Harley-Davidson Sportster 883

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It’s been the motorcycle that saved The Sportster was introduced in 1957 and is the continuously produced model in history, and one of the longest in the world. the Royal Enfield Bullet, manufactured in 1948, has a longer history.

The Harley-Davidson Sportser 883

the late 1940s and 1950s and British imports provided competition for Harley in the U.S. of this they launched a of single-cylinder lightweight bikes, referred to as the Hummer, but sales lackluster.

In 1951 Harley the U.S. Tariff Commisson for a 40% on imports, which was denied. that time Harley-Davidson was a new midsize bike and for the 1952 year they released the K series.

The new Harley featured an 45 cubic inch (743 cc) engine and four-speed transmission.

continued development on the engine and in they unveiled a new 55 cubic (883 cc) overhead-valve engine the Ironhead. The new engine debuted on a new dubbed the Sportster. Aside the engine, most of the new motorcycle was on the older, now discontinued, K Model, the frame, transmission and suspension.

Early Years

After years of development, Harley-Davidson a new engine, the Evolution, in 1984. The cc (80 cubic inch) engine appeared on Big Twin models in the and Softail families. For the 1986 year an 883 cc version appeared on the

Though the Sportster had been with 883 cc engines since its the 1986 Sporster was the first to be the Sportster 883.

The Sportster 883 has been the entry level the least expensive bike in line up. In 1987 the Motor took advantage of that by starting a “Buy Back in which they offered value on the Sporster 883 if an owner it in on a Softail or Touring model two years of purchase.

The Harley Hugger

A new Sportster 883 the Hugger, joined the line up in The Hugger had a lower seat and and would eventually inspire the Low The Hugger was discontinued after the model year. A third Sportster 883 was added in 1990, the

The Deluxe was outfitted with a seat, spoke wheels, a and raised buckhorn handlebars. The was pulled after the 1992 year.

Middle Years

In the Sportster 883 Custom was introduced. The featured a one-piece dual chrome headlight, a wider tank, forward mounted controls, low rise handlebars, and shorty style mufflers. The 883 Custom was available through the model year.

Harley-Davidson the entire Sportster line up a remodel for the 2004 model The Sportster 883 received a stiffer for increased stability. Seat was lowered to 29.3 inches. The engine got rubber mounting to vibration. Clutch pull was by 25% with addition of lighter springs.

The Sportster also got a wider tire and enhanced brakes. The new also allowed more of the to be visible.

Later Years

Two new were added to the Sportster 883 for the 2005 model year, the 883 Low and the Sportster 883R. Harley the Sporster Low was built especially for riders. It weighed in at 553 pounds a full 10 pounds lighter the base Sportster 883.

The on the Low was positioned further forward and the were wider and pulled further. The suspension was tweaked to the bike and make it 40% easier to off the kickstand.

The Sportster 883R was inspired by the XR dirt racers. It looked with its blacked-out engine, air cover, handlebars, calipers, sliders and rear springs. The job was Vivid Black and Racing The 883R also had staggered dual exhausts.

Harley-Davidson XL1200L Sportster Low

Harley-Davidson production on the Sportster 883R the 2007 model year.

All of the models received fuel for the 2007 model year.

The model year saw Harley-Davidson eight Sportster models, of them with the Evolution 883 the Sportster 883, 883 Custom and 883 This would be the last for the basic Sporster 883.

introduced the Iron 883 for the 2009 year and the Custom and Low remained in the up. 2010 saw the Sportster 883 models to two, the Low and the Iron. In 2011 the remained and the Low was replaced by the Sportster 883

The SuperLow featured a low, inch, solo seat, new and new front end to improve handling.

The SuperLow and the Iron 883 remained as the two 883 models in the 2012 Sporster up. Harley-Davidson also offered a Custom version of the Iron 883 in

The Harley-Davidson Sportster in Culture

The 883 has also been seen in the in Queer As Folk on Showtime, the movie Once We Were and the British sketch comedy TV Hale and Pace.

Harley-Davidson has a lot of Sportster 883 bikes. They are the level model for the Motor With so many of them out it’s only natural some of them would there way into movies and TV

Chaos (2005) . In this tech bank robbery the police chase the robbers the streets of Seattle. Detective Dekker, played by actor Phillippe, rides a Harley-Davidson 883 during a chase scene.

Caged Fury (1990) . Erik Estrada, playing the Victor, rides a Harley 883 in this movie about a escape from a women’s

I Bought A Vampire Motorcycle . A motorcycle gang kills an and the evil spirit he was conjuring a broken down bike. The is restored and seeks its revenge on the Several of the gang members Harley-Davidson Sportster 883 bikes.

Harley-Davidson XL1200L Sportster Low
Harley-Davidson XL1200L Sportster Low
Harley-Davidson XL1200L Sportster Low
Harley-Davidson XL1200L Sportster Low


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