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

Yes, you can ride the Harley-Davidson Road King (2016 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 King (2016 onwards) motorcycle

Harley-Davidson Road King (2016 onwards)

The original Harley-Davidson Road King from 1993 is considered one of the best cruisers of all times. It is an iconic motorcycle that every Harley fan will immediately recognize.

The 2016 version of the bike remains the same is terms of design, but it comes with a brand new engine and improved suspension.

A2 Licence Compliance

The Harley-Davidson Road King is a 1745cc A2-friendly bike. It has a power output of 64 kW (88 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 King on an A2 motorbike licence. See the restrictor kits section to check out what restrictors are available for the Harley-Davidson Road King.

Engine typeV-Twin
Engine strokes4-Stroke
Engine size1745cc
Power output64 kW
Torque output111 ft-lb
Top speed110 mph
Horsepower88 bhp
Weight379 kg
Seat height705 mm
Front tyre size130/70-17
Rear tyre size180/65-16
Fuel tank size22.7 litres
Fuel tank range273 miles
Fuel consumption55 mpg
Oil capacity3.8 litres
Annual road tax£117
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