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benzbaronDaryn Dork
9/21/18 2:58 p.m.

See if I can post a pic of my 97 xlc, fun bike.  

44Dwarf UberDork
9/24/18 8:49 a.m.

The only left throttle i can recall was on some Indians made during the war effort so the machine gun could be used while riding. the civilian models used it too for a few years.

Now left and right shifters that swapped back and forth until 74 when US law mandated any motorcycle had to be left shift right brake.  I have both and jump between bikes on race days that are wrong foot shifted.


Garandman New Reader
3/2/19 11:07 a.m.

A This was my Roadster after mods and before I sold it.

Other than 500-performance, limited range, 3” of rear suspension travel, immensely wide engine cases, and no carrying capacity, it was as good as Sportsters ever got.

We bought my wife a 2016 CB500F ABS and it is a better motorcycle in every way. Very popular bike with shorter riders and older guys who want something light and easy to handle.

Dr. Hess
Dr. Hess MegaDork
3/2/19 1:03 p.m.

Except it's not a Harley.

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