FLSB Sport Glide mods

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  1. alpina

    alpina God looks after drunks and fools. Supporter

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    My mods to my 2019 Sport Glide. Post pics with mods. I'd like to see what other inmates are doing. Any questions I would be happy to answer. Thanks.
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  2. alpina

    alpina God looks after drunks and fools. Supporter

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    I bought a 8" Clearview wind screen and cut it down to 3 1/2", just enough to cover my handle bar bag. P1000381.JPG P1000382.JPG
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  3. alpina

    alpina God looks after drunks and fools. Supporter

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    I then replaced the rider foot pegs with Kuyaykn floor boards, much better. Now I don't P1000383.JPG drag my heels in the corners.
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  4. alpina

    alpina God looks after drunks and fools. Supporter

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    Next up a solo seat and a rack. I bought a Mustang solo seat and Motherwell products rear rack. Both of impeccable quality. Unfortunately my Harley quick detach rack wouldn't fit over the rack. So I cut the front section of the rack and rewelded it back about 2 1/4". Bolted on my Shad bag mount and bag. P1000384.JPG P1000388.JPG P1000390.JPG Now it all fits fine.
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  5. CBejbl

    CBejbl Long timer

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    Test rode a sport glide a few weeks ago. Liked it!
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  6. bobw

    bobw Harden the phuck up

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    Looks great. Love to hear your thoughts on her after a few miles and any pros-cons to other new softails you may have tried or considered. The Sport Glide really ticks a bunch of boxes and along with the Heritage as the best fit if I were to buy one today (waiting on the Adv model) with each having a couple design/component benefits over the other.

    Hope you enjoy many miles on her! :beer
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  7. staticPort

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    Tell me more about the Floor boards--are they angle adjustable and do you give up any cornering clearance versus the stock pegs? I don't like dragging heels either, so try to remember to keep my heels on the peg when riding twisties.

    Best thing I did for my FLSB was to install a 1" taller Progressive rear shock. Better ride, more suspension travel and compliance and much improved 'turn-in'. Still not as flickable as my GS, but much better than stock without giving up any straight line stability.
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  8. Kevm

    Kevm Eternal Optimist

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    I've got a thing for the Sport Glide. But would really be wondering about shifting the controls (and boards) back a little.

    Any side view shots that show the orientation of those boards to the rest of the bike?
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    My 2019 I added a few things 448C05BE-5841-4153-86C6-60D1DA7BCB21.jpeg 24FC4743-E292-4AD1-9D98-EAC1D712AF12.jpeg 0FC7F38E-0719-49D2-A317-41AF1E0638A3.jpeg

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  11. alpina

    alpina God looks after drunks and fools. Supporter

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    The boards are adjustable. I drug my heals before, but I didn’t keep them on the pegs. The single best improvement I made.
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  12. alpina

    alpina God looks after drunks and fools. Supporter

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    Here's a pic that shows the boards position pretty well. Pegs.jpg Pegs.jpg
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  13. alpina

    alpina God looks after drunks and fools. Supporter

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    The Sport Glide was the one from the beginning. I liked the Slim and the Deluxe, but prefer cast wheels for a distance bike. Very comfortable with the boards. I put them on before a trip to the Black Hills in June, Never used the highway pegs. I have about 5000 miles with them on, and still the best mod I made.
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  14. staticPort

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    Thank you; that's what I wanted to see. Think I'll give them a try.
    Agree on the cast wheels, tube-type tires on the Heritage turned me away.
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  15. alpina

    alpina God looks after drunks and fools. Supporter

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    Kuryakyn #7916 - floorboards, #8945 - peg adaptor. Hope this makes it easier.
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  16. BarKnee

    BarKnee Been here awhile

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    Only had mine for a week of mostly rainy weather, so trying to get a few miles in before making many changes. Starting small, the first thing to change is to mount the passenger grab strap to the seat instead of bolted to the fender, wtf:umph:D. Decided to close up the mud spray zone at the front of the rear fender with a piece of inner tube to act as mud guard there. Mounted a fender extender to the front fender to hopefully keep from dinging the oil cooler.
    Will rebuild the stock seat with different foam to firm it up and get a little more altitude in the near future.
    My old boots with well worn soles slipped off the pegs pretty easy, might give these kuryakin items I had in a box a whirl also.
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    Mostly hoping rainy season doesn't set in too early, cuz had a lot of fun getting out today:ricky
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    Dodging showers in the valley, but sunny at the coast.
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    Nice picture!
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  19. BarKnee

    BarKnee Been here awhile

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    Fender extender came from Moto Macines. I must have got the last one cuz they now show out of stock. I plan on ordering another for my Roadster so hopefully they re-stock soon. These are not spoecific to the FLSB or the CX and need a little light dremeling to the fit outer edges of the fender.

    https://www.motomachines.com/pyrami...r-extender-harley-xl1200c-xr1200-v-rod-muscle

    The rear fender guard is just a piece of inner tube cut the width of the fender and a few inches long to cover the opening by the end of the shock, There is a notch in the fender there to zip tie the center and glue the remainder around the inside of the fender. I have successfully used Super Goop for the same job on many bikes over the years. Not really a picture friendly location unless you have the wheel off:-)
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  20. staticPort

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    Got it, BarKnee; thanks!
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