Harley-Davidson Road Glide: history, specs, pictures

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The Harley-Davidson Road Glide Special was a v2, four-stroke touring motorcycle produced between 1998 and 2019. It could reach a top speed of 96 mph (155 km/h). Max torque was 122.0 ft/lbs (165.4 Nm) @ 3000 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 87.17 HP (65.0 KW) @ 5450 RPM.

Engine[edit]

The engine was a oil & air cooled v2, four-stroke. A 102.0mm bore x 114.3mm stroke result in a displacement of just 1868.0 cubic centimeters. The engine featured a 10.5:1 compression ratio. Fuel was supplied via a double overhead cams/twin cam (dohc).

Drive[edit]

The bike has a 6-speed transmission. The final drive was via belt. Power was moderated via the multi-plate with diaphragm spring in oil bath.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 130/60-b19 front tire and a 180/55-b18 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via double disc. abs. 4-piston in the front and a single disc. abs. 4-piston in the rear. The front suspension was a telescopic fork while the rear was equiped with a twin shocks. The Road Glide Special was fitted with a 6.0 Gallon (22.71 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 820.12 pounds (372.0 Kg). The wheelbase was 63.98 inches (1625 mm) long.

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Harley-Davidson Road Glide
Manufacturer Harley-Davidson
Also called FLTRSE3 CVO Road Glide, FLTRUSE CVO Road Glide Ultra, FLTRXSE CVO Road Glide Custom, FLTRX Road Glide Custom, CVO Road Glide Custom 110th Anniversary, CVO Road Glide Custom, CVO Road Glide Ultra, Road Glide Ultra, CVO Road Glide, FLTRU Road Glide Ultra, Road Glide Special, Road Glide Custom, FLTRI Road Glide, FLTR Road Glide
Production 1998 - 2019
Class Road
Engine v2, four-stroke
Bore / Stroke 103.5mm x 114.3mm
Top speed 96 mph (155 km/h)
Horse Power 102.72 HP (76.6 KW) @ 5450RPM
Torque 125.02 ft/lbs (169.5 Nm) @ 3500RPM
Fuel system injection. espfi
Battery 10.2:1
Transmission Gear box: 6-speed

Final Drive: belt

Clutch: multi-plate with diaphragm spring in oil bath
Suspension Front: telescopic fork
Rear: twin shocks
Brakes Front: double disc. abs. 4-piston
Rear: single disc. abs. 4-piston
Front Tire 130/60-b21
Rear Tire 180/55-b18
Wheelbase 63.98 inches (1625 mm)
Dimensions L 96.85 inches (2460 mm)
W 35.79 inches (909 mm)
H 55.0 inches (1397 mm)
Seat height 26.77 inches (680 mm)
Weight 848.78 pounds (385.0 Kg) (dry), 401.0 kg (wet)
Fuel capacity 6.0 Gallon (22.71 Liters)
Oil capacity 1.29 Gallon (4.90 Liters)
Fuel consumption 5.74 liters/100 km (17.4 km/l or 40.98 mpg)
Manuals Service Manual
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The Harley-Davidson CVO Road Glide was a v2, four-stroke Road motorcycle produced by Harley-Davidson between 1998 and 2019. It could reach a top speed of 96 mph (155 km/h). Max torque was 125.02 ft/lbs (169.5 Nm) @ 3500 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 102.72 HP (76.6 KW) @ 5450 RPM.

Engine[edit]

The engine was a oil & air cooled v2, four-stroke. A 103.5mm bore x 114.3mm stroke result in a displacement of just 1923.0 cubic centimeters. Fuel was supplied via a double overhead cams/twin cam (dohc).

Drive[edit]

The bike has a 6-speed transmission. Power was moderated via the multi-plate with diaphragm spring in oil bath.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 130/60-b21 front tire and a 180/55-b18 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via double disc. abs. 4-piston in the front and a single disc. abs. 4-piston in the rear. The front suspension was a telescopic fork while the rear was equipped with a twin shocks. The CVO Road Glide was fitted with a 6.0 Gallon (22.71 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 848.78 pounds (385.0 Kg). The wheelbase was 63.98 inches (1625 mm) long.

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