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Hey all...just picked mine up today. Not my first bike, and certainly not my last!! kind of a fun bike. Hope to see a little more aftermarket support in the future. :)
 

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Welcome to SCR950 land!
The SCR will grow on you!

As for aftermarket support, the engine and such are shared with the Bolt 950. That's a plus for stuff like f.i. controllers, intakes, etc...
The down side is a lot of the bike isn't shared with anything and it looks like we have a one year model bike on our hands. =(

We do have Seat Concepts trying to help us out with a more comfortable and possibly more attractive, retro seat.
I've had one of their cover & foam kits on a bike before it was a savior!
I was ready to sell that bike if the seat couldn't be helped.
There's a thread for Seat Concepts. Do a +1 if you are interested.
 

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Welcome to the forum! We have a small be dedicated and great group of people here. What other bikes did you previously own?
 

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I’ve had a few other bikes. Way back in the day a Honda 400 supersport, nighthawk 750, vstar 650, vstar 900, Suzuki gsxr 600, Yamaha fzr600, Kawasaki Vulcan 900, Ninja 250, Ninja 300, harley Road king, sportster, Can Am Spyder RT-S current bikes vstar 1300, harley heritage softail classic, and the scrambler.
I think that’s it. Haha. Have had lots of scooters, 4 wheelers etc.
 

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Wow that's a lot of motorcycles, welcome to the SCR fan club! Seriously though, not sure if the Spyder qualifies as a motorcycle lol. It does look like a ton of fun, Ive always wanted to try one!
 

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Hey all...just picked mine up today. Not my first bike, and certainly not my last!! kind of a fun bike. Hope to see a little more aftermarket support in the future. :)
Hey there! Welcome to the forum!

Are you planning to install any mods for your Scrambler?
 

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Wow that's a lot of motorcycles, welcome to the SCR fan club! Seriously though, not sure if the Spyder qualifies as a motorcycle lol. It does look like a ton of fun, Ive always wanted to try one!
They are fun....certainly don't drive like a regular bike. More like a 4 wheeler.
 

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Definitely planning on mods. Everything from lowering, getting my seat redone, LED's, stage 1 etc..
Lowering? The seat's tall. The bike is not.
It's gonna scrape as delivered. Increase the bike's performance and lowering's just going to make things worse in a hurry.
I recommend doing the seat first & spend some time on the bike to get a feel for it before revisiting lowering it.

I have a theory on bikes and their seat height.
One:They are designed for motion, not being stationary.
Nobody buys a plane for how well it fits in a hangar.
Some concessions are expected.
Two: It's the bike's job to hold the rider up, not the other way around.
The rider's just there for balance.
Just look at a 70 year old man riding a GL1800 two up and ask yourself, "Is he really strong enough to hold up over 1/2 a ton of people & machine?" Nope.
=)
eddie

The SCR's stock seat is 32.7" high.
My Super Tenere's seat is 33.3" high in the low position
and 34.3" in the taller, (to me) more comfortable position.
I have a 30" inseam and in a combined 37k miles on the two have never dropped either one from lack of being able to get my feet on the ground completely. I do tend to wear out the toes of my riding boots, though. ;-)
 

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Lowering? The seat's tall. The bike is not.
It's gonna scrape as delivered. Increase the bike's performance and lowering's just going to make things worse in a hurry.
I recommend doing the seat first & spend some time on the bike to get a feel for it before revisiting lowering it.

I have a theory on bikes and their seat height.
One:They are designed for motion, not being stationary.
Nobody buys a plane for how well it fits in a hangar.
Some concessions are expected.
Two: It's the bike's job to hold the rider up, not the other way around.
The rider's just there for balance.
Just look at a 70 year old man riding a GL1800 two up and ask yourself, "Is he really strong enough to hold up over 1/2 a ton of people & machine?" Nope.
=)
eddie

The SCR's stock seat is 32.7" high.
My Super Tenere's seat is 33.3" high in the low position
and 34.3" in the taller, (to me) more comfortable position.
I have a 30" inseam and in a combined 37k miles on the two have never dropped either one from lack of being able to get my feet on the ground completely. I do tend to wear out the toes of my riding boots, though. ;-)

Oh I get it. I've had enough bikes and messed around with them enough. Just a preference. I like tinkering around with stuff.
 

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Oh I get it. I've had enough bikes and messed around with them enough. Just a preference. I like tinkering around with stuff.
My apologies. =)
Tinker away and be sure to post pictures, observations and such.
It is what we do around here. Occasionally, it gets odd sometimes.
Goofy stuff like my fitting flints in the foot peg feelers for an extra bright light show when they drag the ground.
:grin2:
{Footnote: The sparks are way brighter and yet do not carry as far as ones produced by the steel original feeler ends alone.
= Safer not scarier where fire hazards are a worry.}
 

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This SCR is my 2nd bike. I dont have the tools and knowledge to alter mine. I guess I could if I really wanted to.
But being a part of this forum has given me a lot of learning and some great ideas!
I bought it without riding it first. Il never forget how strange and uncomfortable it was as I drove away on it.
I would swear its a different bike today! I know full well its the same... But its so comfortable and familiar now.
I dont want to change anything now and..................
Because of my lack of knowledge , tools and Greenbacks..... Im leaving mine alone. lol
Maybe a windshield at some point.
 

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This SCR is my 2nd bike. I dont have the tools and knowledge to alter mine. I guess I could if I really wanted to.
But being a part of this forum has given me a lot of learning and some great ideas!
I bought it without riding it first. Il never forget how strange and uncomfortable it was as I drove away on it.
I would swear its a different bike today! I know full well its the same... But its so comfortable and familiar now.
I dont want to change anything now and..................
Because of my lack of knowledge , tools and Greenbacks..... Im leaving mine alone. lol
Maybe a windshield at some point.

Nothing wrong with keeping it stock All that matters is you're on two wheels and you do you!!!
 

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Nothing wrong with keeping it stock All that matters is you're on two wheels and you do you!!!
Those were probably the most true words ever spoken on this forum. At the end of the day its your money going towards something for you to ride, no one else, well maybe an S/O.
 
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