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Finally got my 12 inch apes on one of my favorite mods I have made although im sure some of the purest will disagree. have had the bike for 7 yrs and loved the drag bars but always felt a little bound up no matter what I did risers ect.. love the ride can still throw the bike into the turns hard and drag a peg lol 10155194_10201445832262240_6915635158872719772_n.jpg 10169306_10201445828622149_1314278985256925328_n.jpg 10170971_10201442467458122_3815568174871583366_n.jpg 10171704_10201445831542222_925256619589031066_n.jpg 10172613_10201442461177965_3455832594474409834_n.jpg
 

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Those bars look great on there!
 

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Thanks Omega123
 

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Looks awesome. You ever think of painting your wheels black? That would really set the bike off with those black, squared bars.
 

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In the victory and Harley world that bike would have a new name so they can say they sell X number of models. Victory calls theirs the High Ball.

We could call your bike the "high and mean" streak. Or the "Ape Streak", or "Mean Ape".

Nice looking bike, whatever it is called. ;)
 

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actually have plans to powder coat them but only either the outer ring or the centers plus a few other things come this winter when I will be doing a clutch and painting the tins I have rims on my truck that are done that way. And thanks for the comments guys spent a lot of time going back and forth deciding on bars and risers my wife was going to kill me if I asked her what she thought one more time lol also did the stem bearings while I was there since I had that annoying dead spot in the center xd_diesel_chrome_with_black_ring_766_large.jpg
 

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Looks GR8 ny. :righton: Its on of the best mods I've done to date also. Your gonna love the riding position. :headbang:

new paint 011.jpg Here's mine
 

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i like high and mean streak !! sounds sweet
 

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Love those Apes!! You'll love the new position....
 

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I'm undecided on the Ape style for my bike but that does look really cool! I think I would like the riding position a little better but I'm just not sure the look is "me" if you know what I mean? Killer looking on yours though!
 

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thanks guy appreciate all the nice comments. I put 150 miles on them already nobody was around so went solo lol love the position feels really comfortable and still handles great. plus the look is what I envisioned when shopping for them
 

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Looks great, I have been wanting to go ape for some time now. What are the measurements on those?

I have to ask... do the holes up near the grips whistle while you ride? I imagine it sounding like one of those whistling bottle rockets going down the highway :)
 

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I removed the risers on my Mean Streak. I like the forward bars and forward controls. I guess after adding the Low and Mean Seat to the bike it just fits me better.
 

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shadow so far no whistle noise and I have been up to 115 mph with them lol :laugh:
 
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