XR1000 Rare SportBikes For Sale

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Harley-Davidson XR-1000

American Iron in a To Go Box: H-D XR1000

Boxes can be tricky They seem to ignite the of collectors and cats alike. for instance, this particular crate. The bidding on this box is in RC30 territory.

The bike is indeed quite rare a 1984 Harley Davidson similar to the one recently written up I know I should have from the last H-D experience, but is all about the rare and collectable and the bidding on this box tells me bike belongs here even if only in a freak at the carnival type of capacity.

Jay Springsteen Special: 1983 XR1000

Walking the halls of the corporate office is an interesting Doug’s office sits (we store boxes of hats, and koozies in there now), Ian is around like one of his beloved two Rem chatters on about Gixxers (I do a soft spot for those 750 slabbies), Jared has his head doing research, Andrew in occasionally and the Boss man is busy around with Facebook. a great group of like-minded Which brings us to today’s A 1983 H-D XR1000.

In all of the years of we have never listed an That made me think a bit. We seem to post a lot of v-twins, and this H-D is a two-banger in fashion.

We are big on rare bikes, and this XR is as as most; fewer than were created world over a short, two-year span. RSBFS is all about bikes, and this HD is, uh, sport-like, on your definition of sport. It is like a homologation racebike unless you consider dirt right up there with mower racing and monster You see, this XR1000 has all the of what should be on RSBFS.

I’m keeping my Nomex in case a flame war erupts.

The Motor Company created the to be a street-going equivalent of the all conquering dirt track racebike. alloy heads with valves atop what is a Sportster bottom end, through 36mm Dell’Orto fitted with K-N filters the factory, the XR1000 was reported to a 10 HP increase over the Sportster of the With uppright seating and huge mufflers tracking the left side of the bike, the looked the dirt tracker

Harley-Davidson XR-1000

Sadly, what might looked good to the buying did not work as well in real Interest in the XR1000 was limited, and struggled to sell their of these race replicas at under $7,000 a pop. is a rehash of the XLCR story; the H-D didn’t want a sport and sport bike riders shop at H-D dealerships. Jeff of Cycle and Motorcyclist fame an excellent piece about the in his April 2009 Stupid column which can be viewed HERE .

From the seller:

this is an bike in fine condition, has all parts available. Passenger pad not but is here. all original paperwork and included. If you are looking for a rare ridable bike, this is it! me with any questions.

The amazing thing about bike is that as I sat and debated posting it to the rabid fans are the RSBFS readers, the bidding fire. With only a few underway, there have more than 20 bids on bike. And what started as a opening ask has exploded to $10k with reserve still in

When all is said and done, my is $12,500 — $15,000 buy this bike. Say what you about the suitability of this on RSBFS — the eBay has certainly spoken.

To check out oddball wonder from you can visit the auction here. learn, read and enjoy. It not be Italian and it might only apexes on the left hand of the track, but this is one rare that you won’t find day.

Harley-Davidson XR-1000
Harley-Davidson XR-1000
Harley-Davidson XR-1000
Harley-Davidson XR-1000
Harley-Davidson XR-1000

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