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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 04-04-2010, 01:02 AM Thread Starter
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Sat on a Wide Glide...Neat!

I went to see one of those new 2010 HD Wide Glides. This is the one with the incredible rake and flamed tank.

First impression: Pegs are really far forward and super comfy (I'm 5'9") with little short drag-stye bars. Typical HD fit and finish. Feels like the new Sabre from a sitting-on-it-not-moving point of view. Seat height is pretty low.

The seat seems comfortable, the pillion isn't much more than a nod, and the sissy bar is 3" tall. I'm a sucker for anything with flames so it's in.

Overall, a nice bike for a decent price. Canadian, it is about $4k more than a Sabre but the value is there. Another one for the fantasy garage.


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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 04-04-2010, 01:22 AM
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I too like the looks of the Wide Glides. It's the only other HD bike I care for besides the touring models(other than the fugly Road Glide). I've never sat on one, but I do love the way it looks.

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Not sure how closely related, if at all, the Super Glide is. Saw an 09 today up close. Owner was obviously thrilled with it having bought it just a month ago. Very clean and a great looking machine.

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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 04-04-2010, 01:45 AM Thread Starter
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Different bike I'm thinking.

Wide Glides have an incredible Fury-like rake and a gigantic front tire.

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