i walked into a Honda dealer and was ready to buy an orange fury BUT... there were so many flaws i couldn't overlook and there were no strykers in yet. a week later the first stryker came in and the rest is history.
flaws i immediately saw.
- gas tank to small 12.8 liters
- passenger backseat options were pathetic
- no gas gauge? don't know why
- tank steel felt paper thin
- had to buy parts to make signal lights look good
- 190 back tire vs 210
When sitting on the 2, i feel they both have good styling, but what it came down to is which one could i get on and comfortably go 1000 miles, and the fury was not that bike. Besides, the stryker overall is a better, meaner looking motorcycle.
I personally think the Fury looks cheap compared to the stryker. I didnt even know it had plastic fenders till I saw this video. The stryker is mean looking and why better styled than that Fury. Plus its cheaper. GO YAMAHA.
I thought the quality of the Stryker is much better and my wife could actually ride the bike with me. We did a fit check on the Fury and there was no way she was going to be comfortable on it. The Fury is difinitely for one up only.
Nice comparison and I thought pretty fair. There are things I love and hate about the fury, just like there are things I love and hate about the Stryker. But obviously being that I own a Stryker, I guess there was more love then hate. The one thing I really get tired of hearing however is that Yamaha Stryker has steel fenders and the fury plastic. I had plastic fenders on my other bike and had no problems with them. At the end of the day it didn't effect my ride. Never got home from a ride and said "Gee what a great ride, but it would have been so much better if I had steel fenders" Besides when I start buying custom fenders like the Reaper that Low and Mean makes, I'll be buying plastic ( Fiberglass).
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