Harley Davidson Sportster 1100

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Harley Davidson Sportster 1100
Production 1987
Class Cruiser
air-cooled, four-stroke, 45-degree V-Twin, OHV, 2 valves per cylinder
Bore / Stroke 83.8mm x 83.8mm
Compression ratio 9:1
Horsepower 61.96 HP (46.2 KW) @ 6000RPM
Torque 64.17 ft/lbs (87.0 Nm) @ 4000RPM
Fuel System 34mm Keihin carburetor
Transmission Gear box: 4-speed, manual

Final Drive: chain

Clutch: wet multi-disc, manual
Suspension Front: 35mm Showa telescopic fork
Rear: preload-adjustable dual Showa shocks
Brakes Front: single 285mm disc
Rear: single 285mm disc
Front Tire MJ 90-19
Rear Tire MT 90-16
Weight 220.0 kg (wet)
Manuals Service Manual

The Harley Davidson Sportster 1100 was a air-cooled, four-stroke, 45-degree V-Twin, OHV, 2 valves per cylinder Cruiser motorcycle produced by Harley Davidson in 1987. Max torque was 64.17 ft/lbs (87.0 Nm) @ 4000 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 61.96 HP (46.2 KW) @ 6000 RPM.


A 83.8mm bore x 83.8mm stroke result in a displacement of just 1101.0 cubic centimeters.


The bike has a 4-speed, manual transmission. Power was moderated via the wet multi-disc, manual.


It came with a MJ 90-19 front tire and a MT 90-16 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via single 285mm disc in the front and a single 285mm disc in the rear. The front suspension was a 35mm Showa telescopic fork while the rear was equipped with a preload-adjustable dual Showa shocks.

1987 Harley Davidson Sportster 1100[edit]

1987 Harley Davidson Sportster 1100

The 1986 Harley Davidson XLH 1100 Sportster has, at its heart, an air-cooled, four-stroke, 1101cc, 45° V-Twin powerhouse mated to a four-speed manual transmission and can produce 62 horsepower and 87 Nm of torque.

The highlights for this model are the 9-spoke, cast wheels, a chromed, staggered, dual short exhaust system, a dual seat, dual rear shocks, a telescopic front fork, buckhorn handlebars, an instrument panel with a speedometer and tachometer, plus forward-mounted foot controls.