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post #1 of 14 (permalink) Old 10-17-2012, 11:12 AM Thread Starter
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Bobber 900 Classic

Ran across this today and man what a sweet ride! Looks like this could be done for $2000 or less.


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post #2 of 14 (permalink) Old 10-17-2012, 09:41 PM
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I like the look but not sure about the ergos...you'd have to lean over to reach the bars? I'm short and the stock bars fit really nicely for me, but I am thinking about swapping them to change the look of the bike, but I'm afraid to change the ergos!!

Nice thing about this kit is it looks like you can do it a bit at a time, rather than fork out $2000 all at once..
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I used the Blue Collar Kit. Very easy to install. I'm 6"2 and the bars were a stretch to reach, so I swapped out for some apes.
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Bobbing the 900

I used some parts from BlueCollar also...
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Man guys both those look great! How is the seat comfort wise? Did any of the changes make the bike handle better or worse?
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Man, 900s make the coolest bobbers. And if a guy doesn't have the facilities to do any fab work, the Blue Collar stuff looks like the way to go.

Nice.

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Man guys both those look great! How is the seat comfort wise? Did any of the changes make the bike handle better or worse?
Im a big guy and I ordered the large seat... I don't have any issues with it at all. I would recommend ordering the large seat no matter what size you are since the tank on the VN900 is large. A small saddle will look odd in my opinion.

The only real modifications that are require is the chopping of the rear seat struts. Once its done, its done, so be sure that its what you want to do. I would never go back. I have four bikes and three of them are solos.

The handling isn't effected by removing the rear seat struts.
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Very nice job you guys. I've been working on my 1500 and plan on a hardtail frame this winter. I really like that rear fender Blue Collar has. I'll be ordering one to see if it will fit my 1500. I contacted them but they only say it fits the 900 because they haven't tried to fit it to any other bikes. Seem like a nice bunch though.
Once again, very nice job !

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I used the Blue Collar Kit. Very easy to install. I'm 6"2 and the bars were a stretch to reach, so I swapped out for some apes.
Did you notice any change in seating position? Did you move forward, back, up or down?
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Did you notice any change in seating position? Did you move forward, back, up or down?
The seat is lower. not much though
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