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The 1981 Harley-Davidson FXB Sturgis takes its name from the famous motorcycle rally held in Sturgis, South Dakota. See more motorcycle pictures.

The 1981 Harley-Davidson FXB Sturgis took its name from the week-long motorcycle event held each summer in Sturgis, South Dakota.

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The FX designation identified it as a version of the 1978 Harley-Davidson FXS Low Rider; the B indicated that both primary (engine to transmission) and secondary (transmission to rear wheel) drive was via belt rather than conventional chain.

The 1981 Harley-Davidson FXB Sturgis has an all belt-driven drivetrain.

Bathed in black, with only small touches of orange and chrome trim, the Sturgis proved to be a very popular model.

The 1981 Harley-Davidson FXB Sturgis is an updated version of the 1978 Harley-Davidson FXS Low Rider.

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