2010 Harley-Davidson FXDWG Dyna Wide Glide

2010 Dyna Wide Glide

 

This Dyna Glide model is new for 2010 and is one of 9 new additions to Harley Davidson line-up.  This is a Big Twin with the sleek low slung look of a chopper.  The Dyna model got its start in the 1970’s which inspired this model but with a refreshed up to date look.  With drag bars and forward foot controls give this bike the classic chopper look.  Its name-sake wide front end, the LED stop/turn/tail light combo is new technology that keeps its chopped rear fender clean and uncluttered.  This motorcycle is available in the orange-to-yellow fade flames paint scheme.  The engine is finished in black powder coat with bright machined highlights on the cylinder fins and chrome-plated rocker and derby covers.

 

Being a female rider the first thing I look at is seat height.  This bike is conducive to anyone that rides with the height being at 25.5.  This is a handsome looking motorcycle that will please any rider.

2010 Dyna Wide Glide
2010 Dyna Wide Glide

Key Style Features of the Dyna Wide Glide

 

  • The handlebar is internally wired and mounted on four-inch-high black risers.
  • Black mirrors and headlamp bucket match the black risers.
  • To accent the Wide Glide chopper profile the front of the fuel tank is tilted up.
  • Low-slung solo seat with a separate passenger pillion.
  • The license plate mount is moved to the side of the chassis.
  • Paint scheme is Vivid Black, and will also be offered in an optional, limited-production Red Hot Sunglo and Vivid Black base with Flames paint scheme.
  • 40-spoke laced wheels with black steel rims.

Rear Shot of the Dyna Wide Glide
Rear Shot of the Dyna Wide Glide

Specifications of the Dyna Wide Glide

  • Displacement - 1584 cc
  • Top Speed est. 125 mph
  • Torque 124.75 Nm @ 3000 rpm
  • Engine: Air-cooled, Twin Cam 96
  • Compression Ratio: 9.2:1
  • Transmission: 6-Speed Cruise Drive
  • Clutch: Multi-plate, wet
  • EPA urban/highway: 35/54 mpg
  • Brakes - Caliper Type: 4-piston fixed front, and 2-piston torque-free floating rear
  • Overall Width: 37.20 in.
  • Overall Height: 47.80 in.
  • Ground Clearance: 4.20 in.
  • Tires Dunlop Harley-Davidson Series, bias blackwall front and rear
  • *Front – GT502 F 80/90-21 54
  • * Rear – GT502: 180/60B17 75V
  • Fuel Capacity 4.70 gal. (17.79 L)
  • Weight: road ready 665 lbs.
  • Indicator Lamps: High beam, directional light bar, neutral, low oil pressure, engine diagnostics, turn signals, security system (optional), 6-speed, low fuel warnings
  • Warranty: 24 months

 

U.S. MSRP
Vivid Black: $14,499
Solids: $14,874
Two-Tones: $15,194

 

Final Thoughts

 

The look of this motorcycle will for Harley enthusiasts continue the long running love affair riders have had with these motorcycles.  The two-tone paint scheme really sticks out along with the chrome pipes which will make heads turn.  For the die-hard chopper fanatics a little customizing will turn this motorcycle into a more old school traditional chopper.  If you are thinking of swapping out the handlebars check with state laws on what is legal.  In most states if your hands are above the height of your shoulders is illegal.  I have found talking with my male counterparts that some have gravitated for the ‘Easy Rider’ look with the ape-hanger handlebars. 

As always the main thing about riding is to enjoy, explore and above all else be safe. 

Happy riding and keep the rubber side down.

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Comments 9 comments

Zach 5 years ago

Ive had this bike for 6 months now and there isn't a bike out there with a better feel than this. The fit is perfect, the look is perfect, the ride is perfect. Test ride one to see what im talking about


ilikepie 6 years ago

Allright thanks


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mkott 6 years ago from Reno, Nevada Author

I wouldn't recommend this be the bike one would learn to ride on. Take the MSF riders course, once the beginner feels comfortable and has some hours of riding then this bike would be ideal. But with that, if the beginner is hesitant then maybe a different choice.


ilikepie 6 years ago

would you guys recomend this for a beginner?


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Komodo Gear 6 years ago from Dallas, Texas

A great bike - true, it's not for smurph's!

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Chris 6 years ago

I have this bike and it rides great, Not for short people though. Fit's me perfect. this bike is a must ride.


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HarperSmith 6 years ago

Sweet bike! I like this look much better than the pocket rockets.


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P Morgan 6 years ago

Santa, this is on my list this year :)


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resspenser 6 years ago from South Carolina

Makes me want to trade in my Triumph!

Nah, I'll keep it.

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