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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 08-17-2006, 08:04 PM
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I think a cohort of mine has found a bargain for me on a T100. I'm 6'6", 195 lbs. Is this going to be a problem? It'll be my first street bike. Thanks.
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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 08-17-2006, 08:30 PM
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I have friend who is 6'4" and he did fine with it. He says the new Scrambler fits him even better; it sits higher.

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post #3 of 7 (permalink) Old 08-18-2006, 07:32 PM
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I am 6'3'' and weigh 210 pounds and ride a T100. I love the fit of the bike to me and have had no difficulty. I think the Bonnie seat is great for a big guy cause you can sit all over the place for comfort on long trips.

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post #4 of 7 (permalink) Old 08-18-2006, 08:16 PM
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The Bonnie will fit very well, so will the Tiger. :wink:

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post #5 of 7 (permalink) Old 08-19-2006, 12:07 AM
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I'm 6'3" / 230# and the Bonnie is my first street bike. It fits very well. I never feel scrunched up, and the large seat is nice (after the first couple of hundred miles)

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post #6 of 7 (permalink) Old 08-19-2006, 01:11 AM
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I hate to say this, but I think you are a bit too tall for the Bonnie. You can always "make it fit", but a Scrambler or a Tiger would be better suited for you.

However, if you can get a good deal on a T-100, snatch it up.

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Im 6'4, 280 or so and ride a Thunderbird. I find the T100s and the Bonnies to be a smidge cramped, but rideable. The Tiger fits like a glove, but I am cramped on the Sprint. Would I nab a good T100 deal? Hellz yes! :hammer:

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