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2009 Harley-Davidson Sportster® 1200 Custom

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2009 Harley-Davidson Sportster® 1200 Custom

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2009 Harley-Davidson Sportster® 1200 Custom Specifications

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Identification
Model Type  Standard
BASE MSRP(US)  $9,999.00
Dealers Harley-Davidson Dealers
Warranty  24
Insurance
Finance
Engine:  
Engine Brand Name  Evolution®
Engine Type  V Twin
Cylinders  2
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Torque (Ft Lbs/Nm)  79 / 108
Torque RPM  4000
Cooling  Air
Valves  4
Valves Per Cylinder  2
Valve Configuration  OHV - Pushrod
Bore (mm/in)  88.9 / 3.5
Stroke (mm/in)  96.8 / 3.81
Displacement (cc/ci)  1202.8 / 73.4
Compression Ratio  9.7:1
Starter  Electric
Fuel Requirements  Premium
US Miles Per Gallon (Hwy/City)  57 / 42
CAN Liters Per Kilometer (Hwy/City)  4.1 / 5.6
Fuel Type  Gas
Fuel Injector  Yes
Carburetor  No
Carburetion Type  Fuel Injected
Transmission:  
Transmission Type  Manual
Number Of Speeds  5
Overdrive  No
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)  Belt
Primary Drive (Engine / Transmission)  Chain
Gear Ratio (1/2/3/4/5)  9.32 / 6.65 / 4.95 / 4.1 / 3.52
Reverse  No
Wheels & Tires:  
Wheels Composition  Aluminum
Chromed  Yes
Tire Brand  Dunlop®
Front Tire Aspect Ratio  90
Front Tire Speed Rating  54H
Front Wheel Diameter  21
Rear Tire Width  150
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio  80
Rear Tire Speed Rating  71H
Rear Wheel Diameter  16
Front Tire (Full Spec)  Dunlop® MH90-21 54H
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  Dunlop® 150/80 R16 71H
Brakes:  
Front Brake Type  Hydraulic Disc
Front Brake Diameter (in/mm)  11.5 / 292.1
Rear Brake Type  Hydraulic Disc
Rear Brake Diameter (in/mm)  11.5 / 292.1
Suspension:  
Front Suspension Type  Telescopic Fork
Front Central Suspension Strut  No
Steering Damper  No
Rear Suspension Type  Twin Sided Swing Arm
Number Rear Shock Absorbers  2
Rear Suspension Material  Steel
Air Adjustable  No
Steering:  
Steering Control  Handlebar
Technical Specifications:  
Length (ft)  7.52
Wheelbase (in/mm)  60.4 / 1534.2
Ground Clearance (in/mm)  4.4 / 111.8
Length (ft/ft)  7
Length (ft/in)  6
Dry Weight (lbs/kg)  562 / 254.9
Wet Weight (lbs/kg)  589 / 267.2
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  4.5 / 17
Engine Displacement to Weight (cc)  2.8
Seats:  
Seat Type  One-Piece
Adjustable  No
Seat Material  Leather
Seat Location  Driver and Passenger
Folding  No
Seat Height (in/mm)  26.5 / 673.1
Number Of Seats  2
Grab Rail or Strap  Standard
Exterior:  
Frame  Steel
Hand Grips  Standard
Foot Peg Location  Driver and Passenger
Chain Guard  No
Drive Shaft Guard  No
Belt Guard  Yes
Hand Guards  No
Brush Guard  No
Heel Guards  No
Light Guard  No
Radiator Cover  No
Side Cover  Yes
Front Fender  Standard
Rear Fender  Standard
Stand Type  Kick
Handlebars  Standard
Instrumentation:  
Digital Instrumentation  Standard
Clock  Standard
Trip Odometer  Standard
Speedometer  Standard
Fuel Level Warning Type  Light
Service Reminder  Standard
Pricing:  
Warranty (Condition)  Limited
Destination Charge  300
Identification:  
Generic Type (Primary)  Standard
Manufacturer Country  USA
Manufacturer Recommend Minimum Age  16
NADATrimID  33099
Parent Company  Harley-Davidson
Display Name  Sportster® 1200 Custom
Paint & Finish:  
Paint  Standard
Lights:  
Halogen Headlight (s)  Standard
Glass:  
Rearview Mirrors  Standard

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By Jared(Owner), Jul. 27, 2009
I cannot tell you how pleased I am with my 2009 Sportster 1200 Custom. It has everything I wanted in a motorcycle - timeless style, comfortable seating position, amazing sound, outstanding handling, and plenty of power. If these criteria also meet your needs look no further than the Harley Davidson ... Read Full Review

 

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By George Ford(Owner), Oct. 29, 2011
This is the first Harley that I have owned, and I LOVE IT!!!!!. Enough said. I don't know about it being a good starter bike,cause it has tons of poweran and and it definitely is not a lightweight machine. Read Full Review

 

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By Bill Hyneman(Owner), Oct. 31, 2013
I am not sure why people want to call this motorcycle a beginner’s bike? Since when is a 1200 motorcycle that will make a 1/4 run in the low 13's a beginner’s bike? The 2009 XL 1200C is a true motorcycle in every sense of the word. I am 6’1â€
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