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View Poll Results: is a buell a harley
definately yes 120 28.37%
definately not 92 21.75%
mostly 113 26.71%
who cares they are fun to ride regardles 98 23.17%
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Just a name.
not hardly.they are an optimally designed and refined performance machine based originally from an XL motor and refined frame and suspension.
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Can the Chinese sportster clone can be called a Harley-Davidson clone ????
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not hardly.they are an optimally designed and refined performance machine based originally from an XL motor and refined frame and suspension.
Agreed.

Designed by an engineer/roadracer, not a corporate committee

I just kinda reacted to the "name" thing. And my Cyclone CAME with brakes

I would call the bike a "Harley hybrid"
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rejean,those chinese clones aren't worthy to be in a Buell thread.
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I think if you check your history you will find that the first 4 stroke Buell's had XR-1000 engines ala the RR-1000
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