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November 2018 Quick Throttle Magazine

CALIFORNIA/SOUTHWEST EDITION: In the November issue of Quick Throttle Magazine, we go Glamping in California on a 2019 H-D Road Glide Ultra and spotlight an artist for David Mann Chopperfest. We also cover Street Vibrations and the World Record Parade. We continue our Shoestring Budget Road Trip with part three, plus much more!      NORTHWEST EDITION:  In the November ...

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ROADTEST: 2019 Harley-Davidson FXDR 114

There’s been much web banter about this new bike and I agree that it’s the modern incarnation of the retired VRSC V-Rod. Like the V-Rod, the FXDR has a raked-out front end, a lower cowl attached to the frame’s down tubes and a wide 240mm rear tire on a solid-disc rear wheel. Most notably, it has the V-Rod clamshell riding position, using forward foot controls with drag bars. The rear wheel is the same 18” / 240mm fat-tire as the Breakout, plus the oval LED headlight is borrowed from the Breakout. The tiny LED speedo is from the Street Bob.

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