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Discussion in 'Welcome Lounge' started by MRAAPhoenix, Dec 17, 2013.
Ride safe over the Christmas regards
This should be interesting...
So tell us about yourself, your interests, your bike, your location, how you came about your nickname.
+1 to what Smee wrote...
Anyhoo - welcome to NR.
Hello and welcome
Yeah, like they said, what are you riding?
maggsy ran off? fark popped to say hi and new blokes done a runner
Mostly Ride a Harley Davidson 1200 XLH sporty
trail bike KTM 450
Smee you know exactly who I am,
but because you asked
Former President MRAA "Motorcycle Riders Association of Australia"
3 years as President never challenged retired to take more time to out to raise my young children.
Member of UMCQ
Member of Freedom Riders Australia
Member of the East Malvern MCC
Member of the Independent Riders Group
experience 40 years in Motorcycling
former Victorian Enduro Champion
passion love life my family & motorcycling.
I'm confused about the whole sportster thing, I thought they were small Harleys with a smaller 8xx cc engine and the other Harleys had a larger 1200 cc engine. But you call yours a sporty and it has 1200 in the name, Can a Sportster have the 1200 engine?
Sportster a come with either 1200 or 883 cc
Big twin Harley's since the early 80s have been 1340cc and above, currently about 1680cc with the 103ci
cougs yes Sportys do have both versions 883 & 1200 i purchased mine new in 2003 its the 100th Anniversary model a 1200 XLH spoked wheel version most of the 883,s seem to run the alloy mag version rims IMO they look cheep.
Oh, I had no idea regular Harley motors were even bigger than 1200 cc.