Start a New Search

Looking for a specific make, model or year of motorcycle, and how it compares to the competition? Looking to design your own? Use our Bike Finder, below, to get everything you need.

2008 Harley-Davidson Road Glide® Base

User Rating Motorcycle.com 4 of 31
2008 Touring

 

Overall
Performance
Quality & Reliability
Ride & Comfort
Value
2008 Harley-Davidson Road Glide® Base

2008 Harley-Davidson Road Glide® Base pictures, prices, information, and specifications. Below is the information on the 2008 Harley-Davidson Road Glide® Base. If you would like to get a quote on a new 2008 Harley-Davidson Road Glide® Base use our Build Your Own tool, or Compare this bike to other Touring motorcycles.To view more specifications, visit our Detailed Specifications.

2008 Harley-Davidson Road Glide® Base Specifications

Motorcycle Insurance:

Identification
Model Type  Touring
BASE MSRP(US)  $18,145.00
Dealers Harley-Davidson Dealers
Warranty  24
Insurance
Finance
Engine:  
Engine Type  V Twin
Cylinders  2
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Cooling  Air
Valves  4
Valves Per Cylinder  2
Valve Configuration  OHV - Pushrod
Compression Ratio  9.2:1
Starter  Electric
Fuel Requirements  Premium
Fuel Type  Gas
Transmission:  
Transmission Type  Manual
Number Of Speeds  6
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)  Belt
Wheels & Tires:  
Front Tire (Full Spec)  Dunlop® MT90B16 72H
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  Dunlop® MU85B16 77H
Brakes:  
Front Brake Type  Dual Disc
Rear Brake Type  Disc
Technical Specifications:  
Wheelbase (in/mm)  63.5 / 1612.9
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  6 / 22.7

Motorcycle Insurance:

 

Tip
Build Your Own Compare Detailed Specs

View All Photos and Videos 2008 Harley-Davidson Road Glide® Base Photos & Videos

previous
next
Upload Photos Upload Videos
Write a Review: Got something to say?
The 2008 Harley-Davidson Road Glide® Base
is Rated #4 of 31 2008 Touring
Agree, Disagree?
Write a Review and rate the 2008 Harley-Davidson Road Glide® Base. Your review and rating will help rank 2008 Touring.
Recent 2008 Touring Reviews

View Detailed Reviews2008 Harley-Davidson Road Glide® Base Reviews

My Favorite Bike
By Mike(Owner), Mar. 11, 2009
I have owned some terrific touring bikes, including the Gold Wing and Venture, but this is by far my favorite. There is just something about the feel and sound of a Harley that makes it more fun to ride than other bikes. I've done several multi-day rides and the bike is very comfortable, super rel... Read Full Review

 

Overall
Performance
Quality & Reliability
Ride & Comfort
Value
Did you find this review useful? YES NO
Awesome
By Mark(Owner), Sep. 10, 2008
I love the 2008 bike i recently purchased. Performance, style, openness, of the cockpit, abundance of after market options. The frame mounted fairing is Harley's bet kept secret. Read Full Review

 

Overall
Performance
Quality & Reliability
Ride & Comfort
Value
Did you find this review useful? YES NO
Great Handling
By Henry Tenenbaum, Ph.D.(Owner), Oct. 5, 2008
My 08 Crimson Road Glide is the best bike I have ever owned. The cornering, and steadfastness of the bike on the hwy makes this one of Harley's best kept secret. Along with a detachable Tour Pac and GPS, I expect this bike to be my ride for a long time.

Hank
Sarasota, FL Read Full Review

 

Overall
Performance
Quality & Reliability
Ride & Comfort
Value
Did you find this review useful? YES NO
WOW!!
By Juan(Owner), May. 13, 2010
I recently purchased an '08 Road Glide; Prior to that I was riding another cruiser and I have to tell you that the ROad GLide is one heck of a bike. The ride and comfort is excellent; Even access to all the bells and whistles it comes with are conviniently placed and easy to use (like cruise control... Read Full Review

 

Overall
Performance
Quality & Reliability
Ride & Comfort
Value
Did you find this review useful? YES NO
smooth and solid
By Sterling P. Landry III(Owner), Jun. 20, 2011
I've rolled up 25,000 miles on my 2008 Road Glide and getting ready to head to Sturgis in August for another few thousand. NO other bike is more comfortable, smooth handling and sturdy as the robust Glide. Wind blows past the fixed nose of the bike with great ease and makes takes the curves and co... Read Full Review

 

Overall
Performance
Quality & Reliability
Ride & Comfort
Value
Did you find this review useful? YES NO
1-5 of 5 Reviews
Write a Review Upload Photos Upload Videos

Find a Motorcycle Dealer

Interested in buying a new motorcycle? Find a Harley-Davidson Motorcycle Dealer now!
Find a Dealer

Motorcycle Insurance

Motorcycle Financing

Financing is one way to purchase a new motorcycle. There are various lenders available, as well as factory financing. You can receive fast,free online quotes.