Starting to look for next winter’s project

Jim

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No one has mentioned Suzuki Savage S40 Boulevard 650 singles (with electric leg)
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See them quite reasonable now and then. Come close to buying one. There is (was?) an aftermarket bobber, cafe, parts vender for them.
always like the goldstar vibe the motor/exhaust gives off.

If I was gonna make a thumper cafe bike, that's the one I'd start with.
 

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appears they are no longer making parts or kits.
 

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The early Bonnies, pre-Hinckley are just over 400 lb.
Sporties while considerably heavier are plentiful and can be got pretty reasonable for price. There are ample accessories readily available for all sorts of build types. But the derisive nickname for Sporties amongst the "Hankie Heads" though was "Skirtster" as it was considered a girls bike.
In my opinion though it's undeserved as ready power can be achieved and Sonny Barger, former Pres and Hell's Angels rode one frequently.
A buddy of mine just bought a low mileage, mint '04 883 Sportster for $2800, add new tires and fuel lines and he's good to go.
 
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