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Harley-Davidson XR 1200 Concept

Harley-Davidson XR750

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The Crew, 1914 It-s not known in Europe but Harley-Davidson was a force in oval flat racing for most of the last and it still is! Harley has made the series its own since the pioneer of motorcycling: William S. Harley entered a Harley-Davidson official in a racing championship as early as and the team was quick to establish its by winning races and championships a few years. The team became as the Wrecking Crew and was so dominant on weekends for so many years the name has stuck ever right through to the current led by Kenny Coolbeth and Bryan

Bart Markel won the title on the in ’65 and ’66. Note boots and no eye or hand protection. half of this long has been the story of just two motorcycles. The company-s remarkable KR750 flat tracker was in 1953 and didn-t really to show its age and lose out to the new wave of twins from BSA and Triumph the late 1960s, at which the situation became desperate, and in the overhead valve XR750 was based on the Sportster road

It wasn-t a great success at but this was something of a stopgap, and in a new version was produced, still the XR750 but now with aluminium of iron barrels. This an astonishing 90bhp — it was only 750cc — to its twin carburettors, high-rise exhaust and cylinder heads positioned both carburettors at the of their cylinders with the at the front. On conventional Harley the rear cylinder-s exhaust at the back of the cylinder.

Scott Parker demonstrates rear wheel steering track racing is an all-American where bikes compete on a one hard-packed dirt oval As in European speedway, the bikes on opposite lock around the spinning their back for balance and steering, although speeds are much higher in speedway, the quickest machines 120mph (190kph). And they no front brakes.

The series runs throughout the months with the first usually scheduled in March and the finale in late September or October. The spiritual home of Track racing is in Springfield, at the Fairgrounds Mile where the AMA championship was held in 1937.

were aluminium from The series has been a launch pad for careers in grand prix and with international stars as Nicky Hayden and Kenny both starting their on the flat track circuit. And all ridden XR750s. Indeed, far finding the KR750 a hard act to the aluminium-barrel XR750 shone more brightly, dominating the almost totally ever and the titles started to gather.

Harley-Davidson XR 1200 Concept

In the early seventies Yamaha Kenny Roberts took two on XS650-based machines, while a years later Honda up four titles with its RS750, very loosely on the CX500 road bike. But aberrations aside, the XR750 has in complete control, taking names such as Jay Springsteen and Parker to a succession of championships.

no front brake. The XR750-s was underlined again in 2007 Kenny Coolbeth-s second victory in the US flat track series. Coolbeth, from led a one-two-three for the Harley Davidson Crew- team in 07 along team mates Jared and Bryan Smith. Then in he did it again, with Smith in second, while Harley and the XR 299 points against second Suzuki-s 156.

In fact the bike has won 29 of the past 37 AMA

Scott Parker is flat most successful rider nine championships The most member of the Wrecking Crew is Parker, who has claimed a record-breaking championships in the series. The most bike has been far more than that.

This is the legacy on which Harley-Davidson’s (click for test) road is based, a machine designed to images of speed, competition and success which in Europe at haven’t previously sat comfortably the Milwaukee marque. And the link go beyond just the 1200’s as both it and the 750 are based on the Sportster, and make around 90bhp. But the weighs around half of the new

Harley-Davidson XR 1200 Concept
Harley-Davidson XR 1200 Concept
Harley-Davidson XR 1200 Concept

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