The Sporty Date-Base index

1957 XL Basis Sportster
1957 XLA Militaire XL, laatste levering tweecilinder van Harley aan het leger.
1958 XLB Politieuitvoering voor Indonesië en Thailand
1958 XLH High performance XL
1958 XLC gestripte XL voor California Model
1958 XLCH Higher Performance XLC
1958 XLRTT Tourist Trophy Racer
1974 XR-750 Racer
1977 XLT Tour XL met grotere tank
1977 XLCR Cafe Racer (XLH met stuurkuip)
1978 XLS Custom Styled XLH ("Roadster")
1983 XLX-61 (XLX-1000) Budget / basic XL
1983 XR-1000 XL met XR-750 motor
1986 XLH-883 Evolution Sportster blok ("Hugger" en "de Luxe")
1986 XLH-1100 Evolution Sportster blok met 1100 cc
1988 XLH-1200 Vervangt de XLH-1100, nu met 1200cc blok
1996 XL-1200 S Sport met verbeterde vering en meer grondspeling
1999 XL 883 C Custum uitvoering
2002 XL 883 R Race uitvoering, meestal in oranje.
2005 XL 883 L Lage uitvoering (Low)
     
1952 to 1969, KR AMA Class “C” Flat Tracker, side valve 45ci, 750cc, unit construction, rigid rear end, no brakes, Wico then Fairbanks-Morse horizontal magneto (in 1955) in front, ball bearing engine. Superseded by Iron XR 750.
1952 to 1969 KRTT AMA Class “C” Road Racer or TT Racer, side valve 45ci, 750cc, unit construction, front and rear suspension, brakes, Wico then Fairbanks-Morse (in 1955) horizontal magneto in front, ball bearing engine. Superseded by Iron XR 750
1953 KRM Desert Racer, side valve 45ci, 750cc, unit construction, front and rear suspension, brakes, Wico vertical magneto, roller bearing engine. Superseded by KHRM.
1954 to 1957 KHRM Desert Racer, side valve 55ci, 888cc, unit construction, front and rear suspension, brakes, Wico then Fairbanks-Morse (in 1955) vertical magneto, roller bearing engine. Superseded by Sportster XLC/XLCH
  KHR side valve 55ci, 888cc, unit construction, Wico then Fairbanks-Morse horizontal (in 1955) magneto in front, ball bearing engine, probable existence or made by racers for non-championship events. Superseded by Sportster XLR
1954 to 1957? KHRTT AMA Class “C” TT Racer for 80ci category, side valve 55ci, 888cc, unit construction, front and rear suspension, brakes, Wico then Fairbanks-Morse (in 1955) horizontal magneto in front, ball bearing engine. Superseded by Sportster XLRTT
1958 t0 1969 XLR 55ci, 883cc, OHV unit construction, rigid end, no brakes, Fairbanks-Morse horizontal magneto in front, ball bearing engine, probable existence or made by racers for non championship events. Superseded by Iron XR 750,
1958 to 1970 XLRTT AMA Class “C” TT Racer for 80ci then 900cc category, 55ci, 883cc, OHV unit construction, unit construction, front and rear suspension, brakes, Fairbanks-Morse horizontal magneto in front, ball bearing engine. Last year with iron XR cycle part. Superseded by Iron XR 750
1958 Model XLC Sportster Desert Racer, 55ci, 883cc, OHV low 7.5 to 1 compression, mild “XL” cams, unit construction, front and rear suspension, brakes, Fairbanks-Morse vertical magneto, no lights/generator.
1958 Model XLCH Sportster Desert Racer, 55ci, 883cc, OHV high 9 to 1 compression, mild “XL” cams, unit construction, front and rear suspension, brakes, Fairbanks-Morse vertical magneto, no lights/generator. Mild “XL” cams
1959 to 1969 Model XLCH Sportster Street model, 55ci, 883cc, OHV high 9 to 1 compression, ramped “P” cams, unit construction, front and rear suspension, brakes, Fairbanks-Morse vertical magneto, generator and direct lights (no battery).
1970 & 1971 Iron XR 750, Flat Tracker & TT Racer, 45ci, 750cc, OHV unit construction, cast-iron Sportster CH based top end, front and rear suspension, Fairbanks-Morse horizontal magneto in front, ball bearing engine. A rare factory backed XRTT version was also made for Road Races. Superseded by Alloy XR 750
1972 until 1980 Alloy XR 750 (all H-D made), until 1990 (H-D assembled engine only), until present (H-D unassembled engine), Flat Tracker & TT Racer, 45ci, 750cc, OHV unit construction, alloy top end, front and rear suspension, Fairbanks-Morse horizontal magneto in front then electronic ignition, ball bearing/super-blend roller engine. A rare factory XRTT version was also made for road races in 1972, used on and off until the end of the 70’s.

for technical details see this page (under construction)
The Condorclub Holland pages about the one and only Sportster