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it has been awhile since I have posted anything but I do visit abit just been busy getting as much seat time as possible up here in maine, well just bought another bike and no I did not trade in or sell my 954 and I still love riding it but the problem is after 3 knee surgerys I have a hard time doing more then 250 miles with out it killing me so I bought a new bike did a roadtest on the Yamaha stryker yes a metric chopper and the position and set up just felt so perfect I bought one a couple weeks ago.
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metric chopper? looks cool tho
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metric chopper? looks cool tho
metric chopper just means it is not a us built cruiser and this bike actually falls into the chopper category since it has a 40 deg rake.

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it has been awhile since I have posted anything but I do visit abit just been busy getting as much seat time as possible up here in maine, well just bought another bike and no I did not trade in or sell my 954 and I still love riding it but the problem is after 3 knee surgerys I have a hard time doing more then 250 miles with out it killing me so I bought a new bike did a roadtest on the Yamaha stryker yes a metric chopper and the position and set up just felt so perfect I bought one a couple weeks ago.


Have you tried riding it for 250 miles yet?
Doesn't look at all comfortable to me :-)

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I actually like that!!!!!, thought it was a V-Rod at first glance...enjoy!!---and be honest, I bet you stalled it the first time you rode it
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WOW, never mind about the hi way bars. those pegs are way out there, all ready!!!! looks sick thou! bet that's nice on our knee? I have had 12 op's now! none really on my knee thou! older sport bikes feel the best for me, but I can see how that would help!

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Have you tried riding it for 250 miles yet?
Doesn't look at all comfortable to me :-)
yes I have and it is so comfortable I feel like I could got 500 easly on it had 1200 miles on it in the first 2 weeks and 1 of them weeks was not able to ride due to weather

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I actually like that!!!!!, thought it was a V-Rod at first glance...enjoy!!---and be honest, I bet you stalled it the first time you rode it
nope haven't stall it yet now watch me stall tomorrow if so its your fault for jinxing me.

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yes I have and it is so comfortable I feel like I could got 500 easly on it had 1200 miles on it in the first 2 weeks and 1 of them weeks was not able to ride due to weather



nope haven't stall it yet now watch me stall tomorrow if so its your fault for jinxing me.

hee hee, keep updated boyo!!!!
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