2nd last ride of the year

The Masons masonjs at nrtco.net
Mon Nov 9 16:34:05 PST 2009

> Ride a V-Rod....you'll have a grin on your face for another reason....

The HD hard asses don't consider the V Rod as a true Harley Davidson.  They 
had a similar out look on the XLCR. This was a performance minded Cafe racer 
(CR) with a 1000 cc sportster engine that developed more horsepower than any 
previous licencable HD.  Not equivalent to the Jap bikes of the day.  The 
dealers couldn't give them away but they are now a serious collector's item. 
Change is bad.
I a haven't had a chance to ride a V rod.  I have ridden a Buell (HD guys 
don't think much of these either).  I liked the Buell for the handling and 
the performance--the transmission was a POS.


>> >a lot of engine noise but no increased velocity--its like I had a Harley

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