New midsize Harleys: 2014 Street 500 & Street 750

Discussion in 'Road Warriors' started by Cakeeater, Nov 4, 2013.

  1. bikeridermark

    bikeridermark Long timer

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    Gee, KTM is still selling two-strokes...... I see a lot of plated two-strokes at enduros here in Ohio.
    Yes, Bueller, he's got the hook out. Kinda hard to resist after a while, isn't it?
  2. WVhillbilly

    WVhillbilly Long timer

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    Maybe these bikes are 2 strokes


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  3. Bueller

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    If he wants to keep pitching opportunities to make himself look like an idiot, who am I to stop him :dunno
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  5. Anorak

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    Did you know that NASCAR uses E15 fuel, 15% ethanol?
  6. Bueller

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    I'm not raising him, educating him, or rehabilitating him. I'm just slapping him when he's an idiot, which is most of the time.
  7. WVhillbilly

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    I bet your slapping hand is sore. :deal
  8. Bueller

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    Yes, but it's a good kind of pain.
  9. JerryH

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    Yes, they use Sunoco E15, they also use fuel injection. But it is the very primitive TBI that hasn't been used on street cars in almost 20 years. But one thing NASCAR does not use, in any way shape or form, is emissions control devices. The do still use restrictor plates, because today's cars go to fast for the tracks that were built way back when. What they need to do is build some new tracks. And at least the cars have RWD and manual transmissions. And then there's Danica Patrick.
  10. Night Ryder

    Night Ryder Been here awhile

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    NASCAR and bus emisions?
    Here's some pictures of the 500/750 being ridden. Probably in India

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  11. Night Ryder

    Night Ryder Been here awhile

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    And here's some pictures of them being posed on
    Probably in the USA
    Because I'm bored
    (does any one know how to resize these?)

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  12. studad

    studad Been here awhile

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    I bet this bike gives a little boost to v-rod sales when they're traded in.
  13. JerseyBiker

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    Does the radiator need to be that big? Looks huge.
  14. Dilligaf0220

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    Psssst, it's not the older, smaller, tracks they use restrictor plates on.
  15. plugeye

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    the bigger the better.
    otherwise go air cooled
  16. DAKEZ

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    Hey Jerry, you forgot your homework. :1drink


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  17. Monkeyshines

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    the radiator and assorted junk under the shroud can't look worse than what I assume is a cheap plastic shroud. since that's what it looks like. toss it on the extra parts pile.
  18. HapHazard

    HapHazard Waiting for Gudenov

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    ^That's the way it is with the V-Rod. I remember waaay back when it was introduced, HD ad propaganda made a big deal about "styling" the shrouds around the radiator, rather than attempting to hide that the bike was water cooled.
    I find the Street shroud as oversized and fugly as the V-Rod's.
    I agree that eliminating the plastic would probably improve the bike's appearance.

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    (Not that I think that eliminating rear suspension is a good idea, this pic shows that minimizing the huge radiator shroud boosts it's looks).
  19. k-moe

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    Removing the shroud would also likely hamper the radiator's ability to cool the engine sufficiently. Normally, shrouding isn't just for looks.
  20. Gas Hog

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    I doubt it..just how much power are these things putting out :evil
    Probably yank the radiator off and it wouldn't matter..which would be funny :rofl