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Hi everyone. I just joined the Fury Forum yesterday. I've been browsing the forum as a guest for just over two weeks now and thought that I should join the discussion. I'm looking to get back into motorcycling (soon!) after a 10 year break (job, marriage - most of you know the drill).

I've owned a sport bike and a sport touring bike in the past. I had never even considered anything like the Fury before but after seeing one at my local Honda dealership... I think I'm in love!

Seriously though, even though the Fury is a drop-dead-gorgeous machine I'm buying a motorcycle to ride. I've read that many of you are very happy with the comfort and handling of the stock Fury. I've also read that some of you have had success with aftermarket seats and controls. Do any of you take your Fury on day trips of two hundred miles (or more) on a regular basis? If so, how do you feel at the end of the day? Since I live in Arizona there are no shortage of day-long weekend rides to explore here any time of the year.

If I do buy a Fury, I'll be logging some serious milage on her. What's your opinion of your Fury's "legs"? Is she a short-hop looker like most choppers or can she stretch her legs and run all day?

By the way, I'm leaning toward silver but the blue paint scheme gets better looking every time I see it...

--CoffeeAchiever in Phoenix
 

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Welcome to the community! As you have seen there is lots of good information and people around here that will not only give you lots of good information you get a good laugh and make lots of friends. I'm pretty new myself and got to log in only 800 miles on my Fury before deploying but it's been a good 800 miles. As you can see from the different forums there are lots of things you can do to help with those long rides, i.e. seats, different controls, and risers and tons of other things but a lot of those new toys cost money of course. Just wait a few and others with more experience and after market parts will come in and give you lots of idea's, I just wanted to stop by and welcome you to the forum.

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Welcome; Enjoy, learn and contribute! You will have to look into a redo on seat, C&C seats very popular here. With grips I don't think you would want solid metal, due to heat and hardness on your hands. Look into throttle buddy, throttlemeister. Some grips have end cap palm rest, very good product, get both sides. Lower controls will depend on your inseam, and other things. Fury has radiator, good for Arizona heat. The other questions, there are more qualified members than I. So other than that,





 

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Welcome to the forum CoffeeAchiever! I rode mine 200 miles this morning, escorting some brothers out of town. I don't think I could do a day long ride comfortably on the stock seat... tried it before. I had KonTour Seats rebuild mine and love it for long trips... the longest so far has been 760 miles.
 

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Welcome to the forum CoffeeAchiever! I rode mine 200 miles this morning, escorting some brothers out of town. I don't think I could do a day long ride comfortably on the stock seat... tried it before. I had KonTour Seats rebuild mine and love it for long trips... the longest so far has been 760 miles.
Thanks for the suggestion Stickman. The most I've ever logged on a bike in one day (so far) is just under five hundred miles. If you've comfortably rolled over seven hundred on your KonTour Fury seat I'll definitely look into one.
 

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Welcome Coffee!

The comfort is good, handling is ok its a chopper, fuel range not the best could use .5 more gallons IMO. Power is a bit low BUT...

Style is awesome and reliabilty is STELLAR and she does fly out the hole when needed. Just slower in mid gears, not a real power band effect with the V-twin
 

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Thanks again for the welcome everyone. Great suggestions too. The KonTour polar seat idea sounds like a great way to extend the Fury's riding range and combat the Arizona heat to boot. I'm happy to hear that many of you are logging some real miles on your Furys. I wouldn't be satisfied with a bike that's only good for bar crawling.

The Fury is steadily working its way to the top of my new bike list.
 
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