Curving fenders, curving exhaust system, curving gas tank, curving valve covers—there was hardly a straight line to be found apart from the frame. If a sidecar were attached, there was an optional three-speed with reverse. The filter became standard equipment in The windscreen is a new item, from National Cycle, and looks much like the old Harley option. Since these were kickstart days, having a more powerful engine could mean more of a challenge when starting.
Top speed, stripped and with the muffler removed, was mph, as recorded by Don Brown at Cycle magazine. Not bad. And then in the Hydra-Glide got suspension on the rear end and became the Duo Glide. The bikes were special, customized Harley-Davidson Hydra Glides, and so special hardly any survived the film being stolen off […]. The springer had a much better ride than a girder, which was often referred to as a pogo front end. The rigid frame was used until when the Duo Glide was introduced.
A hardtail is when the swingarm from a and up frame is removed and a section of frame was either bolted or welded on to mimic the rigid. This was purely an aesthetic modification. The Harley front ends pre were Springer front ends not Girder as you called them. Two different styles of front ends. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.
Northeast U. South Central U. Southeast U. West U. Subscriber Login. Sign in. Forgot your password? Get help. Password recovery. Rider Magazine. We normally refer to the fork that preceded the hydra-glide as a springer rather than a girder.
Please enter your comment! The front suspension was a hydraulic telescopic forks while the rear was equiped with a hardtail. The FL Hydra Glide was fitted with a 3. The bike weighed just The wheelbase was The front suspension was a hydraulic telescopic forks while the rear was equipped with a hardtail.
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Продолжительность. Harley Panhead Hydra Glide original handlebars · OEM Harley Spiral Grip Retainer Hydra glide Panhead. · Harley Davidson Panhead Handlebar. Harley-Davidson FL Hydra-Glide года заменил старую установку ручного переключения / ножного сцепления на современное ножное.