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Harley-Davidson XL1200X Forty-Eight

Test riding the 2011 XL1200X Sportster Forty-Eight

5, 2010

I had never been on a before, so when I had the chance afternoon I took it. And I promptly did I’ve never done I scraped hard parts. The dynamics on this bike are quite different from I’m accustomed to, so on my first turn it seemed like I to lean it way over to make the I did, and the turn went but there was this surprising and feeling down by my right

I was kind of amazed.

On my next turn I figured I’d try not it so far, and I ended up running across the center line. I I’d have to spend time getting familiar this bike if I was riding one I’m sure there’s a medium.

I was a bit wary of the seat at because there wasn’t much to it, but at least for the short I was on the bike it was surpisingly comfortable. the kind of riding I generally do want to know what it like after 200 miles I’d even consider a Sportster, but Sportster aren’t intended as touring machines. And the 2.1-gallon peanut tank not going far between stops on one.

That said, I’ve plenty of people burning up miles on them.

I was surprised the mirrors are below the handlebars. I had seen that for first recently when I test a BMW R1200RT. That’s another I guess you just get used to.

No one will be surprised that the height was low, 26 inches. low enough for nearly any short to get their feet solidly on the No one will be surprised either there’s a whole lot of shakin’ on at idle.

Harley-Davidson XL1200X Forty-Eight

It smooths out at speed but go away entirely.

There’s not a lot of suspension on that either. Crossing some tracks I took a pretty bump on the …. That’s the of situation where I like my pegs underneath me so I can stand up on but you won’t get that on any Harley maybe the V-Rod.

Then the grips a forward-reach away, and my out in front, the riding position was not I consider comfortable unless I a deliberate effort to sit very on the front part of the seat.

One thing this bike has is power. With 1200cc in engine, on this small, bike, you’d better it has power. It’s also maneuverable.

It all comes down to you want in a bike and what you to do with it. This would be a fun for running around town, and going out for an afternoon with the For anything more than though, you’re almost going to want to look at else.

Harley-Davidson XL1200X Forty-Eight
Harley-Davidson XL1200X Forty-Eight
Harley-Davidson XL1200X Forty-Eight

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