Are you trying to decide between the 2021 Harley-Davidson® Road Glide® Special and the 2021 Harley-Davidson® Street Glide® Special? If so, we can assist you! Both of these Grand American Touring category motorcycles have been designed to go the distance in style. Indeed, these bikes allow you to discover a wide world of adventure around every turn! With powerful engines and plenty of amenities to ensure you ride in comfort mile after mile, these Grand American Touring motorcycles have been built from the ground up. So how do they compare side-by-side? That’s what we are here to find out.
A Look at the 2021 Harley-Davidson® Road Glide® Special
The Road Glide® Special is now better than ever before. With shimmering chrome or blacked-out accents, these motorcycles are stunning from top to bottom. The Road Glide® Special is a wonderful option for modern adventurers seeking classic touring thrills with a signature Harley-Davidson® design. It also has various premium features to provide unparalleled rider and passenger comfort as you tour the wide-open road. Additionally, this bike is dripping with loads of modern swagger. You can choose from a rainbow of stunning solid or two-toned color schemes within the 2021 model year lineup. These color packages can be paired with chrome or blacked-out finishes for a factory-custom feel. Color options for 2021 include Vivid Black, Billiard Red, Billiard Steel, Midnight Crimson, Snake Venom, and more! Additionally, this powerful motorcycle is propelled by a potent Milwaukee-Eight® 114 V-Twin engine. This engine has been created to give you more than enough acceleration and torque for passing other vehicles on the highway or hitting an interstate entrance ramp. Additionally, the 2021 Road Glide® Special has a comfortable upright riding position with floorboards for a better experience in the saddle. You can also go the distance with a passenger along for the ride with its included passenger seat. Stretched saddlebags let you carry all of your gear as well. Also, this motorcycle comes with a suite of modern technologies like new infotainment features and Reflex Defensive Rider Systems. These updated 2021 Reflex Defensive Rider Systems are optional on all 2021 Road Glide® Special models. Last, this motorcycle comes with a signature sharknose fairing that is mounted to the frame for better control at highway speeds.
Discovering the 2021 Harley-Davidson® Street Glide® Special
As one of the most popular motorcycles from the H-D® Grand American Touring Series, The 2021 Street Glide® is a true Harley-Davidson® Classic. This motorcycle has been built from the ground up to provide a modern touring experience with plenty of classic Harley-Davidson® charisma. Moreover, all 2021 Street Glide® motorcycle models are available in a range of stunning new Special Edition color packages. These paint colors are accented by aggressive blacked-out details for a roguish and eye-catching look. Moreover, an all-new Arctic Blast Special Edition paint color option is available. With this special edition package, you will gain access to standardly equipped Reflex Defensive Rider Systems. Otherwise, Harley’s Reflex Defensive Rider Systems are optional on all 2021 Street Glide®s. This factory-custom bagger bike is ready to dominate the open road with a potent Milwaukee-Eight® 114 V-Twin engine! As a top-tier powertrain, you will be able to go the distance effortlessly. This motorcycle also comes with a bright white Daymaker headlight set up. This LED headlamp illuminates your path on the darkest of nights! You will also enjoy an upright riding position and floorboards for long-distance comfort. With a fork-mounted batwing fairing, maneuvering through town will be an easy endeavor. Also, the 2021 Road Glide® Special comes with a suite of modern infotainment features. As such, staying connected wherever you ride will not be an issue.
Road Glide® Special to Street Glide® Special Comparison
So how do these two Grand American Touring motorcycles stack up when compared side-by-side? The 2021 Road Glide® Special and Street Glide® Special both have top-tier Milwaukee-Eight® 114 V-Twin powertrains. They also both come with optional Reflex Defensive Rider Systems, stretched saddlebags, and a passenger seat. These motorcycles both also have floorboards and plenty of amenities to keep you comfortable on those long-distance rides. While the 2021 Road Glide® Special has a frame-mounted fairing, the 2021 Street Glide® Special has fork-mounted fairing. So, you will have to decide whether you prefer the iconic Batwing design or the wind-cutting sharknose fairing design. Also, these motorcycles come in different color options.
Take a Test ride at Pig Trail Harley-Davidson® in Rogers and Eureka Springs Arkansas
At our Harley-Davidson® dealership, we believe that the best way to decide which motorcycle is ideal for your style is to take it for a test ride. Moreover, seeing these motorcycles in person allows you to really appreciate their stunning features. To take a test ride or to learn more about either of these beautiful Grand American Touring Harley-Davidson® motorcycles, simply call our dealership!