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I have been looking at the VTX 1300. Not sure what model but I see on ebay there is more C models for sale than anything else. Is there a problem with the C model? What should I expect to pay for a new 2007? Is there any differences other than color on the older models? Is there any major problems with the VTX? How does it compare to the Yahama V Star 1300?
 

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Having friends with the v star I am so thankful I went with the x. Friends v is a 1100 air cooled and under powered. The only thing about the vtx c that is a pain is the seat. if you are a serious rider ie lots of miles you will want a good aftermarket seat or a one of mod. there are links all over the baord about the seat mods. I elected to go with the saddleman explorer with back rest. Other than the seat no complaints at all with the vtx c. Oh wait a minute there is one. It takes too dammmmmm long to get all the accesseries and shiny stuff on it that you want. lol Get it and enjoy it. Ride safe Oh yeah if you are new to bikes or haven't been on one in a while I highly recommend taking a motorcycle safety course.
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I think the C model is just more popular, cause not everyone likes the "retro" look of the R and S. I did, but probably more people like the standard look of the C. After buying first, then researching later, I'm finding that the VTX is a excellent choice for a motorcycle with very little issues! And they look awesome!! The seat is uncomfortable, but I just had the Badx mod and have to say it is the answer!!
 

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The 1300 is a great bike, and I would choose it over the vstar any day. I wouldn't worry about there being more C's on ebay, like what was said earlier I think there were just more C's bought so you will see more for sale. If your in the market for a new 1300, you might want to look into a used 1800, they are going for 6,000-10,000 now and they will have a larger engine with fuel injection, but if you like the lighter more nimble 1300 go with that, it's going to be YOUR bike so get what you feel more comfortable on.
 

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Brew said:
Wizza said:
http://www.bikez.com/bike/rating.php?idbike=21518

Roadbike magazine has had some very good comparisons too recently....
How about compared directly to the V Star 1300?

LOL, the VTX kicks the crap out of the Star in the "offroad capabililties" category.
The VTX still beats the V Star pretty handily in almost every catagory.
 

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All the cool kids have the C. LOL (Says the guy who would have killed for an N)
 
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Nah the reason why there are more 'C''s for sale than say 'R' models is obvious.

'R' model owners love the look of our bike so much ( maybe it's the comliments we get ) and have no desire to get rid of them! :D :D :D :D
 

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I have the 1800 C, stock seat is hard, Range on a tank of gas is around 100mi. Other makes like the R have bigger tanks. I like my C best, thats why I own it. I have seen a lot more Cs than Rs.
 

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Whats wrong with S model? I like the C but am not sure how it would look with a sissy bar, luggage rack and saddlebags, light bar. The wife and I take some longer trips and the seat on the C model looks a little small. I am afraid to say not wide enough as she might be lurking around the corner.
 

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Whats wrong with S model? I like the C but am not sure how it would look with a sissy bar, luggage rack and saddlebags, light bar. The wife and I take some longer trips and the seat on the C model looks a little small. I am afraid to say not wide enough as she might be lurking around the corner.
If you want bags, windshield, lightbar, etc, I would with the R/S. The R or S looks better with that setup.
 
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