Top 5 Features About Harley-Davidson’s Bagger Racebike

Five neat features of Harley-Davidson’s bagger racebike.

Today’s MotoAmerica’s King of the Baggers series has awoken Harley-Davidson’s classic spirit of competition. Although a tad strange among roadracing purists, there’s no denying spectator popularity. So it makes sense that the Bar & Shield brand is “all in” when it comes to bagger competition R&D. Here are the top five things that are cool about Kyle Wyman’s Harley-Davidson Factory Bagger racebike.

Editor’s note: During this event we also evaluated the Road Glide ST during the Top 5 Reasons to Ride the Harley-Davidson CVO Road Glide ST article. Also check out the What You Need to Know about Harley-Davidson’s Road Glide and 2024 Harley-Davidson Road Glide Reviews With Videos for added insight on Harley’s 2024 model year touring bikes.

  1. This 45-degree V-twin powers this Road Glide to 180 mph!
  2. It employs a superbike front end with an Öhlins Superbike inverted fork and four-piston Brembo Monoblock calipers. Awesome.
  3. Look at this lattice-style aluminum swingarm and rear suspension. How trick are these components?
  4. The bodywork looks identical to Harley-Davidson’s 2023 MY Road Glide CVO—it looks sick!
  5. This bike is dripping in carbon fiber and titanium. Look how trick this bike looks!

We’ll see you in the next episode.