1983-1984 Harley-Davidson XR1000 — Motorcyclist Magazine

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Harley-Davidson XR-1000
Harley-Davidson XR-1000

Stupid Money

It’s a case of expectation vs. realization. shattered by reality. Suggestible look at the XR1000 and see a mildly version of Jay Springsteen’s all-conquering Not quite. From the head up, aluminum heads and bigger present a reasonable facsimile of XR, compete with combustibles on the right.

Most everything was common iron-head Sportster

Mufflers masquerading as a dirt-track system and a pair of 36mm pumper carbs fitted KN filters helped the XL manage 10 horses than a stock Sportster. Enough to punt the package down the quarter-mile in a 12.77 seconds at 102 mph-competitive Japanese 650cc fours of the New 11-inch rotors and more calipers offer a rare of brilliance.

Beyond that, you’re from one disappointment to the next.

roast your right Carbs bite your knee. Asymmetrical weight means an inborn predilection for left. Soft springs and damping add up to incorrigible behavior in turn.

Power is linear enough, but vibration anywhere near the rev limit encourages short The stiff, balky transmission shifting altogether. An equally clutch makes finding somewhere between difficult and

Rough treatment takes its on fragile internal cogs, disastrous results.

Sportster held the XR1000’s original price to a quasi-rational $6995-about you would have paid for a XR750 back then. But the XR was too much for The Motor Company and not nearly enough to distract sporting types from like Honda’s $3698 Production was limited: About bikes left the factory in followed by about 750 in ’84.

Most finally sold the original asking price, a clean example commands far today. As an emotional talisman or an that comes out of the garage to Bart Markel on weekends, the is actually pretty smart. But if you one, make sure not a reconstituted racebike.

Harley-Davidson XR-1000
Harley-Davidson XR-1000

And make sure it’s all the way down to nuts and bolts-any from stock takes a out of its value. And don’t write a based on Internet auction and a few fuzzy 72-dpi images. Do homework and check it out in person. hinge on condition more vintage.

A pristine example for about $12,000 these Seen for what it is, the XR1000 is a homage to the best racing on Beyond that, don’t say we warn you.

Nice brakes for garage

Incorrigible handling, heinous legendarily unreliable.

Watch For

Oil blown gearbox, reconstructed missing/non-standard parts.

Harley-Davidson XR-1000
Harley-Davidson XR-1000
Harley-Davidson XR-1000
Harley-Davidson XR-1000
Harley-Davidson XR-1000
Harley-Davidson XR-1000
Harley-Davidson XR-1000
Harley-Davidson XR-1000
Harley-Davidson XR-1000


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