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2009 Harley-Davidson Sportster® 883 Custom

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2009 Harley-Davidson Sportster® 883 Custom

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2009 Harley-Davidson Sportster® 883 Custom Specifications

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Model Type  Standard
BASE MSRP(US)  $7,999.00
Dealers Harley-Davidson Dealers
Warranty  24
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Engine:  
Engine Type  V Twin
Cylinders  2
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Cooling  Air
Valves  4
Valves Per Cylinder  2
Valve Configuration  OHV - Pushrod
Compression Ratio  8.9:1
Starter  Electric
Fuel Requirements  Regular
Fuel Type  Gas
Transmission:  
Transmission Type  Manual
Number Of Speeds  5
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)  Belt
Wheels & Tires:  
Front Tire (Full Spec)  Dunlop® MH90-21 54H
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  Dunlop® 150/80 R16 71H
Brakes:  
Front Brake Type  Hydraulic Disc
Rear Brake Type  Hydraulic Disc
Technical Specifications:  
Wheelbase (in/mm)  60.4 / 1534.2
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  4.5 / 17

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By Gern Blanston(Owner), Jul. 31, 2009
I bought a 2009 Harley Davidson Sportster 883 Custom. I love the forward controls and the 4.5 gallon fuel tank. I'm 5' 11" tall and it fits me very comfortably. The bike has two shorty exhaust pipes that sound excellent. They aren't loud and give the bike a good sound when starting and cruis... Read Full Review

 

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Somewhat Satisfied
By Michael(Owner), Jul. 12, 2009
In regards to performance, this bike is adequate for both a single rider and a passenger of average weight. With a passenger you may need to shift more frequently on some hills but otherwise it holds very well. Brakes are very good and above average.



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Got the bug yet?
By waldo(Owner), Apr. 26, 2010
I went to a harley shop for a look around and was tempted by the 'entry level' 883.. well I JUST LOVE IT. I live n ride in Dubai UAE and the rides between different Emirates is brilliant. Have to say my one dow side is the kind of numb ass feeling after a short period on the thing but I guess my ass... Read Full Review

 

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very impressed with my 883 custom
By Christopher Luna(Owner), Aug. 27, 2011
I walked in the local dealership looking for a used bike when I ran across my 883c. The most inviting aspects the bike over the 1200 was it sat lower since I'm 5'6". A very comfortable all around bike with the foward controls. Read Full Review

 

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Not for anyone over 6 feet tall
By BIll(Enthusiast), Oct. 4, 2008
Small bike, small overall size. wish the entry level Harley would be more "American size". Felt like I was riding a mini bike. Good bike for the small youths and littler women though. Read Full Review

 

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