1997 Harley-Davidson FXSTS Heritage Springer

The fringed saddlebags were vintage 1940s.

1997 Harley-Davidson FXSTS Heritage Springer Pictures

Retro styling was nothing new to Harley-Davidson in 1997, but that year's FXSTS Heritage Springer went back more than 50 years to create this classic look. Some of the designs for the "Old Boy" date back to before World War II.

1997 Harley-Davidson FXSTS Heritage Springer

This big, simple gauge design would have looked at home on a World War II-era Harley-Davidson.

1997 Harley-Davidson FXSTS Heritage Springer

Mechanically, the FXSTS was as up to date as any other 1990s Big Twin, including its 80-cubic-inch Evolution V-twin engine.

1997 Harley-Davidson FXSTS Heritage Springer

Springer forks were back in vogue by 1997.

1997 Harley-Davidson FXSTS Heritage Springer

1997 Harley-Davidson FXSTS Heritage Springers were available in white with red or blue trim

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