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    "Vulcan 70" Retro-bike kit

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    I'm in love with this kit for the Kawasaki Vulcan S, developed by Mr. Martini in Italy. The Vulcan S is a really nice bike and a good value, but the cruiser ergos are a showstopper for me. Now, move the pegs back, raise the seat, give it more standard looks, and I'm in.

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    I don't hate this. Maybe the Kawi Triple isn't exactly the right vintage bike to channel, but overall I think this is actually kind of neat.
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    I definitely see that as an improvement to the Vulcan's ergonomics and aesthetics. Really wish it was a factory package.
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    The problem is with this kind of thing is, there is such a limited market for it here in the USA. I like it as do some of you but overall, most riders won't get it or want it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by drgonzo View Post
    The problem is with this kind of thing is, there is such a limited market for it here in the USA. I like it as do some of you but overall, most riders won't get it or want it.
    They are only making 100 of them to be sold in italy.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Geeto67 View Post
    They are only making 100 of them to be sold in italy.
    Damn it, why do we never get the good stuff? Does the world just assume that all Americans are knuckle dragging chopper riders? lol I would also dig that kit.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Geeto67 View Post
    They are only making 100 of them to be sold in italy.
    I get that. I reckon what i mean is, we don't get a lot of the COOL stuff because it ain't cool to enough of us Americans.

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    Quote Originally Posted by drgonzo View Post
    I get that. I reckon what i mean is, we don't get a lot of the COOL stuff because it ain't cool to enough of us Americans.
    If it isnt HD or isnt built by OCC, then it just is'nt as popular. Which is ok, I like having a niche interest.
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    Dragonz "I get that. I reckon what i mean is, we don't get a lot of the COOL stuff because it ain't cool to enough of us Americans."

    I see your point, Canada is always falling into that category. Since we are a small market we don't get anywhere near the stuff even you do. But hey we get special attention for snow shovels and chain saws, oh and tree tapping drill bits for that we're boss. We can always order shit from the US but once you add in the exchange rate which now suck balls + shipping and duties. Fuckin forget it. If nothing else it makes you build your own and do it yourself which isn't a bad byproduct I guess. Is kind of a pisser that 100 Italians will be sporting all of'm though. I like the kit.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ews View Post
    If it isnt HD or isnt built by OCC, then it just is'nt as popular. Which is ok, I like having a niche interest.
    OCC hasn't been relevant for about 5 years now, have they? Their 15 minutes of fame have come and past.
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