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Suspension Reviews

Lower Your Harley-Davidson Touring Motorcycle

Low suspension components from the Motor Company

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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Handlebars, Shocks & Footpegs for Short and Tall Riders

Plus, lighting to improve your ride

Just like the three bears' beds for Goldilocks, our stock motorcycles are just not right sometimes. Often it's a matter of adjusting the handlebars, the footpegs or the shocks. Fortunately, Harley-Davidson is aware that not all riders are built the same, so over the last few years, engineers in the P&A department have been designing various parts to accommodate shorter and taller-than-average riders. We also included something every rider should have—a set of auxiliary riding lights from Motolight.
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PRODUCT REVIEW WITH VIDEO: Get Flat Footed with Legend Air Suspensions

Shocks adjust up or down on the fly

3/20/2012, By Genevieve Schmitt, Photos by Pam Proctor
Air ride suspension technology has been around for quite some time. Air shocks on a vehicle—be it a car, truck or motorcycle—adjust up or down with a button using compressed air. That’s the simple explanation.
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Changing Your Motorcycle's Shocks to Get Lower

Should you or shouldn’t you?

5/31/2010, By David Zemla
A note from editor Genevieve Schmitt: One of the most common questions I’m asked is if changing out the stock suspension on one’s motorcycle to lower seat height will compromise ride quality. I’m answering the question here based on my experience riding 20 years and owning five motorcycles, followed by a more in-depth explanation by an expert of why and how this done by.
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Air Suspension Lets You Adjust Height On the Fly

Company reaches out to women riders

Air suspension kits, a system that allows a rider to adjust height of a bike's suspension manually by adjusting the amount of air compression in them, are all the rage right now and with for many women riders looking to get their motorcycles low to the ground, air suspension companies know women are a viable target market. Below is a press release and photos provided by one such company looking to target women riders
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Options for Lowering a Motorcycle's Seat Height

How to get your feet flat on the ground

7/18/2008, By Pamela Collins
The search for a perfect-fitting motorcycle often feels like a Goldilocks-type hunt as a rider seeks a bike that feels "just right." Seat height often emerges as a point of consideration and contention. Sitting flat foot on a motorcycle gives a rider many advantages, not the least being sure-footed confidence when coming to a stop, especially on hills, gravel roads or other unsettling situations.
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