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Old 01-05-2019, 07:51 PM
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Originally Posted by GomezAddaams View Post
One of our members in the FXDR owners group on Facebook has put t bars on his and a couple other modifications. It's interesting.

as far as mid controls go, there's nowhere to put them because of the way the engine is laid out
. Blockhead talked about this on YouTube on his bike.

ANYTHING is possible, IMO give it time If the bike sells well. Forward controls on this bike AND how HD is promoting it is just another example of Harley Davidson's inability to totally walk away from part of what's hurting sales. Introduce a new sportier orientated/promoted model, and you put forward controls on it? Pleeze...

 
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Old 01-05-2019, 08:16 PM
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Originally Posted by firehawk6 View Post
ANYTHING is possible, IMO give it time If the bike sells well. Forward controls on this bike AND how HD is promoting it is just another example of Harley Davidson's inability to totally walk away from part of what's hurting sales. Introduce a new sportier orientated/promoted model, and you put forward controls on it? Pleeze...
Not sure if you have ridden this thing... it is wide enough already. but they would have to raise the seat a bit if you wanted mid controls to be comfortable.

As far as how they are promoting it (I assume you are basing it of their calling it "Performance" Oriented...), It does pretty well in the corners...
 
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Not to sound like a geezer, but these bikes are better looking than a V-Rod. And they looked pretty good at 2:00 am. Nice
 
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That humongous growth on the side of that abortion-on-wheels is the air cleaner?! Good gods, find a doctor and get that cancer cut off! Hell, find a neurosurgeon and get the whole thing fixed. (hmmm...I wonder if it's easy to tell I think very little of those bikes. heh heh).

But seriously...is that the stock air cleaner or an aftermarket? What the hells is that monstrosity hiding?
 
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Old 01-06-2019, 05:43 PM
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But seriously...is that the stock air cleaner or an aftermarket? What the hells is that monstrosity hiding?
That's the stock air cleaner . It's just a high capacity airflow. Comes off petty easy
 
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Old 01-07-2019, 08:40 AM
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Originally Posted by GomezAddaams View Post
One of our members in the FXDR owners group on Facebook has put t bars on his and a couple other modifications. It's interesting.
T-Bars look hideous on that bike. Two completely different styles, in one confusing machine.
 
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Old 01-07-2019, 02:20 PM
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T-Bars look hideous on that bike. Two completely different styles, in one confusing machine.
+1. I hate t-bars in general but that bike is one of the worst I've seen with t-bars. I'm usually one of the first people who like the new stuff (for instance I loved the night rod) but man I hate that bike. If the looks didn't completely kill it for me the demo ride sure as hell did.
 
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+1. I hate t-bars in general but that bike is one of the worst I've seen with t-bars. I'm usually one of the first people who like the new stuff (for instance I loved the night rod) but man I hate that bike. If the looks didn't completely kill it for me the demo ride sure as hell did.
I feel the same way about T-bars in general. The bike has piqued my curiosity though, I'm going to try it out sometime this spring. The current lineup of accessories and aftermarket exhaust are for the more traditional style bike, and look wrong on the FXDR. I'd like to see an aftermarket exhaust that follows the original.
 
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Not a fan of T-bars on this bike..... Maybe if they are hidden behind a taller fairing? It just doesn’t flow as it sits IMO
 
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