7 Infos About The Harley Davidson Low Rider
As years pass by, the motorcycle company Harley Davidson keeps surprising its fans with new models and new additional features. While there are other companies in the line, the Harley always has its line of a fan base. This is proven time and again with the release of its every new model of motorcycle. In this case, the new model Harley Davidson Low Rider which is presently launched seems to be a bit of a combination of two other models. While there are the Dyna traditionalists who might feel it a little difficult to take in the mixed breed of the new motorcycle variants, the fan base is still seen unaltered.
The Harley Davidson Low Rider which is kind of a combination in terms of ’Softail’ and ‘Low Rider’ when it comes to the model name saw its release in the year 2018. There were major disappointments when the Dyna model was taken off from the Harley line. However, this was compensated as the Harley Davidson Low Rider had the qualities of the cruiser line up which thereby made it a popular choice among the motorcycle enthusiasts. For the customization purposes, the Harley Davidson Low Rider seems to be a popular choice. The reason behind this is that the motorcycle can be taken as a black canvas when it comes to customizing.
The original choppers or the early period ones of 1970's had certain features which are incorporated into the Harley Davidson Low Rider to keep up the same DNA of the original Low rider. When it comes to the features of the Harley Davidson Low Rider there is are four valves for each cylinder which is a Milwaukee-Eight 107ci V-twin engine. This engine also comes with double counterbalancers in order to cancel initial vibration. The main purpose of this placement is to make the rigid firm and rightly mounted with the frame. This will help in improving the chassis stiffness which will in turn help with the handling of the bike.
Because of the placement of the 107ci Milwaukee-Eight the company assures that the Harley Davidson Low Rider will have a ten percent higher output in comparison with the other Twin Cam 103 engine which was used prior to this. Talking about the frame of the Harley Davidson Low Rider, it seems to have a mid-steel tubular frame. This one is redesigned so that it gives a stiff performance in comparison with the Softail model. As a result, there is a 65 percent increased stiffness in this model. The frame of this motorcycle has seen a reduction in its component parts to an extent of almost fifty percent. In terms of welds, it is 22 percent lower. Finally, with the solid-mount engine, the chassis becomes almost 34 percent, stiff in comparison to the previous model.
Because of the new frame with the added changes the weight of the motorcycle has been reduced by a whopping 32 pounds. This, in turn, gives other benefits too. One of the primary benefits of this is the enhanced steering option. Along with this, there is the improved lean angle which supports better handling.