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Old 01-04-2008, 07:06 PM   #21
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Sorry about you Gpa. Im 5'7" been riding H-D all my life. think its harder to ride a honda. Hondas are quick and snappy. Harleys are slow and slugish. The dyna sucks. low yes, but not fun to ride. I would rent a FLHX. Low, mite intimidat you a bit but it's not as heavy as you would think. It's a mind fuck thing. My girlfriend allways rode the dyna or fatboy. I gave her shit once and she took my FLHX for a ride. We wer at brakefast, I hade to take a cab home. Shes 5'2" said the same thing "It looks big but it's ez to ride". Good luck. And agine sorryfor your loss.
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Old 01-04-2008, 07:14 PM   #22
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Sorry to hear about your Grandfather.You'll be OK with any of the bigger bikes .I think the Dressers and Sportsters have a high center of gravity.You might want to stay away from those until you get the feel for the lower bikes.Remember we ride on the right side of the road.Gramps will be proud.
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Old 01-04-2008, 07:43 PM   #23
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it's only heavy when you're going too slow.

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Old 01-07-2008, 06:59 AM   #24
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Dynas suck, the battery box is kinda wide for your legs and the kickstand is hard to find, especailly if its not your bike....I would hate to dump a rental...
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Old 01-07-2008, 07:09 AM   #25
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just ring round the harley dealers near you and book a free test ride - then you know for sure. you need to take id passport licence etc. no worries
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Old 01-07-2008, 07:29 AM   #26
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You're just going to find out what all that "if you have to ask you'll never understand" sjit is all about. Once you go bigtwin it's hard to go back. Ride it like you stole it, ain't no thing.
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