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2008 Big Dog Pitbull Photo Gallery

2008 Big Dog Pitbull

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You want power? The 117 cubic inch engine of the Pitbull brings it on.
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The Pitbull often showcases Big Dog innovations, like this king-sized 23 inch front wheel.
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The striking 2008 Big Dog Pitbull is a real conversation starter, so be prepared to stop and chat a minute to curious onlookers every time you stop.
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'We started with a clean sheet of paper with no carry-overs in the major areas of chassis, frame geometry, and other primary components,' said Executive VP Nick Messer.
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With the 2008 Big Dog Pitbull providing the punch, we found the vaunted patch of pavement affectionately referred to as Old Route 66.
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With smooth lines and a well-balanced, innovative boardtracker-inspired design, the 2008 Big Dog Pitbull was awarded V-Twin of the Year honors by Paisano Publications at the Cincinnati V-Twin Expo.
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You can't help but be injected with attitude when you're behind the controls of the Pitbull.
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Ride it like a rock star. The '08 Pitbull has star-studded styling.
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Handling an 8.5-foot long chopper with a 280mm rear tire is a labor of love.
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The 2008 Big Dog Pitbull paints an imposing outline, coming or going.
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At 75 mph, you’ve got to hold on to the pullback handlebars with an iron grip because the motorcycle has plenty more power waiting to be tapped into.
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This Dog definitely has bite, courtesy of S&S's 117 cubic inch engine.
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The rotor's carriers have been machined to match the back wheel's design.
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You're not going to find a much taller wheel than the Pitbull's 23-inch front.
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The 41mm inverted front fork was brought in to 31 degrees, an 8-degree drop from the front end on last year's Pitbull.
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Control housing integrates sweetly into the bars, but I’m not too fond of the push button blinkers/hi-beams. The buttons have to be engaged deliberately with a firm push in the middle of the button.
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Caution - riding the 2008 Big Dog Pitbull can be habit-forming.
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I love the way the 280mm Avon Venom-R kicks up rocks on cagers.
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With a 280mm rear tire in back and a 23-inch tall wheel up front, the '08 Pitbull puts a lot of rubber to the ground
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Ergos are slightly forward and aggressive and buoyed by a comfortable leather seat with dual Works Progression shocks.
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Though it boasts a 73-inch wheelbase and is 8.5-feet long, the bike's stretch and low-profile mask its size.
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Two modern engineering marvels - the 2008 Big Dog Pitbull and a suspension bridge.
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The numbers from our Dynojet 200i show that at 2300rpm, you'd better be holding on because that's where the big S&S unleashes most of its power.
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The 2008 Big Dog Pitbull stands out in the crowd with its innovative design and monster wheel combo.
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2008 Big Dog Pitbull Video