Articles Posted in the " XR " Category

  • Harley’s Taylor Dominates Norm Carr

    Harley’s Taylor Dominates Norm Carr

    2011 Canadian Dirt Track

    Don Taylor rode his Deeley Harley-Davidson Canada-sponsored Harley-Davidson XR750 dirt track motorcycle to victory in the 22nd running of the Canadian Motorcycle Association’s "Norm Carr Classic" half-mile dirt track race, held at the Quinte Exhibition Raceway in Belleville, Ontario.



  • NORRA Mexican 1000 | Preview

    NORRA Mexican 1000 | Preview

    Baja Motorcycles

    2010 marked the beginning of a new era in Baja racing with the inaugural running of the "new" NORRA Mexican 1000 race for vintage vehicles. As the original organizers of the first Baja race back in the late 60’s, NORRA set out to recapture both the look and feel of those groundbreaking days.


  • Harley-Davidson XR1200 | Wallpaper

    Harley-Davidson XR1200 | Wallpaper

    Harley-Davidson Wallpaper

    Inspired by the XR-750, the most dominating American dirt track racing motorcycle of all-time, the Harley-Davidson XR1200 Sportster boosts adrenalin levels on streets, roads and highways around the world.


  • 2010 Harley-Davidson XR1200 | Review

    2010 Harley-Davidson XR1200 | Review

    Straight-Shot Performance

    Based on the design of the winning XR-750 flat track race bike that experienced its heyday back in the 1970’s, the 2010 Harley-Davidson XR1200 motorcycle is an extremely capable street bike that breaks from your typical Harley-Davidson design on a number of levels.


  • AMA Grand National Twins season finale

    AMA Grand National Twins season finale

    After a seven week hiatus, the AMA Pro Grand National Twins Championship wrapped up the 2009 season before a packed house at the LA County Fairgrounds. With the points title still up for grabs, Jared Mees unloaded his No. 21 Blue Springs Screamin’ Eagle Harley-Davidson / Rogers Lake Racing backed XR-750 with a 15 point lead over defending three-time Grand National Champion Kenny Coolbeth and his No. 1 Harley-Davidson Factory mount.

    No. 42 Bryan Smith (Screamin’ Eagle / Moroney’s Harley-Davidson), No. 43 Sammy Halbert (Halbert Family / King’s Customs / Glassman), No.


  • 2009 Harley-Davison XR1200 | Motorcycle Review

    2009 Harley-Davison XR1200 | Motorcycle Review

    Dirt-track Inspired Sportster

    Gunning a motorcycle around a dirt oval is a pastime as indisputably American as swatting the horsehide with a Louisville Slugger, so it is little wonder that Harley-Davidson’s decision to release the dirt-track inspired Sportster XR1200 exclusively in Europe left many frustrated Yanks feeling as though a hunk of the American Soul had been crudely expatriated.


  • Demand for Harley-Davidson XR1200 Sparks American Debut

    Demand for Harley-Davidson XR1200 Sparks American Debut

    Riders Order Hundreds of New Harley-Davidson Sportsters Motorcycle Before Official Release.

    Inspired by the XR-750, the most dominating American dirt track racing motorcycle of all-time, the Harley-Davidson XR1200 is now poised to boost adrenalin levels on streets, roads and highways around the world.


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