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Arlen Ness Allstate dragster

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  1. crosscountryla

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    20597052_10212083093169848_8786494596613969277_n.jpg Arlen thinks indian would look better this way
     
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    I'd rather have this bike than the Indian Scout.
     
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    That is a Scout...with CC fairing and Arlen Ness bags. Saw it on Instagram earlier today.
     
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    I wonder if this was a hamster run
     
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    I really dig the dragster.. Still not grooving on the mutt bike though. I would rather have a Cross. You know, a big and tall sized bike. This Scout Bagger thing fits him real well though. It's probably nice to tour on the liquid cooled engine. This thing is more Vic than Indian, really.
     
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    Love the dragster... not very practical.

    The bike that gets me interested is THIS ONE...
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    In the background...
     
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    A couple of Vic's in the background they bring along for when Arlen wants to be comfy.
     
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    Ghostrider25 Lone Rider of the Apocolypse

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    HA! I noticed that one as well. In fact all three Visions in this group are of interest for sure. But yeah, this one has a pretty unique line. The dragster is a beauty. The exhaust work on this machine is brilliant. But no shock means a brutal ride. Still, I really like the work.
     
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    The Dragster with a bit more fuel capacity would be a sweet bar-hopper. But... if you took a Vision and re-molded the fairing to be styled more like the FXRT... and put a Cross Country rear subframe, rear fender, and bags on it... WOW! Add a big ol' 140 HP engine and there ya have it! Touring WEAPON.
     
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    The Harley saddlebags ruin it for me....
     
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    @Half_Crazy It's weird about this particular example of the Vision that you posted. Some angles look really good, and others not so much! The down and out extended rear is OK, but it tends to destroy the nice curvy line that I have always enjoyed about the Vision. Arlen doesn't like tour packs though, and frankly neither do I, so this is the only way to get the extra storage space. Maybe it's the shaved front fairing that is throwing me off. He did another one for Sturgis last year which looks a bit more refined to me:

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    Doesn't look as chopped up front. Also, the paint is much more pleasing to my eye. That is a 15-inch wheel in the rear! Most likely too low of a stance for me.
     

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