They are identified by the 100-year anniversary paint schemes and plaques attached to the tinware, speedo housing and also on the engine. Introduced in 2007,[9] the XL1200N Nightster included (then) unique elements such as a bobbed rear fender, front fork gaiters, and a side mount license plate. ... Rectangular "AMF Harley-Davidson " tank badge. [10], The Harley "Iron" was introduced in 2009 as a smaller-displacement version of the Nightster. This is the only small twin with a longer stroke than 3.8125". I came away from the weekend with an even greater appreciation for the Latino influence on the world around me and for Harley-Davidson’s 72. XL, Ironhead, 1957–1985: 883 cc and 1,000 cc Ironhead overhead-valve engines with cast iron heads, K series frame, XLCH, Ironhead, (unofficial "Competition Hot" moniker) 1958–1971: 883 cc, and 1,000 cc 1972 & up, XR-750 (racing only with the exception noted above) 1972–1985: 750 cc overhead-valve engine, alloy heads, XR-1000 1983–1984: 1,000 cc street model using XR racing cylinder head and other XR engine parts, XLR: 883 cc overhead-valve engines, iron heads, XLS Roadster 1979-1982 1,000 cc ironhead / 4-speed, stock components—2-inch-longer forks, 2 up seat, sissy bar, highway pegs, 2.2(on 1979) gallon tank, XLS Roadster, 1983–1985, 1,000 cc ironhead, 4-gallon fuel tank with console, XL, Evolution (also known as the "Evo"), since 1986: 883 cc, 1,100 cc and 1,200 cc Evolution overhead-valve engine, alloy heads. Show any 1972 Harley-Davidson XLH 1000 Sportster for sale on our Motorcycle Classifieds. 2003 Last year for the frame mounted Evolution engine. He is a warrior with the heart of a lion. 72-XLH Sportster Super Fl: 1000cc Sportster OHV V-twin with four-speed transmission. 1979 Last year for the kickstart only XLCH, only 141 made. They also had rubber mounting and a fan to cool the rear cylinder. [15] A 43mm inverted cartridge fork and in the back preload-adjustable emulsion-type shocks help the roadster to have the greatest lean angle of any Sportster. 1972 "Ironhead" 1,000 cc overhead-valve engine replaces 900 cc. We started the weekend off at the Glendale H-D dealership, where we caught “Glendale fever” from the staff and owner/originator of the Love Ride (the largest one-day motorcycle fund raising event in the world), Oliver Shokouh. after a year lights, speedo and full road legal specification arrived. [14] The bike has a measured HP of 54.67 hp (40.77 kW) (rear wheel) and 59.81 lb⋅ft (81.09 N⋅m) (rear wheel) and a top speed of 108 mph (174 km/h) with a wet weight of 559.5 lb (253.8 kg). Sportster engines, the 45 cubic inch R, D, G & W Models 1929 side-valve motors, and the 'Big Twin' side-valve motors, which were: the flathead 74.0 cu in (1,213 cc) Models V, VL etc. This is developed from the earlier 45 W model, but with the revised flat head engine and new 4-speed transmission contained in the same castings as would become the Sportster. 1 … In 1952, the predecessors to the Sportster, the Model K Sport and Sport Solo motorcycles, were introduced. It is truly a bike that looks good from any angle. The bike has a measured HP of 65.4 hp (48.8 kW) (rear wheel) and 69.7 lb⋅ft (94.5 N⋅m) (rear wheel).[16]. Coinciding with the introduction of the 72, is a film by Alfredo de Villa titled Harlistas: An American Journey. Apr 17, 2019 - Explore 72 Bike Bandit's board "Seventy-Two's (72's) (1200v)", followed by 195 people on Pinterest. 1988 Constant velocity carburetor replaces butterfly carburetor. This became the XL883C "Custom" worldwide with the '04 rubbermount version, XL883 "Sportster 883" single seat standard model, mid-controls, 13-spoke mags or wires, XL883C "Custom" has wider, flatter "custom" tank, forward-controls, duelseat and 21-inch wire and 16-inch solid disc wheels, XL1200C "Custom" Frame mount models had a chunkier dual seat and normal tank, rubber mounts get smoother seat and flatter wider "custom" tank, all have 21-inch wire and 16-inch slotted disc wheels and forward-controls, XL883L "Low"; Single seat, very low shocks, mid-controls, 13-spoke mags or wires, XL1200L "Low"; Dualseat, mid shocks, mid-controls, wider flatter "Custom" tank, 13-spoke mags or wires, XL1200S "Sport" – this Sportster has adjustable suspension with piggyback shox, dual disc front brakes, hotter cams and 13-spoke mags, later models get dual plug cylinder heads with single fire ignition, XL883R "Roadster" Frame mount models have a 2–1 exhaust, 13-spoke mags, black engine and are available in orange with 'R' graphics, rubber mounts get 2–2 exhaust, slightly different dualseat, wire wheel option and more 'R' colors, all have triple discs and rev-counter.