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What enhancement would you like to see Harley add to its Touring line?

 
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Old 05-21-2019, 09:09 AM
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I have been riding a Touring bike (2018 Road King) for just over a year (up from a Fat Boy) and my question is: what feature would you most like to see HD add to its Touring line? I will lead off with:

1. Reverse gear -- for helping get the bike out of certain parking situations.

Others?
 
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Better suspension, better seat, and a stereo you can hear (with pipes) at 80 mph.
 
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Air conditioning, and a cooling seat.
 
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Originally Posted by Redlegvzv View Post
I have been riding a Touring bike (2018 Road King) for just over a year (up from a Fat Boy) and my question is: what feature would you most like to see HD add to its Touring line? I will lead off with:

1. Reverse gear -- for helping get the bike out of certain parking situations.

Others?
2018 RK here as well. As a female at about 150 lbs, I definitely second the "Reverse gear" idea.
 
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Even with 93,000 miles on an 08 road King and no belt trouble, I would like to see the belt changing process NOT require major disassembly. Oil filter change made so oil won't drip or flow onto the engine mount. I have never used the system, but screw jack rear wheel/belt adjustment looks more precise than the axle cams. Full LED lighting from the factory.
 
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A USB port up front on the Road King. For the life of me, I don't understand why my buddies Street Bob has a USB port but my "Touring" Road King does not. A better suspension would be nice but I could imagine the price increase and I would probably be better off doing that upgrade myself to get exactly what I want.
 
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I have been in a few circumstances where a reverse gear would have been a real help, and yes I am no spring chicken. If the Motor Company sees this, perhaps consider it as an option down the road a ways.
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+1 Reverse
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For me I would say larger fuel tank so I could go upwards of 400-500 miles between fill ups

i have 08 ultra that’s goes 180-200 before fill ups. I use mine to commute back and forth to work regularly 20 miles one way. So I get 4 days before needing fuel.
 
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Originally Posted by Redlegvzv View Post
I have been riding a Touring bike (2018 Road King) for just over a year (up from a Fat Boy) and my question is: what feature would you most like to see HD add to its Touring line? I will lead off with:

1. Reverse gear -- for helping get the bike out of certain parking situations.

Others?
I can attest to the idea of a reverse on a Touring Bike. I just had a reverse Pully installed by Suspension Technologies (https://suspensiontechnologies.com/p...anical-reverse) on my new '19 SGS. Takes the worry out of where to park so this short legged rider can manage with out fear of getting stuck.

I also really feel that H-D should install the WHIM as a standard item on all of the new bikes with a Boom GTS infotainment system. It is rediculous to buy a bike with more than half of the functionality of the Boom GTS not available from the get go. Including the WHIM would make more riders want to buy the dedicated H-D/Sena headsets and they would make up their lost accessory profit on the sale of the headsets.

And just one more Item should be a factory installed standard for all bikes with Saddlebags. Saddle bag guard bars. This item for more than one reason. Of course , first of all to protect the saddle bags, but more importantly, a place to grab onto when lifiting a bike from a laid over position.

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