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Just wanted to know people's pros and cons about the Fury. So far, I've heard only good things about the Fury (with the exception of people wishing it was the 1800cc that Honda used and also about the welding), but I know there are at least some complaints about the bike. I've never ridden a cruiser before (both bikes that I've owned were sportbikes) and think it will be good to know some of bad things about the bike as well as the good. Regardless of what people say, I'm still getting the matte silver as soon as it arrives at the dealership in August cause I can't stop thinking about the Fury:D
 

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my only complaint is there arent enough hours in a day! i love my fury, ive had it about two weeks and have had no problems, best bike i have owned. everyone says something about the welds, ya they could of been better but mine are not hideous. rides like a dream.:) hope that helps ha!
 

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not much to complain about except i've had a lot of fuel injected bikes but never one that idled this rough at cold start but runs fine after it warms up...i think honda should address this issue....seems others have this issue also
 

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not much to complain about except i've had a lot of fuel injected bikes but never one that idled this rough at cold start but runs fine after it warms up...i think honda should address this issue....seems others have this issue also
Honda knows about it and they are working on it, make sure you complain to the dealer about it, the more that have it the more effort they will put into it.
 

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I love my Fury! However I do have a few small gripes! First the stock exhaust is way too quiet! I know most bikes these days come with quiet stock pipes. If Honda was thinking outside the box with the fury they could of put some better sounding pipes on. Second, too much plastic! They could of stepped up and put metal fenders on or something! Like I said, small gripes! I love riding my fury and think it has probably the best looking gas tank around on it!
 

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rite out of the box they handle like crap in poring rain at 80 mph.enough said.
 

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Oh NO!! I'll be sure not to try and go 80 MPH in pouring rain!! Just kidding!

As for exhaust there is a manufacturers trend away from loud exhaust because of the shear number increase of bikes on the road. Many towns are passing ordinances for noise control. There are a few towns in PA. and Maryland that will cite you for loud pipes. The bike manufacturers now have to adhere to decibel level requirements when designing and building new bikes.

Also I've read that sometime in 2010 they might pass a law that requires all motorcycles and like vehicles to be equipped with or retrofitted with catalytic converters. Again because motorcycles have become so popular and there are so many on the road.

I've had alot of bikes over the years and have never altered one of them. Maybe because I never keep any of them long enough to make it worthwhile.
 

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All my so called issues are all rider issues really. My weight and hight are to blame.

Seat Comfort: Numb Bumb Disorter ~ Sent seat to MeanCityCycles

Legs Cramped ~ Trying to make my own Forward Controls ~ Wind up buying some cause I never finish anything (guess I'm lazy, or have issues keeping motivated)

Fuel Range ~ Tank too small, another gallon or so would be nice. Waiting for aftermarket tank or to find some one or shop that can split the stock tank and add to it.

Handlebars ~ Numb hands. Perhaps the bars need to be raised a bit. Slight vibration. Poor blood circulation is my guess though *shrugs*
 

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Having other bikes with 1800+CC's i'm a bit spoiled. Having said that, the sound of the Fury with straight pipes is awesome and better than my 1800 VTX. Fuel is not much of an issue as most of my rides on this bike are just that...rides, not journeys. Don't know why people make such a big deal about the plastic. It's lighter and much more durable. I DO have a problem with large chromed plastic pieces as they always have a "milky" finish and not as brilliant as chromes steel. Small pieces are OK and hardly noticeable. The big problem I see Honda having with this bike is pricing. When a Raider can be had for about the same $$, it's a tough call. You've really got to be sold on the Fury's styling.
IMHO, if Honda dropped the price on the 1300 to around 10K, put the 1800 in as an option and kept the pricing close to the 13K-14K area, they would have a serious home run!!
 

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not much to complain about except i've had a lot of fuel injected bikes but never one that idled this rough at cold start but runs fine after it warms up...i think honda should address this issue....seems others have this issue also
i've only had the cold start issue once. and i had to adjust the clutch it seemed to get stuck in neutral alot when i first got it.. but now with just over 1000 miles on it. it starts and shifts like a dream.
 

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My complaints: Rev limiter too low in first and second gear, rough cold start idle (for FI anyway), and....mmmmm....guess thats about it! I love my bike! She's so pretty!
 

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I have no real complaints about my Fury... she has been great to me but with 4300 miles on her, who can complain.

I have noticed a small issue with my front forks. Right where the upper member slides through the wiper seal, she has started to pit in the front. This may be do to the fact that I ride every day along the Pacific Ocean to work.

She is smooth in all aspects. For the plastic, yeah they could have done more, but then go buy a HD or Big Dog if you dont want to do a little custom work and make it your own.

Any way, it is a very enjoyable bike to ride.:cool:
 

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High Speed get ready for the best bike you will ever ride. ive got a Gixer 1000 and it hasnt seen the road since I got the Fury. The ride is awesome, smooth, and I think you will find that it has just the right power:cool:
 

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IM with these guys, love my fury, limiter a little low in first, thats it. Great Bike!!!
 

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Love my Fury.

Best bike I have ever owned.

Did not have the cold start issue until she had about 400 miles on her, then it showed up. Took it in last Saturday for the 600 (800) mile maintenance service. Don't know if the dealer loaded new maps into the ECU but the cold start issue is history.
 

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Only complaint I have would be to replace the stock seat. Used to be able to go a few hundred miles at a time, but now that im right at 4000 its flat and the road is alot more noticable. But hey my corbin seat comes in friday.

I was on the fence for a long time, but the Fury has not let me down once. After riding it for a while it even seems more stable than other cruisers (not as squirly). All the problems of super custom choppers do not exist(while if i had an unlimited budget i wold still go for one). In the 4000 miles i have had it for in rain, hail, mud, crazy winds, I have only needed to be in the shop for my 600mi service. Super reliable, fun to ride.

Get one. NOW
 

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I have a 1100xx Blackbird and a gsxr 600, both of which I loved to ride, but I have to say since I bought the fury neither have seen the light of day! If your dealer will price match, you can pick up a fury for $11,400. I haven't looked back since I bought mine.
 

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Great ride, I will be sending the seats sent out to improve the padding over the winter. I am not bothered by the sound level, Last Friday the Local police force ran a check point in town, all the Harleys and customer bikes got stopped and I just drove on by. Luckly they just handed out warnings this time but they will be ticketing.NH law states that the noise level can not be more than 106db when messured at 20 inches (or it may be closer) from the end of the exhust at a 45 degree angle. How they can up with this nonsense is beyound me:confused:
 
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