The Sportster and Buell Motorcycle Forum - The XLFORUM®
 

Go Back   The Sportster and Buell Motorcycle Forum - The XLFORUM® > SPORTSTER MOTORCYCLE ZONE > Sportster Motorcycle Era Specific and Model Specific > Ironhead Sportster Motorcycle Talk (1957-1985)
XLF Blogs XLF Arcade XLF Disclaimer/Privacy Statement/Terms Of Use

Notices

Ironhead Sportster Motorcycle Talk (1957-1985) For all those that wanna talk about Ironhead Sportster Motorcycles

Active Threads
0 Need a source for Ironhead shocks
Last Post: sleighcrane
Posted On: 6 Minutes Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 1,536
0 Replacement clutch discs
Last Post: sleighcrane
Posted On: 13 Minutes Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 38
0 79 Engine Rebuild
Last Post: Peteroo
Posted On: 22 Minutes Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 1,971
0 What did you do for your sporty Today?
Last Post: ParrotHead
Posted On: 26 Minutes Ago
Replies: 5,203
Views: 562,623
0 Rear brake help please!!!!
Last Post: RowJimmyRow
Posted On: 48 Minutes Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 253
0 Harley being delivered next week
Last Post: Folkie
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 147
0 :( New deep rebuild on my 90 inch
Last Post: conv90
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 73
Views: 6,267
0 How old are you?
Last Post: RandyMac
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 188
Views: 13,221
0 Electronic jet kit
Last Post: Folkie
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 278
0 2018 East Coast Meet & Greet
Last Post: Jordan5150
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 613
Views: 33,956
0 hey y'all
Last Post: shanneba
Posted On: 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 118
0 Boardtracker Project
Last Post: IronMick
Posted On: 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 486
Views: 91,416
0 No spark
Last Post: Folkie
Posted On: 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 135
0 Was your 1st bike a Sportster?
Last Post: Dave L
Posted On: 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 970
Views: 210,075
0 You asked for it! "The Tess' Coffee Thread"
Last Post: cotton1
Posted On: 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 10,178
Views: 646,042
0 Crusty's Travels
Last Post: SonWon
Posted On: 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 1,467
Views: 144,571
0 Who owns a XLH1100 Sportster?
Last Post: jayel
Posted On: 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 91
Views: 22,657
0 Riserless riser bars
Last Post: Dave L
Posted On: 4 Hours Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 156
0 Leather or Denim Vest//Another useless poll
Last Post: Graywolf
Posted On: 4 Hours Ago
Replies: 113
Views: 21,641
0 Issue that has me stumped
Last Post: 60Gunner
Posted On: 4 Hours Ago
Replies: 36
Views: 1,326
0 Poll: If you had to have a stock sporty, what would it be?
Last Post: Etienne_NL
Posted On: 4 Hours Ago
Replies: 563
Views: 151,000
0 Hot Rods, Rat Rods, and Customs.
Last Post: Stairman
Posted On: 5 Hours Ago
Replies: 2,495
Views: 191,310
0 Official XL Forum Random Image Thread (NO NUDITY!)
Last Post: Stairman
Posted On: 5 Hours Ago
Replies: 40,869
Views: 6,266,384
0 Hottie of the day, no nudity.
Last Post: Stairman
Posted On: 5 Hours Ago
Replies: 7,031
Views: 501,025
0 ....1
Last Post: Graywolf
Posted On: 5 Hours Ago
Replies: 4,504
Views: 208,347
0 Soccer question
Last Post: stalkie
Posted On: 5 Hours Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 537
0 Problems with recently rebuilt transmission
Last Post: paulc
Posted On: 6 Hours Ago
Replies: 176
Views: 11,580
0 Big bore stroker - the beginning of a 10-year long build
Last Post: RKN
Posted On: 7 Hours Ago
Replies: 702
Views: 59,099
0 Thought my clutch went out or tranny, was front pulley
Last Post: Screw Loose Dan
Posted On: 10 Hours Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 113
0 Any K model guys interested in cam regrinding?
Last Post: shooterj2003
Posted On: 11 Hours Ago
Replies: 135
Views: 9,199
More...
Members Birthdays
billib (64), Scar (59), koolblue, Spor-T-1 (55), Choppershed (54), Nemo DeNovo (52), harman35 (50), Wannabee (50), crackermank (48), WORM (42)
Sponsored Links
Reply
 
Share Thread Tools Display Modes
  #21  
Old 6 Days Ago
Iron Mike Iron Mike is offline
Chief Know It All
 
Join Date: Dec 2014
Location: Phoenix
Posts: 401
Sportster/Buell Model: xlch
Sportster/Buell Year: 1964
Sportster/Buell Model #2: XLCH IR EFI
Sportster/Buell Year #2: 1971
Other Motorcycle Model: BMW K1200RS
Other Motorcycle Year: 2001
Reputation: 16155
Iron Mike is a name known to allIron Mike is a name known to allIron Mike is a name known to allIron Mike is a name known to allIron Mike is a name known to allIron Mike is a name known to allIron Mike is a name known to allIron Mike is a name known to allIron Mike is a name known to allIron Mike is a name known to allIron Mike is a name known to all
Default

I never met a motorcycle I didn't like.




Some more than others.....
Reply With Quote
  #22  
Old 5 Days Ago
mikethebike61's Avatar
mikethebike61 mikethebike61 is offline
Senior Custom Bike Builder
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Paradise
Posts: 2,531
Sportster/Buell Model: xlch
Sportster/Buell Year: 1977
Other Motorcycle Model: BMW K-1200/GT
Other Motorcycle Year: 2004
Reputation: 73397
mikethebike61 has much to be proud ofmikethebike61 has much to be proud ofmikethebike61 has much to be proud ofmikethebike61 has much to be proud ofmikethebike61 has much to be proud ofmikethebike61 has much to be proud ofmikethebike61 has much to be proud ofmikethebike61 has much to be proud ofmikethebike61 has much to be proud ofmikethebike61 has much to be proud ofmikethebike61 has much to be proud of
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Coz View Post
Jeeze.... I wrote the XLH and XLCH had the same frame, not the XLCR. The XLCR had the same front section as the other two but a rear section similar to the XR. As was the snap on seat and a tank more or less an elongated XR. At least that was the inspiration according to Willie G.
Jeeze....thanks for the education..but did you ever ride one.....when they were new...
__________________
If loud pipes save lives....imagine what learning to ride will do for you.
Reply With Quote
  #23  
Old 5 Days Ago
bill smith bill smith is offline
Greasemonkey
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 123
Sportster/Buell Model: xlch
Sportster/Buell Year: 1971
Reputation: 5024
bill smith is just really nicebill smith is just really nicebill smith is just really nicebill smith is just really nicebill smith is just really nicebill smith is just really nicebill smith is just really nicebill smith is just really nicebill smith is just really nicebill smith is just really nicebill smith is just really nice
Default

I worked in a dealership when that thing came out. Another one of willie boys abominations. When you uncrated a sporty in 78 there was a rebuild kit and a do not use as is sticker on the seat for the rear brakes. Worthless
Reply With Quote
  #24  
Old 4 Days Ago
mikethebike61's Avatar
mikethebike61 mikethebike61 is offline
Senior Custom Bike Builder
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Paradise
Posts: 2,531
Sportster/Buell Model: xlch
Sportster/Buell Year: 1977
Other Motorcycle Model: BMW K-1200/GT
Other Motorcycle Year: 2004
Reputation: 73397
mikethebike61 has much to be proud ofmikethebike61 has much to be proud ofmikethebike61 has much to be proud ofmikethebike61 has much to be proud ofmikethebike61 has much to be proud ofmikethebike61 has much to be proud ofmikethebike61 has much to be proud ofmikethebike61 has much to be proud ofmikethebike61 has much to be proud ofmikethebike61 has much to be proud ofmikethebike61 has much to be proud of
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by bill smith View Post
I worked in a dealership when that thing came out. Another one of willie boys abominations. When you uncrated a sporty in 78 there was a rebuild kit and a do not use as is sticker on the seat for the rear brakes. Worthless
XLCR or XLH/XLCH....or ALL of them....
Reply With Quote
  #25  
Old 4 Days Ago
Coz Coz is offline
XL FORUM TEAM MEMBER
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: Kingston, Ontario
Posts: 103
Sportster/Buell Model: XLCR
Sportster/Buell Year: 1977
Other Motorcycle Model: 1970 XLH, 2002 Ducati S4
Reputation: 22114
Coz is a name known to allCoz is a name known to allCoz is a name known to allCoz is a name known to allCoz is a name known to allCoz is a name known to allCoz is a name known to allCoz is a name known to allCoz is a name known to allCoz is a name known to allCoz is a name known to all
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by mikethebike61 View Post
Jeeze....thanks for the education..but did you ever ride one.....when they were new...
Yes... one off the show room floor. I still ride one today but age (mine) usually has me riding more comfortable bikes (if you can call Ducatis more comfortable). As I said early on in this thread, they are a brute, not everyone's cup of tea. Whatever floats your boat.
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 15:06.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
XL Forum® - Linson Media LLC