2009 Harley-Davidson FLHX Street Glide — First Ride Roadcarvin

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Harley-Davidson FLHX Street Glide

2009 Harley-Davidson FLHX Glide — First

Photo by Kevin Wing.

The Harley-Davidson Street Glide, of the 2009 Harley-Davidson Touring is new from the ground up.

This and mean bagger features a rear suspension and a smoked screen. There are attractive features on the Street Glide, and the Pearl bike I rode great.

Riding Impressions

by Kevin Wing.

I’m excited at the opportunity to ride a new on a favorite stretch of road. North on Highway One from Big Sur to is a treat, and it’s a great of road for any kind of street The Street Glide soaked up the with ease, making for an ride.

The bat wing fairing with the low screen provides just wind protection for long on the road yet gives the rider a of the classic wind in the face An open-face helmet is more sufficient, while wearing a face helmet there was no and wind noise was minimal. I to feel more of the wind on steering with the fork fairing, but this was never an

I was concerned that the lowered end might cause ground problems, but it was never an issue when riding at a spirited The new black slotted disc aluminum wheels are exclusive to the Glide, and Dunlop D407 tires provide solid and good grip, and steering is light and precise. The comfortable well positioned bars and floorboards minimize fatigue on rides.

Photo By Kevin Wing.

The and grip position, combined well-placed and easy to use controls a natural and comfortable riding The white gauges are easy to during day or night riding. The audio system with capability pumps out the tunes and is and loud enough to enjoy at speeds.

Audio controls are to locate and operate while

Harley-Davidson FLHX Street Glide

Photo by Kevin Wing.

The have excellent grip and clearance was not an issue riding at a spirited pace over 17 which is known for its tricky turns. 4-piston Brembo 300mm rotors (dual and single rear) are very at controlling speed, and the front and brakes are easy to control. I was at ease with the balanced and strong brakes.

Ground was never an issue on Highway 1 and 17 when riding at a spirited pace. I would not have faster on these scenic had I been on a sportbike. The new for 2009 chassis and swingarm is a solid for this very capable

The 2009 Harley-Davidson FLHX Glide is more than a good looking bikeit’s a capable touring bike can handle twisty roads at a pace.

MSRP: Black Color $19,449, Custom $19,849. Options included on bike: ABS ($795) and California ($200).


Photos by Kevin Wing of Harley-Davidson).

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