Harleys are good for the economy just think of all the mechanics they keep employed and the support they give to the oil companies, fill up the gas and fill the oil please.
H-d softail slimSad to say, but my wife's FLS Slim with a 103 wins right now. I have the cobra down turn pipes but a stock intake. I think that a better air breather and the fi2000 will make all the difference.
H-d softail slim
1/4 mile 12.96 sec. @ 100.45 mph, measured top speed 115 mph. (June 2012 Cycle World)
This isn't much faster than the Stryker. I'm not sure I would admit my wife beat me on her Harley. LOL.
But ya, the slim is nearly 1700cc so.
Wow 10K in an engine alone. I know its possible but still blows my mind.
One goofy saleswoman hit the nail on the head 2 decades ago when she said to my wife "The difference between men and boys, the price of their toys..."