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2008 Big Dog Pitbull Photo Gallery
The 2008 Big Dog Pitbull stands out in the crowd with its innovative design and monster wheel combo.
Photos of the 2008 Big Dog Pitbull.
2008 Big Dog Pitbull Bike Test
You want power? The 117 cubic inch engine of the Pitbull brings it on.
The Pitbull often showcases Big Dog innovations, like this king-sized 23 inch front wheel.
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.
'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.
With the 2008 Big Dog Pitbull providing the punch, we found the vaunted patch of pavement affectionately referred to as Old Route 66.
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.
You can't help but be injected with attitude when you're behind the controls of the Pitbull.
2008 Big Dog Pitbull
Ride it like a rock star. The '08 Pitbull has star-studded styling.
Handling an 8.5-foot long chopper with a 280mm rear tire is a labor of love.
The 2008 Big Dog Pitbull paints an imposing outline, coming or going.
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.
This Dog definitely has bite, courtesy of S&S's 117 cubic inch engine.
The rotor's carriers have been machined to match the back wheel's design.
You're not going to find a much taller wheel than the Pitbull's 23-inch front.
The 41mm inverted front fork was brought in to 31 degrees, an 8-degree drop from the front end on last year's Pitbull.
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.
Caution - riding the 2008 Big Dog Pitbull can be habit-forming.
I love the way the 280mm Avon Venom-R kicks up rocks on cagers.
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
Though it boasts a 73-inch wheelbase and is 8.5-feet long, the bike's stretch and low-profile mask its size.
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.
Two modern engineering marvels - the 2008 Big Dog Pitbull and a suspension bridge.
When it comes to engines, S&S is the lump of choice for Big Dog Motorcycles.
Ergos are slightly forward and aggressive and buoyed by a comfortable leather seat with dual Works Progression shocks.
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