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  • Why would anyone do this?

    It's one thing to customize your bike with parts from HD, Indian or other bikes. But this guy re-badged the entire bike?!


    https://www.autotrader.ca/ico/yamaha...%200B7&sprx=-2

  • #2
    He was bored? Needed to do something creative?

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    • #3
      Hahahahaha

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      • #4
        Personally-and this is no knock on people who de-badge their bikes, or add Harley wheels and bags etc.- I'm proud to ride a Yamaha. I've been on them since 1973, and would own on other brand. To me, a Roadie is one of the best looking Vtwins out there, and I like to keep it (mostly) stock. Add the mileage on my present 2 Yamahas, and I've ridden them to the moon.

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        • KCpartsguy
          KCpartsguy commented
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          I second your opinion!

        • Jeaston
          Jeaston commented
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          3rd that

        • 2000 Roadstar
          2000 Roadstar commented
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          I second your third... huh?

      • #5
        I cant tell you how many times people tell me, "Nice Harley". Im like nope, its a yamaha I get very weird looks for a second.

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        • 2000 Roadstar
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          Just today at a stop light dude says, “sounds like a harley” But I think he knew what I was on.. I smiled and let him hear the bassani’s as I leftum behind lol

      • #6
        Who knows... Maybe he got tired of explaining to people what it is? I've had more than one Harley rider mistake my R* for an Indian. At least it's tastefully done and not as bad as the people who put BMW badges on their Honda.

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        • boomerA
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          You think THAT'S bad, I've seen Bentley badges on Chrysler 200s!

        • D-Fresh
          D-Fresh commented
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          That's hilarious!!! So is that a BMW taste on a Honda budget? ;-P Can't even fathom the Bentley badges, they probably cost more than the car!

      • #7
        Well I wouldn't purposely mislead others to think it's a brand it's not. But that color combination goes well together in my mind.

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        • D-Fresh
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          Got to love the comb-over... :-)

      • #8
        Wonder if he's selling it to make room for a real Indian? $5K.......I don't know about that unless he can find someone that appreciates what he has created. Obviously has a lot in it.

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        • BigPainRing
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          Ah, thanks Roadiemort. Not quite so bad. I guess the potential new owner could remove all the Indian stuff and still have a pretty nice RS.

      • #9
        I don't have a problem with it. He obviously likes the "Indian" look and probably didn't have the coin to buy one so
        he did the next best thing. I got to say he pulled it off pretty good.

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        • Yellerbike
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          Exactly

      • #10
        I don't care what badges I put on my fine car everybody still laughs at it.

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        • D-Fresh
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          are those lighten holes for better gas mileage? Probably raises the drag coefficient which offsets the lighter weight...

      • #11
        FYI those badges on the tank were unauthorized trademark infringements and are very hard to come by now that Polaris shut down the people making them. They sell for quite a bit now.

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        • #12
          I do like the saddle bags.

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          • #13
            Hopefully the new owner will enjoy the bike

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              • Doc_V
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                Dear lord; tell me that's photoshopped.

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