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New guy lookin to get on a Harley

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Hey everyone, I've heard really good things about this forum and look forward to surfing this page.

I do not have a Harley yet. I'm in the process of taking the Harley course to get my liscence and am looking into what bike I should get.

I'm 6'6" 205 lbs. I am just lookin for a bike to go bar hopping really. A cousin of mine has a tricked out 1200 sportster but even though sitting on it feels comfortable I dont know how well I'd be able to ride it because of my height.

What do you guys recommend? The Dyna Super Glide Sport is what has really caught my eye but after sitting on it I feel more comfortable sitting on the Sporty. Whats the deal with that?
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I'm not real tall 6'1", but my sporty was way too small for me. My knees were always fighting my elbows for real estate. Even with forward controls, I still was not stretching out. The power will satisfy for a while around town, until your first long run. It sounds like you already are interested in a Super Glide, don't let anything hold you back. Insurance might be an obstacle at your age. Just roll with it. There are worse things in life, ie. <stuck in a cage in rush hour, 105 degree weather, no AC, and your Latte is leftover from this morning.>. Ride Safe:)
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