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VRIDETV is building another camera bike for the 2018 riding season, TWO bikes equals twice the fun and coverage! We are teaming up with the best of the best in the motorcycle industry to transform this stock V-Rod into another touring motorcycle.
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2003 Harley-Davidson V-Rod VRSCA 100 year Anniversary Motorcycle

V-Rod Specifications Engine and transmission
Displacement: 1130.00 cm (68.95 cubic inches)
Engine type: V2 REVOLUTION
Stroke: 4
Torque: 105.00 Nm (10.7 kgf-m or 77.4 ft.lbs) @ 6600 RPM
Compression: 11.3:1
Bore x stroke: 100.0 x 72.0 mm (3.9 x 2.8 inches)
Fuel system: Injection
Cooling system: Liquid

Physical measurements
Fuel capacity: 14.00 litres (3.7 gallons)
Dry weight: 285.0 kg (628.3 pounds)
Seat height: 660 mm (26.0 inches)
Overall length: 2,377.4 mm (93.6 inches)
Ground clearance: 141 mm (5.6 inches)
Wheelbase: 1713.2mm (67.5 inches)
Saddle height: 660.4 mm (26.0 inches)

Accessories
Avon Cobra Touring Tyres
Front tire dimensions: 120/70ZR-19
Rear tire dimensions: 180/55ZR-18

PIAA LP270 2.75" LED Fog Light Kit: 73270
PIAA: Xtreme white plus bulb H11:15211 (low beam)
PIAA: Xtreme cool blue white plus bulb H9:70955 (high beam) 
PIAA: Miniature Xtreme white plus bulb 1156 (rear signals)

Progressive Suspension Fork Spring Kit: 11-1525

Pingel Steering stabilizer: 9040

Super Brace: Fork stabilizer. Product ID: 5192

Unlimited Engineering Super V 5 gallon conversion kit: 2020D

Harley-Davidson Saddlebags: color-matched molded: 91492-01BDJ (still searching for left side bag)
Harley-Davidson Sundowner Touring rider seat
Harley-Davidson Sundowner Touring passenger pillion
Harley-Davidson Passenger back rest pad
Harley-Davidson Fender Base plate kit: 51156-06 Chrome
Harley-Davidson Chrome Hardware kits - VRSC
Harley-Davidson Chrome sissy bar upright: 51162-06
Harley-Davidson Chrome Hardware kit - sissy bar 94112-04
Harley-Davidson Chrome luggage rack 51119-01A
Harley-Davidson Chrome Hardware kit -  luggage rack 94263-04
Harley-Davidson Nostalgic Heated Grips P/N 56619-03B
Harley-Davidson Chrome front axle covers
Harley-Davidson Chrome Rear Axle covers: 45621-02
Harley-Davidson Chrome 100th Anniversary derby cover kit
Harley-Davidson Chrome oil dipstick - VRSC logo: 62977-03
Harley-Davidson Chrome hand lever control kit: 46114-07
Harley-Davidson Battery Tender: 750mA Supersmart: 94654-98B
Harley-Davidson Spacer, Foot Pedal: 34647-04
Harley-Davidson Shifter Pedal: 34696-04
Here's the BEFORE pictures of the 2003 Harley-Davidson 100th Anniversary VRSCA Vrod motorcycle that will be equipped with 2 Sony Professional Video Cameras that we will use to shoot VRIDETV.
Harley Davidson Vrod bike build
Here's a shot of the handlebar camera mount.
Now that it's fitted, I'll take it off, put some shape to it by rounding off the corners, then sanding and polishing by hand. This plate is actually repurposed from the original camera mount we used on our ride across Canada in 2006.Now that it's fitted, I'll take it off, put some shape to it by rounding off the corners, then sanding and polishing by hand. The upper and lower plates are actually repurposed from a previous set up in 2009.Pingel steering stabilizer
These aren't just for drag racing, there are many benefits for everyday riding noticeable at low and highway speeds and definitely in the corners.Pingel has done a great job with this steering stabilizer, it looks great and is nicely finished. 
These aren't just for drag racing, there are many benefits for everyday riding noticeable at low and highway speeds and definitely in the corners.A friendly reminder to all Vrod owners: Check your jiffy stand (kickstand) bushings, the bottom always wears out before the top. It only takes a few minutes to look and only a few bucks if they need to be replaced. 2003 VRSCA pn: 53158-98If you have a Harley-Davidson V-Rod with a silver frame and you're looking for touch up paint here's what you need.

V-Rod Silver Frame part number: 98600BNYDetails
ProjectVrod exhaust mount cover made for the RedRod This will be a nice detail once the SuckerPunch pipe from Fitzgerald Motorsports arrives and is installed on our VRODThis Harley Davidson 100th anniversary emblem was a nice detail for the horn.This two piece bracket started off as a piece of 1 1/2 x 1 1/2 inch aluminium angle and a 3 x 3 inch piece of aluminum angle. Using only hand tools it was cut, filed, drilled, filed, sanded and polished to this finished stage.This kinda reminds me of my Hog Hauler days...

Big thank you to John Fairweather for providing safe transportation to & from the shop while V-Twin Tech was installing a Unlimited Engineering 5.3 gallon conversion kit and solving a front brake issue.Big thank you to Al Horne of V-Twin Tech for installing a Unlimited Engineering 5.3 gallon conversion kit and also solving a front brake issue on our 2003 Harley-Davidson V-Rod. Your time, craftsmanship and attention to detail is greatly appreciated!
Work has begun and it's shaping up nicely, front and rear camera mounts have been fitted, the Avon Cobra Tyres are on, and the Pingel Steering Stabilizer has been installed.
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