We all like to ride; I've got over 55,000 miles (and counting) on the odometer to prove it. You guessed it, I own a Harley Davidson 883 Sportster. I think the "big bikes" are great, cool, and have their designed purpose, they're just not me. But, I still like to ride! The way Harley Davidson designed the Sportster, especially the 883's, isn't really conducive to riding long distances or even staying in the saddle for more than an hour or so.
My 883 has both the 32 tooth front pulley and the rear 66 tooth pulley because I get great gas mileage, I cruise at a comfortable engine RPM, the motor doesn't get hot, and if I want to "go" there is something left!
The 32 tooth pulley is kind of like that elusive "6th gear" my foot had been looking for! If you have a tachometer, you know you shift around 3,000 - 3200 RPM; why would you want to cruise at 3,700-4,500 RPM?
You know it's true. Sometimes you just can't wait to get gas so you can get off for a few minutes; HD knew what they were doing when they stuck us with that little tank! For potential "upgrades" I'd search and ask for information on Harley Davidson focused websites. Anytime I asked questions at a "Harley" site the replies I'd get were something like:
"It's a Bar Hopper!"
"Just drive it!"
"Why don't you just get a real bike!"
"What do you expect, it's a girls bike!"
"Have you removed the training wheels?"
...and, much of the time "Harley" riders don't even acknowledge a Sportster...
So here is "stuff". A combination of "Sportster Stuff" that allows you to ride for hours at a time, in comfort, with better than factory gas mileage and still be able to hear a conversation when you finally stop!
Be Safe, Be Seen, and ride in Comfort, with products from
New to riding? See "Sportster Gear" above!
Harley Davidson Sportster
XL883, XL1200 & XR1200
Information & Products!!
Lower interstate engine rpm's, quieter exhaust, not as much shifting around town, cooler oil & engine temperatures!
Quicker "off the line" performance Easier 2-Up riding!!
Show off your pulley, black or chrome!
Rear Overdrive Kits: 30/66, 31/66, 32/66
Front of your choice and a 66 tooth rear. Lower engine rpm's, cooler oil & engine temperature!
Adjust speedometer for change of pulley or tire size. No tools or computer required!
Tail Light & Turn Signal: Rear LED Kits
Three Lights are Better Than One!! Turn YOUR rear Turn Signals into quick acting LED Tail Light & Turn Signals!
Shift quicker, easier & save the top of your boot! For 1991-Up!
And, it looks cool too!
Handlebars & Grip Kits
The Tallest available without new Cables & Wires! Comfort for Distance Rides! With Leather Grips, No More Black Sticky hands!
Technical Information (all)
Know What to Expect Before You Spend Your Cash! MPH changes by pulley size, year & engine!
Installation & Operation Documents
Know How to do it Before You Order! All 883Sportster products!!!
Guarantee: All products are guaranteed for 13 months from date of sale, to be of good quality and appropriate for your specified year and model. If you are not completely satisfied your purchase price will be refunded within two (2) business days after return of the product. Please contact us for return address & RMA Number.
Quality: Some products are new, some are used, all are specifically for Harley Davidson Sportster use. Within each product description the condition of the product should be stated. If it is not stated please request the information so your level of expectation will be correct.