To accomplish the low seat height the Low Rider uses short travel shocks which have a pitiful 3. Related bikes List for comparison of specs. Longed for a harley but never got round to it. Our tester was also equipped with a security system that was less than intuitive in its operation. As everyone knows, Harleys are different and nothing comes close to the sound or feel of one. First introduced to the motorcycle public in 1977, the Low Rider has been available from H-D in many flavors over its 27-year life. Finally, Victor won and the bike fired up.
If you have been riding for a while, go for it. Wanchena and I lamented on sometime later and figured we would have started the bike sooner if we were able to read about it. Living up to its name the Low Rider has a seat height of 26. I can't tell you enough. The motor is hung in the frame with rubber isolation mounts to help quell some of the vibes from reaching the rider.
Yes no problem I use it every day had a sporty before this one is not much different exepto a few kilos more enjoy. There is not much missing from this cruisers profile. If I need a bike to be part of the socializing, I will be the one making an ass of myself in the corner, lampshade and all. It tends to focus the stress of wind on your upper body on the knuckles and joints of your fingers rather than your wrists. While the clocks on centerline clean the bikes dash up, it is in a poor location for travel, as you have to take your eyes off the road longer to see your speeds and any idiot lights.
The computer brain of the motor did a great job of dealing with whatever I threw at it. This was difficult for me to grasp since the bike is set up to approach from the right, insert key and then walk around it to swing a leg over or feel goofy and swing a leg over from the right. My only criticism of the motor is that it has some real vibration at roughly 65-70 mph in top gear. After a few miles there was a small leak out of the primary case. Thank you to Donahue Sportscenter for our bike. The motor is smooth under and over that speed.
Thanks again to Donahue Sport center for the generous use of the Low Rider. You would think a bike of this size would be difficult to handle but oh, contra-ire. Once you pull your eyes away from all the shiny bits on the motor you will see the 13-spoke cast rims, the staggered chrome shorty dual exhaust and gun fighter low rider seat. It rides solid and is the last of the Dyna's so reckon I'll never sell it. If the bike has been modified with a wide glide front end, the turning circle gets a bit restricted but again, its something you allow for once you are used to it. What amazed me was how many people knew about the location of the leak after I would tell them it was leaking.
Ive one regret and that is that i did not buy one twenty years ago I live in mexico have had several sportys, shovel and even a panhead first dyna low and love it. But the Low Rider kept disappointing me as the days wore on. While boxy, the tranny did its job well, popping from gear to gear with no miss shifts or surprises. But that is an old joke. Feet-forward riding position affects the handling a bit , but if this is the long, low, badass look you're after, then this is where it all startsFeet-forward riding position affects the handling a bit , but if this is the long, low, badass look you're after, then this is where it all starts Length mm 2387 Tank litres 4. If you want to get home without leaving bits and pieces spread along the highway, remember to tighten everything regularly. The Dyna Low Rider was first introduced in 1993 and has been one of the mainstays of the line.
I was not told by the dealer what the problem was but an employee said that it was software related. The current generation is based on the proven Dyna platform. I love my bike it's a 2005 model and it sounds great, looks great, rides well and turns heads. They tend to send a jolt through the rider on all but the smallest bumps. My first new bike purchase in many years was a 2015 Low Rider. Both are very comfortable, and for me, have perfect ergonomics for both long and short rides. View comments, questions and answers at the.
They're not built for speed necessarily, even though it has heeps of power, but for cruising the roads I feel safe and secure on it. Overall a good bike with a few flaws that will be chalked up to character by most. It has loads of power and handles very well. The controls are Harley standard, well thought out, smooth and easy to operate. In stock trim, Harleys are brilliant at just putting along enjoying the scenery. The bore and stroke are a conservative 3.
The starting procedure was very simple; key on, whirring noises emanate from somewhere, wait for engine light which is the universal car engine symbol, come on boys pony up for a v-twin graphic to go out, then hit the starter. Engine and transmission : 1449. In some instances, you will want more…turn angle that is. The fuel injection is an electronic sequential port injection, which in non-engineer speak means it is a nice system. Keep twisting the throttle and a nice steady stream of power follows immediately behind.