I really liked the lines of the bike without a windshield or fairing, but when I noticed the Memphis Shades Cafe Fairing, I thought this might be just enough to reduce the wind without overpowering the bike.
To be an old-school Harley guy, you really have to appreciate the elegance and simplicity of the air-cooled V-Twin. It might not be the most efficient and at it’s core, it might be the evolution of a 100-year old tractor engine, but without it, there wouldn’t be an American-made motorcycle.
The weatherman (or weatherwoman) had been predicting rain all day without a drop. When I checked the forecast for after work, it looked like I had a couple of hours to take a quick ride and be back safe and dry before it started to rain, but…
My friend Kelly has one of these lights on his Road Glide and it makes him incredibly visible in traffic. Because I spend so much time running around town on the Sportster, it made sense to consider this as a safety upgrade for the Sporty.
We don’t get the bright red and oranges you folks that live back east enjoy this time of year, but we do “golden” pretty good. A late afternoon ride up Big Cottonwood and Little Cottonwood canyons showed a little bit of Mother Nature showing off.