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2009 Harley-Davidson XR1200 Photo Gallery
Ergos on the XR1200 allow a rider to sit upright with arms out wide on the flat track-style handlebars.
Harley-Davidson draws upon its championship-winning dirt track motorcycle, the XR750, for its aggressive new street machine, the 2009 XR1200.
Harley-Davidson has taken an image that is world-famous and unleashed it on the streets.
The 1200cc Evolution V-Twin is equipped with downdraft Electronic Sequential Port Fuel injection, a huge 50mm throttle body and performance cams.
Twin, upswept 2-1-2 straight shot exhaust give the XR1200 an aggressive stance.
Introducing the 2009 Harley-Davidson XR1200.
The big white-faced tach centered on the handlebar is teamed with a compact digital speedo.
Are you sure this is a Harley-Davidson? It handles sharper than any other H-D I've ridden.
Twin four-piston front brakes with 292mm discs have great feel and are very responsive.
A large capacity oil cooler helps cool down the cylinder heads.
The XR1200 can spark the inner racer inside any rider, even an old mullet like me.
Motorcycle USA traveled to Torrey Pines in Southern California to be one of the first here in the States to ride Harley-Davidson's XR1200.
The 3.5-gallon tank of the XR1200 looks like it was ripped directly off the XR750.
The 2009 XR1200 comes in three color choices, H-D Orange, solid black and pewter denim.
A 1200cc Evolution engine provides plenty of pop, especially midrange.
Ergos leave you sitting upright and comfortable but rearset footpegs and wide flat-track style bars leave you poised and ready.
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