Can you ride the Harley-Davidson Softail Springer on an A2 licence?

Yes, you can ride the Harley-Davidson Softail Springer (1988 - 2003) 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 Softail Springer (1988 - 2003) motorcycle

Harley-Davidson Softail Springer (1988 - 2003)

Based on the FXST Softail, the Harley-Davidson FXSTS Softail Springer is a super retro cruiser with some swanky front fork springs.

A2 Licence Compliance

The Harley-Davidson Softail Springer is a 1340cc A2-friendly bike. It has a power output of 41 kW (55 bhp), which exceeds the 35 kW (47 bhp) limit needed for an A2 licence. The bike has to be restricted by at least 14.6% to become A2 licence compliant.

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

Engine typeV-Twin
Engine strokes4-Stroke
Engine size1340cc
Power output41 kW
Torque output53 ft-lb
Top speed110 mph
Horsepower55 bhp
Weight285 kg
Seat height685 mm
Front tyre size80/90-19
Rear tyre size130/90-16
Fuel tank size19 litres
Fuel tank range175 miles
Fuel consumption42 mpg
Oil capacity2.8 litres
Annual road tax£117
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