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Harley VR1000 Superbike

1994 Harley Davidson VR1000 Race Bike & Team

http://portland.craigslist.org/mlt/mcd/4597104979.html

Interesting bit of history. I didn't realize Harley even made something like this. 125k wow!

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Thats pretty awesome. I've heard of it, i think Duhamel rode one of them, but never actually saw one.

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I believe that's the HD model that raced the Daytona 200. Never was fast enough or reliable enough.

Instead some crazy bastard (SR) on a Kawasaki crashed on the first lap but got back up and won. That was so great ... I know, I've mentioned it before, probably will again
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My local Suzuki dealer had two them on the showroom floor.
If you look at the engine, you can see where the V-Rod design originated from.
This was also the engine that Erik Buell was hoping to use on his future bikes.
But as they say, the rest is history.
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