This most affordable motorcycle in the Harley-Davidson line offers plenty of soul. The Sportster 883 features classic Sportster styling with the distinctive "peanut" fuel tank, staggered dual exhaust, sleek solo seat and 13-spoke cast aluminum wheels. The smooth power of the rubber-mounted XL Evolution 883 engine is now enhanced by the new smoother-shifting transmission. A new sidestand reduces the effort required to lift the bike off the stand by 40 percent. The Sportster 883 is offered in four colors for 2006, including new Fire Red Pearl.

  • 2006 Harley-Davidson XL 883 Sportster 883
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    883 L
  • Top Speed:
    102 mph
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There’s no feeling on earth like getting in the saddle of a simple, fun machine and just letting go. Just ask anyone who’s had the pleasure of riding a Sportster® 883. It starts with a narrow, agile XL frame.

From the solo seat, over the low-rise bar, you see miles of asphalt playground ahead. That and the low price of admission make you smile.

Fender to fender, this machine is all Harley-Davidson. Twist the throttle and the rubber-mounted Evolution® engine instantly reminds you that you’re astride the saddle of an American legend. Classic tank. Staggered shorty dual exhaust pipes. Ready for thrills in every bend? Rider, meet Sportster. You’re about to live happily ever after.

Harley Davidson XL 883 Sportster 883 features

  • Rubber-mounted XL Evolution 883 engine
  • Silver powder-coated engine with polished covers
  • New smoother, quieter transmission
  • New lighter clutch effort
  • New sidestand design
  • Low-rise handlebar
  • Classic solo seat
  • Chrome staggered shorty dual exhaust
  • Mid-mounted foot controls
  • Classic 3.3-gallon fuel tank
  • Optional Steel Laced wheels
Cyril Demortier
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  (1) posted on 04.26.2015

My 2006 883 R has a fine vibration below 2000 RPM. Just above idle in all gears. I just got it and wondered if that was the nature of the beast???
Wes Gustafson.

  (1) posted on 07.20.2014

what rpm is 2006 xl883l turning at 70 mpr

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