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2008 Harley-Davidson Road Glide®

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2008 Harley-Davidson Road Glide®

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2008 Harley-Davidson Road Glide® Specifications

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Identification
Model Type  Touring
BASE MSRP(US)  $18,145.00
Dealers Harley-Davidson Dealers
Warranty  24
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Engine:  
Engine Brand Name  Twin Cam 96™
Engine Type  V Twin
Cylinders  2
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Torque (Ft Lbs/Nm)  92.6 / 125.5
Torque RPM  3500
Cooling  Air
Valves  4
Valves Per Cylinder  2
Valve Configuration  OHV - Pushrod
Bore (mm/in)  95.3 / 3.75
Stroke (mm/in)  111.3 / 4.38
Displacement (cc/ci)  1584 / 96
Compression Ratio  9.2:1
Starter  Electric
Fuel Requirements  Premium
US Miles Per Gallon (Hwy/City)  54 / 35
CAN Liters Per Kilometer (Hwy/City)  4.4 / 6.7
Fuel Type  Gas
Fuel Injector  Yes
Carburetor  No
Carburetion Type  Fuel Injected
Transmission:  
Transmission Type  Manual
Number Of Speeds  6
Overdrive  No
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)  Belt
Primary Drive (Engine / Transmission)  Chain
Gear Ratio (1/2/3/4/5/6)  9.31 / 6.42 / 4.77 / 3.93 / 3.28 / 2.79
Reverse  No
Heel Toe Shifter  Standard
Wheels & Tires:  
Wheels Composition  Aluminum
Chromed  No
Tire Brand  Dunlop®
Front Tire Aspect Ratio  90
Front Tire Speed Rating  72H
Front Wheel Diameter  16
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio  85
Rear Tire Speed Rating  77H
Rear Wheel Diameter  16
Front Tire (Full Spec)  Dunlop® MT90B16 72H
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  Dunlop® MU85B16 77H
Brakes:  
Brake Brand Name  Brembo®
Front Brake Type  Dual Disc
Front Brake Diameter (in/mm)  11.5 / 292.1
Rear Brake Type  Disc
Rear Brake Diameter (in/mm)  11.5 / 292.1
Suspension:  
Front Suspension Type  Telescopic Fork
Front Adjustable Rebound Damping  Yes
Front Central Suspension Strut  No
Rear Suspension Type  Twin Sided Swing Arm
Number Rear Shock Absorbers  2
Rear Suspension Material  Steel
Air Adjustable  Yes
Steering:  
Steering Control  Handlebar
Technical Specifications:  
Length (ft)  7.81
Wheelbase (in/mm)  63.5 / 1612.9
Ground Clearance (in/mm)  5.1 / 129.5
Length (ft/ft)  7
Length (ft/in)  9.7
Dry Weight (lbs/kg)  752 / 341.1
Wet Weight (lbs/kg)  789 / 357.9
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  6 / 22.7
Engine Displacement to Weight (cc)  2.11
Seats:  
Seat Type  One-Piece
Adjustable  No
Seat Material  Leather
Seat Location  Driver and Passenger
Folding  No
Seat Height (in/mm)  26.9 / 683.3
Number Of Seats  2
Grab Rail or Strap  Standard
Exterior:  
Frame  Steel
Floor Board Location  Driver and Passenger
Hand Grips  Standard
Chassis Protectors  Yes
Drive Shaft Guard  No
Engine Case Guard  Yes
Fork Guards  Yes
Hand Guards  No
Brush Guard  No
Heel Guards  No
Light Guard  No
Side Cover  Yes
Front Fender  Standard
Rear Fender  Standard
Pocket  No
Stand Type  Kick
Handlebars  Standard
Upper Fairing  Standard
Instrumentation:  
Digital Instrumentation  Standard
Clock  Standard
Tachometer  Standard
Trip Odometer  Standard
Oil Pressure Gauge  Standard
Speedometer  Standard
Fuel Level Warning Type  Gauge
Service Reminder  Standard
Pricing:  
Warranty (Condition)  Limited
Destination Charge  345
Identification:  
Generic Type (Primary)  Touring
Manufacturer Country  USA
Manufacturer Recommend Minimum Age  16
Parent Company  Harley-Davidson
Display Name  Road Glide®
Audio & Communication:  
Brand Name  Harman/Kardon
Number Of Speakers  4
Number Of Discs  1
Mounts:  
Side Case Mount  Standard
Tool Bag Mount  Standard
Windshield Mounts  Standard
Paint & Finish:  
Paint  Standard
Decal Kit  Standard
Glass:  
Rearview Mirrors  Standard
Windshield Lowers  No
Height Adjustable  No
Tinted  Yes
Height  High
Storage:  
Side Case Material  Vinyl
Number Of Side Cases  2
Location  Left and Right Side
Side Storage Mount  Standard
Lockable Storage  Standard
Helmet Storage  Standard
Glove Box / Dash Storage  Standard
Lights:  
Halogen Headlight (s)  Standard
Headlight (s)  Standard
Type  Halogen
Convenience:  
Power Outlet  Standard
Cruise Control  Standard

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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

 

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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

 

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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.

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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

 

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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

 

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