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Old 01-04-2012, 11:21 AM   #916
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I have really been lusting after an XL1200R lately. I never gave sporties much of a look but this roadster is old-school cool!
So how come I can't find this bike on the H-D website? Did they ever market this in the States, or is it a Euro-only model?

It is retro and standard at the same time. Slightly longer rear shocks would probably help the handling, as would a slightly larger (18") rear wheel. But I like the standard style seat and the standard style looks of this bike a lot!
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Old 01-04-2012, 11:24 AM   #917
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So how come I can't find this bike on the H-D website? Did they ever market this in the States, or is it a Euro-only model?

It is retro and standard at the same time. Slightly longer rear shocks would probably help the handling, as would a slightly larger (18") rear wheel. But I like the standard style seat and the standard style looks of this bike a lot!
Because the last time they made it was back in 08
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Old 01-04-2012, 12:46 PM   #918
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'12 Harley Switchback. Soooo nice.
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Old 01-04-2012, 12:56 PM   #919
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Is that a Dyna model?



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'12 Harley Switchback. Soooo nice.
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Old 01-04-2012, 12:58 PM   #920
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Is that a Dyna model?


Ember Red, Vivid Black or Brilliant Silver?
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Old 01-04-2012, 01:10 PM   #921
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Old 01-04-2012, 01:48 PM   #922
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Ember Red, Vivid Black or Brilliant Silver?
I'll take "arrest me" red, Dakez.
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Old 01-04-2012, 02:25 PM   #923
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Today I want one of these:



Dunno what I'll want tomorrow.
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Old 01-04-2012, 06:39 PM   #924
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I want the Harley Switchback. But those wheels would have to be swapped out for something not so ugly.
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Old 01-05-2012, 01:35 PM   #925
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So how come I can't find this bike on the H-D website? Did they ever market this in the States, or is it a Euro-only model?

It is retro and standard at the same time. Slightly longer rear shocks would probably help the handling, as would a slightly larger (18") rear wheel. But I like the standard style seat and the standard style looks of this bike a lot!


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Because the last time they made it was back in 08
Thanks! I just went onto eBay and found three, two of which had been "customized" (mutilated) sadly beyond recognition.
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Old 01-05-2012, 01:52 PM   #926
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Old 01-05-2012, 08:26 PM   #927
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Thumb This is my old Dyna Kraven...

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'12 Harley Switchback. Soooo nice.
I've always loved the FXD's really like the looks of the Switchback...
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Old 01-05-2012, 08:28 PM   #928
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Nother view

I think this was taken right after I got the bike... but it looked just like that until I sold her. Kinda miss this one from time to time..
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Old 01-06-2012, 06:04 AM   #929
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You're killing me, woodnbow. I didn't know I could get a Dyna-con for so cheap.

I like how minimalist they are. Thanks for the pics!
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Old 01-06-2012, 06:10 AM   #930
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back in black



I like the red, but the black looks pretty nice too.
Still want one today too. The wheels remind me of American Racing Torque Thrust wheels I had on my 70' Cougar.
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