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Old 11-27-2012, 07:20 PM
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Location: The Woodlands, Texas
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I came from a 2004 Heritage Softtail Classic. The very first ride on the RGC was fantastic. Handles so much better than the Heritage. I fell in luv day 1. Been grinnin' like a 5 year old on Christmas morning ever since.
2010 FLTRX Vivid Black.ABS-Security-Cruise
SE Pro Super Tuner, D&D Fat Cat 2-1 S&S 510 Cams

87hp 101tq
Contrast Chrome Agitators 19/18
Harley Hammock-Adj.Back Rest
King Tour Pac-Air Wing Rack(black)-Smoked LED-4 Pt.Dock-Black Latches & Hinges
Custom Dynamics LED's & Plazma Rods smoked front & rear with Magic Strobe
J&M 250w Fairing + Lower Rokkers
Saddlebag Bra
Hidden Multi-Color LEDs
Jagg Fan Assisted Oil Cooler
Kuryakyn Passenger detach. ArmRest & adj. pegs

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Old 11-27-2012, 07:35 PM
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I traded in my 11 heritage for a 12 fltru and jumped on it and rode it home and when I got there it dawned on me that oh yea the fairing doesn't move I never even noticed it

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Old 11-27-2012, 08:04 PM
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Rode Dynas for years. Got on my RGU and took off with the OL on the back and rode 60 miles home. Not a worry.
Red Sled 2011 RGU CVO in Rio Red,V&H Monster Ovals black. V&H Throttle Pack. George's TP relocation bracket. S&S twin tuned intake.
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Old 11-28-2012, 05:57 AM
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I was enlightened when I traded my 09 Fatboy. The RG on the test ride was so nible and smooth that I knew that that it was what I had been looking for.
2013 FLTRU, Jackpot 2/1/2 Stainless Ceramic Coated Head Pipes, Fuelmoto Stage 1 Intake, Power Vision, Jackpot Full Size Ceramic Crossover, MADSTAD 16" Windshield, Motolight Running Lights, Nostalgic Rails, Airhawk R, Hayden Primary Tensioner, V&H Roland Sands Slant Slip-Ons
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Old 11-28-2012, 06:17 AM
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I went from a softail springer to a rg. Took zero time to adjust to the rg except for low speed moves (feet down, parking lot moves). I lowered mine 1.5'' to get my feet more firmly on the ground.It helped a lot. I now refer to the springer as the minibike.
2013 FLTRU 2010 2into1 decatted headpipe, nightstick, fuelpak, big sucker, madstad, wards parts werkes fans, j&m 7.25 front, j&m 5.25 rear, 40.4hogtunes, kuryakin led driving lights/turn signals, homebuilt led caliper driving lights, brightass tail light, race tech springs and gold valve emulators, progressive 412s
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Old 11-28-2012, 07:03 AM
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Originally Posted by RhinoHD View Post
They didn't let you test drive it? What kind of BS is that???

You will love it! But still I would of went to another dealer and give them my business.
They didn't have one for me to test drive. They had one coming in on order, in fact im still waiting for it. So many other people were trying to get their hands on it, so I had to put a down payment and make a deal before even getting on the bike.

I was fortunate enought that when I went, there were 2 customers their who both have 2012 RG CVO. They let me sit on theirs.

But my dealer did not have one RG in stock.
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Old 11-28-2012, 07:08 AM
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I appreciate all of the great feedback, and positive thoughts!!!
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Old 11-28-2012, 07:51 AM
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Originally Posted by FGOWI View Post
My wife and I returned this past Sunday from a trip from Central Illinois to Panama City, FL and back. A Thanksgiving family thing.

I lowered my '01 FLTRSEI2 2 inches for her and I ride a '11 FLTRUSE. I could not believe how many people came up, at every stop, to "talk to the bikers". I guess two black and gray RGs is a pretty impressive sight. Afmittedly, we were stretching the riding season a little bit. But, get ready for compliments

The '01, with about 85,000 and the '11 with 23,000 miles performed flawlessly.

I think you'll like it. Just ride it. Not much adjustment, if any to the fixed fairing IMO. I went from a FatBoy to the '01 RG. Handles light years better than a Fatty, IMO.

Is this "WHERE THE fU#$ ARE WE..? Or more affectionaletly called, Foooogly?
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Old 11-28-2012, 08:23 AM
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Originally Posted by 96349 View Post
I have got to give it to you dude, you have way more stones than I do. I could never buy a new $25,000 motorcycle without at least riding one for 15 minutes or so.
I'll do you one better. Purchased my 2013 RGU YESTERDAY. Not only did I not ride it (dealer didn't have it), but I'm taking the Riders Edge course TOMORROW. Does that mean I've got grande stones below the belt or above the neck?
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Old 11-28-2012, 09:11 AM
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Welcome to the forum from Central Jersey. I am sure by now you are used to the bike. Nice, huh?
2009 FLTR, Red Hot Sunglo.
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