CONCORD, ONTARIO – May 20, 2011 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – Now is the time when you start dreaming again. The weather is just about perfect and motorcycles can be seen on every street, every highway and in parking lots all around town. Seeing them probably has you craving the freedom of a long weekend ride on your very own custom motorcycle. Thankfully, the new H-D1™ Bike Builder from Harley-Davidson® gives the power to build your own Harley-Davidson® Sportster®1200 Custom motorcycle.
You can build a custom motorcycle that suits the way you ride, your personal style and your body type. With over 2,600 customization options you can truly make this Harley-Davidson® Sportster® 1200 Custom motorcycle your own. Options can be swapped out in any combination of the base configuration, using these seven different categories:
- Foot Controls
Start with personal style
The 1200 Custom motorcycle comes equipped with chrome five-spoke cast aluminum wheels, a black engine with chrome covers, and Vivid Black paint, but you customize it to suit your style by adding Classic laced wheels, or Cool Blue Pearl paint and a colour-matched side cover kit. How about the unmistakably menacing addition of the Willie G™Skull Collection, or the luxurious touch of the Harley-Davidson® Diamond Ice Collection? No matter what your personal style might be, from traditional to flashy, the H-D1™ Bike Builder let’s you choose the wheels, paint, engine trim and other Retailer installed options to turn the – 1200 Custom motorcycle into a rolling expression of who you are.
Choose performance options
Your bike’s looks aren’t the only thing available for customization. The HD-1™ Bike Builder also lets you choose your 1200 Custom motorcycle performance options as well. Engine components, exhaust and intake can all be mixed and matched to provide you with a truly custom motorcycle.
Focus on Fit
Whether it’s your first time on a bike or your 51st, you want to be comfortable and you definitely want to be safe. Making sure that your bike fits you correctly can help you achieve both.
With HD-1™ Bike Builder, different combinations of foot control location, seat and handlebars on the Harley-Davidson® 1200 Custom motorcycle can be selected to adjust the fit of the motorcycle to a rider’s stature. This impacts more than just the look of the bike, but also your overall comfort.
How you equip your bike for the miles ahead significantly impacts your comfort and convenience. Saddlebags, windshields, luggage racks and passenger back rests all help you get the most out of your ride and keep your options open.
Click, Print and Ride
The H-D1™ Bike Builder tool is available online at http://www.harleycanada.com/hd1bikebuilder. You’ll be able to see the evolution of your custom motorcycle with every change you make. Afterward, you can print out a description of the bike and bring it to a Harley-Davidson® Retailer to review the motorcycle with trained staff and then place your order. And the best part is that you can expect to be riding your new, custom designed Harley-Davidson® Sportster®1200 Custom motorcycle in as little as six to eight weeks from the time your order is placed*.
Don’t let your dream bike leave you in the dust. Test ride the new HD-1™ Bike Builder and turn that dream into a reality.
About Deeley Harley-Davidson(R)Canada
Deeley Harley-Davidson(R) Canada is the exclusive Canadian distributor of Harley-Davidson® motorcycles, Genuine Parts and Motor Accessories, and MotorClothes® apparel, which are provided through a national network of authorized Harley-Davidson® Retailers.
* Delivery timing may vary depending on demand, and will be communicated to Customers at the time of the order.