Harley Davidson Sportster 883R

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And here is the first complete history of one of our bikes, here, how it was built Harley Davidson 883R presented at the Motor Bike Expo in Verona!

Free Spirits harley davidson sportster xl 883rAggressive as a boxer, Free Spirits Harley Davidson 883R is Triumph 12.2 spiritual sister and it is dedicated to those bikers seeking something more savage. The Harley Davidson 883R has not been made to be riden softly, but to attack the road and to root the asphalt out of the street. The livery is characterized by the typical Free Spirits color scheme, showing the 13 stars of the confederated flag from the tank to the rear. All the rest is intentionally natural and rough, to speak filter the stunt riding competition language without any filter.

We started form Harley Davidson 883R:

Harley Davidson harley davidson sportster xl 883rNow little by little we will show the clips of our work in progress, trying to explain all the various steps

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After long observations, reflections and controls in order to transform the most of this motion is the result:
Of course at the beginning of the production process is placed dismantling of 'whole half to be able to revolutionize with something new and subversive. The goal of this trip is to give life to a creature elegant, but with an aggressive, compact, but with a mammoth attention to detail... in short, a bike full of provocative paradoxes!
Read below for a full explanation on our kit ... keep the fire burning!

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A few photos to illustrate the metamorphoses of this creature which miss only the word... the rest is expressed alone. Various kits have been created entirely innovative and full of technical details. Adapted to this motion, give a touch completely revolutionary and combative that conveys a strong desire to drive it.

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Some of the kit associated with the natural means are:

206910 - Multi adjstable billet aluminium CNC machined rearset footrest kit specifically designed to fit the Harley Davidson Sportster (2004 on). This feature adjustable footrest position via eccentric footpeg mount. Gear linkage gives more precise shifting.

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harley davidson sportster xl 883r209014 - Dashboard plate for XL Sportster models. Utilises the original speedo, with new billet aluminium surround/bracket incorporating the original warning lights. This model mounts to the left side rear cylinder, giving an uncluttered and original look to your motorcycle.

This is just a drop in a sea of all kits designed for this model.

And here we are in the final stage of this adventure. Now we will explain in more technical terms why we decided to put these kits.

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The 883R is born to show good dynamics, with completely new suspensions. The front fork adopt an upgrade kit (code 201206) while the rear has been risen by riders-block (code 201213) and absorbers XR1200 by Bitubo, to get a café racer geometry. With a 24° steering, it has been necessary to reduce the stress on belt transmission realign fulcrom, pinion (prototype) and hub with a belt puller (207665).

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The rear fork is CNC machined (prototype) worked to host a 200 mm tyre on a 6” Asso Special Wheel: a granted good looking at a glance. Over the tyre, a one-seat rear with plaque holder and lights (208846). Brakes (kit codee 203705): Newfren 320 mm discs with repositioned calipers controlled by woven connector (203905).

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Riding position is defined by adjustable footpegs (code 206910) with Brembo pump, fork plate (code 202302) holding braces (code 209812) and barfor (code 202304) with original dashboard, which has been repositioned on the tank left side through a side bracket (code 209014).

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The engine breaths thanks to a bigger air cleaner kit (code 204015) and to an exhaust with longer collector to improve power output. A Free Spirits TFI unit (code 049907 DISCONTINUED) optimizes the engine modification.

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And here is how it ends the adventure of this boxer on two wheels.

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