2011 Harley-Davidson Sportster SuperLow Review

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2011 Harley-Davidson Sportster Review

New riders drawn to the brand were previously the “883 Low”. an approachable equipped with an 883cc and a suitably squat seat. The bike, though more than its competitors and compact for beginners, also had a stiff curtailed suspension travel, and a 3.3 gallon fuel tank.

the Motor Company’s 2011 and the Sportster SuperLow is one of three new to join Harley-Davidson’s offerings. the 883 Low, the SuperLow addresses that surfaced from and dealer feedback. By incorporating and lighter wheels—eighteen inches at the and seventeen inches at the rear—the revised suspension is able to travel to 4.26 and 2.12 respectively.

This Sportster on new Michelin Scorcher radial specifically designed for the SuperLow, and engineers say they applied to the bike’s geometry from learned during the XR1200X’s tuning. The SuperLow also a re-shaped handlebar for easier a new solo seat with a shape and thicker foam, and a 4.5 fuel tank for greater

With a saddle that only 25.5 inches ground (26.8 inches most riders who climb the SuperLow should feel at the helm. Flat-footing is possible for a swath of inseam measurements, and foot controls and easy to handgrips sharpen the bike’s of being small enough to be The v-twin cranks to life that inimitable Harley and clutch effort is low as you click the feeling shifter into

The engine’s torque peak of 55 arrives at a relatively early rpm, and there’s a decent of power on hand as the SuperLow from a standstill. But the real in the ride, which turns out to be plush when it comes to with potholes and freeway Gone is the jarringly taut of its predecessor; the SuperLow negotiates urban road surfaces with a nicely modulated between control and compliance.

This low riding cruiser be confused with a softly touring bike any time but its recalibrated suspension does significant strides towards usability.

On a lengthy stretch of connecting the Oregon towns of and Pacific City, the SuperLow rather well for touring offering a more comfortable quality than we’ve in any past Sportster model. vibrations make their way the footpegs at highway speeds, comfort and confident straight-line prove a boon for long rides. But when the road twisty, the SuperLow takes on a disadvantage; with “soft” angles of just under 25 (which becomes steeper if you into consideration when parts like exhaust make contact), the tradeoff for the accommodating seat height is a to scrape pegs, which wearisome on winding roads.

But for beginners who don’t plan on the twisties all that often, the proves to be a capable and comfortable which, at $7,999 in black, happens to be the cheapest Harley-Davidson in their 2011 lineup. may be sportier motorcycles aimed at new but if you’re seeking a newbie-friendly that exudes low-slung that peg-scraping tendency might be easy enough to once you’ve experienced the other attractive personality

In keeping with our proven – we present the review from separate perspectives: 1) a Beginning 2) an Intermediate Rider. 3) and an Expert We hope you find this helpful…. The Harley-Davidson SuperLow for Beginning Riders — Here.

Harley-Davidson SuperLow review for Riders- Click Here. SuperLow review for Expert Click Here .

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The Harley-Davidson SuperLow was built for and new riders benefit most its revised ergonomics and re-engineered Throwing a leg over a bike a low, 25.5 inch height is confidence inspiring, and the 563 pound SuperLow off its side is surprisingly easy. Sharper makes it manageable at lower which is usually the most scenario for beginning riders.

New will also learn to the SuperLow’s smooth ride and range thanks to its 4.5 gallon the bike’s peg-scrape tendencies limit their learning for canyon carving.

Intermediate Riders

The SuperLow’s v-twin engine produces power to satisfy more riders, though they may its relatively low redline somewhat if they’re accustomed to motorcycles a higher rev ceiling. Though the newfound nimbleness appeases aggressive riders, frustration set in once they stray the straightaways.

While expert shouldn’t encounter too much while riding the SuperLow in a line, curvy roads almost certainly encourage ways to coax just a more lean angle out of the bike. Some peg-scraping can be by lifting your feet and the spring-loaded pegs to push up at the but remotely spirited riding inevitably lead to contact harder parts, like the exhaust pipes on the right Expert motorcyclists intent on a Sportster who seek a modicum of riding are encouraged to investigate models, like the all-new-for-2011, “XR1200X” .

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Harley-Davidson XLX-61 Sportster Black
Harley-Davidson XLX-61 Sportster Black

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