2008 1/2 Harley Softail Cross Bones, Buell Ulysses XB12XT — First Look

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Buell Ulysses XB12XT
Buell Ulysses XB12XT

2008 1/2 Harley Softail Bones, Buell Ulysses – First Look Meet the Customs and an adventure-touring Twin.

announced the latest of its “Dark models, the FLSTSB Cross at a glitzy party at the Viper in Hollywood, California. The new bike, like a classic post-WWII has apehangers, a springer front a cut-down rear fender, a saddle and tough, aggressive It’s another indication of emphasizing its history while at the time reaching out to new, consumers.

It looks wild and new, but model has the hint of parts-bin to it, albeit with Harley’s execution. The basic Softail is tried-and-true, with hidden giving it that hardtail The springer front end is also an H-D dating back to the 1940s, reinvented in the 1990s.

The 1584cc Cam 96 powerplant, equipped with the Cruise Drive transmission, is in the Motor Company’s lineup—like all this is the B-model, counterbalanced The spoked steel wheels pleasingly plump tires, a up front and a 200/55-17 in back. not a lot of high-tech for an MSRP of $16,795 for the black bike, ($17,140 for but that’s the whole point; you get a factory bob-job for your

It joins its rowdy siblings in the Custom” lineup. Along the VRSC-based Night Rod Special, the Night Train, also the pair of Bobs—in both and Fat variety—plus the Sportster-derived Nightster. All bikes have a stripped-down ethos.

To reach out to the younger motorcycle Harley-Davidson has celebrities from the BMX and skateboarding worlds to lend a BMX bicycle stunter Micah was at the bike’s West Coast in the trendy Hollywood saloon, and team Emerica rides on a of Dark Harleys in the Internet-only VBS “Epicly Later’d.” If that’s not enough for you, bro, the Fighting Championships will get Bar-and-Shield sponsorship.

Buell Ulysses XB12XT
Buell Ulysses XB12XT

But not everyone who Harley-Davidson products has gothic-script tattoos and flat-billed baseball For Buell sport-touring fans, a new Ulysses model, the XB12XT. billed as the “the second in the Buell Ulysses family of sportbike motorcycles” in a Harley-Davidson release, but it is basically a heavily Ulysses XB12X.

Not that there’s anything with that. For $12,995—$1500 than the standard Uly—the comes with shorter travel and a different saddle for a seat height and lower of gravity, locking hard (side and top boxes), a taller and heated grips. The bike comes standard with Strada tires, which wear longer than the Syncs that come on the XB12X.

Seat height is down 1.1 to 30.7, and dry weight climbs 40 to 465 claimed. These changes make this new Ulysses a value and an even better is that “adventure sportbike?”

back to the Cross Bones, hoping Harley continues its new “pirate” theme. I can just the new Sportster 883 “Ahrrrrrr!” Comes chrome parrot perch and treasure map roll…

Buell Ulysses XB12XT
Buell Ulysses XB12XT
Buell Ulysses XB12XT
Buell Ulysses XB12XT
Buell Ulysses XB12XT

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