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Are you refering to the Suzuki Boulevard cruisers or H-D cruisers?

As with all Harley's, if you don't like what the factory built, you can customize it. I have a Night Train and have changed out the handle bars and seat and added extensions to the forward controls in an effort to make it more comfortable for me. For me, the NT is a great motorcycle.

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@gree:


Same for me, changed bars, seat, and extended forwards. Its never going to be the most comfortable Harley, but if I was that botherd about comfort, I'd put wheels on the sofa, or buy a Goldwing.

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WildBill2566 said:
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Same for me, changed bars, seat, and extended forwards. Its never going to be the most comfortable Harley, but if I was that botherd about comfort, I'd put wheels on the sofa, or buy a Goldwing.

WB
... or a Road King.
 

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Well, I didn't go as drastic on mine... I just changed the seat. I love the bars, but they do start to pull on your shoulders after a few hours of riding (about 3-4 is when I start to hurt). I haven't extend the pegs yet, but with my 6'1" frame I do plan on it... right now my knees feel like they're in my chest.
 

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All of the magazine reviews I've read say the Night Train (in stock trim) is a bar hopper and not well suited to touring. The seat is firm and there's a long reach to the bars. Also, the seating position subjects the rider's tail bone to shocks and bumps the suspension doesn't absorb.

One can easily make any bike comfortable using factory or aftermarket parts. However, given the price of the Night Train, it should be more comfortable right out of the box.
 

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I don't have a Night Train, but I have a Softtail Standard which is the same bike except for paint,seat, bars, and some other misc items. I have Night Train bars and risers on my bike. I do have a seat from a night train, but I don't use it because I don't find it comfortable. I have the HD Sundowner seat which is better for long distance riding. I've put almost every mile of the 24,000+ miles my bike has on it with the Night Train bars and 3" extension for my pegs and foot controls. It feels very comfortable to me. I've done 2 different 4,000 mile trips in this configuration (1 of them with a passenger) and I don't have any complaints. But everyone is different.
 

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I am not knocking the Night Train because I think it is one of the coolest looking bikes the MoCo has,but if you want real comfort the NT aint the place to be lookin. That is not to say that you can't make it more comfortable it is just that when Willy G. sat down with a pen and a piece of paper that is not what he had in mind.
 

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I've got the stock bars, and a LePera Bare Bones seat and ride 500 mile ast a time. It works for me.
 
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