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Old 06-11-2018, 04:28 PM
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My lady does not like the vibration of my Evo Softail when I cruise on the highway
(posted speed 75mph/ drivers speed 85-90mph/ my speed 80-85mph.)
She does not enjoy it really at any speed over 60mph.
I am looking for the smoothest ride 2 up @ 80mph.
My options are:
1) 107 Milwaukee 8 Heritage Softail
2) 103 Twin CamB Softail
3) 103 Twin Cam Lowrider
Question:
1) Which Softail is smoother at 80mph 103 Twin CamB or the 107 Milwaukee 8?
2) Which is smoother at 80mph the smoother Softail or the 103 Twin Cam Dyna?

I have even considered a Polaris/ Indian Chief... I know blasphemous on a Harley forum.

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Old 06-11-2018, 04:35 PM
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Take your wife for some test rides, see what she likes. I doubt any of these guys know what vibration your wife finds acceptable @ 80 mph...
 
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That. A new Road King will make you both smile.
 
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No get the new softail, The suspension on the Touring bikes sucks.
 
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Old 06-11-2018, 05:07 PM
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Nothing beats a Harley touring bike for highway tooling.
 
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I would wait on the M8 till Harley gets All the bugs worked out. You would hate to be a few hundred miles from home and the M8 takes a sump on you out in the middle of nowhere. I would at least look at a 103 Road King if I was in your shoes. other than that I would try to find a Dyna Super Glide Custom in a 103. and the Dyna Low Rider last. However big papa AZ has the best answer so far. Now to answer question #2 the 103 B doesn't really vibrate it buzzes a Dyna shakes like a dog crapping a peach seed at a red light and smooths out at hi way speed where as the Softail is smooth at the red light and buzzes at hi way speed.
 

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The Road King special looks mighty nice plus you can take the bags off and use it around town.





 
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Originally Posted by Walter White
The Road King special looks mighty nice plus you can take the bags off and use it around town.





Road Kings look like crap with the bags off.
 
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