2016 Harley-Davidson Street Glide Special | Motorcycle Buyer’s Guide
Take the basic Harley-Davidson Street Glide and turn some of the options, such as the Reflex Linked Brakes with ABS and security system, and make them part of the standard package and you get the Street Glide Special.All the goodies you expect are there, including the High Output Twin Cam 103 motor and hydraulic clutch, the Project Rushmore forks and triple clamps, plus an upgraded Boom! Box 6.5 GT audio system with GPS. A Jukebox media compartment has a One-Touch door plus USB connection (in addition to the Bluetooth compatibility of the Boom! Box).
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This week, in the first segment Editor Don Williams talks to us about the new Kawasaki Versys 650 LT. It’s the middleweight ADV style machine that uses the same 650 parallel twin motor as the Ninja 650, so it’s an excellent performer in a user-friendly, good looking package.
In the second segment, I chat with one of my dearest industry friends—now retired Honda PR executive, Jon Seidel. Jon’s fascinating career spans some 30 years with Big Red, and gave him some great experiences with some incredible machines. I was fortunate enough to be invited on many of the press launches that he organized. His new project is documenting and saving many of the old archives from years gone by—and incidentally, if you have anything that may be of value to the project, please contact us by email at email@example.com and we’ll pass it all on to Jon.
So on that note, from all of us here at Ultimate Motorcycling, we hope you enjoy this episode!