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Full dresser guards

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Michelle
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What Virago you Own: 1988 XV400 Virago

Full dresser guards

Post by Michelle » Sun May 12, 2019 7:40 am

This is a late model XVS400 Classic and I love the look. Does anyone know if those guards can fitted to a standard late 80s XV535? I'm thinking the forks on that bike look wider.
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1988 XV400 Virago
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MAK
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Location: Atlanta West
What Virago you Own: 1997 XV1100

Re: Full dresser guards

Post by MAK » Wed Jul 10, 2019 1:42 am

Michelle:

I agree I like the look as well and yes those forks are wider. I am surprised that there are a number of smaller engine bikes that resemble full dressed road bikes. I have seen models such as the one you show pictured in a 250cc size . I can't imagine the bike could get up to a cruising speed especially with a passenger.

I found this one by Harley Davidson

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