Launching the all new 2015 Road Glide from the iconic tourer motorcycle maker, Harley Davidson, was a turn over in the long distance touring motorcycle segment. With a vintage design and style concept and other styling elements of the motorcycle which makes the other two wheelers in the segment to stand apart, the all new Road Glide is a perfect companion for the long distance rides.
Design and concept of the motorcycle is a key feature of it which makes it one of the most chosen tourer motorcycle in its class. Standing next to the line up of Harley Davidson series of touring bike, even unlike all the tourer motorcycles in its range, the Road Glide looks stunningly odd and old. The old design concept inspired from the vintage motorcycle design has worked out well in crafting the Road Glide. A pure image of craftsmanship and determination in working out the overall structure of the motorcycle is clearly reflected from the appearance and road presence of this elegant man made machine.
An all body covered external fairing and other body components of the motorcycle makes it seemingly bigger in size and structure than the motorcycles in its segment. The motorcycle which was designed as part of the code name Project Rushmore, is one of the best design concept ever crafted by the company for a touring variant of motorcycle. Basically an inspired from a vintage model motorcycle, the Road Glide also shares good ergonomic and aerodynamic design structure. Although the overall design and structural elements of the motorcycle makes it appear large, the motorcycle is still a sleek and elegant design.
Overall design of the motorcycle does not only include the top, front and rear section body fairing and the stunning colour shades it is made available. The stunning silver aluminium plated engine of the motorcycle provides a metallic and sturdy look to the vehicle. A black powder coated head cylinder of the vehicle also makes the overall structure of the vehicle aesthetically and visually appealing. Installing a classic fuel tank right on the bottom of the instrument cluster of the motorcycle provides it a classy and pure look. An all new inner fairing design of the Road Glide provides a refined and refreshed look to the vehicle. Technical design of the motorcycle keeps an account on the newly designed instrument cluster of the motorcycle.
The sophisticated yet clean design and styling of the instrument cluster of the motorcycle provides the rider with all the important information which is needed including the gear shift pattern, indicator information, fuel consumption, speed, climate control and tachometer. The instrument cluster also is equipped with a large screen providing all the important functions for the rider. Functions includes phone, call, GPS navigation, music and much more. A jukebox provides easy connectivity for ipod and iphone and almost all other media devices. Installing the motorcycle with a 5.2” inch front speakers provide crisp, clear and good sound for the playback. Other features and functions of the motorcycle includes a quick and voluminous storage facility to the rear section of the motorcycle, standard battery charging device, a quick open fuel tank opener, parallel saddle bag design which goes matching with the rear section design of the motorcycle.
A typical user friendly function pad, with fully personalising feature of the motorcycle makes it unique machine for each rider. Balancing features of the motorcycle includes a new set of U shaped handle bars. Perfect handling and clear precision in riding the motorcycle is gained with the all new handlebars of the motorcycle. Balance of the ride is also maintained with an assistance from an advanced set of front and rear suspension system of the motorcycle. With air-adjustable suspension that comes standard, you can dial in your ride to accommodate heavier or lighter payloads, battle unexpected road conditions or simply set it to how you like to roll. The lighter the load, the softer you can go by decreasing the air pressure a bit, or increase the air pressure for a more firm ride.
The motorcycle is equipped with an Air-cooled, High Output Twin Cam 103™ with integrated oil cooler engine which helps the vehicle to deliver maximum power and performance ratios. The overall power and performance of the motorcycle makes it unique in rendering the performance level unlike the other variants of its type. An advanced transmission system of the motorcycle is equipped with a six-speed transmission system which helps the rider to shift from one gear to the other through an easy gear shifting pattern. Balance, stability and rigidity of the motorcycle is maintained with the assistance of an all new advanced set of suspension system of the motorcycle. Braking system of the motorcycle is installed with advanced brake assist features which helps the rider in timely applying of brakes.
The price of the 2015 Harley Davidson Road Glide starts from $20,899, though the rates may vary according to the additional add ons to the motorcycle. Pricing of the motorcycle is also based on the different colour variants chosen. An option for customization of the motorcycle is also been provided by the company to its customers. Unique customization makes the motorcycle one unique piece of craftsmanship for the buyers.