If you’ve always liked the idea of riding a motorcycle, yet you worry about things like stability and safety, you may be interested in purchasing a trike from Harley-Davidson. They actually make a number of different ones, and all of them give you that hybrid feeling of both driving a car and riding a bike. You can enjoy riding on the open road in much the same way as you would with a top-quality motorcycle, and you have the increased control and stability that you might expect to find when driving a car, not to mention the increased storage space. If you’re interested in learning more about some of the best trikes produced by Harley-Davidson, you can find five of the top examples below (in no particular order). See if one of your favorites shows up on the list. After you read through everything, you might even discover that you have a new favorite.
1. Harley-Davidson Electra Glide Ultra
This is a sharp looking trike with a V-twin engine and plenty of other amenities that you just don’t find on a daily basis. It has features that make the actual process of riding more enjoyable, not to mention safer. These features include anti-lock brakes, cruise control (for those long rides), a fork lock and forward controls. This makes the trike not only safer, but also more comfortable to ride. Other features include custom items like wheels and exhaust, as well as saddlebags and additional storage in the form of rear compartments.
2. Harley-Davidson Heritage Softail
This is without a doubt one of the more interesting machines the company has ever produced. It’s much bigger than most Harleys and to be honest, it appears to much more comfortable, especially for those who enjoy taking longer rides. If you’re planning something that requires you to ride across the country or something similar, you obviously want a machine like this because you have more room to move around. It really does cut back on the sore muscles because you’re not locked in the same position for hours at a time lie you would be with a more traditional motorcycle. In addition, this one has chrome wheels and deep, rich finishes that help it look its best, along with that classic Harley-Davidson sound that everyone loves to hear.
3. Harley-Davidson FLSTN Softail Deluxe
If you think this one is exactly like the one discussed in the previous paragraph just because it has a similar name, think again. After all, there’s a reason this one is called a deluxe model. For starters, it has some of the most amazing looking graphics you’re likely to see on anything from harley-Davidson or anyone else. The best part is that the graphics are just part of what makes this trike so special. It also incorporates a six-speed transmission and a fuel injected engine, along with a custom exhaust system. This trike also has a full windshield and more than enough storage space, all without forcing you to give up the comfort you’re looking for.
4. Harley-Davidson FLRT Freewheeler
This trike is a little bit different from most of the trikes on the market, even those from Harley-Davidson. It’s a much more bare-bones version, as Harley has decided to leave almost everything off the machine that isn’t a necessity and place an increased focus on performance. To that end, the trike has an anti-lock braking system, as well as a traction control system. It even has something called hill hold, which as you might have guessed, is designed to make it easier to navigate terrain with changing elevation. It also has a beefed up suspension system and custom-designed mufflers, all so you can enjoy the Harley-Davidson sound without annoying your neighbors in the process.
5. Harley-Davidson FLHTCUTG Tri-Glide
This looks much more like a traditional Harley-Davidson motorcycle, with the obvious exception that it has three wheels. The whole trike is blacked out and designed to provide you with the extra stability and storage space that you’ve become accustomed to with a trike, all without giving up the classic Harley looks that so many people love. It also has a V-twin engine that’s coupled with a six-speed transmission, fog lamps, and one of the best sound systems on the market. It also comes with a comprehensive information system, comparable to the ones you usually find in automobiles. This is something you don’t routinely find on bikes or trikes.
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