2004 Harley XL1200R
So, a lot of you won’t believe this, but I got new bike! I know everyone’s shocked, but nonetheless, it happened. I loved the Husqvarna, but it was murder sitting on it for more than 45 minutes, and my girl-girl couldn’t ride with me on it, so that kind of sucked. I really liked my Harley, but dumped it for a crazy deal on a Speed Triple 1050 (mistake, we all know how long that lasted), so I thought I’d go back to the union-made machine I was missing more and more.
I sold the Husqvarna SM610 to a guy in Connecticut who drove to Philly literally five minutes after he saw my listing, and then hopped in the car with my wingman Devyn and shot out to Royersford to pick up the new Sportster. The bike is clean as hell, 2k+ miles, and pulls like a train. I can dig it. Hopefully it’ll be around for a while. the parts list is in progress as I type…
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Published - Jul 25, 2010
The 650 rebuild is finished. It’s running pretty damn good. Going easy on it for the first few hundred miles. Here’s what I did in the last step: – Re-did my wiring, I cut out about half my wires. Props to Adam! – Installed oil cooler – Spot-painted frame – Re-mounted gauges lower and tighter […]