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Harley-Davidson Road King


The Harley-Davidson Road King is a classic cruiser motorcycle in every respect, combining Harley heritage styling with long-range touring motorcycle comfort. The first FLHR Road King debuted in 1994, replacing the FLHS Electra Glide Sport. On the original model, the Road King featured a nostalgic full-dresser-style headlight cover first seen on the Big Twins of the 1960s and a signature H-D five-gallon Fat Bob fuel tank with twin gas caps. The ’94 Road King’s simple handlebar-mounted windshield and saddlebags were other styling cues reminiscent of the old Electra Glides. The windshield and passenger seat were easily removed to create a clean solo-cruiser motorcycle look 

I was impressed with the respnsiveness of the 08 Screamin Eagle Road Kings Electronic Throttle Control system. Simply roll on the throttle and hang on tight.
The Harley-Davidson Road King is a classic cruiser motorcycle in every respect, combining Harley heritage styling with long-range touring motorcycle comfort.
Since its inception, the Road King has been a favorite among fans of The Motor Company. And while Harley-Davidson hasn’t messed much with its aesthetics, the big V-Twin’s performance has continually evolved. In 1995, a fuel-injected FLHRI was added to the model range, while in 2002 it received a new swingarm and uprated rear suspension. Its engine has grown from the original 1340cc powerplant to the 1450cc Twin Cam in 1999 to the 1584cc Twin Cam 96 it now sports.

The 2009 Road King features a redesigned frame, new 2-1-2 exhausts, a rubber-mounted, air-coooled 1584cc Twin Cam 96 engine, and classic styling cues like full-length rider and passenger floorboards, a detachable Lexan windshield, and injection-molded GTX hard saddlebags. It also comes in a dressier version called the Road King Classic.
Harley-Davidson Road King Motorcycle Reviews
2012 Harley-Davidson Road King First Ride
Wednesday, August 17, 2011
The Road King has been a staple model in Harley Davidson’s cruiser line-up for quite some time. 2012 brings some needed updates to the Road King, find out more in our first ride report.
2008 Harley-Davidson CVOs First Ride
Monday, July 09, 2007
We traveled to Milwaukee to test out some of Milwaukee's Best, the 2008 Harley-Davidson CVO line.
2008 Harley-Davidsons First Ride
Thursday, September 13, 2007
Harley-Davidson family continues to grow, with three new motorcycles for 2008. Two models take H-D into new territory while the third is an an old favorite.
2007 Harley-Davidson CVO First Rides
Friday, September 08, 2006
Our old pal Korf takes a ride through California's Central Coast on the cream of Harley's crop, the blinged-out CVOs of 2007.
2006 Road King vs Royal Star
Monday, September 25, 2006
You want a cruiser that can rack up the miles, but do you want the gold standard in the class or a unique interpretation of the genre?
2004 Harley-Davidson Road King Custom
Thursday, June 03, 2004
Motorcycles that can handle touring duties, yet still impress on the boulevard need look no further than the Harley-Davidson Road King Custom.
2002 Harley Road King Classic
Wednesday, November 27, 2002
Glenn Le Santo decided to find out the hard way – he got on a Road King Classic and set off across America for a 5000-mile adventure.