Harley-Davidson Road Glide Custom Review — webBikeWorld

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Harley-Davidson FLTR Road Glide

The word irony is often but in this case, Webster’s definition is right on the money: A of affairs or events that is the of what was or was to be expected.

Search and print every word to cruisers and you wouldn’t have to fill a thimble. The focus has been on European sport and motorcycles, because that’s I like and that’s what I And since the buck stops I get to call the shots for once in my

But bikes is bikes; they’re all in my eyes. So when Mr. Editor Stamp at 2WF.com called and if I’d be interested in borrowing a 2010 Road Glide for a few weeks to do a review, only one came to mind.


And that’s the irony. all the words devoted to BMWs, Moto Guzzis and the rest have filled these how ironic is it that Harley-Davidson is the one to knocking on the door?

But there’s to it than even the Harley-Davidson folks knew. Until 3 ago, I had never been on a in my life. Not a one.

All I knew was I read and heard in the street and rumors that pass for among my sportbike-riding friends; is, Harleys were big, beasts that couldn’t their way out of the driveway, didn’t enough power to pass a bus and couldn’t out-brake a Schwinn.

I was pretty skeptical, but I figured go into this with an mind and see what it’s all I’m glad I did, those myths were wide open.

By the way, is a good example of how our cross-publishing with 2WF.com is paying The idea was to increase the readership of motorcycle reviews by also them on webBikeWorld.com in the hopes of more interest from the

The manufacturers would offer bikes for review, which allow us to bring you more (more here ), which increase the visibility and interest in the and the cycle (pun intended) It’s working!

Road Glide Style

with a list price at $18,999.00, the Road Glide is not quite at the top of the 2010 Harley-Davidson It’s the latest in a long of Glide models however, apparently started with the of 1949. That was before my thank goodness, because the ‘Glide had a hand shift and clutch on the left side well beyond my ability to

Harley-Davidson FLTR Road Glide

Have no fear though, there’s a very up-to-date hiding under the Road Custom classic bodywork. modern ‘Glide possesses a style that looks modern than some of the retro-focused Harleys. It is one of the easiest motorcycles to recognize, with its Nose fairing and dual setting it clearly apart.

That fairing is also to the frame, unlike the Bat Wing fairing of the more popular Glide.

I have always the Road Glide’s sense of it’s sort of a touring hiding behind a custom I don’t know enough Harley-Davidson history to tell you the Custom moniker adds to the Glide; there is no standard of the Road Glide listed on the website, so Custom it is.

I did a little before I picked up the bike and that the basic Road Custom (a paradox in terms, no is available in the Vivid Black here, a very bright Red and something called Black which appears to be a matte version of the bike I picked up.

The very beautiful, thick and black paint on this is a perfect canvas for the deep accents found on just everything that isn’t I hadn’t been within 50 of a Road Glide before I eyes on this one, and it was rolled out of the garage, the first that came to my mind was of art.

The black and chrome is — and perfectly stunning. no question that Harley-Davidson has the paint and chrome in the business, and one’s a classic example.

the bike also seemed a bit than I imagined it would be. The big dominates the styling and its counterpoint is the squat, crouched rear makes the bike look a jaguar, about to leap Very cool!

Harley-Davidson FLTR Road Glide
Harley-Davidson FLTR Road Glide
Harley-Davidson FLTR Road Glide

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