2011 Harley-Davidson Road Glide Ultra Review

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2011 Harley-Davidson Road Ultra Review

Touring are among Harley-Davidson’s strongest and the long distance-friendly Road Ultra joins H-D’s as one of three new-for-2011 bikes. a higher-end Harley offering pricey CVO options or elaborate schemes, the new Road Glide starts at $22,499—includes goodies the larger, 1,690cc PowerPak setup that’s bundled ABS and a security system which a hands-free fob. The PowerPak is as an option on other touring for $1,995.

A new injection molded Tour-Pak includes soft liners, storage pockets, and tail and brake lights, 2.26 cubic feet of Other touring amenities a passenger backrest with vented lower fairings integral storage compartments, control, and a six-gallon fuel Also featured is an 80-watt, Harmon/Kardon audio system a CD/MP3 player, and a CB/intercom.

Climb aboard the 2011 Road Glide Ultra, and backside rests on a new one-piece, Electra Glide saddle. The has a revised pan, foam and cover, and it’s also got a bucket and a narrower width for ground reach. But once you up the big twin, the distinctive potato-potato note makes it clear this 850 pound beast is as much about character as it is comfort.

It takes a bit of a heave to get the Glide Ultra off its side and a strong kick to punch the into first gear, but you’re underway, low effort and copious torque (102 to be exact) make maneuvering large-scale bike more fun it ought to be. Credit the Ultra’s though its dual headlights and instrumentation lends it a massive the whole assembly is mounted to the not the forks, so a minimum of weight is down on the front wheel. The is easy handling that some hustling through though maximum right and lean angles are a modest 33º and 31º until you approach the floorboards’ points, it’s actually a to pitch this big touring rig turns.

Thanks to the larger-bore, PowerPak-endowed the Ultra rarely feels out of and the six-speed transmission’s top gear is enough yield a mere engine rpms while at 65 mph. Though vibration and are part and parcel for the air-cooled experience, this mill’s low-end oomph makes it during stoplight sequences.

However, riders might to keep their boots positioned on the right floorboard, as easy to rest against the and eventually melt a hole in the Once at speed, the fairing a decent job of offering wind though some buffeting evident above 60 mph. quality and volume from the stereo is passable at highway while cruise control wiling away the miles much easier.

ABS also strong, straight stops take the panic out of panic

In spite of its mild imperfections, the Harley-Davidson Road Glide is an endearing touring machine possesses most, if not all, of the long haul riders If you’re a Harley fan looking for a way to eat up the miles, the new Road Glide makes a worthy companion for the road.

In keeping with our proven – we present the review from separate perspectives: 1) a Beginning 2) an Intermediate Rider. 3) and an Expert

Harley-Davidson FLTRI Road Glide Injection
Harley-Davidson FLTRI Road Glide Injection

We hope you find this helpful…. The Harley Davidson Glide Ultra Review for Riders — Click Road Glide Ultra for Intermediate Riders- Click Harley’s Road Glide review for Expert Riders- Here .

Beginning Riders

Don’t let its inch seat height you; the Road Glide is a large bike that an authoritative grasp, especially at speeds. Beginners are advised to for smaller or mid-ranged cruiser-style bikes, and save the Road Ultra as a future option.


Still a bit of an unwieldy for intermediate riders, the Road Ultra does become maneuverable above parking lot thanks to the frame-mounted fairing. its 850 pound weight also enough forethought and focused technique that intermediate should look elsewhere.

riders will feel at on the Road Glide Ultra, and up to its plus-sized proportions—especially when off at low speeds, where handling can be a bit of a for less experienced motorcyclists. its torquey powerplant is rarely in of breaking the rear tire expert riders will need to fight the temptation to this land yacht’s abilities, since the brakes, equipped with ABS, are effective at stopping than the is at going.

Harley-Davidson FLTRI Road Glide Injection
Harley-Davidson FLTRI Road Glide Injection
Harley-Davidson FLTRI Road Glide Injection

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