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Harley-Davidson Street Glide VS Road Glide. The reason this makes a difference is before the Rushmore RG came out the old style fairing was a bitch to work with. You needed the stars to align to get it all lined up and snugged down evenly. Now after doing them a dozen or so times you got the rhythm down but it still sucked.
[–]boggart2 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago (6 children) The fairing on the Road Glide is called a Shark nose fairing. That means it is connected to the frame, doesn't move, and has 2 headlights. The Fairing on the Street Glide is a Batwing fairing, attached to the forks, and turns with the bars, single headlight.
It's the fairing that is different. The Road Glide has a frame-mounted fairing and the Street Glide has a fork-mounted fairing. So from a styling perspective they both look very different, but they also handle differently. So it comes down to personal preference for each rider.
The Street Glide has a taller, thinner front wheel than the Harley Road Glide, and the Street Glide fairing is mounted on the handlebars and has one headlight, and the Road Glide Custom has a ...
We get a lot of questions about the differences between a Road Glide and a Street Glide. "Socked" compares the two and talks about the unique features of both models.
The Street Glide’s ride is supple but not soft. The bike floats over minor road imperfections yet remains firm enough to give the rider feedback. Larger hits deflect the washers in the dual bending valve fork and are largely absorbed without transmitting the force to the rider.
Road Glide. It's just plain better. The last SG I rode (I think it was a 13) was painful to ride with all the wind buffeting - it would beat you to death between 50 and 70 MPH. You'd need to add a few aftermarket deflector items to cure what, on the RG, is not an issue at all.
Harley-Davidson Road Glide Ultra vs. Indian Roadmaster - COMPARISON TEST. ... That’s where the Harley-Davidson Road Glide Ultra and Indian ... and body position for safer riding on track and street.