The Street 750 had a hard time when it launched. The press found a lot to nitpick, and dyed in the wool Harley fans bemoaned its liquid cooling and smaller-than-a-Sportster engine.
But you know who wasn’t complaining? The buyers. Harley-Davidson have already sold 35,000 Street 750s worldwide, and it’s been the leading ‘competitive cruiser’ in the US for two years running. The Street has successfully reeled in a broader audience—one with tighter budgets and less affinity to the brand.
Harley’s now swinging for the fences again with a new model—the Street Rod XG750A. And if you’re not a fan of the original, don’t fret: this one’s pretty much all-new.
Full disclosure: I have no opinion of the first-gen Street because I’ve never ridden it.…