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post #1 of 15 (permalink) Old 05-14-2016, 08:27 AM Thread Starter
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Rides a little higher now that I've added the Hammer shock. This will work until we decide to get a Cross Country.

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Very nice! Reminds me of a smaller XC which would have lots of plus's. When you get your X bike it would be great if you could keep this one for solo rides. Some people are changing their front wheel size to allow a wider tire to help give it better feel in the twisties. It may be something to consider at some point.
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Good post and pictures, thanks ....

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I love it What a great Vegas build. How far have you ridden or are you planning to ride on it?

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Very nice! Reminds me of a smaller XC which would have lots of plus's. When you get your X bike it would be great if you could keep this one for solo rides. Some people are changing their front wheel size to allow a wider tire to help give it better feel in the twisties. It may be something to consider at some point.
Don't know if you saw my other post but this page of this build is where I got the idea of the Hammer shock Victory Vegas 8-Ball Project: "Evil 8" Part 2 not sure if I'll go all the way with the Hammer front suspension as well. I don't want to get to much wrapped up into this bike so when I decide to sell and get a Cross Country I wont be to upside down into the bike. It handles pretty good right now, that Hammer shock made a world of deference.
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I love it What a great Vegas build. How far have you ridden or are you planning to ride on it?
I/we, ride as much as possible. Bought the bike with 1500 miles last June and it just turned 5000 miles this weekend. I live in Willits Ca. and rode to Yreka over the weekend, great ride.
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How much was the trunk and bags, would love to get some as well

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Hey barefootbob. I live in Mt. Shasta. Would love to bump into you some time =)

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I like it. Very nice looking. Where did you get it and what brand is the trunk?
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Sorry I didn't get back to this sooner but we've been in South Dakota, wish we where on the bike but no luck on that. This is where I got the trunk and cases MUTAZU Motorcycle Trunks they are a little flimsy so be prepared to do some fabricating. This is the rack I used BDD Custom Black Slot Luggage Rack for 2-Up Seats | ZZ38772 | J&P Cycles but because I have a Corbin 2 up seat I could only use the base so I used a aluminum plate on the inside of the case to stabilize it. The trunk rides low so I used the side opening side cases.
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