Motorcycle Types Cruiser 2012 Harley Switchback | Action Wallpaper

2012 Harley Switchback | Action Wallpaper

2012 Harley-Davidson Switchback Wallpaper

For 2012, Harley-Davidson added the Switchback to its Dyna lineup, the motorcycle allowing the rider to easily switch from cruiser to short-distance tourer, and vice versa.

The bike, which was designed around the idea of the uber-expensive 2011 Softail CVO Convertible, features a fork-mounted windshield and color-matched saddlebags that can be removed without tools in under 60 seconds.

And like all other Dyna, Softail and Touring models for 2012 (except for the Street Bob and Super Glide Custom), the Switchback arrives with Harley’s new Twin Cam 103, a V-Twin

With the popularity of its 2011 Softail CVO Convertible, Harley-Davidson decided to stick with that flexibility to easily transform between boulevard cruiser and tourer, offering the Switchback for 2012.

The Harley-Davidson Switchback is brand new to the Dyna lineup, and was designed to do exactly what the name implies: “switchback” from tourer to cruiser, or vice versa.

This task is performed by removing the fork-mounted windshield and color-matched saddlebags. The best part? The rider of the Harley Switchback removes these pieces without tools, and in under 60 seconds.

And like all Dyna, Softail and Touring models for 2012, except for the Dyna Street Bob and Dyna Super Glide Custom, the Switchback is offered with the Twin Cam 103. The V-Twin cranks out 100 ft. lbs. of torque at 3500 rpm, and is hooked to a 6-Speed Cruise Ride.

The chassis, suspension, and tires are designed to deliver light, confident handling. Cleanly styled, the Switchback uses the 4.7-gallon Street Bob fuel tank. For riding, the bend of the mini- ape handlebars with a pullback riser combine with full-length rider footboards and a two-up touring seat to offer riders all-day comfort.

For a review of the 2012 Harley-Davidson Switchback, click here. Attached above is some wallpaper of the Switchback in action.

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Ron Lieback
Ron Lieback
One of the few moto journalists based on the East Coast, Ron Lieback joined the motorcycle industry as a freelancer in 2007, and is currently Online Editor at Ultimate Motorcycling.

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