Impossibly Low-Mileage1977 Harley-Davidson XLCR Cafe Racer for Sale Classic…

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Harley-Davidson Café Racer

Impossibly Low-Mileage1977 Harley-Davidson Cafe Racer for Sale

on September 25, 2013 by tad

The sinister Harley Davidson XLCR to mind Spinal Tap’s Smell The Glove album “It’s like, how much black can it be?  And the answer is None more black.” 

a very menacing beast, and ready to tear your out the moment you twist the throttle.  although the bodywork was very the XLCR was all show and not so much go: it was Harley underneath, meaning speeds in the box and pushrods working the of the 998cc not-particularly-sporty Ironhead motor: internals and fueling all standard.

  An antiquated frame made of from several models, forks, and fairly primitive didn’t do it any favors in the corners Aside from the exhaust and the brakes, this was a very parts-bin special.

But that’s not a problem, since bikes with proven, relatively parts can be great to ride and for the bottom line.  Ducati’s Monster is proof of that, the of which actually kept the afloat for quite a few years.

And the XLCR certainly looks the so it’s surprising it didn’t well.  Or maybe not: has become relatively notorious for looking towards the past for and perhaps the cafe-racer trend old enough at the time to appeal to the traditional Harley enthusiasts, who want any European influences their rides…

Or maybe it was just the high and limited performance that buyers of Italian, British, and performance machinery away.

the original eBay listing: Harley Davidson XLCR for

Harley-Davidson Café Racer

All original in new condition with 2 Never restored or ridden. been in my collection for the past 4 and I have had it displayed my living I have clear title and with AMF keys.

Your to own a piece of Harley Davidson in museum condition.  This has never been on the road. It need to have the carbs before taking her riding.

Absolutely a gorgeous bike!

of why they didn’t sell at the time, there aren’t all many of these around.  is a shame, since it’s a handsome machine, with my favorite Harley exhaust.  I dislike the traditional, staggered on sporty[ish] HD’s, but this siamesed treatment is graceful and at the same time.

So the XLCR is not a café racer in anything but but that’s okay: it’s a machine, and riders should be vintage performance. The XLCR’s limitations are a little more these days, and they’ve got by the bucketload.  At the time, it was considered an odd not accepted by Harley fans, not enough for the racer crowd.

  Now, its classic style and make it a collectors item.  one is beautiful, although the extremely low suggest it might be better in living room than garage.

Harley-Davidson Café Racer
Harley-Davidson Café Racer
Harley-Davidson Café Racer
Harley-Davidson Café Racer
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