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2013 Harley-Davidson Breakout First Ride Photo Gallery

We take a spin on Harley's newest Softail model, the 2013 FXSB Breakout, during its international debut at Daytona Beach Bike Week.

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No sooner did the 2013 Harley Breakout makes its debut at Bike Week at Mikey Luv's on Main Street than fans of The Motor Company were trying it on for size.
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The 2013 Harley Breakout is offered in Vivid Black, Big Blue Pearl or our favorite, Ember Red Sunglo and lists for $17,899.
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The Breakout is led by a wide 49mm fork, approximately 1.75-inches wider than previous Softails like the Rocker, paired to a 130mm wide, 21-inch tall wheel.
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The 2013 Breakout has a gloss black drag bar sitting atop chrome risers with the speedo integrated smartly into the risers.
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The five-gallon tank of the Breakout has glass-filled tank medallions and graphics you'll only find on this Softail.
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The 2013 Harley Breakout is stable in the twisties but could benefit from a bit more lean angle.
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The rigid-mounted Twin Cam 103B V-Twin puts out a claimed 95.5 lb-ft of torque @3000 rpm.
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The 2013 FXSB Breakout is the first CVO model to be adapted as a production model.
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The ribbed cast aluminum oil tank on the Breakout is a new twist.
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Cruising down the boulevard on a bike with a menacing profile is what the Breakout is all about.
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Blunt-cut mufflers with gloss black heat shields match the personality of the Breakout well.
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Harley chopped down the rear fender and side-mounted the license plate so there's an unobstructed view of the 240mm wide backside.
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Drag bars are positioned down at about 4 o'clock, foot controls are far forward and ergos are canted slightly forward on the Breakout's rider triangle.
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Harley is hoping that making the production Breakout a little darker and edgier will appeal to a younger demographic than its dressier CVO version.
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The 2013 Breakout styling direction was lead by young up-and-comer Harley designer Ben McGinley.
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The Harley Breakout has wide drag bars that provide good leveraging in turns and sticky Dunlops that grip well.
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The profile of the 2013 Harley Breakout is long, with a 67.3-inch wheelbase, and low, with a laden seat height of 24.7-inches, tall up front and wide out back.
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We rode in ten strong to Daytona Beach Main Street to park the 2013 Breakouts in front of Mikey Luv's for its world debut.
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The fender brace on the rear of the Breakout is the first forged and polished aluminum support without a cosmetic cover while wiring for the rear is concealed beneath the brace.