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The 2018 Harley-Davidson Softail and Dyna Myth

2018 Softail Fatboy Road Test
The 2018 Softail Fatboy. Notice the rear fender clearance and high seat height 
As I reported HERE Harley-Davidson has drastically changed their cruiser platform for the 2018 model year. All Softail and Dyna models now share the same frame and basic suspension combining them into one model family, which Harley-Davidson has named the Softail line. The Motor Company went with the Softail name because they wanted to maintain the legacy the name carries and felt like it had a higher recognition value. This set in motion a surge of backlash from enthusiasts loyal to the Dyna platform. Outrage around the Continue reading The 2018 Harley-Davidson Softail and Dyna Myth

The FXDX Superglide Sport: A bike Ahead of It’s Time

The FXDX had amazing ground clearance and an aggressive handling rake.
The FXDX had amazing ground clearance and an aggressive handling rake.

In 1999 Harley-Davidson introduced the FXDX Superglide Sport. This bike was equipped with 39mm front forks, dual disc front brakes, external dual rear shocks, raised front and rear frame height to improve handling and a simple cap and gauge fuel tank console. These bikes also featured a great “tune on the fly” front and rear suspension that allowed the rider to adjust dampening during any pit stop. Continue reading The FXDX Superglide Sport: A bike Ahead of It’s Time