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Cool Such a superior machine

Having had the HD for about a year now. I can tell you without hesitation...Honda makes such a superior machine!

Now dont get me wrong, im not bashing the HD. I just really love getting on the RC after a few rides on the HD. It really makes me appreciate how well the RC is made. Weight aside, it just handles so much better. Waaay less rider input to initiate any maneuver. It slices through the air like fine German cutlery, and the brakes...oh man the brakes



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Nice...that map is pretty damn good huh? Black is wicked.



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You need to be saying that on an HD forum...
Just kidding - but we knew all that already.

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Such a superior machine

Not to play the Devils Advocate...but is that really a fair comparison?

Bikes are built for completely different purpose's...with completely different engineering.

A more fair comparison would be the RC vs the 996...or the HD vs a Honda Fury (or other cruiser).

Just my humble opinion.

And your bike looks great!

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Not to play the Devils Advocate...but is that really a fair comparison?

Bikes are built for completely different purpose's...with completely different engineering.

A more fair comparison would be the RC vs the 996...or the HD vs a Honda Fury (or other cruiser).

Just my humble opinion.

And your bike looks great!
Rock! Your absolutely right, i am comparing apples and mashed potatoes. Only real comparison is that their both food...er bikes

I was simply comparing my personal feelings, and or obvious observations between the two

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Nice...that map is pretty damn good huh? Black is wicked.

Not to side track the thread...but the Map is "ok." Coming off a slow 03...it slowed my 04 down considerably this past weekend...hehe

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Like that black, the DAN MOTO has a good looking fit. Oh you said you have a HD? Sorry to hear that- just kidding I like all bikes. All bikes do something well. I have a Royal Star Venture and I don't care for it much, but it hauls us well and gets us in the wind. Got me thinking what one of those roadtrips down the outer banks with all her whatnots would look like on the RC. Did it once on a Royal Star and kinked the back fender from all they weight we kept loading on the rack. But it was a great ride and that's what its all about!
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Not to play the Devils Advocate...but is that really a fair comparison?

Bikes are built for completely different purpose's...with completely different engineering.

A more fair comparison would be the RC vs the 996...or the HD vs a Honda Fury (or other cruiser).

Just my humble opinion.

And your bike looks great!

Have you ever riden a newer Goldwing? They handle like a dream compared to any harley I've been on!

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BTW OP. I want your BIKE!!! Gives me a chub

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Not to side track the thread...but the Map is "ok." Coming off a slow 03...it slowed my 04 down considerably this past weekend...hehe
The black ones are special ...their like wild stallions...an 03-04 their more like quarter horses

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