2010 Harley-Davidson XR1200 Review — Ultimate MotorCycling

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Harley-Davidson XR1200

2010 Harley-Davidson XR1200 |

Straight-Shot Performance

Based on the of the winning XR-750 flat race bike that its heyday back in the 1970′s, the Harley-Davidson XR1200 motorcycle is an capable street bike breaks from your Harley-Davidson design on a number of

Firstly, this bike extremely well. Most H-D I have ridden in the past not dream of acquiring much angle, the XR1200 does it aplomb (Lean angle is at 39 degrees to the right and 40 to the left). The XR1200 is fairly light, in at a dry weight of 562 lbs.

This for a very good amount of That is certainly not a word I associate with a typical but it’s true on the XR.

Overall positioning was much like standard motorcycle-not too sporty, not too back. The low seat positions you in between those two postures in an and comfortable spot. Part of agility is due in no small measure to the Dunlop Qualifier radial that get nice and sticky hot and allow you to track well turns while leaned

You might think the fact the 2010 Harley-Davidson XR1200 has an engine makes it part of the usual air-cooled stable but baby has precision-cooled cylinder and a large capacity oil cooler. The seems a bit vulnerable sticking out of the front side of the bike but I it did a good job of keeping things in temperature-wise. The technology here is amazing and I believe Harley-Davidson adopt this in other models.

Where the Harley does feels like a Harley-Davidson in its power delivery, is a throaty, torque-filled explosion to its Straight-Shot High performance in the lower rpm range. Not as much as some other sport but down low, it is a mighty beast. The motorcycle’s lower rpm was thrilling each and every I got on the gas.

Once up to speed, the engine loved to simply cruise. truly opened up my eyes to a lot of Harley owners I have with over the years tried to impart on me; the beauty of cruising. This motorcycle may through the corners like a bike but it still has the heart and of a cruiser within the 45-degree

The 2010 Harley-Davidson XR1200 the same wide-style clutch and brake hand levers as other modern Harley These were an absolute to use, offering a confident for both controls. Speaking of the XR’s brakes were confidence inspiring stopping you in an on demand.

This saved me often in many a chaotic traffic scenario.

The XR1200 has fantastic engine braking, allows you to save a great in the brake wear department. is consistent with the big V-twins of Harleys but the lighter weight of the XR the feel of the throttle roll-off dramatic than you might

Regarding the side stand, if you are on a slight downward incline is a very good chance the can fall over if you do not find a level area to park on. I myself constantly pulling on the bars when parked to make sure it would not into the upright position this gorgeous bike on the ground. Of course putting the into first gear is one way to sure it does not roll when parked but even one must make sure is no gear lag whatsoever because it still be enough to allow the stand to fold up.

This has wide flat-track inspired that are comfortable to grab. The of the mirrors could have wider but worked well compared with other bikes. The XR also has self-canceling that will certainly those riders who often to turn off their signals executing a turn. The instrument is superb.

Harley-Davidson XR1200

Night or day I had no issues reading the speedometer or the analog tachometer.

I also read the small reserve light well but ended up running out of gas once That was due to the very low amount of reserve the bike offers and a of gas stations on the highway I was traversing. heard plenty of stories Sportster owners about out of gas (especially with only 0.5 of reserve) so that was something I have kept in the back of my when setting out on that journey.

Another aspect of motorcycle that reminds you you are astride an American V-twin is it rumbles and shakes a lot when you are at Once you get going though the smoothes out unbelievably. This just loves to cruise all day

Just recently, Harley-Davidson a Performance Suspension Kit specifically for the XR1200. Though I did not get to experience its on the XR, I am sure it ups the ante with new big piston front forks and rear setup, both of are fully adjustable. However, the setup I had still boasted inverted forks that great feedback and absorbed with ease while the rear suspension did a fine job of my ride.

Some other that are available for the H-D XR1200 a luggage rack, removable bag, an alarm system, a contoured tank bag, sport saddlebags, (though will not fit if you bought the performance kit), a passenger backrest and bars that allow you to your soft luggage or helmet to the passenger pillion. You can add things like braided brake lines and other to suit your specific One thing a commuter should add is the quick-release detachable super windshield or the detachable sport

The 2010 Harley XR1200 is in three colors: Vivid Brilliant Silver Denim and Orange Pearl. If you prefer coffee and motorcycles all black the X version also comes with the previously mentioned Showa suspension. Everything the exhaust pipes to the engine is out and menacing looking.

Too bad you will to move overseas to get the fully version of this bike-the

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