The Sportster line is considered Harley-Davidson's entry level family of motorcycles because the bikes are smaller in size and in engine displacement than the rest of the Harleys and the price is lower. Because of that, many first time riders gravitate to a Sportster. Now, more and more women are discovering the Sportster family with the introduction of the low and light Sportster Nightster in the 2008 model year.
WRNs Genevieve Schmitt test rides the 1200cc Nightster and finds out why so many beginning riders as well as smaller women riders in general are gravitating to this blacked out Sportster. Click here to read her review in the Motorcycle Reviews section.