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Sissy Bar - leave it on or take it off when solo?

Discussion in 'Seat / Leather' started by rhino17, Aug 15, 2012.

  1. Milco

    Milco The Flying Dutchman
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    I run the 18" all the time:D
     
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  2. RoadRider

    RoadRider Active Member

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    I take mine off. Like others I prefer the clean look plus it looks a bit odd without the bitch pad .
     
  3. alphadog

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    I agree. I leave mine on all the time with no b*tch seat on. No rear pad on the bar also.
     
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  4. Noodles 434

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    Got a P pad stick on, when shes not on the bike it is off. No sissy bar as i did not like the attachment. When i had my other bike and HD, sissy bar only on when the passenger is on.

    Darryl
     
  5. Noodles 434

    Noodles 434 Member

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    Sure is a beautiful shot of your bike and the American Flags,
    Land Of The Free,,,, Because Of The Brave!!

    Darryl
     
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  6. johnle712

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    Amen brother. 1+
     
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    I leave mine on all the time, I get compliments on it also.
     
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  8. elevatorman

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    I like it on better. Run mine all the time.
     
  9. cwcrash

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    :cheers:I"ve had my 18in. on my k9, like to carry a pack so i"m covered with extra gear. common saying up north here{ if you don"t like the weather, wait five minutes and it will change}. I do like the look both ways thou.
    ps lambo,nice bike,rear fender:up:
     
  10. Mr. Wright

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    I needed one for a road trip, so I made one and liked it, so it's still on there.
    I'm thinking about having it chromed.
     

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  11. waynewl1

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    When I purchased my k9 2 years ago, it already had a 12" sissy bar on it. I always left it on & also added a luggage rack. Noticed a bolt was gone & had it in for some service, sissy bar is off the bike & at the shop. 1 bolt sheard off inside the bar. Service Center told me Big Dog had said should not be on unless carying passenger, backpack or something on the back. Don't know if that is true or not, I have a 18" sissy bar that I would like to put & keep on all the time but don't want to lose it, damage the struts or fender if it fails. Any opinions ???

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  12. BIG DOG AZ

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    I agree, GREAT PICTURES of your bike with all the American flags!!
     
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  13. BIG DOG AZ

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    GREAT PICTURE of your bike with the American flags!!
     
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  14. francoblay1

    francoblay1 The Spaniard

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    18" with luggage rack for long trips or 2-Up with backpack and 12" for around town.

    :cheers:
     
  15. Hwy2Hell

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    It looks cool as hell, with the solo seat, I leave it on with mine..nice pic by the way...
     
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  16. SCOTTx88

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    Have only taken mine off a couple of times, just change the seat when wife rides.
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  17. Five Five

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    Ever since I got rear ended and ran over I leave my sissybar on

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  18. jjarkys

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    Every time you post that pic I shake my head in disbelief. I would have a renewed love for life after that experience.
     
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    francoblay1 The Spaniard

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    :iagree:
     
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    WOW!! That is some scary shit. Let me guess, some moron on their cell phone wasn't paying attention.:angry:
     

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