The Sportster and Buell Motorcycle Forum - The XLFORUM®
 

Go Back   The Sportster and Buell Motorcycle Forum - The XLFORUM® > HARLEY STREETFIGHTER FORUM > HARLEY STREETFIGHTER Motorcycle General Discussion and Problems
XLF Blogs XLF Arcade XLF Disclaimer/Privacy Statement/Terms Of Use

Active Threads
0 Metzeler Cruisetec
Last Post: NLXL
Posted On: 26 Minutes Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 272
0 Official XL Forum Random Image Thread (NO NUDITY!)
Last Post: Stairman
Posted On: 39 Minutes Ago
Replies: 43,531
Views: 6,798,732
0 Hottie of the day, no nudity.
Last Post: Stairman
Posted On: 41 Minutes Ago
Replies: 10,831
Views: 958,017
7 Oldest Motorcycle You've Owned
Last Post: Nora44
Posted On: 53 Minutes Ago
Replies: 55
Views: 2,551
0 heart attacks are rather painful
Last Post: Nora44
Posted On: 58 Minutes Ago
Replies: 329
Views: 34,082
0 Brake Problems
Last Post: LeakyBoot
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 117
0 Ran out of gas.
Last Post: Glamazon
Posted On: 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 150
Views: 17,105
0 Shoulder rotator cuff problems
Last Post: Glamazon
Posted On: 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 1,327
0 What did you do for your sporty Today?
Last Post: Glamazon
Posted On: 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 5,865
Views: 732,255
0 Was your 1st bike a Sportster?
Last Post: Glamazon
Posted On: 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 990
Views: 223,363
0 Fat Bob tanks on a 93 Sportster
Last Post: Glamazon
Posted On: 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 160
0 Best Bang for your Buck Exhaust option?
Last Post: Glamazon
Posted On: 4 Hours Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 119
0 Slip on muffler
Last Post: Glamazon
Posted On: 4 Hours Ago
Replies: 232
Views: 71,056
0 Does titanium exhaust exist?
Last Post: Nibelungen
Posted On: 4 Hours Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,188
0 Belt keeps moving to the right, replace transmission sprocket
Last Post: RoelVP
Posted On: 4 Hours Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 513
0 Wiring Diagram in autocad
Last Post: forqueue
Posted On: 4 Hours Ago
Replies: 82
Views: 43,713
0 Repo S&S E Carbs ... any good?
Last Post: brucstoudt
Posted On: 5 Hours Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 332
0 Code U1255 sputters and dies
Last Post: sportsterdoc
Posted On: 6 Hours Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 544
0 Surging/lurching at low speed?
Last Post: Hippysmack
Posted On: 7 Hours Ago
Replies: 55
Views: 2,231
0 Sportsterpedia Progress
Last Post: Hippysmack
Posted On: 8 Hours Ago
Replies: 223
Views: 58,011
0 23 years old just bought a 1980 XLH
Last Post: IronMick
Posted On: 9 Hours Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 117
0 72 metal shavings in oil?
Last Post: Hippysmack
Posted On: 9 Hours Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 108
0 answer with a question game
Last Post: Crusty
Posted On: 10 Hours Ago
Replies: 233
Views: 7,554
0 Why I don't have a HID Headlight Poll
Last Post: b0fh
Posted On: 10 Hours Ago
Replies: 136
Views: 36,630
7 Rear fender interchangeablity.
Last Post: 883Roadster
Posted On: 10 Hours Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 122
0 Air or Co2 shifters
Last Post: NGOT8R
Posted On: 10 Hours Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 151
0 Regulator battery draw
Last Post: IXL2Relax
Posted On: 10 Hours Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 347
0 1986-90 Evo Sportsters: What every owner should know but were afraid to ask
Last Post: Hippysmack
Posted On: 10 Hours Ago
Replies: 309
Views: 36,408
0 Best Cams for a XL1200 Roadster?
Last Post: 60Gunner
Posted On: 10 Hours Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 169
0 The Official SuperLow Thread... Let's See 'Em!!
Last Post: Folkie
Posted On: 10 Hours Ago
Replies: 96
Views: 35,730
More...
Members Birthdays
leprechaun50 (69), Hammerhead (56), c.wissler (49), kjy026 (47), RoseLady (47), Jayjunior (42), hradek422 (31)
Sponsored Links
Reply
 
Share Thread Tools Display Modes
  #91  
Old 18th March 2019
Glamazon Glamazon is offline
Senior Bike Builder
 
Join Date: Dec 2014
Location: Thornton, NW Lancs
Posts: 1,941
Sportster/Buell Model: xl883r
Sportster/Buell Year: 2014
Reputation: 2918684
Glamazon has a reputation beyond reputeGlamazon has a reputation beyond reputeGlamazon has a reputation beyond reputeGlamazon has a reputation beyond reputeGlamazon has a reputation beyond reputeGlamazon has a reputation beyond reputeGlamazon has a reputation beyond reputeGlamazon has a reputation beyond reputeGlamazon has a reputation beyond reputeGlamazon has a reputation beyond reputeGlamazon has a reputation beyond repute
Default

Although not my cup of tea I hope the Streetfighter does well. I'm 62 in October & my Sportster is likely my last ride. HD needs new customers, especially young ones who will stay loyal.I hope this doesn't end like Indian, they made a range of singles & vertical twins to attract the younger riders who were buying Triumphs & BSAs, the traditional Indian customer wanted a Big Twin, young riders didn't want an old man's bike. A similar story happened with Oldsmobile & Mercury cars
Reply With Quote
  #92  
Old 4 Weeks Ago
tigger's Avatar
tigger tigger is offline
Flat Track Champion
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Posts: 621
Sportster/Buell Model: 100th Anniv. XLH Hugger
Sportster/Buell Year: 03
Other Motorcycle Model: Honda CB750F Super Sport
Other Motorcycle Year: 1976
Reputation: 852862
tigger has a reputation beyond reputetigger has a reputation beyond reputetigger has a reputation beyond reputetigger has a reputation beyond reputetigger has a reputation beyond reputetigger has a reputation beyond reputetigger has a reputation beyond reputetigger has a reputation beyond reputetigger has a reputation beyond reputetigger has a reputation beyond reputetigger has a reputation beyond repute
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by noxlyet View Post
Not entirely true, I haven't been a toddler for 50 years.
i agree. i am 41 so not that old. but i'd rather ride this than a couch on two wheels. i guess that's why my sporty has rearsets and clipons. i'm not an old man yet and don't plan on becoming one till i die.
Reply With Quote
  #93  
Old 4 Weeks Ago
hammer6315 hammer6315 is offline
XL FORUM TEAM MEMBER
 
Join Date: Dec 2014
Posts: 254
Sportster/Buell Model: XLH883
Sportster/Buell Year: 2006
Sportster/Buell Model #2: 2005 XL1200Custom
Reputation: 299261
hammer6315 has a reputation beyond reputehammer6315 has a reputation beyond reputehammer6315 has a reputation beyond reputehammer6315 has a reputation beyond reputehammer6315 has a reputation beyond reputehammer6315 has a reputation beyond reputehammer6315 has a reputation beyond reputehammer6315 has a reputation beyond reputehammer6315 has a reputation beyond reputehammer6315 has a reputation beyond reputehammer6315 has a reputation beyond repute
Default new Custom

Quote:
Originally Posted by tigger View Post
i agree. i am 41 so not that old. but i'd rather ride this than a couch on two wheels. i guess that's why my sporty has rearsets and clipons. i'm not an old man yet and don't plan on becoming one till i die.
How about the new Custom? Is that a concept bike or something they are going to manufacture? That looks more to my liking. Interested to see what engine it will have. Of course price will also be a consideration.
Reply With Quote
  #94  
Old 4 Weeks Ago
hammer6315 hammer6315 is offline
XL FORUM TEAM MEMBER
 
Join Date: Dec 2014
Posts: 254
Sportster/Buell Model: XLH883
Sportster/Buell Year: 2006
Sportster/Buell Model #2: 2005 XL1200Custom
Reputation: 299261
hammer6315 has a reputation beyond reputehammer6315 has a reputation beyond reputehammer6315 has a reputation beyond reputehammer6315 has a reputation beyond reputehammer6315 has a reputation beyond reputehammer6315 has a reputation beyond reputehammer6315 has a reputation beyond reputehammer6315 has a reputation beyond reputehammer6315 has a reputation beyond reputehammer6315 has a reputation beyond reputehammer6315 has a reputation beyond repute
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by tigger View Post
i agree. i am 41 so not that old. but i'd rather ride this than a couch on two wheels. i guess that's why my sporty has rearsets and clipons. i'm not an old man yet and don't plan on becoming one till i die.
I once looked for bikes that only had mid-controls: Didn't like forwards at all. Father time had the last laugh & now I need forwards!
Reply With Quote
  #95  
Old 4 Weeks Ago
tigger's Avatar
tigger tigger is offline
Flat Track Champion
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Posts: 621
Sportster/Buell Model: 100th Anniv. XLH Hugger
Sportster/Buell Year: 03
Other Motorcycle Model: Honda CB750F Super Sport
Other Motorcycle Year: 1976
Reputation: 852862
tigger has a reputation beyond reputetigger has a reputation beyond reputetigger has a reputation beyond reputetigger has a reputation beyond reputetigger has a reputation beyond reputetigger has a reputation beyond reputetigger has a reputation beyond reputetigger has a reputation beyond reputetigger has a reputation beyond reputetigger has a reputation beyond reputetigger has a reputation beyond repute
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by hammer6315 View Post
I once looked for bikes that only had mid-controls: Didn't like forwards at all. Father time had the last laugh & now I need forwards!
father time will have to stop me from back country hiking and caving before he'll get my attention. i aint' super man by no stretch but it amazes me the things people already can't do at my age or younger.




and yeah the new custom is something they are supposed to produce. i like it but i'd have to change it out to mids (at least) or rearsets and clipons for me.
Reply With Quote
  #96  
Old 4 Weeks Ago
hammer6315 hammer6315 is offline
XL FORUM TEAM MEMBER
 
Join Date: Dec 2014
Posts: 254
Sportster/Buell Model: XLH883
Sportster/Buell Year: 2006
Sportster/Buell Model #2: 2005 XL1200Custom
Reputation: 299261
hammer6315 has a reputation beyond reputehammer6315 has a reputation beyond reputehammer6315 has a reputation beyond reputehammer6315 has a reputation beyond reputehammer6315 has a reputation beyond reputehammer6315 has a reputation beyond reputehammer6315 has a reputation beyond reputehammer6315 has a reputation beyond reputehammer6315 has a reputation beyond reputehammer6315 has a reputation beyond reputehammer6315 has a reputation beyond repute
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by tigger View Post
father time will have to stop me from back country hiking and caving before he'll get my attention. i aint' super man by no stretch but it amazes me the things people already can't do at my age or younger.




and yeah the new custom is something they are supposed to produce. i like it but i'd have to change it out to mids (at least) or rearsets and clipons for me.
Softail Sportster!
Reply With Quote
  #97  
Old 4 Weeks Ago
Nibelungen's Avatar
Nibelungen Nibelungen is offline
Senior Bike Builder
 
Join Date: Aug 2016
Location: Emilia, Italy
Posts: 1,934
Sportster/Buell Model: xl 883 Iron
Sportster/Buell Year: 2017
Sportster/Buell Model #2: xl Hugger (sold)
Sportster/Buell Year #2: 2001
Reputation: 5479647
Nibelungen has a reputation beyond reputeNibelungen has a reputation beyond reputeNibelungen has a reputation beyond reputeNibelungen has a reputation beyond reputeNibelungen has a reputation beyond reputeNibelungen has a reputation beyond reputeNibelungen has a reputation beyond reputeNibelungen has a reputation beyond reputeNibelungen has a reputation beyond reputeNibelungen has a reputation beyond reputeNibelungen has a reputation beyond repute
Default

I also do not like forwards at all...
Maybe it's my european school...
Maybe it's my dirt bike teenager imprinting...
Maybe it's my past love for superbike or supermotard...
Maybe it's just me...
But i just do not like them...

the new Custom 1275 for sure will be a great bike... but for her forwards...
__________________
lesson of history is that it's never really over, not today, certainly not tomorrow...
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump



Sponsored Links
All times are GMT +1. The time now is 12:09.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
XL Forum® - Linson Media LLC