2018 Harley-Davidson Road Glide Special Test Ride

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  • Published on Aug 24, 2018
  • Today we take a test ride on the 2018 Road Glide Special. Best described as a space ship on wheels, this bike is just flat out GOOD.
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Comments • 33

  • Doug Morton
    Doug Morton 28 days ago

    Im picking one of these up in the next week. Awesome video and review. Confirms why I need this bike! Riding out to Sturgis from Ohio for the 80th in two years with my brother and few friends. Cant frickn wait. Its more about the journey than the destination for me. Thanks for taking the time to do this video. Keep em coming!!😎

  • Zoe Hefti
    Zoe Hefti 4 months ago

    I sat on a Harley road glide and street glide I like the look of a street glide but the road glide was noticeably more comfortable on my lower back I’m roughly 6ft to 6ft 1 n I would recommend aftermarket bars anything over 12 inch apes up to 16 inches max

  • lemonster1
    lemonster1 8 months ago

    Good review...enjoying the channel! Thanks 😀

  • jason guevara
    jason guevara 8 months ago +1

    I’ve seen this page in my recommended for a while and it’s funny I never knew you were located in San Antonio. I live literally 5 minutes from Alamo and got my iron from them about 4 months ago

  • Trav Gebhardt
    Trav Gebhardt 8 months ago +1

    The look is just mean. 👍🤘

  • Joe Glenn
    Joe Glenn 9 months ago +2

    "Who is this bike for?" = Bike N' Bird. You know you want to get it.
    The hydraulic clutch takes some time to get accustomed to. I have the 2018 RG (not Special). I am not a fan of the blacked out look. I went with the stage 2 with torque cam. It suits my riding style and the mountain roads that i ride on. The RG handles better than my 2016 Fat Bob.
    Uncle Ken, what windshield do you have on your RG? Do you like it?

    • Uncle Ken
      Uncle Ken 8 months ago +1

      Love it. It's by Memphis Shades. www.getlowered.com/memphis-shades-spoiler-windshield-for-2015-2016-harley-road-glide/

  • Jerry Douglas
    Jerry Douglas 9 months ago

    I bought a 2018 RGS earlier this year and love it. Changed the bars to Klockwerks Kliphanger 14" bars, and added a LRS 12" wind screen, rider backrest and Sundowner seat. The bars totally change the look and feel of the bike. It rides and handles like a softail! Took it to California in May, 5400 miles, and was totally comfortable.....no back issues.

  • SouthernTech
    SouthernTech 9 months ago

    i'm looking foward to a street glide review. hope it comes soon

  • Ian Campbell
    Ian Campbell 9 months ago

    Tis my dream bike for sure!!

  • Ian Campbell
    Ian Campbell 9 months ago +1

    Love the Road Glides... nice review!

  • ron davis
    ron davis 9 months ago +1

    how was your last ride to Salt lick? Haven't seen any updates?

  • MotoRickyRicardo
    MotoRickyRicardo 9 months ago +2

    One day.....

  • SkidPig
    SkidPig 9 months ago +1

    i saw the sold sign in the saddle bag.....Did you buy it???

    • ron davis
      ron davis 9 months ago +1

      test road the new 107 and have to say, straight out of the box, the bike was perfect for me. PLENTY of power, sounded great, fit fine, suspension was good, but I ride a 12 heritage....

    • SkidPig
      SkidPig 9 months ago

      Bike N' Bird Arrgghh dam I thought I was onto something #dreambagger #stillgotahaveadyna 🤙

    • Bike N' Bird
      Bike N' Bird  9 months ago

      ahhhh THAT must be what everyones talking about xD Unfortunately no... That's just my dealers way of making sure no one else takes the bikes that i'm test riding.

  • Rennie Smith
    Rennie Smith 9 months ago +2

    I ride a street glide and was perfectly happy with it. And never liked the looks of the road glide but then I was talked into taking one on a test ride man what a bike! So guess what my next bike will be? Yep I'm gonna be trading my SG in this winter

    • Terrence Peeples
      Terrence Peeples 5 months ago

      Rennie Smith What are the specific reason you're making the switch?

    • Bike N' Bird
      Bike N' Bird  9 months ago +2

      It's such a different experience!

  • Keith Sweat
    Keith Sweat 9 months ago +1

    Great video I've been searching for a in depth review of this bike and this color as I'm looking to buy it in a few months thanks alot

    • Cørrado LeBlanc
      Cørrado LeBlanc 6 months ago

      I listen to to you every weekend On New Orleans 98.5 "The Sweat Hotel"
      You're the best man!!

    • Bike N' Bird
      Bike N' Bird  9 months ago

      No problem thanks for watching!

    • MotoRickyRicardo
      MotoRickyRicardo 9 months ago +1

      Big fan of your music

  • CarsGuns&Freedom
    CarsGuns&Freedom 9 months ago

    Harley puppet.. tell us how you love the new fxdr lol

  • Gulf Tango
    Gulf Tango 9 months ago +1

    I miss SA. Thinking about taking a ride down there this fall. 2017 Road Glide Ultra here. But 90% of the time I have the Tour Pack off and just have sissy bar backrest on.

  • loop daed
    loop daed 9 months ago +4

    Did the test ride comparison between the 2018 and 2019 streetglide specials. Hands down to the 114ci.

    • Levi Evans
      Levi Evans 10 days ago

      I push that 107!Is it really night and day between the 114 and the 107?(I heard it's not uh huge difference)

  • Youngblood Dyna
    Youngblood Dyna 9 months ago

    A 25 minute and 30 second video posted FOUR MINUTES AGO, and comments on it... WATCH THE DAMN VIDEO BEFORE you comment! Y’all look stupid!!

  • shadow 580
    shadow 580 9 months ago +1

    Love your videos keeep It up espically the dyna build