Can you ride the Harley-Davidson Road Glide Special on an A2 licence?

Yes, you can ride the Harley-Davidson Road Glide Special (2015 onwards) on an A2 motorbike licence. However, you will need to fit a restrictor kit to reduce its power output and make it A2 licence compliant!

Harley-Davidson Road Glide Special (2015 onwards) motorcycle

Harley-Davidson Road Glide Special (2015 onwards)

The Harley-Davidson Road Glide Special FLTRXS is a heavy-weight touring cruiser that looks like some kind of a spaceship. It is a reliable machine equipped with a powerful 1690cc V-twin engine.

Although is it a touring bike, its ultra-low seat position is not very comfortable on long rides. However, its has some fantastic features that make up for it.

The Harley-Davidson Road Glide Special comes with a small-sized windscreen and fairings that work surprisingly well in rainy weather. Other than that, there is also a sat-nav included with the standard version.

A2 Licence Compliance

The Harley-Davidson Road Glide Special is a 1690cc A2-friendly bike. It has a power output of 64 kW (87 bhp), which exceeds the 35 kW (47 bhp) limit needed for an A2 licence. The bike has to be restricted by at least 45.3% to become A2 licence compliant.


You will need a restrictor to ride the Harley-Davidson Road Glide Special on an A2 motorbike licence. See the restrictor kits section to check out what restrictors are available for the Harley-Davidson Road Glide Special.

TitleSpec
ManufacturerHarley-Davidson
CategoryCruiser
Touring
Engine typeV-Twin
Engine strokes4-Stroke
Engine size1690cc
Power output64 kW
Torque output101.8 ft-lb
Top speed110 mph
Horsepower87 bhp
Weight385 kg
Seat height696 mm
Front tyre size130/60-19
Rear tyre size180/65-16
Fuel tank size22.7 litres
Fuel tank range220 miles
Fuel consumption46 mpg
Oil capacity3.8 litres
Annual road tax£111
Price£20,000
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