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post #1 of 21 (permalink) Old 11-13-2013, 07:38 PM Thread Starter
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Just rode the Vision, that's the only one I have interest in.

I will have to disagree that this is a tall man's bike. I was too low and my legs were too cramped, but other than that I loved the ride. The power windshield, heated grips, and balance of this bike is awesome.

What are you long leg folks doing about the seat? I need to go up and back to get more leg room. Aftermarket seat or get the stock seat worked on?

*Edit-scratch the part about not being a tall man's bike, it's gonna work.

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Just rode the Vision, that's the only one I have interest in.

I will have to disagree that this is a tall man's bike. I was too low and my legs were too cramped, but other than that I loved the ride. The power windshield, heated grips, and balance of this bike is awesome.

What are you long leg folks doing about the seat? I need to go up and back to get more leg room. Aftermarket seat or get the stock seat worked on?
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How tall are you 7 foot ? Roomiest bike I have ever owned. I am 6 ft and use the stick seat.


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I am 6 ft and use the stick seat.
That sounds painful.
Is it similar to this?
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Is it similar to this?
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6'3" but long legs.
They called today and offered $3000 off up front.
Just wondering if anyone has an aftermarket seat.( no hitches )
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Ok Stock seat. The other would be painful lol.


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Before you go back for another test ride, get them to set the foot controls full forward. You may well find that is enough to let you feel comfortable.

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TriJ you must have along inseam, I'm just about 6'3" with a 35 inch inseam, found it have a lot more leg room than my Harley classic ( one of the many reasons I got rid of it ). I agree with Oldman and have them adjust the controls for you may make the world of difference. Good Luck


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Thanks for the info. I pulled up the owners manual and I see the adjustable controls. This could be interesting.
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