Question about 2002 Harley Davidson FXDX Dyna Super Glide Sport

1 Answer

Looking for advice

Greetings, I'm considering purchasing a Super Glide as my next bike. I understand the Super Glides offer the best lean angle and handling of any air cooled HD bike. I'm looking for a cruiser that handles and has good to great brakes. Coming off a sportbike and the handling/braking thing is important to me. How would you rate the brakes/suspension of this bike? How expensive is it to upgrade the brakes, shocks, forks, etc? Like the idea of midmount footpegs as well. Planning on test riding one at some point. Previous biking history. Started riding in 2002 and started on a Suzuki SV650S. Great bike, but not that comfy. My wife was already riding and she had a Honda 750 Shadow Ace. Decided we were going on a trip to Nova Scotia in the summer of 2003 and I picked up a leftover Yamaha Roadstar. Nice bike, comfy, but really didn't have good lean angles and the brakes were horrid. Sold it over the summer and picked up a Suzuki SV1000S. The bike is just way to easy to really go fast on. Got my 1st performance award (speeding ticket) over the weekend and realize I HAVE to go back to a cruiser to save my license. Going slow on a sportbike absolutely sucks. I've rented a HD Wide Glide (liked the idle vibration but felt the skinny wheel up front was kind of skittish) and my wife and I rented Fat Boys when we got married. We got married in a hot air balloon on the north side of Phoenix in 2003, and then rode to the Grand Canyon for the honeymoon. Thought the Fat Boy felt like a tighter Roadstar. Anyway, this is a very longwinded way of asking.....how do you like the Super Glide?

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 500 times.

  • Master
  • 2,712 Answers

To me, the best thing about the SG is that it gets you on a Big Twin (vs. a Sportster), and you can modify it any way you want. I bought mine in 2002, and since then I have lowered it, chromed out the engine, chrome handlebar covers, put a mid-glide front end on it, etc. This winter I am putting on new handlbars, I am getting a custom paint job, a new rear end, an all chrome wide-glide front end, and a digital speedo. It has taken me 6 years to finally get it where I want it, but I am glad I'm on a Twin Cam. As far as braking and handling, the SG is really good. Not as good as a sportbike, obviously, but you should find it to be a good ride. I'd recommend test riding one. Many dealers have demo days, pay attention for the next time your local has one, and get out on one, you'll love it.

Posted on Nov 20, 2008

2 Suggested Answers

  • 2712 Answers

SOURCE: Looking for advice

To me, the best thing about the SG is that it gets you on a Big Twin (vs. a Sportster), and you can modify it any way you want. I bought mine in 2002, and since then I have lowered it, chromed out the engine, chrome handlebar covers, put a mid-glide front end on it, etc. This winter I am putting on new handlbars, I am getting a custom paint job, a new rear end, an all chrome wide-glide front end, and a digital speedo. It has taken me 6 years to finally get it where I want it, but I am glad I'm on a Twin Cam. As far as braking and handling, the SG is really good. Not as good as a sportbike, obviously, but you should find it to be a good ride. I'd recommend test riding one. Many dealers have demo days, pay attention for the next time your local has one, and get out on one, you'll love it.

Posted on Nov 20, 2008

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

I want to change my 09 dyna super glide rear signal to three way(include back light,brake light,and signal,like street glide),how??


After-market suppliers offer "black box" controller kits that can be spliced or plugged into your existing wiring harness. There is room under most motorcycle seats, near or on top of the battery. My first controller unit, purchased in 1990, was so large it had to be mounted under the rear fender on an '89 Super Glide Low Rider. But modern controllers are smaller.
J&P Cycle is a decent source for motorcylcle parts, including lighting controllers. The most feature-rich system I've used was from Sound-Off Safety Systems (SOS). Couldn't find it at J&P for my 09 Road Glide, so purchased something from Kuryakin. It fits nicely under the seat, simply plugs into the stock wiring system, and has been reliable for past 5 years.
You would be making a worthy upgrade, as such lighting systems make the rear of our bikes much more conspicuous in traffic. Have fun!

Oct 17, 2014 | Motorcycles

1 Answer

I want to change my 09 dyna super glide rear


After-market suppliers offer "black box" controller kits that can be spliced or plugged into your existing wiring harness. There is room under most motorcycle seats, near or on top of the battery. My first controller unit, purchased in 1990, was so large it had to be mounted under the rear fender on an '89 Super Glide Low Rider. But modern controllers are smaller.
J&P Cycle is a decent source for motorcycle parts, including lighting controllers. The most feature-rich system I've used was from Sound-Off Safety Systems (SOS). Couldn't find it at J&P for my 09 Road Glide, so purchased something from Kuryakin. It fits nicely under the seat, simply plugs into the stock wiring system, and has been reliable for past 5 years.
You would be making a worthy upgrade, as such lighting systems make the rear of our bikes much more conspicuous in traffic. Have fun!

Oct 17, 2014 | Motorcycles

1 Answer

ABS Light on Super Glide Custom


Replace to sensor or check for loose connection or corrosion in connection, or just buy a new sensor.
CERACOAT-NANOTECH.com

Jan 03, 2014 | 2011 Harley Davidson FXDC Dyna Super Glide...

1 Answer

I have a 1980 FXWG I am looking to buy. It has an oil pump inner primary & crank case seep, the kick start does not function, and the electric start "Turns Hard." Can anyone give me advice on the...


Hi Anonymous, take a ride over to your local dealers service department I'm sure they will be happy to offer advice and assistance concerning your issue. Have a nice day

Oct 02, 2013 | 2004 Harley Davidson FXDWG - FXDWGI Dyna...

1 Answer

Bike cuts out intermintately when pulling throttle on hard in first/second gear, bike will then turn over but will not start, has done this 7 or 8 times, at first thought it was bad fuel or crap in filter,...


Bank angle sensor. Next time this happens, turn off ignition, wait a few seconds, turn on. If bike starts straight away then most likely the bank angle sensor has gone faulty.

Sep 16, 2013 | 2007 Harley Davidson FXDC Dyna Super Glide...

1 Answer

2006 super glide ignition


Hi Anonymous, call, take a ride or trailer your bike over to your local dealers service/parts department, I'm sure they will be happy to take your Harley Davidson for a test ride if necessary/possible and offer professional advice and assistance concerning your issue. Good luck have a nice day.

Sep 07, 2012 | 2006 Harley Davidson FXDCI Dyna Super...

1 Answer

Harley Davidson 93 fxr


Hi Aanm5122, call, take a ride or trailer your bike over to your local dealers service/parts department, I'm sure they will be happy to take your Harley Davidson for a test ride if necessary/possible and offer professional advice and assistance concerning your issue. Good luck have a nice day.

Apr 10, 2012 | 1993 Harley Davidson FXR Super Glide

1 Answer

Looking for advice


To me, the best thing about the SG is that it gets you on a Big Twin (vs. a Sportster), and you can modify it any way you want. I bought mine in 2002, and since then I have lowered it, chromed out the engine, chrome handlebar covers, put a mid-glide front end on it, etc. This winter I am putting on new handlbars, I am getting a custom paint job, a new rear end, an all chrome wide-glide front end, and a digital speedo. It has taken me 6 years to finally get it where I want it, but I am glad I'm on a Twin Cam. As far as braking and handling, the SG is really good. Not as good as a sportbike, obviously, but you should find it to be a good ride. I'd recommend test riding one. Many dealers have demo days, pay attention for the next time your local has one, and get out on one, you'll love it.

Nov 20, 2008 | 2004 Harley Davidson FXDX - FXDXI Dyna...

1 Answer

Exhaust Question


Both of the systems you mention are good systems. Best thing to do is to hear them on a bike before making a decision. The 02 sensors will handle the fuel in the mid range but the lower and upper range will still be lean. Some sort of fuel enrichment should be used for best performance and long engine life. I like the TFI and run one myself on my 07 RK. Easy install and setup and they work well in all applications except big inch motors with many mods. http://www.dobeckperformance.com/

Nov 20, 2008 | 2006 Harley Davidson FXDCI Dyna Super...

Not finding what you are looking for?
2002 Harley Davidson FXDX Dyna Super Glide Sport Logo

317 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Harley Davidson Experts

Arnie Burke
Arnie Burke

Level 3 Expert

4514 Answers

Gills Lango

Level 2 Expert

195 Answers

Mike

Level 3 Expert

4334 Answers

Are you a Harley Davidson Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...