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Old 03-30-2004, 08:32 PM   #106 (permalink)
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I wanna be the kind of old man with a road king standard
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Old 03-30-2004, 10:11 PM   #107 (permalink)
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The real deal is this: Road King is for 59 and younger. At 60 you may then graduate to a Road Glide and never look back. I hope this will serve to clear up the matter. Next question????? :p
Damn, I'm only 33 and almost bought a Road Glide, could'nt quite afford it right now with kids, so I settled on a Superglide.

A few years down the road and I will definitely be getting a bagger
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Old 03-31-2004, 01:59 PM   #108 (permalink)
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I traded my 96 RK when I bought my Wide Glide....I had a midlife crisis...went to Corbin while in Daytona to ask about a seat...the guy at the counter directed me to the Road King saddles without asking me what I rode...when I questioned him, he said that he was good at "putting people on their bike".

So...I got out of my geezer bike and into a FXDWG that is lighter, much faster, but less comfortable on trips.
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Old 03-31-2004, 08:03 PM   #109 (permalink)
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OK, after 5 pages I'll post too, yes it is an old mans bike LOL
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Old 03-31-2004, 09:04 PM   #110 (permalink)
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Geezer bike

Ok you guys. When I first started riding in '68, the only bikes available were Sportsters and Electra glides. Nothing in between. Last year I decided to start riding again after a long absense and was told not to get a Sportster cause it was a "Chick" bike. So, I bought a FXDL Low Rider (which I dearly love) by the way. Now I have heard a few people say that the low rider is slowly becoming a "chick" bike. ( sighs in frustration). Now I am thinking about a Road King Custom and get online and find out you guys are calling it an "old geezer's bike" WTH? I wish yall would make up your minds. I just have to keep it in mind that its not what you ride that makes the person. It is how you feel when you ride that makes it all happen. Yall ride safe and let me know which bike will be known as a "gay" bike so that I wont want to buy one, lol. Ride safe. Wayne G.
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Old 03-31-2004, 09:09 PM   #111 (permalink)
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In additon to

By the way, I am 61 years old. Does that qualify me as an "old Geezer" ? No need to answer that lol. And. I am retired and get to go riding every single blessed day. Nyah, Nyah, Nyah . lol. Yall take care. Wayne G.
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Old 03-31-2004, 09:09 PM   #112 (permalink)
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All that chick or geezer bike is bullshit.
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Old 04-01-2004, 05:20 AM   #113 (permalink)
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It's this old mans Bike.................LOL
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Old 04-01-2004, 07:57 PM   #114 (permalink)
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I'm 40 and ride a Super Glide. My next bike will be a Road King Custom.
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Old 12-09-2012, 01:40 PM   #115 (permalink)
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Or is it a transitional bike? Not for the young but not quite a geezer glide yet?

Is it a bike for the guy who is not ready to admit he's an old man?

What's your take?

BTW, I'm 50 and until recently, I rode RK's for the past 5 years.


Well, I am 35 and ride an older evo (97 model, because I could afford an older one) Road King.

Of course I got three brats, and an Ole Lady who has to take a 10lb purse everywhere.

And, running a 12 year old girl to her friends house for a slumber party always involves hauling alot of stuff.

So, I aint the young bachelor, but I aint a geezer, and I ride a Road King.
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Old 12-09-2012, 01:47 PM   #116 (permalink)
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Damn, I'm only 33 and almost bought a Road Glide, could'nt quite afford it right now with kids, so I settled on a Superglide.

A few years down the road and I will definitely be getting a bagger


Same here George. I really liked the street glide. But I had three kids and just couldnt swing it. Looked for some time at super glides and wide glides.

working over time and determination, I bought an older evo model road king.

Almost exactly a street glide.

I went to an older bike, figuring I might only have the cash once and didn't want to buy something I would want to trade later. Being a mechanic of sorts myself, an older bike has suited me.
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Old 12-09-2012, 02:18 PM   #117 (permalink)
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Or is it a transitional bike? Not for the young but not quite a geezer glide yet?

Is it a bike for the guy who is not ready to admit he's an old man?

What's your take?

BTW, I'm 50 and until recently, I rode RK's for the past 5 years.
Old mans bike? Not likely. Some will argue, but my take is that the Roadking is everymans bike. Its undoubtedly the most versitile bike that HD makes. It's comfortable, handles well and great around town or for the long haul. The Roadking does it all.
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Old 12-09-2012, 02:52 PM   #118 (permalink)
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Just in case you guys have not discovered...this thread is over 8 years old.

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Old 12-09-2012, 03:24 PM   #119 (permalink)
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My first bike was a 2005 RKC, Brilliant Silver Pearl, my age was 40. My second bike, (after nearly losing my life to an inattentive 19yr old female cage operator) is an '09
RKC, Pewter Pearl, age when purchased, 45. I don't know if this makes me old, or the bike a "Geezer Glide", but I do know that if I have to buy another bike it WILL be a RoadKing, IMHO best HD EVER!
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Old 12-09-2012, 04:01 PM   #120 (permalink)
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That's because HD's ARE an old mans bike, and we all have senior moments.
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