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    Default Best Trikes for tall guys

    I'm new here, so take that into account...Can anyone tell me what the best kits are for tall guys? i'm 6'5" tall and most Goldwings dont fit me too well. I almost assume custom seats and highway bars will help, anything else? Thanks!

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    I am 6'2". I have a 2008 GL1800 Motortrike. My knees brush the fairing.

    My Cousin has a 2000 GL1500 CSC. He has a cup holder mounted on the left fairing and when I sit on his trike my knee easily clears the cup holder!

    The older 1500 definitely have much more leg room but they are older and harder to find and maintain (parts).
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    Quote Originally Posted by alwrmcusn View Post
    I am 6'2". I have a 2008 GL1800 Motortrike. My knees brush the fairing.

    My Cousin has a 2000 GL1500 CSC. He has a cup holder mounted on the left fairing and when I sit on his trike my knee easily clears the cup holder!

    The older 1500 definitely have much more leg room but they are older and harder to find and maintain (parts).
    When you say "older 1500" do you mean 1988 to 1995 or what?

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    GL1500's were made in 1988 to 2000.

    You could have a custom made seat for the GL1800 that would prevent your knees from touching the fairing. There are a number of companies that make them.
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    Im 6ft 2 32 in inseam. I wound up getting a Wingsoft large seat that puts me 2 inches back and 1 in up. I added MBL handlebar risers and then put on Ergo II footpegs to move my feet back an inch or so on my 07. Ive ridden a few different brands and Ill tell you most if not all of them are not tall guy friendly. I had more room on the old 1500s than the 1800.

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