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The Fury looks good for riding around town. How about on a longer trip?
The fuel capacity is the only consideration on long trips. need to plan out your gas stops. With the average being 110 miles per tank on the highway..
You might want a more comfortable seat for long rides..
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Backroads,

You will find much debate on this!

My experience from a couple of plus 500 mile days is this:
1. Some sort of better wind protection is necessary to log the high miles. I am not a fan of Honda's boulevard screen as it is not high enough. Windvest and National Cycle now have better options.
2. Luggage capacity is a big issue. Most on this site and I would agree, say this bike does not lend itself to bags or long range cruising luggage. Personally, I use a Lonestar T-Bag which I have used on my previous bike (Honda Shadow Spirit 1100). With a taller sissy bar or sissy bar extender (several forum members are working on this (search sissy bar on the forum and my favourite which shows promise is being done by hyredgunn although he has yet to show us the final product) and hopefully the after market will come through with a good option). Again this is an item that may detract from the bikes looks when the bag is not mounted. Once the sissy bar pad is raised about 6", the strap from the T-bag will wrap around it and it can be tied to the passenger seat. I also replaced the seat strap bolts with bolts with a bungee nut so I can bungee it down better. A look that I don't mind is the accessorised Big Dog Wolf below (and for all you Honda purists - I am not endorsing Big Dog here!)

Link to T-bag here but visualise it turned around and on the passenger seat. T-BAGS® LONESTAR :: Detail

Pic of bungee nut, windscreen and accessorised BD below:

And as for my advice - get it because this bike is awesome!
 

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if you are planning on alot off longer rides you may want to wait for the Interstate. I go about 140 miles before my lo fuel light comes on and have ridden a few 200+ mile days and have had no problems . other than the alraedy mentioned lack of space for "stuff"
 

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It's more than an "around the town" bike. My experience is a very comfortable and smooth one. I guess as far as long trips you would have to define that better. I mean if your traveling hundreds of miles consistently I guess you would have to really think about it.
 

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Hey SPUD:
Where did you pick up those bungee nut's on the seat bolts?
Let me know
Thanks
T
 

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Tony,

Got mine on e-bay. Not sure which seller but here is another one:
Bungee Nuts 8 x1.25, fender mount, Cruiser, HD, metric :eBay Motors (item 130353160606 end time Jan-16-10 19:22:47 PST)

You also will need to buy a bolt with the same thread and about a 1/2" longer than the stock bolt. Then you have to cut the head off the bolt and thread the bolt so you can get the bungee nut on. When done, just use the bungee nut and new bolt to replace stock.

Hey SPUD:
Where did you pick up those bungee nut's on the seat bolts?
Let me know
Thanks
T
 
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