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2009 Harley-Davidson XR1200 Photo Gallery

Harley-Davidson draws upon its championship-winning dirt track motorcycle, the XR750, for its aggressive new street machine, the 2009 XR1200.

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