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HDs were a rare sight in Britain also. There'd be the odd 45 but sportys & big twins were a bit spendy. Most rode British or Jap bikes with the occasional BMW or exotic Italian. Used to be a regular Easyriders reader from 79 - 84, rode a Triumph Bonnie & dreamed of a sporty
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Looks pretty good, but it looks a lot like a 70 with a magneto. I would have to see the motor number.
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Looks pretty good, but it looks a lot like a 70 with a magneto. I would have to see the motor number.
1970 was the first year of the xlch without the tin cover. It has. A humped cover to clear the double bearing e-start style dry clutch drum
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LOL, I missed that pic. I have a 70 ch so yes unless professionally dehumped....
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https://dayton.craigslist.org/mcy/d/...617512892.html
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