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My Bikes

My bikes:
  • 2004 Harley Davidson Sportster 1200 Custom (XL1200C)
    • Oct '06 to Present
  • 2008 Harley Davidson Road King Classic (FLHRC)
    • May '08 to Present
  • 2003 Harley Davidson Sportster 883 Roadster (XL883R)
    • May '15 to Present


2004 Harley Davidson Sportster 1200 Custom (XL1200C)

2013:

2012 (whole new rear end to the bike):

2012 (before the sissybar snapped):

2011:

2010:

2009 (Jockey Shift / Foot Clutch Setup):

2009:

2008 (Solo Setup):

2008 (Touring Setup):

2007:

2006:

  • Purchased: October 2006
  • Original Miles: 8,000
  • Current Miles: >40,000
  • Major trips:
    • 2007 - MN State HOG Rally (Duluth, MN)
    • 2007 - 67th Annual Black Rills Rally (Sturgis, SD)
    • 2009 - 69th Annual Black Rills Rally (Sturgis, SD)
    • 2011 - Gunflint Trail (MN)
  • Modifications:
    • Performance
      • Arlen Ness Big Sucker air cleaner
      • Vance & Hines short shots exhaust
      • Python3 slip-on exhaust [removed in 2012]
      • Re-jetted carb
      • Progressive front fork springs (stock height)
      • Replaced rear shocks with H-D Touring shocks
    • Handlebars & Mirrors
      • Biltwell Clubman bars (black), ran wiring internally
      • Novello Handlebar wiring extension kit
      • Black levers (H-D & Drag Specialties)
      • Chrome switch housings and brake fluid cover (H-D)
      • Arlen Ness mirrors
      • Black risers and clamp (mix of H-D and Drag Specialties, I think)
      • Sportster pin modified and used as an emblem on the riser clamp
    • Grips & Pegs
      • Brake lever modification to accept shift peg
      • Biltwell Sanderson footpegs
      • Hippy Killer Garage ruby red grips and shift pegs
      • Kuryakyn ISO grips, Zombie footpegs , and ISO Longhorn shift pegs [removed early in the 2012 season]
    • Lighting
      • Lucas Square 8 Headlight (vintage automotive part)
      • Headlight upgrade (H-D) [removed in 2011]
      • Headlight visor trim ring (H-D) [removed in 2011]
      • Replaced front turn signals with mini bullet LEDs
      • Turn signal mounts for 39mm forks
      • Removed taillight
      • Biketronics Tailbones
      • Replaced rear turn signal lenses (Motor City Cycle)
      • Shorter rear turn signal brackets
    • Seat
      • LePera Barebones
      • Mustang Vintage Wide Solo [removed prior to 2011 season]
    • Tank
      • 3.3 Gallon King Tank (brand unknown)
      • Custom rattlecan paint job (Dupli-Color paint and SprayMax2K Clear)
      • Homemade tank lift brackets
      • Mustang tank bib [removed prior to 2011 season]
      • Skull gas cap (H-D) [removed prior to 2011 season]
    • Fenders & Sissy Bar
      • Removed front fender
      • Shaved front fork legs (removed fender mounting tabs) and painted them black (rattlecan)
      • Rear Fender with custom homemade brackets
      • Chopped and painted stock rear fender [Removed in 2012]
      • Chopped rear fender struts (twice)
      • Added rear fender emblem [Removed in 2012]
      • Homemade Sissy Bar [Finally snapped in 2012]
      • Custom Dynamics 6-LED License Plate Frame
    • Covers
      • Changed derby cover (H-D)
      • Choke cover (H-D) [Removed]
      • Carburetor cover (Landmark)
      • Horn cover modification [removed prior to 2012 season]
      • Drilled out belt guard [Removed in 2012]
      • Removed sprocket cover
      • Removed lower belt guard
      • Changed points/ignition cover (Death Machine Corpse)
      • Chrome fork nut cover
      • Chrome sprocket cover
      • Circular saw blade for an air cleaner cover
    • Tires and wheels
      • Chrome spoked rear wheel
      • Avon Speedmaster front tire
      • Avon Safety Mileage rear tire
    • Miscellaneous
      • Wrapped header pipes
      • 39mm fork boots
      • Relocated speedometer & indicator lights
      • Relocated ignition switch
      • Relocated choke 
      • Chopped coil bracket
      • Replaced spark plug wires (Magnum Shielding)
      • Replaced shift linkage
      • Added tool pouch (H-D)
      • Removed reflectors
      • Replaced derby cover torx screws with socket head cap screws
      • Added pike nuts just above headlight
      • Wiring tuck
      • Relocated horn (under frame)
      • Removed various warning stickers
      • Added assorted stickers
      • Zip tie to hold battery cover in place



2008 Harley Davidson Road King Classic (FLHRC)

2012:

2010:

2008:

  • Purchased: May 2008
  • Original Miles: 0
  • Current Miles: >27,000
  • Major trips:
    • 2008 - 68th Annual Black Rills Rally (Sturgis, SD)
    • 2008 - Harley Davidson 105th Anniversary / H.O.G. 25th Anniversary (Milwaukee, WI)
    • 2009 - 69th Annual Black Rills Rally (Sturgis, SD) [ridden by my father]
    • 2011 - Gunflint Trail (MN) [ridden by my father]
    • 2014 - Black Hills Camping & Fishing (SD)
  • Modifications:
    • Performance
      • Arlen Ness Big Sucker air cleaner
      • Rush slip-on slash-down mufflers
      • EFI re-map
    • Handlebars & Mirrors
      • Arlen Ness mirrors
      • Black mirrors (H-D) [Removed in 2012]
      • Black levers (H-D)
    • Grips & Pegs
      • Nostalgic collection grips (H-D)
      • Diamond Black collection floorboards, shift pegs, and brake pedal (H-D)
      • Crested Bar & Shield Logo collection footpegs [as highway pegs] (H-D)
      • Harley Goodies floorboard extensions
    • Lighting
      • Custom Dynamics LED turn signal inserts
      • Smoked turn signal covers
      • Custom Dynamics Genesis II smoke laydown taillight
      • Smoked laydown taillight and Kuryakyn Iridium coated red incandescent bulb [Removed in 2012]
    • Seat
    • Tank
      • Vivid Black Console Insert (H-D)
    • Fenders & Sissy Bar
      • Quick-detach sissy bar & luggage rack (H-D)
      • Kuryakyn curved laydown license plate frame
    • Covers
      • 105th Anniversary Derby Cover (H-D)
      • Fork Lock Cover (H-D)
    • Windshield
    • Miscellaneous
      • Shift Linkage (H-D)
      • Mid-Frame Air Deflectors (H-D)
      • Saddlebag Guard Bags (H-D)
      • Added assorted stickers

2003 Harley Davidson Sportster 883 Roadster (XL883R)

2015:
  • Purchased: May 2015
  • Original Miles: 10,000
  • Current Miles: >10,000
  • Major trips:
    • None
  • Modifications:
    • Performance
      • Thunderheader 2-into1 exhaust (pre-installed when I bought it)
    • Body
      • Genuine Harley-Davidson Limited Edition (#53 of 200) flame paint job with bobtail fender (pre-installed and tank dented when I bought it)
    • Other
      • Mirrors and levers don't appear stock
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