Harley-Davidson Model R: history, specs, pictures

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The Harley-Davidson Model RLD was a v2, four-stroke custom / cruiser motorcycle produced in 1932.

Engine[edit]

A 69.9mm bore x 96.9mm stroke result in a displacement of just 742.0 cubic centimeters.

Drive[edit]

The final drive was via chain.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 3-26 front tire and a 3-26 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via expanding brake (drum brake) in the front and a expanding brake (drum brake) in the rear. The front suspension was a leading link while the rear was equiped with a rigid. The bike weighed just 399.04 pounds (181.0 Kg).

In Media[edit]

Harley-Davidson Model R
Manufacturer
Also called Model RLD, Model RL
Production 1932
Class All
Engine
v2, four-stroke
Bore / Stroke 69.9mm x 96.9mm
Fuel System carburetor
Transmission Final Drive: chain
Suspension Front: leading link
Rear: rigid
Brakes Front: expanding brake (drum brake)
Rear: expanding brake (drum brake)
Front Tire 3-26
Rear Tire 3-26
Weight 399.04 pounds (181.0 Kg) (dry),
Manuals Service Manual


The Harley-Davidson Model RL was a v2, four-stroke All motorcycle produced by Harley-Davidson in 1932.

Engine[edit]

A 69.9mm bore x 96.9mm stroke result in a displacement of just 742.6 cubic centimeters.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 3-26 front tire and a 3-26 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via expanding brake (drum brake) in the front and a expanding brake (drum brake) in the rear. The front suspension was a leading link while the rear was equipped with a rigid. The bike weighed just 399.04 pounds (181.0 Kg).

In Media[edit]