Join Date: May 2005
Location: Las VLXas (Vegas, baby!) NV U.S.A.
Asking non-riders for motorcycle advice is right up there with asking fresh-across-the-border illegal aliens to tutor you in English...
Google "Iron Butt Association" and you'll find a few 250 Rebels gracing those lists. That should be testimony enough.
"Ride Safe, Chop Safer" Motorcycles are not unsafe. However; they are extremely unforgiving of inattention, incompetence, ignorance, and stupidity.
Dismantling, sawzalling, and rattle canning does not make a bobber.
Those are STEPS toward customizing, not customizing unto itself.