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Harley Davidson, Sportster, xr1200x -

I've long been interested in the Shortlived Harley Davidson XR series. Very likely because there just wasn't many of them around, and then the whole concept was a big departure to what was considered a Harley. Admittedly initially it was with repulsion, which in time turned to curiosity, then fascination. For me, it was not 'love at first sight'. One guy described the overall aesthetic as a bike that 'looks ugly from all angles. I'd agree it's a bit of an oddball but absolutely not ugly from all angles. It also depends whether we're talking about the first or second...

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