Gear: Harley-Davidson Road King FLHP

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Harley-Davidson Road King FLHP

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Category: Patrol Vehicles & Equipment
Subcategory: Motorcycles
Average Rating:
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(45 Votes)
Description:

The Road King FLHP will provide motor officers with a great experience with its Twin Cam 103 engine and 6-speed transmission.

Member Reviews

  • My_hero_2_max30
    Motor22, Sun, 24 Jun 2007 23:48:10 UTC.
    1st review

    I have been a motor officer for over 7 years and found the Road King to be the best over all MC for patrol use.

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    gb2950, Mon, 25 Jun 2007 20:54:39 UTC.

    I have ridden the Road King and Dyna Glide. The Road King RULES!! The Dyna had a very light rear end (over all weight) and would break traction when the wind blew. The Road King is great...

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  • Motor_cop_comic_max160_max30
    sgt457, Tue, 07 Aug 2007 17:32:47 UTC.

    The 2007 Road King is the third Road King that we have used for patrol and traffic. I like the RK over the Electra Glide as I prefer the windshield version over the bat wing faring. The new 103ci engine is much faster than last years. but runs a whole lot hotter and lugs at low speeds (under 5mph for any distance).

    I liked the 2005 so well that I purchased the one that I rode when the lease was up! Great bike, which has carried me more than 15,000 miles since March '06.

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    ZECARIOCA2, Fri, 17 Aug 2007 15:53:26 UTC.

    The dept I worked for had some of these. They said it was a little too heavy, several dropped them before. But overall they liked it.

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    OCCD, Thu, 04 Oct 2007 04:18:31 UTC.

    Best patrol bike on market. If you need even more speed, get a VROD.

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    scott557, Sun, 21 Oct 2007 21:07:27 UTC.

    The best ride, I own one 07 FLHPI

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    bad_LT, Fri, 02 Nov 2007 15:42:58 UTC.

    I like it so much I bought one for my personal use.........

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    deClaire635, Fri, 11 Jan 2008 06:09:37 UTC.

    Our agency has used these since the conception of our motor unit. They look great, run strong, but they could be a little louder as far as pipes are concerned.

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    SGT43, Sat, 08 Mar 2008 19:18:51 UTC.

    Nice machine, comfortable!

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    JIMROC, Tue, 01 Apr 2008 00:27:57 UTC.

    excellent bike, I want one

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    bullgw211, Tue, 08 Apr 2008 03:23:54 UTC.

    Wish I had one!!!!

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    cgingo, Fri, 25 Apr 2008 12:46:53 UTC.

    Now that I've retired and can afford one, it's one of the next things on my list to get. Still looking for the exact one that I want. Already have all the gear, just need the wheels.

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    KCeeded, Thu, 08 May 2008 04:19:13 UTC.

    Ride one everyday, duty, off duty

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    Anonymous, Tue, 27 May 2008 10:19:57 UTC.

    I own a 2003 FLHPI. There isn't any bike I'd rather ride! I just wish my department had a Motor Patrol.

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    patrol10902000, Wed, 04 Jun 2008 00:42:44 UTC.

    i ride this bike in my duties and I dont like it for the simple reasons. This bike is good if you are using it for fun but in new orleans the type of riding we do makes this bike a piece of junk

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  • Ofc
    tlaw193, Thu, 05 Jun 2008 02:25:22 UTC.

    We recently took delivery of our 2008 FLHRP and I must admit it's definitely different from our other Road Kings. The ABS brakes are wonderful; smooth and efficient. The "throttle-by-wire" is OK, although I've heard complaints of people actually rolling the throttle in the opposite direction when they turn the bike off and when they start it back up the engine revs to about 3K rpms. I've not experienced that problem though. Overall a very comfortable, agile bike that I don't mind spending a 12 hr shift on.

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    NYPD_Ret_Hwy, Tue, 24 Jun 2008 13:06:59 UTC.

    Though not as fast as your common sport bike - the FLHP Road King allowed me to steadily remain in any bikes mirrors. Handling on white lines in rush hour traffic along any arterial roadway in New York City was always a breeze. I loved this bike so much so that I purchased a new FLHP Police Special in 2004 - in 2006 I upped to a Ultra-glide Classic, which I since regret. The Raod King as a patrol bike and as a POV were by far the best wheels to ever use.

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    trublue2002, Fri, 27 Jun 2008 16:04:39 UTC.

    When I was a motor officer I rode a 2003 HD Road King and it ruled the road, this one must be just as good or better!

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    djcrash215, Sat, 02 Aug 2008 06:48:16 UTC.

    NONE BETTER!

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    Anonymous, Mon, 17 Nov 2008 15:48:45 UTC.

    Great motor bike! 5 Star!

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    rhood, Mon, 17 Nov 2008 20:34:50 UTC.

    Outstanding bike

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    motorcop5701, Wed, 03 Dec 2008 13:51:56 UTC.

    Nothing better than riding AMERICAN steel. It is like riding a couch. Has everything you need on duty, Style, comfort, noise for others to know you are there and get more positive comments than those other guys....

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    CSP067, Fri, 19 Dec 2008 22:18:01 UTC.

    Yep, this is like an old friend. Been riding the RK for years, and currently on an '08 with ABS. It might not go as fast as the metrics, but it sure is the benchmark, and a solid ride. The ABS alone will save your life!

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    THREE17, Mon, 22 Dec 2008 08:15:40 UTC.

    There is ONLY one bike that a POLICE OFFICER should only be allowed to ride and that is a HARLEY. Have you heard of command presence.

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    Motor1066, Tue, 23 Dec 2008 06:30:49 UTC.

    The Road King is the traditional Police Bike. It has Style but is lacking in acceleration and braking to the BMW. Looks are not everything but it is a lot!

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    stalker100, Mon, 29 Dec 2008 02:05:11 UTC.

    Great bike on or off duty

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    nomotorcop, Fri, 16 Jan 2009 17:28:05 UTC.

    This motorcycle handles the rigors of police work better than any other motorcycle on the road.

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    zackster29, Tue, 20 Jan 2009 14:53:37 UTC.

    The only real police bike. Badass.

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    Anonymous, Sat, 24 Jan 2009 18:52:16 UTC.

    I used to be a motor jock and I rode a '96 model several years ago. When it wasn't in the shop, it was a decent bike to ride.

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    tjones1, Sat, 24 Jan 2009 21:48:47 UTC.

    Great bike!

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    hpdok4, Sun, 25 Jan 2009 00:48:32 UTC.

    "A Nice Ride"

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    Chris_Lanzante, Tue, 27 Jan 2009 13:55:04 UTC.

    I love my roadking thats for sure

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    LMPD2191, Sat, 14 Feb 2009 13:03:12 UTC.

    I'm just glad that we got rid or our very last one just the other day. To everyone who says it's the best motorcycle ever you've obviously never ridden anything else to be able to pass that judgment. It's dreadfully slow, it shakes like a two wheeled vibratory roller, it scrapes at every turn and the idea that the H-D factory used motorcops as guinea pigs for several years to "test their ABS" leaves a lot to be desired in my heart. BTW, on my last model year, an 07', I went through 11 starters in one year and was repeatedly told that there was no problem, until the following year where the problem that wasn't a problem was corrected. Did I mention the repeated ABS failures in 05' that resulted in many officers, including me, being injured that were all covered by workers comp that never seemed to be mentioned? So what problems are going to rise up with this "new" 09' frame? Oh yeah, it already can't turn within a 18' circle, the brakes need another 20 feet to stop the bike, it's wider and yep, it still runs hotter than a jet engine...

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  • Fallenherobadge-3-1_max160_max30
    Daveydu162, Sat, 28 Feb 2009 19:57:04 UTC.

    Have been riding the Road King since 03. Heavy, solid motor that handles & responds like a feather. (my experience/opinion). I enjoyed the ride so much that I purchased the City's 1997 Road King, Lights & all... Just had it painted & is being assembled as a Law Enforcement Memorial Motor. Several of my co-workers have purchased the 09 Road King. Rides beautifully. the 103 ci does run a bit hotter, but in this New England climate (spring & fall) the heat is welcomed.

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    Fester801, Sat, 09 May 2009 06:14:27 UTC.

    Let's see, where do I start? It's American, it's heavy, It has loads of torque, it handles great, it looks great, it's American, it sounds great, it's comfortable, it's American, It has lots of adjustments to make it your own, citizens love it, it has great re-sale, it's American, it's not a BMW, a Honda, or a Vespa, you actually know when it's running, and it's American. We get new bikes every year, so I've been able to see the progression of the improvements Harley has made for us. It gets better every year. Once you shave the stops, as Harley recommends for the Police bikes, it actually turns tighter and leans more than precious years. The high speed handling is superb for '09, which makes it a joy to ride. There's just something right about a Cop on a Harley...

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    JMAC743, Fri, 29 May 2009 20:56:21 UTC.

    LOVE THIS MOTORCYCLE! I WOULD RATHER BE ON THIS THAN IN A CRUISER ANY TIME.

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    mpdjfg, Sun, 07 Jun 2009 03:38:44 UTC.

    I was a motorcop for 2 years. The 103 is a wicked mean ride. I love it! Motor Up Let's Ride.

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    wgpd225, Fri, 19 Jun 2009 01:12:50 UTC.

    got to be in black, with great graphics and bright L.E.D.S. just want a police motor should be.

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    Posse44, Fri, 19 Jun 2009 15:59:10 UTC.

    Good partrol bike for the road warrior. If you live in areas with dirt roads and might have to go off road, stick with a nice Dual Sport BMW, Ducati or Kawasaki.

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    Stoney1, Wed, 15 Jul 2009 20:32:01 UTC.

    I have owned several Harley Davidson motorcycles including the Harley Davidson Police Road King. The Road King offers offers a great ride along with the room to carry your necessary equipment. The bike is not too big or top heavy for it's size and has the needed speed and agility to get the job done. For medium to medium large city work the Road King is the bike you need and want for the job.

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    Anonymous, Wed, 12 Aug 2009 21:25:42 UTC.

    I have a few buddies who have been MCs and they love this bike. I personally love the style and the way it rides, if I was going to be an MC this would def. be my first pick!!!

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    snowman, Sun, 10 Jan 2010 06:47:00 UTC.

    This is a great motorcycle

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    sirenlights2634, Sun, 24 Jul 2011 17:32:28 UTC.

    great bike

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    lanier38345, Sun, 11 Mar 2012 23:13:04 UTC.

    You have to have a officer who learned how to ride these machines and it takes practice to ride.

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    Robocop33, Mon, 12 Mar 2012 00:06:07 UTC.

    The NEW HD product is vastly different than the old ones. I would rank the old ones at a one star at best especially the ones with the tank shifter.
    The new motors that HD has are really very good motors that will serve current MC Officers very well. They are not the fastest by far but they are very tough and pretty reliable now and for PR purposes, they are hard to beat.

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