The Sportster and Buell Motorcycle Forum - The XLFORUM®
 

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

Sportster Motorcycle General Discussion and Problems For discussing problems about your Sportster motorcycle that don't fit anywhere else.

Active Threads
10 New rider - XL1200S in Aus.
Last Post: Commando
Posted On: 3 Minutes Ago
Replies: 63
Views: 4,723
14 Iconic Parts that say it's a Harley!
Last Post: Toejam503
Posted On: 10 Minutes Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 495
0 stress killer
Last Post: Nibelungen
Posted On: 25 Minutes Ago
Replies: 280
Views: 43,837
0 starter block off plate
Last Post: thefrenchowl
Posted On: 34 Minutes Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 118
0 2019 East Coast Meet and Greet
Last Post: rokytnji
Posted On: 48 Minutes Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 176
0 You asked for it! "The Tess' Coffee Thread"
Last Post: rokytnji
Posted On: 57 Minutes Ago
Replies: 10,416
Views: 747,886
0 Sportster Rims
Last Post: neetch
Posted On: 59 Minutes Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 719
0 What are you drinking tonight?
Last Post: rokytnji
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 1,926
Views: 115,086
0 Food porn
Last Post: sportytrace
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 991
Views: 142,933
0 Buell to Sportster wiring graft
Last Post: steveolds
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 178
0 Kr krtt xlr-tt xr...
Last Post: thefrenchowl
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 392
0 THE Trainspotting Thread
Last Post: Stairman
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 2,224
Views: 266,724
0 Official XL Forum Random Image Thread (NO NUDITY!)
Last Post: Stairman
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 42,233
Views: 6,543,660
0 Hottie of the day, no nudity.
Last Post: Stairman
Posted On: 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 9,192
Views: 754,819
0 Roads I'd like to ride.
Last Post: Stairman
Posted On: 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 808
Views: 52,094
0 ....1
Last Post: Graywolf
Posted On: 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 4,723
Views: 235,429
0 Hi from Tasmania
Last Post: DEEP DIVER
Posted On: 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 640
0 over drive
Last Post: Hippysmack
Posted On: 7 Hours Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 233
0 Understanding after market cam idle.
Last Post: thecarfarmer
Posted On: 7 Hours Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 528
0 Lets see your off season builds
Last Post: thecarfarmer
Posted On: 8 Hours Ago
Replies: 1,172
Views: 129,080
0 Really Hard to start XL1200 C
Last Post: Toejam503
Posted On: 9 Hours Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 127
0 VM38-9 Branch Backing Plate Tabs
Last Post: bustert
Posted On: 9 Hours Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 87
0 2016+ Roadster wheel PN
Last Post: Multihdrdr
Posted On: 9 Hours Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 5,796
0 Wheel Bearings Seals Changed?
Last Post: kuri77
Posted On: 10 Hours Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 304
0 95 1200 Sportster >>> roadworthy
Last Post: IXL2Relax
Posted On: 11 Hours Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 641
0 Crusty's Travels
Last Post: gravydog
Posted On: 11 Hours Ago
Replies: 1,764
Views: 191,825
0 Wish the brakes were better than the acceleration
Last Post: 1HD4CJM1X4K
Posted On: 11 Hours Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 993
4 What will 10 cents buy?
Last Post: Davo_137
Posted On: 11 Hours Ago
Replies: 73
Views: 20,643
0 Fork oil
Last Post: shanneba
Posted On: 12 Hours Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 242
0 New England 2018
Last Post: mick42
Posted On: 13 Hours Ago
Replies: 317
Views: 18,495
More...
Members Birthdays
kartooo (65), shotgun willy (49), jace (43), crosscut (41), 99fireredls1 (38)
View Poll Results: Mileage?
Less than 1000 121 4.69%
1K-5K 413 16.00%
5K-10K 475 18.40%
10K-20K 683 26.46%
20K-40K 545 21.12%
40K-60K 160 6.20%
60K-80K 50 1.94%
80K-100K 22 0.85%
100K+ 33 1.28%
Hell, I don't know, the speedo stopped working 10 years ago 79 3.06%
Voters: 2581. You may not vote on this poll

Tags
150, thousand

Sponsored Links
Reply
 
Share Thread Tools Display Modes
  #11  
Old 6th August 2007
Brad's Avatar
Brad Brad is offline
Senior Master Bolter Oner
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Posts: 9,414
Sportster/Buell Model: Sportster
Sportster/Buell Year: None
Sportster/Buell Model #2: 1200C/883C/883R-all sold
Other Motorcycle Model: Dyna FXD-sold
Reputation: 3696202
Brad has a reputation beyond reputeBrad has a reputation beyond reputeBrad has a reputation beyond reputeBrad has a reputation beyond reputeBrad has a reputation beyond reputeBrad has a reputation beyond reputeBrad has a reputation beyond reputeBrad has a reputation beyond reputeBrad has a reputation beyond reputeBrad has a reputation beyond reputeBrad has a reputation beyond repute
Default

20k on my '05...
Reply With Quote
  #12  
Old 6th August 2007
Piggy's Avatar
Piggy Piggy is offline
Senior Chief Know It All
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Posts: 795
Other Motorcycle Model: Dyna Street Bob
Other Motorcycle Year: 2007
Reputation: 757
Piggy will become famous soon enoughPiggy will become famous soon enoughPiggy will become famous soon enoughPiggy will become famous soon enoughPiggy will become famous soon enoughPiggy will become famous soon enoughPiggy will become famous soon enough
Default

18,000 on my 05.
__________________
Current bike: 07 Street Bob
V&H Short Shots, SE air cleaner, Power Commander, forward controls

Previous bike: 2005 Sporty NRHS 883/1250C conversion AKA oil guzzler R.I.P
Reply With Quote
  #13  
Old 6th August 2007
19803a's Avatar
19803a 19803a is offline
Greasemonkey
 
Join Date: May 2006
Posts: 148
Sportster/Buell Model: xlh
Sportster/Buell Year: 1980
Reputation: 197
19803a is on a distinguished road19803a is on a distinguished road
Default

80 Ironhead, When I bought it the speedo was screaming and the needle was bouncing all over the place until it finally died. There was 25,000 on the clock for three months.
Reply With Quote
  #14  
Old 6th August 2007
domenicp7's Avatar
domenicp7 domenicp7 is offline
Biker
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Posts: 32
Sportster/Buell Model: Roadster1200
Sportster/Buell Year: 2004
domenicp7 has disabled reputation
Default

20,000 miles and counting.
__________________
2004 1200R Racing Orange
V&H Straight Shots SE Air
Badlander(I know its a brick)
Reply With Quote
  #15  
Old 6th August 2007
Cindy Dietz's Avatar
Cindy Dietz Cindy Dietz is offline
XL FORUM TEAM MEMBER
 
Join Date: May 2007
Posts: 833
Sportster/Buell Model: 883=>1200 Low
Sportster/Buell Year: 2005
Reputation: 46386
Cindy Dietz is a splendid one to beholdCindy Dietz is a splendid one to beholdCindy Dietz is a splendid one to beholdCindy Dietz is a splendid one to beholdCindy Dietz is a splendid one to beholdCindy Dietz is a splendid one to beholdCindy Dietz is a splendid one to beholdCindy Dietz is a splendid one to beholdCindy Dietz is a splendid one to beholdCindy Dietz is a splendid one to beholdCindy Dietz is a splendid one to behold
Default

Just turned 83K today. 05 883 Low Don't tell me you can't tour on a sporty.
Cindy Dietz
Reply With Quote
  #16  
Old 6th August 2007
balpo balpo is offline
Know It All
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Posts: 161
balpo has disabled reputation
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Cindy Dietz View Post
Just turned 83K today. 05 883 Low Don't tell me you can't tour on a sporty.
Cindy Dietz
Way to go Cindy! Are you still on your original main bearings?
Are the valve guides the same ones you started with?
Reply With Quote
  #17  
Old 6th August 2007
dbaker's Avatar
dbaker dbaker is offline
Biker
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Inwood, WV
Posts: 42
Sportster/Buell Model: XL1200C
Sportster/Buell Year: 2004
Reputation: 10
dbaker is an unknown quantity at this point
Default

04 1200C sitting at 9,999mi right now will roll 10k in a few hours. bought 12 months ago with 3,600mi
Reply With Quote
  #18  
Old 6th August 2007
towlie's Avatar
towlie towlie is offline
Master Mechanic
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Behind my eyes
Posts: 258
Sportster/Buell Model: XL1200-*sold, I'm stupid*
Sportster/Buell Year: 96
Sportster/Buell Model #2: 89XR250R, 94Z50R, 02CR125
Other Motorcycle Model: GSX-R1000k3, 92 Low Rider
Reputation: 841
towlie will become famous soon enoughtowlie will become famous soon enoughtowlie will become famous soon enoughtowlie will become famous soon enoughtowlie will become famous soon enoughtowlie will become famous soon enoughtowlie will become famous soon enough
Default

Sporties have things on them to keep up with the mileage?

Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
  #19  
Old 6th August 2007
MacDuff MacDuff is offline
Greasemonkey
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: Northern Indiana
Posts: 100
Sportster/Buell Model: XL1200R
Sportster/Buell Year: 2004
Other Motorcycle Model: None
Other Motorcycle Year: None
Reputation: 408
MacDuff is on a distinguished roadMacDuff is on a distinguished roadMacDuff is on a distinguished roadMacDuff is on a distinguished roadMacDuff is on a distinguished road
Default

15K. `04 1200R. Just replaced the rear tire this afternoon.
__________________
MacDuff

"Its easier to ask forgiveness than permission"
Reply With Quote
  #20  
Old 6th August 2007
Roadster_Rider's Avatar
Roadster_Rider Roadster_Rider is offline
Senior Custom Bike Builder
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Sonoma, California
Posts: 2,671
Sportster/Buell Model: XL1200R
Sportster/Buell Year: 2006
Other Motorcycle Model: Victory High-Ball
Other Motorcycle Year: 2013
Reputation: 1329
Roadster_Rider has a spectacular aura aboutRoadster_Rider has a spectacular aura aboutRoadster_Rider has a spectacular aura aboutRoadster_Rider has a spectacular aura aboutRoadster_Rider has a spectacular aura aboutRoadster_Rider has a spectacular aura aboutRoadster_Rider has a spectacular aura aboutRoadster_Rider has a spectacular aura aboutRoadster_Rider has a spectacular aura aboutRoadster_Rider has a spectacular aura about
Default

06 12k,I didn't get nearly the amount of miles in during my junior year as i did in my sophomore year, because i had to commute before. I plan on making up for it over the next three weeks before school starts.
__________________
Cory
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 14:27.


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