 AM

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Tobybear said:


But seriously, how does someone who rides something named "bone" call others gay?


Edited by Tobybear at 6/17/2012 1:46:02 PM


Edited by Tobybear at 6/17/2012 3:03:30 PM


It's the Assless Chaps..............:woot:

Edited by mrmarklin at 6/20/2012 10:59:35 AM

Posted at 7/22/2012 10:08:05 AM

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The FLS does NOT weigh 700 lbs. You're all nuts. It weighs about 640 dry and 680 with a full tank.

Harleys are relatively light.

Posted at 7/22/2012 2:04:26 PM

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The official HD site lists the Slim in running order as 700 pounds straight up. Certainly not the heaviest cruiser out there to be sure.

I remember the day I rode that VTX, my first thought was "man, don't drop this thing!" :lol: I think for anyone who is not used to a cruiser, the higher weight offers a challenge. It's just something you have to adjust to. But the bike didn't feel that heavy at all; they did a very nice job of balancing things out. I would never have guessed that the machine was over 750 pounds until I read the specs later. And it rode like a dream. It definitely surprised me...

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Posted at 7/23/2012 2:18:58 AM

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Kropotkin said:The FLS does NOT weigh 700 lbs. You're all nuts. It weighs about 640 dry and 680 with a full tank.

Harleys are relatively light.


Relative to what? They are all much heavier than any bike I have ever ridden, heavier even than the V-Max I once owned, and that was heavier than a motorcycle has any right to be. The words Light and Harley Davidson are an oxymoron.

Old git on an old bike.

Posted at 7/23/2012 9:54:57 PM

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at 700 lbs. there's nothing "slim" about the slim.

Posted at 7/25/2012 6:56:00 PM

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Its really not the weight alone, its where the weight is located. high center of gravity and heavy is usually not a good combination.

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Posted at 10/29/2012 10:34:30 AM

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Well, I just got my license in July, bought my Slim at the end of the month and love it.

Put 5000 miles in 2 months.

The issue I have is the heat that rises from between my legs at how the seat and gas tank meet. Have to get an air deflector.

Have windshield for long rides, ordering a mustang seat and plan on riding it for a looong time.

Also, parts are hard to come by, mostly have to get direct Harley parts because after-market is trying to catch up.

Posted at 10/31/2012 3:11:08 PM

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Alexie said:

Have windshield for long rides, ordering a mustang seat and plan on riding it for a looong time.



Then I suggest you buy yourself a good set of tools and familiarize yourself with your bike. You'll need to work on it often to make it last a loooong time. :lol:

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