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Dietzer got a scooter...

Discussion in 'Motorcyles / ATVs / Snowmobiles' started by dietz4ibanez, Oct 27, 2016.

  1. dietz4ibanez

    dietz4ibanez Slowly going the way of the Buffalo

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    I had a bike back in the day, a 86 Honda Shadow 1100. When the wife and I got married her Dad wanted to give me his old bike when he got a new one. She said no, and like a newly wed sheep, I listened. Well, shit. As I get older and the better I take care of my dear wifey, the more she lets me get away with. I had been watching this bike on CL for a month or more and he dropped the price on it by 700 one Sunday. The wife and kids were napping so I went and scooped it up. I had mentioned getting a bike the night previous to her before dozing off. Didn't hear anything so I guess I took that as a yes, she was cool about it!

    Anyways...


    Here's a crappy video of it. Dropped my phone in the bathtub last night when I was giving the kids a bath so its been acting funny all day...

    2000 HD screamin eagle xl1200 (not stock)

    Planning on riding her through the winter and trading her for a new one. I thought a got really good deal on it! Don't really care too much for the handle bars, looking at switching those out. Put a LED projector daymaker headlight on it and a LED taillight bulb. #ricermods

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    A couple peektures...

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  2. geektoad

    geektoad redneck geek

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    Nice scoot! yeah, those Buckhorn handlebars gotta go! nothing ricer about about the LED lights. The better you see/and are seen, the safer you are. I went with the reflector LED on mine rather than the projectors because the projectors for the big bikes throw light a mile down the road, but don't do much for light to the side...that can get pretty scary in the hills and twisties around here. Between the daymaker reflector headlight and the aux lights i added to my 'glide, the road is pretty much daylight in front of me now :)
     
  3. Darkanion

    Darkanion The space intentionally left blank.

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  4. dietz4ibanez

    dietz4ibanez Slowly going the way of the Buffalo

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    I was looking at a z bar but I am open to all and any suggestions here. I think it will do a lot for the bike for appearance sake. Looks good from the sides but not so much from the front.

    LA Choppers 1-1/4? Black 2-3/4? Rise Outlaw Z-Style Handlebars | 633-660 | J&P Cycles
     
  5. PenguinLTZ

    PenguinLTZ Administrator Staff Member

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    Congrats! :cheers:
     
  6. OldCracker29

    OldCracker29 I've been knocked down drug out and left for dead

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    Like Karl said...the buckhorns have to go. They'll kill your arms after awhile. I don't care for the look of those "Z" handle bars, but that's me. I'd stick to the more traditional style like Scott and Karl have. :thumbs: Oh yeah...congrats on the bike. :cheers:
     
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    Look at 3" drag bars. No need for Z bars on that thing
     
  8. geektoad

    geektoad redneck geek

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    I'm not feeling the Z bar either, but it's not my bike. The bar does straighten your wrists out and that's the important part. :)
     
  9. Nick The Great

    Nick The Great The lead sled dog is the only one with a decent vi

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    Congrats dude! :thumbs:

    I used to tinker with cycles when I was a pup. Haven't been on one in a while, and every season the itch gets worse . . .
     
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    Harley mod fever is like no other...sell that bitch now, before it takes over your life

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