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It looks like I may be coming back to the Star family, in the way of a band spanking new 2015 Raider Bullet. A local shop has one that has never had gas in it on a clearance price. I love the power and looks of my FJR but I cannot make it comfortable. I am tired of trying. So if the numbers come back like I want I should have it this week.. Wish me luck.

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Welcome back and congrats on the new ride.
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what is the issue with the Freaking Japanese Rocket 1300?

I noticed there seems to be no option for a drivers backrest,

other than that, I have been thinking of getting one...
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I could not make the FJR comfortable. I was always leaning on my hands. I loved the power, but since I have a Goldwing I decided I did not need 2 touring bikes. After a new seat I will ne able to do serious miles on this bike.
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Congrats on the new ride. Have fun with it!
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Congrats on the new ride. Have fun with it!
TYVM. I rode her in this morning, I did not realize it was going to rain today until I was most of the way in to work. Oh well.. lol Your not a biker if you do not ride in the rain sometimes.. lol

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1853 cc, push rods, air cooled... very nice and simple engine design

its hard to believe that cowling can break the wind for the rider.
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1853 cc, push rods, air cooled... very nice and simple engine design

its hard to believe that cowling can break the wind for the rider.
It does not do it very well.

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Congrats on the new ride! That is one cool looking bike. You are going to have some fun on that bad boy.


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Congrats on the new ride! That is one cool looking bike. You are going to have some fun on that bad boy.


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TYVM, already ordering stuff for it..lol
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