Episode 13 – The Road Glide Killers

On today’s episode, we are discussing the all new Indian FTR 1200 and 1200s, the 2019 Ducati Diavel and XDiavels, and the bikes that could be Harley Road Glide Killers

Indian FTR 1200 and FTR 1200s

1200 is:

  • $13k
  • Only in Black

1200s is:

  • $15K
  • 3 color options
  • Race Replica is an extra $1000 (paint and body work)

 

2019 Diavel &  XDiavel

Ducati is continuing their Diavel lineup into 2019

Quick Specs:

  • 152HP (Claimed), 91 TQ (claimed)
  • 40 degree lean angle
  • $19,200 Diavel starting price
  • $20,500 XDiavel starting price

What is the difference between the Diavel and XDiavel?

  • Suspension
  • Styling
  • Paint

 

Road Glide Killers?

  1. Yamaha Star Eluder:  113 cubic inch motor, 112 wheel torque, 76 wheel horsepower. $22,500 starting https://www.yamahamotorsports.com/transcontinental-touring/models/2018/star-eluder
  2. BMW K1600B:  100 cubic inch motor, 106 wheel torque, 131 wheel horsepower. $20,000 starting. http://www.motorcycle.com/shoot-outs/big-dam-tour-part-due-bmw-k-1600-b-vs-honda-gold-wing-dct/attachment/2018-honda-gold-wing-vs-bmw-k1600b-hp-torque-dyno-1
  3. Road Glide: 107 cubic inch motor, 101 wheel torque, 77 wheel horsepower. https://www.motorcyclecruiser.com/2018-harley-davidson-road-glide-special-dyno-numbers
  4. Honda Goldwing: 111 cubic inch motor, 106 wheel torque, 102 wheel horsepower. $23,800 starting http://www.motorcycle.com/shoot-outs/big-dam-tour-part-due-bmw-k-1600-b-vs-honda-gold-wing-dct/attachment/2018-honda-gold-wing-vs-bmw-k1600b-hp-torque-dyno-1