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Review of 2017 Harley-Davidson Road Glide

Harley-Davidson has launched its new 2017 Harley-Davidson Road Glide that has the best design with the powerful engine. The chassis of this bike is sturdy and has the best color design. This bike offers the best seating position that makes the long ride full of fun and comfort. It has the best infotainment system as well. The suspension and braking systems are fully functional. The review of new 2017 Harley-Davidson Road Glide with specification and price are written below.

2017 Harley-Davidson Road Glide

2017 Harley-Davidson Road Glide – Specification and Price

Heritage Engine

The new 2017 Harley-Davidson Road Glide has the best powerful Milwaukee- Eight 107 engine with the 45 degrees V-Twin rings. The engine is iconic, durable and is unmistakable in its sound. This engine delivers the best performance in all conditions and has the new muscular look. Harley-Davidson has launched its new generation series of an engine that offers the best power, performance, and innovation. This engine has the best cooling system that maintains the temperature of the engine. This engine has the four valves per cylinder plus has the better throttle response. It has got the best chain driven cam, counter balanced and new rubber mounted. The engine has following new features that make it best one.

  • More Power: Larger displacement, four valve heads and have the higher compression ratio that produces 10% more torque.
  • Quicker Acceleration: 2-3 bike lengths faster from the 0-60 mph; 1-2 bike lengths faster from the 60-80 mph in top gear.
  • Heat Management: Improved rider and passenger comfort due to reduced heat absorption, increased heat rejection and redesigned exhaust system.
  • Improved Fit: Narrow original and optimized shape of air cleaner form.
  • Reduced Vibration: New internal solo counter balancer that provides a smoother, more refined feel at idle.
  • Richer Exhaust Note: Less mechanical powertrain noise that allows more iconic V-Twin rumble due to the lighter valves, optimized cover designs, and driveline improvements.
  • Lower Idle Speed: For better sound and less heat.
  • Improved Charging: 50% more output to meet the increased touring accessory needs.

2017 Harley-Davidson Road Glide engine


The all-new 2017 Harley-Davidson Road Glide bike comes with the best design and color combination. The bike has the dual reflector LED headlamps that have the better and bright light. The steering damper has the best response and has impressive front forks. The new Dunlop Multi-Tread Blackwall tires offer the best handling experience. The 180 mm of rear tires and the rear fender are also quite impressive. The new technology of tires are used the harder compounds at the center and softer on the sides. These tires are perfect for making the bike agile on every curvy stretch of the road. It also offers Reflex Linked Brembo Brakes with the ABS. This system turns the locked-up front wheel or the rear wheel skid into the relic from riding’s history. Both of the brakes are electronically linked to provide exactly the optimal amount of brake of each tire. The bike comes with the standard battery charging harness. The new and high airbox gives the best performance and has excellent design. This bike has the 6-Speed Cruise Drive Transmission that delivers the smooth, superb shifting and reducing engine speed on the highway.

2017 Harley-Davidson Road Glide


The new 2017 Harley-Davidson Road Glide bike has the best infotainment system along with it. This bike has the new BOOM! Box 4.3 radio that puts out the 25 watts per channel at 1% distortion and features a factory-tuned, optimized equalizer which pumps out more power. This communication system plays louder and clear sound quality. The new speed tuning system allows the volume changes at different speeds. It also adjusts the bass level for the best quality sound. All the functions of the radio can be operated via hand controls. This communication consists up of 5.25 inches of front speakers which are installed securely in sealed and tuned for best sound quality. The new Jukebox of this bike includes USB connection that accepts iPhone, iTouch, non-iPod, an SD card and other USB compatible devices. Just open the door up, plug in the device, and it becomes a part of this bike. This system can be operated by thy voice command or hand controls. This system allows the rider to upgrade for the bigger 6.5 inches of speakers. It is performed with the help of gloves on hands.


The new 2017 Harley-Davidson Road Glide bike offers comfort during the ride. It’s each compartment cover, and saddlebag lid opens with the single touch of the button. This bike has the best handlebar that offers the best riding position and it is more comfortable for the wider range of riders. The hand grips are now closer to the rider, which just means rider does not need to stretch to reach the bars. This motorcycle has the fatigue reducing frame design that makes the ride less fatigue full. It has got the best design that reduces the air drag. In the head buffeting tests, it beats every other motorcycle present on the road. The seat offers maximum comfort and has the best design. The design of saddle are incredible just throw your legs over the bike has enjoyed the ride. This bike has the full-length footboards and streamliner passenger foot pegs and heel or toe shifter. These footboards are rubber isolation attached to reduce the vibration. The heel or toe shifter offers the smooth shifting. The motorcycle has the re-engineered dual bending valve front and rear suspension with the easily adjustable emulsion shocks. The rider can achieve more comfort, better control and more confidence in handling. The new rear shocks give 30% more pre-load. They are adjusted with the turn of the single knob. This new fork technology improves the damping performance over the hardest bumps. The new saddle design offers the plenty of room for things. The lock of the saddlebag is tight so that rider can quickly put the key without the danger of scratching the premium paint. This motorcycle also has the high output charging system that provides the electrical capacity of the bike.

2017 Harley-Davidson Road Glide


The new 2017 Harley-Davidson Road Glide bike is the favorite bike for its stylish look, distinctive menacing, and mile-hungry look for the right reason. It had the modern, aggressive style and streamlined narrow profile look. The windscreen is perfectly clean and trim. It has the cut back front fender and the saddlebags that offer the sleek modern look without sacrificing luggage space. The new 2017 Harley-Davidson Road Glide bike features the tight, clean, iconic look bullet turn signals. It has the new and classic fuel tank that has the capacity of a six-gallon fuel tank. The fuel tanks feature the unique look with the best color. This bike is total work of art, passion, creativity and symbol of next generation. The engine of this bike has the air cooling system that has the best design. This bike has the cast aluminum wheels front and back. This motorcycle has the new brake rotors that have been developed to show off more of the premium custom look of the wheels. This bike has the black powered coated engine with the chrome cover. The motorcycle has the new custom look of the combination of a rear stop, turn, and tail lights. The bike also has the single AM, FM or WB antenna as well.

2017 Harley-Davidson Road Glide

2017 Harley-Davidson Road Glide – Price

The all-new Harley-Davidson 2017 Road Glide bike comes with the price of $21,299 only.

2017 Harley-Davidson Road Glide – Specs


Engine Type Milwaukee-Eight™ 107
Bore 3.937 inches
Stroke 4.375 inches
Displacement 107 cu in
Compression Ratio 10.0:1
Fuel System Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)

2017 Harley-Davidson Road Glide Specs


Length 95.4 inches
Seat Height, Laden 25.9 inches
Seat Height, Unladen 26.9 inches
Ground Clearance 4.8 inches
Rake (steering head) (deg) 26
Trail 6.8 inches
Wheelbase 64 inches
Tires, Front Specification 130/60B19 61H
Tires, Rear Specification BW 180/65B16 81H
Fuel Capacity 6 gallons
Oil Capacity (w/filter) 5.2 qt.
Weight, As Shipped 816 lb.
Weight, In Running Order 853 lb.
Luggage Capacity –Volume 2.3 cu ft


Size 4.3 inch
Type Color
Watts Per Channel 25.0
Speakers 2.0
Speaker Size 5.25 inches / 6.5 inches – P&A Upgrade
Headset Specifications 16-64 ohms
AM Standard
FM Standard
Weather Band (WB) Standard
SD Card, MP3, Flash Drive – via USB Connection Supported
Languages English (US/UK), German, French (Canada/France), Spanish (Mexico/Spain), European Portuguese, Italian
Hands-free Mobile Phone – via Bluetooth P&A Upgrade, Headset connection required
Voice Recognition Languages: Phone functions only English (US)
Vehicle Information Screen Standard
Text-to-Speech (TTS) Languages English (US)
USB USB/MTP/iPod/iPhone
Bluetooth Phone/Media Supported

2017 Harley-Davidson Road Glide Specs

Drive Train

Primary Drive Chain, 34/46 ratio
Gear Ratios (overall) 1st 9.593
Gear Ratios (overall) 2nd 6.65
Gear Ratios (overall) 3rd 4.938
Gear Ratios (overall) 4th 4.0
Gear Ratios (overall) 5th 3.407
Gear Ratios (overall) 6th 2.875


Exhaust Chrome, 2-1-2 dual exhaust with tapered mufflers
Wheels, Front Type Enforcer Cast Aluminum
Wheels, Rear Type Enforcer Cast Aluminum
Brakes, Caliper Type 32 mm, 4-piston fixed front and rear


Engine Torque Testing Method J1349
Engine Torque 111.4 ft-lb
Engine Torque (rpm) 3,250
Lean Angle, Right (deg.) 32
Lean Angle, Left (deg.) 31
Fuel Economy: Combined City/Hwy 45 mpg

2017 Harley-Davidson Road Glide Specs


Lights (as per country regulation), Indicator Lamps High beam,  front fender running lights, low oil pressure, running lights, directional lights, neutral, engine diagnostics, battery, cruise control, speakers, low fuel warning, accessory, security system, gear indication, ABS, miles to empty display, fog/aux lamp indicator
Gauges Larger speedometer and tachometer with broad numbers, large fuel and volt gauges with ample numbers, features odometer, display, trip A, trip B, range to empty, clock and the gear indicator, and larger telltale indicators

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