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Harley-Davidson FLSTSE CVO Softail Convertible

Harley-Davidson CVO Softail Convertible Review

I’ve befriended Harley owners over the and have met even more at various events or when I’m out for a Yet despite the number of Harley and loyalists I encounter, it never to surprise me how few of them either very little about, or ever heard of, Harley-Davidson’s of in-house customs known as Vehicle Operations, or CVO for short.

from existing standard Harleys, a CVO is adorned with a list of Harley’s own aftermarket as well as possessing a number of or features unique to each

Harley-Davidson’s CVO Convertible is at one time a light-duty tourer and boulevard-profiling As a CVO model the Convertible wears Harley components, effectively it an in-house custom motorcycle from The Motor Co.

CVOs are notably pricier the standard models they’re from, but by comparison to many high-priced cruisers from shops with low-volume the CVOs offer some value. Attempting to build close to a CVO one piece at a time lead to a sum total cost beyond a CVO’s MSRP.

And in of value, what revs folks’ engines is getting than what was bargained especially when the deal you something on the order of two-for-one. The Harley-Davidson CVO Softail Convertible is such a two-for-one deal.

With a windshield, a pair of for tunes, a Garmin Zumo saddlebags and passenger backrest, the is ready for a long weekend on the

Model-year 2012 is the third for the Softail Convertible in the CVO lineup. it first surfaced in 2010 we how crafty and practical Harley get. With a few twists and of release knobs and latches bike transforms from stylin’ cruiser to destination-driven bike by way of its quick-release windshield, and passenger pillion with

The Convertible’s quick-release components are so integrated into the bike’s styling that when there’s almost no indication the was wearing saddlebags and a backrest minutes prior. Even the saddle removes lickity by way of a simple knurled knob.

All that’s left in the passenger absence is a set of stylish ribs, for of a better term, that the top of the rear fender from abrasion by the underside of the passenger These protective bumpers like intentional design made to enhance the fender’s and wouldn’t lead most observers to think they’re other than decorative.

example of a detail -– how the bike with the pillion removed – to what’s at the core of CVO motorcycles: attention to the little things, not here or there, but in every of the motorcycle with which a might interact.

The Screamin’ Eagle 110 is the big Twin all CVOs.

The Convertible is largely the bike it was when it first the CVO family, but for 2012 Harley to refine a few of the bike’s touring

After listening to customer Harley decided to increase the height by approximately 1.0-inch and by 2.0 inches, while also venting and adjustable lower deflectors. According to Harley, new taller and wider screen a significant amount of wind on the rider’s head, as well as turbulence in the cockpit. Considering the modest size it does a job of keeping most of the windblast with only a moderate of buffeting during freeway

Although the windshield employs tool-less attachment system, nevertheless a little intimidating the few times you attempt to gently the screen from the handlebar and the My trepidation stemmed from not to damage the windshield’s integrated system wiring. However, the speaker wire is easily all that’s necessary to remove the is a firm pull.

Replacing the requires some finessing to up the attachment points, but after a or so practice runs the whole is pretty effortless.

2012 CVO Convertible: Harley on a CVO

Harley-Davidson FLSTSE CVO Softail Convertible
Harley-Davidson FLSTSE CVO Softail Convertible
Harley-Davidson FLSTSE CVO Softail Convertible
Harley-Davidson FLSTSE CVO Softail Convertible
Harley-Davidson FLSTSE CVO Softail Convertible
Harley-Davidson FLSTSE CVO Softail Convertible

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