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Lower Your Harley-Davidson Touring Motorcycle

Low suspension components from the Motor Company

6/27/2015

Having your feet flat on the ground, especially on the bigger touring motorcycles, is key to feeling comfortable and in control on your motorcycle. For motorcyclists who ride a Harley-Davidson touring motorcycle, like the Street Glide, Road Glide, and Electra Glide Ultra Classic, the Motor Company is now offering “Premium Ride” suspension components from its Genuine Motor Parts and Accessories.

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The stock Street Glide has a 26.1-inch seat height. The Premium Ride suspension from Harley-Davidson can lower this up to .75 of an inch.

The Low-Profile Premium Ride Hand-Adjustable Touring Shocks (part number 54000091, $549.95) fits model year 2009 and later (except Trike). When installed in place of standard-height shocks, these Low-Profile Premium Ride shocks lower the rear stance to give the bike a “slammed” custom look and can lower seat height by up to .75-inch, which can give some riders a more-confident reach to the ground. The Low-Profile Premium Ride shocks can also replace original equipment low-profile air-adjustable shocks to achieve an upgrade in suspension performance.

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The Premium Ride shocks are the same ones that are factory-installed on the current CVO Street Glide, Street Glide Special, Road Glide Special, Electra Glide Ultra Classic Low and Electra Glide Ultra Limited Low models.

Premium Ride Hand-Adjustable Touring Shocks feature a nitrogen-emulsion charged design that provides enhanced compression and rebound capabilities, and a plush, controlled ride with better resistance to suspension bottoming. Larger chambers (40mm-diameter pistons and 14mm rods) allow these shocks to react more quickly to impacts. This keeps the tires tracking over irregular pavement while minimizing harshness transmitted through the frame to the rider and passenger. 

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Spring pre-load can be easily adjusted for changing loads and road conditions using a convenient knob on the left shock, accessed by removing the left saddlebag.

Be sure to check out all of Harley’s Premium Ride suspension components including front suspension options. Visit h-d.com to learn more.

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