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Old 06-11-2013, 12:03 PM
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In the market soon for a 2013 Orange Road Glide Custom. Thinking August time frame.

1) What the chances I will find one without getting raped?
2) Will I be able to order one if no dealerships in my area have one?
3) Looking for ABS / security as well. Yea I read the forums about which is better but I want it. I am paying and it will make me happy.
4) Or save cash and wait till they come back out in 2015?

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Old 06-11-2013, 12:11 PM
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I would grab one while you can still find one. Due to the fact that they will be gone next year for the redesign, there is a possibility you wont find exactly what you want. I would not get a first year on a redesign, there will be many bugs to work out.

It's just a few more payments if you buy now.
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Old 06-11-2013, 12:23 PM
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...... you're not likely to be able to order one @ this point.
... I'd imagine that all the dealers final orders are already in & set to be delivered soon ...as the MoCo will need to get the lines set up to produce the (non-Road Glide) '14s that will start arriving @ the dealers in late August.
....... since you know exactly what you want, i'd search dealers w/i a days ride to locate that orange shark & start dealin'
........ lots of dealers have been stocking up on '13 RGs in anticipation of the sabbatical their taking in '14 ..... look around, they'll be even harder to find come Fall.
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Old 06-11-2013, 12:31 PM
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Yeah....from what the dealership told me when a buddy was looking for one that after May...you werent going to be able to order...so if u find one u better jump..otherwise u wont have a whole lot of options THAT late in the year.
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Old 06-11-2013, 12:35 PM
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Get it now, not August. That particular color seems to be a popular choice, and I am often surprised when I see one sitting on a dealership floor.

That said, Pikes Peak HD has one, though not sure about ABS/Sec/Cruise. Would be a fun ride home for you!

Oh, and about the ABS/Sec/Cruise - I would get all three if the choice were up to me. ABS is great to have, security is nice too, but the cruise is icing on the cake, especially if do long rides.
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Old 06-11-2013, 12:42 PM
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IMO you need to get moving now, August will be very little to choose from.
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Old 06-11-2013, 12:44 PM
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I'd go ahead and get one if you really want it.
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If you don't get one now, you might get stuck with Chrome Yellow later.
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Old 06-11-2013, 01:29 PM
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Get a FLTRU, it has ABS and Security standard. Add a TP Detach kit and you can strip it down to be an FLTRX when you want.

[edit] just noticed that the FLTRU doesnt come in that color.
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