Tearing Apart a BRAND NEW Harley Davidson Road Glide Ultra - Ultimate Ultra Build Series Ep. 1

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Comments • 89

  • Kim K
    Kim K 20 days ago

    another great video as always

  • Haulra
    Haulra 3 months ago +1

    What lift do you use?

  • Danny P
    Danny P 4 months ago +1

    good stuff

  • David
    David 5 months ago +1

    Kudos for making this “your bike.” Can’t wait to see what’s in store for the series. Btw, noticed the HK Army sticker on the long board wall art. Maybe you covered this before, but do/did you paintball?

    • Bike N' Bird
      Bike N' Bird  5 months ago

      Used to. You might know me better as J-Dawg from Spantastik Media

  • Tham's World
    Tham's World 5 months ago

    Quite a build very cool

  • Fz06 Ridah ACC
    Fz06 Ridah ACC 6 months ago +1

    The lower 27 Torx are lock tight so you will need to head them up before unscrewing them. If not they will spin freely

  • Jeff Tilghman
    Jeff Tilghman 6 months ago

    Well, if I can't see all your videos here on RU-clip I'm outta here. FUCK PATREON! I can't afford shit like that while I'm restoring a bike which takes all my extra money. And I thought you were a cool motovlogger. Guess I was wrong about that. Bye.

    • Uncle Ken
      Uncle Ken 6 months ago

      Calm down bruh. All his videos are free right here on RU-clip. Are you so fucking out of the loop and old that you don't know how this shit works? Fucking cry a little more, your tears fuel me.

    • Bike N' Bird
      Bike N' Bird  6 months ago

      But you DO get all my videos as a non patron. All the stuff on patreon is bonus.

  • Eric Martinez
    Eric Martinez 6 months ago

    Looking forward to the new videos and see what comes of this project keep up the good work brotha

  • Hardtail Suicidaljockey
    Hardtail Suicidaljockey 6 months ago +1

    I'm in love tearing bikes apart and giving them that one of a kind touch. If someone else has it it ain't shit! Good luck with her......I'm in the process of tearing apart my hardtail to paint the frame....

  • The Blue Bike & Doyle
    The Blue Bike & Doyle 6 months ago

    Haha yall give 2 dirty thumbs up lol

  • Guvna 947
    Guvna 947 6 months ago +1

    I didn't realize that the bike has shock struts like a dyna. I thought Harley got rid of that style on everything for soft tail style mono shock. Interesting.

  • JAmes Unger
    JAmes Unger 6 months ago

    rubs are everywhere

  • JAmes Unger
    JAmes Unger 6 months ago

    dude do you do any mechanic work anybody can change parts out of a book

    • Uncle Ken
      Uncle Ken 6 months ago

      This is a large part of what mechanics do.

    • Bike N' Bird
      Bike N' Bird  6 months ago

      I guess it depends on what you classify as mechanic work

  • Mike Lanham
    Mike Lanham 6 months ago

    Very cool, I know u have vids to do, but wouldn’t it of been easier to get to the service and then do the whole bike in one shot? Looking fwd to the next vid. Take care.

  • sk8andie
    sk8andie 6 months ago +1

    How is the tour pack not on a quick release system, it’s 2018 Harley come on

    • Uncle Ken
      Uncle Ken 6 months ago

      @kenneth bailey It's about a $600 difference between the RG Special and the RG Ultra. The special doesn't come with the tour pak, is already blacked out, and isn't twin cooled. The Ultra is twin cooled, has the tour pak, but isn't blacked out. Bird chose this Ultra based on it being a RG and having a fucking amazing price tag. As far as the modifications, that's why we watch his channel.

    • kenneth bailey
      kenneth bailey 6 months ago

      Would it have been cheaper to buy a new road glide special? They are already blacked out and you could have just got a tour pack for it.

    • Uncle Ken
      Uncle Ken 6 months ago

      HD = High Dollar

  • The Cherry Bomb
    The Cherry Bomb 6 months ago

    Should have bought the Road Glide Special. Might as well upgrade the fork internals while you have it apart.

    • Bike N' Bird
      Bike N' Bird  6 months ago

      Should have watched this...
      ru-clip.com/video/BX1hk-fQzzo/video.html

  • SkidPig
    SkidPig 6 months ago +3

    love the intro music mate!!!

  • Zachary Fett
    Zachary Fett 6 months ago

    I’ve been looking forward to this!
    I was going to ask if you were going to replace those lowers, and then I got to the end of the video where you explained the cooling system.

  • 18n18 18n18
    18n18 18n18 6 months ago +1

    You’re gonna be pretty good at working on bikes by the time you’re done with this one haha. You’ve come a long way since the sportster

  • Jason Sowers
    Jason Sowers 6 months ago

    I'm not an expert, so I'm asking - is powder-coating the parts less expensive than replacing them with black OEM parts?

  • Zac Soares
    Zac Soares 6 months ago +1

    I wanted to let you know, Advan Black is not all its cracked up to be. After receiving my "vivid black extended bags for my 2017 Road king, I noticed the finish was covered in scratches. I spent hours polishing them out, only to again be let down by the color match (or lack there of). The finish looked "brown" in comparison to the rest of the bike. They did send me a replacement set but the color was no better. At that point they gave me a partial refund.

    • Zac Soares
      Zac Soares 6 months ago +1

      @Uncle Ken I guess I'm just unlucky. I painter says the quality of the clear is the issue

    • Uncle Ken
      Uncle Ken 6 months ago +1

      That sucks. Between Roadblock, Bird, and myself we're batting a 1000.

  • TheBigpappa160
    TheBigpappa160 6 months ago

    Are the tank emblems or badges glued on or is it the stinky tape like the reflectors on the forks and saddle bag have?

    • Bike N' Bird
      Bike N' Bird  6 months ago +1

      Double sided tape like the reflectors

  • Robert Melendez
    Robert Melendez 6 months ago

    I have been waiting for big bike build

  • Steven MacAlpin
    Steven MacAlpin 6 months ago +1

    Welcome to the ROAD GLIDE NATION!!!!

  • Chris Bruno
    Chris Bruno 6 months ago

    old man seadoo

  • Tripp_HPjunkie
    Tripp_HPjunkie 6 months ago

    Cool video man cant wait to see it finished.......there are tons of little parts on those baggers....

    • Bike N' Bird
      Bike N' Bird  6 months ago +1

      You can say that again! Once we started on it I was like good God it doesn't look like we even made a dent!

  • Rick Harris
    Rick Harris 6 months ago

    Kudos for tearing into that bike to make it your own. Do you plan to upgrade to a Legend front/rear suspension? Regarding the Tour-Pak ... I put a color-matched tour-oak on my CVO SG. Folks told me I would never remove it ... and mine is off the bike at this moment ... for the times I don't need the cargo capacity, I love riding without it.

    • Bike N' Bird
      Bike N' Bird  6 months ago

      Yes! Legends recently brought me on as a rider so I'll be getting full legends suspension for both bikes

  • Dent Gent
    Dent Gent 6 months ago +2

    We hate chrome!!, if it isn't clean 😉.

    • Uncle Ken
      Uncle Ken 6 months ago +1

      And hate cleaning it.

  • PR S
    PR S 6 months ago

    looking forward to the series

  • Mike Hough
    Mike Hough 6 months ago

    I can’t believe you tore up that beautiful motorcycle!

  • Don Lucero
    Don Lucero 6 months ago +1

    Bird, A small tip for future ease.. If you open the tour pak lid that screw holding the seat is so much easier to get to.. Took me about 20 times to finally figure that one out :/

  • rayder p
    rayder p 6 months ago

    Don't know if ever seen chrome hater buy chromed out bike.curious.. u like to say 'well good thing my name on title.'no doubt.i saw another post saying why not just buy blacked out bike.. I have to agree with that.but guess you'd not learn anatomy of a bike like that.i sub not cause i like all you do but more like curiosity i guess.enjoy...

    • rayder p
      rayder p 6 months ago

      And guess there isn't RGS type model for Ultra's....ok..

    • Bike N' Bird
      Bike N' Bird  6 months ago

      ru-clip.com/video/BX1hk-fQzzo/video.html
      This video explains everything.

  • Jonathan Adam Wilson
    Jonathan Adam Wilson 6 months ago +1

    Dude, this bike is gonna be badass!

  • TRUCKING BIKER
    TRUCKING BIKER 6 months ago

    Nice to see the build coming along nicely well done.

  • Justin Meyer
    Justin Meyer 6 months ago +2

    Uncle Ken carrying a 1911, I guess it is Texas. Lol

    • Uncle Ken
      Uncle Ken 6 months ago

      That is no where close to a 1911. Lol

    • JonnyRoadblock
      JonnyRoadblock 6 months ago +2

      They give us sidearms when we are born... I though everyone knew that?

    • Bike N' Bird
      Bike N' Bird  6 months ago

      Not a 1911 lol

  • Slow Bro
    Slow Bro 6 months ago

    Shilling immediately into the video isn't the best way to start off a series.
    Good luck!

    • Uncle Ken
      Uncle Ken 6 months ago

      Talking out your ass definitely isn't the best thing either, yet here you are talking shit.

    • Bike N' Bird
      Bike N' Bird  6 months ago +2

      Not sure I understand what you mean by "shilling"

  • DiG LiFE
    DiG LiFE 6 months ago

    That is a LOT of work but I know in the end it’s gonna look great!

  • Art Hasty
    Art Hasty 6 months ago

    All right, like the gezzerglide.

  • little Sammy909
    little Sammy909 6 months ago +2

    I know what I’m getting uncle Ken for Christmas a new flannel

    • SkidPig
      SkidPig 6 months ago

      Bike N' Bird 😂🤘

    • Bike N' Bird
      Bike N' Bird  6 months ago +2

      I'm rockin those $9 wal mart specials! 🤣

    • SkidPig
      SkidPig 6 months ago +1

      hell yeah, i have 3 of those bad boys :)

    • Uncle Ken
      Uncle Ken 6 months ago +1

      Dixxon Flannel or nothing!

    • Bike N' Bird
      Bike N' Bird  6 months ago +1

      Dude is dropping weight so damn fast

  • Tyrone Brewer
    Tyrone Brewer 6 months ago +2

    Curious why you wouldn't try your hand at powder coating yourself?? Its actually pretty cheap to set up. Love your content btw.

    • Bike N' Bird
      Bike N' Bird  6 months ago +6

      Because 1. It's a large upfront cost that I don't want to absorb 2. GTZ is a very talented veteran owned local powder coater that I like to support

  • mario pena
    mario pena 6 months ago

    Awesome bike.. seeing miss bird, helping.. great topics.. brother the weight loss is doing good.. you look younger.. .. hope the best for you and miss bird... as one say.. our lady is our better half.. .. see you around in San Antonio texas.. 🇺🇸👍

    • Bike N' Bird
      Bike N' Bird  6 months ago

      Thank you sir! Down 65 lbs now and feeling great

  • robert lumsden
    robert lumsden 6 months ago

    i don't like chrome much either. don't like a lot of lights either - starts to get ghetto at some point. old guys bike lol - you will be there before you know it. :)

    • robert lumsden
      robert lumsden 6 months ago +1

      oh I agree but with discretion. some people just put to many than you do look like an old guy. riding is not for the faint of heart as we all know.

    • Uncle Ken
      Uncle Ken 6 months ago +1

      Yeah, but lights get you seen in an effort to not get hit and become an old guy.

  • Ron Pleake
    Ron Pleake 6 months ago

    Stop it. You're killing me, ow ow ow. My brain is having extreme difficulty processing the removal of all that chrome. I know the black details will look great but that's some nice chrome work you going to sand or blast off. On your end of the state it should be prime riding weather right now.

    • Bike N' Bird
      Bike N' Bird  6 months ago

      Psh please. "Nice chrome work"?? Have you seen how fast this stuff pits and rusts??

  • ThirstyRosco
    ThirstyRosco 6 months ago

    Great vid Birds 👍🏻👍🏻

  • Rennie Smith
    Rennie Smith 6 months ago +1

    Are you going with quick disconnect hardware on your tour pack? I have an Advan Black chopped tour pack on my street glide and love it! One of the best upgrades I've done out side of taller bars!

    • Rennie Smith
      Rennie Smith 6 months ago +1

      @Uncle Ken makes for a more versatile setup! Although I never take mine off! Lol

    • Uncle Ken
      Uncle Ken 6 months ago +1

      He is doing the quick detach

  • Asphalt Traveler w/ The Bearded Sailor

    Great live chat session, great video

  • don gilliam
    don gilliam 6 months ago

    Nice start on the build

  • cowboy80ez
    cowboy80ez 6 months ago +5

    LOL I love miss bird she has a great sense of humor!

  • Uncle Ken
    Uncle Ken 6 months ago

    Premier action!