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883 Standard 357 15.00%
883 Low 166 6.97%
883 Custom 324 13.61%
883 Roadster 95 3.99%
1200 Low 114 4.79%
1200 Custom 850 35.71%
1200 Roadster 474 19.92%
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Old 1st November 2018
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2005 XLH 883 HERE.
I have my SPORTSTER from 0 miles (49k miles today.)
My Sportster and I, we are already 14 years together
SOUND. LOOK and FEEL!
I LOVE IT!!
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2007 1200r 17,500 miles
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My vote in the poll says I have an 883 Custom. That's a loong time ago!
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The thread was started nearly 14 years ago!
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The thread was started nearly 14 years ago!
Like a good Sportster, it goes on forever if you maintain it properly.
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Like a good Sportster, it goes on forever if you maintain it properly.
Hoping so. My 06 Roadster might be the last bike I own. Between it and my 09 Superglide. We will see. I just bought the Roadster with 21k on the clock. It might have been run hard. I put 1k on it. So far so good
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I acquired a barn find '05 883 low with 3,900 miles on it through some trading to accompany my Fat Boy in the garage. I have never rode a Sportster (including this one since it is on my lift) so this should be interesting.
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