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Harley-Davidson FLD Switchback

Harley-Davidson Dyna FLD Switchback

This has classic Dyna harking back to Willie first model in 1971.

Hinchliffe road tests and the Harley-Davidson Dyna FLD Switchback.

is in the air and it’s time to take the for a ride. Not the four-wheeled kind, but the Dyna FLD Switchback.

It’s a Switchback because in less a minute it goes from a tourer with windshield to a laid-back boulevarde cruiser.

Two in one makes this an attractive proposition. It’s also priced at $25,595 ride which compares with its competitors, the Victory Cross (hardbagger) $26,995 (plus costs) and Triumph Rocket III $25,990 (+ORC) which feature quick-release windshields and panniers.

Harley Australia spokesman Wright also expects it to sales fo their Road and Heritage Softail. But with a low seat and relatively light of 316kg (dry), he expects to more female buyers.

The new range now comes with the Cam 103 (1690cc) engine rather the 96 (1573cc) in all but the Street Bob and Super Custom.

It’s still on capacity to the Victory (1731cc) and the 2.3-litre Triumph, but it’s lighter than the Victory and less than the Triumph. also 42kg thinner a Road King. That power-to-weight a good proposition for hauling, although the compromise is in the which is tall for touring, than for lower-speed cruising.

The two-into-one exhaust dispenses the butterfly valve and is very at 91.5dB. Legal Screamin’ replacements are also available.

economy is about 5.6L/100km gives passable touring from the 17.79-litre tank off the Bob. It comes with a switch on the left handlebar to through info on the LCD screen odo, trip, clock, and gear/revs. Harley tech Scott Cain says has been kept down by the use of aluminium and a body control that dispenses with wiring and fuses.

This has classic Dyna harking back to Willie first model in 1971. It cigar-shaped covered twin which are easier to clean and the cartridge-style forks.

The old-school are full and the adjustable mini-ape match the traditional look as as being very comfortable when pulled back. has also been kept low hollowed black cast-alloy spokes which look American muscle car mags. The is slightly smaller than the models.

A convoy of riders on the media in the Sunshine Coast hinterland week headed down the Conondale Range to be confronted by a car a truck up hill over lines.

Thankfully the ABS averted Best of all, I didn’t or feel it working, just its awesome stopping power, when moving on to the gravel There is also limited dive under heavy

Clearance seems to be the only in cornering with the full-sized touching down frequently. The new geometry, preload-adjustable rear with dual-rate springs and of sensible tyre geometry this a quick-turning and stable It has a plush ride and is untroubled by corrugations or big hits.

The mini ape-hanger bars steering input light and They are adjustable so most should be able to find a all-day-riding position. Comfort is assured with a thickly and wide custom-stitched rear although grab handles be preferable to the seat strap.

buyers will probably up with a sissy bar, The windshield creates too much I’d only leave it on in wet conditions.

It’s a convertible, but not a except for the gear ratios. It tour and cruise with and ease, and the price is right.

Harley-Davidson FLD Dyna Switchback

$25,595 (ride away)

2-year/unlimited km

Service interval:

Engine: air-cooled, 1690cc Cam 135Nm

Transmission: 6-Speed Drive

Economy: 5.6L/100km


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