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Old 10-21-2013, 07:51 AM   #11 (permalink)
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In my opinion Gurney has been one of the few to get this one right. By putting the seat behind the engine where it would normally be his bikes are no longer than a typical harley. All these people addind passenger cabins to the front of motorcycles are coming away with vehicles with longer wheelbases than most cars. That is not very good for any kind of city driving.

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Old 10-21-2013, 02:14 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by sendler View Post
Aren't there minimum seat height laws? They say it is street legal but I think the seat is too low.
Wisconsin State Law says:

347.486  General requirements.
347.486(1) (1)No person may operate a Type 1 motorcycle if  the handlegrips of the handlebars rise more than 30 inches above the lowest point of the top of the driver's seat when the seat is occupied.

347.455  Modifications to height of vehicle.
347.455(1) 347.455(2)347.455(3)347.455(4) (4)No person may operate any vehicle on a  highway if modifications have been made to the suspension system, axles, chassis or exhaust system of the vehicle which cause any portion of the vehicle, except the tires, to extend below lines drawn from the bottom of each wheel rim to the points of contact between the tires on the opposite side and opposite end of the vehicle and the level surface on which the vehicle stands.

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Old 02-02-2021, 11:07 AM   #14 (permalink)
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Section 347.486 applies to "ape hanger" handlebars so as to prevent their use since they are either considered unsafe or as a method to control the biker organizations that advocate their use. These styles tend to preclude clotheslining the rider.

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