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Has anyone on this Forum ever owned and ridden one of these 500's or 750's? How do they compare to riding a Sportster?
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Has anyone on this Forum ever owned and ridden one of these 500's or 750's? How do they compare to riding a Sportster?


I had a Street Rod 750, it was a fun bike. Not as comfortable or powerful as my 1200 Sportster, but for in-city riding it was pretty good


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Only comment I can make is from watching some 500’s in a class at the local H.D. Dealership. What struck me the most was the noise from the transmissions were noticible louder than the noise from the motors. Them sure are quiet motors.
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I had a Street Rod 750, it was a fun bike. Not as comfortable or powerful as my 1200 Sportster, but for in-city riding it was pretty good
Thanks for coming back on this. It's hard to talk or comment on these type of bikes when you don't know anyone that's owned one. I've been asked about them a few times and could only comment on what I'd read.
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