Originally Posted by pbr rebel
Yes? No? Maybe?
All these Sportster models - my opinion - are small bikes and good for around town cruising. For long rides, and 2-up, there are better choices.
I bought a 2012 1200C Sportster because my touring bike is just "too much" for these short trips.
No one bike "does it all" - everything is a compromise. Or, buy as many bikes that are "fit for purpose" for the different riding you want to do. But many of us can't afford this ideal option.