2012 Harley-Davidson FLD Dyna Switchback - The Dyna Switchback is a custom motorcycle touring with hard saddlebags and a quick release detachable windshield. Remove the components in a split second to change the Switchback into a custom street cars. Chassis, suspension and tires are engineered to provide a light, confident handling. Switchback is a lightweight touring bike custom in the transfer category. Raise the proportion of classic styling and clean, simple lines. Mini-ape handlebar bends and pull-back riser which combines the full-length rider footboards and two-up touring seat for the rider Switchback offers the most all-day comfort.
Switchback new Dyna motorcycles from Harley-Davidson is a quick-change artist. With color-matched saddle bags of his hard and fork-mounted windshield in place, the Switchback is a custom touring bike. But in a second, removable saddlebags and a quick-detach windshield can be removed without tools. Now Switchback is a special way with a car headlamp nacelle gleaming, five-spoke cast-aluminum wheels and a mini-ape handlebar. When it came time to go for a long weekend, simply reinstall the saddle bags and windshield, and the Switchback ready to roll to the state line.
Switchback is powered by a Twin Cam 103 engine V-Twin muscle that gives a strong performance on the highway and the highway. Switchback is a custom lightweight touring bike in the category of displacement, and at 718 pounds ready to ride is 94 pounds lighter than Harley-Davidson Road King. The new front-end geometry, premium suspension components, front and low-profile tires give the Switchback ride and responsive handling luxury. “The geometry of a new front end, wheel and tire specifications, and fork cartridges are engineered to work together to produce a lighter wheel and immediately responsive to input,” Brian Scherbarth, Switchback lead project engineer. “Journey demo will reveal that the Switchback is capable touring bike that is also really fun to ride.”
Designed to look great with or without his saddle bags, Switchback is styled to evoke the classical proportions and a clean, straight lines of the 4.7-gallon fuel tank for a full sweep of the scope of the rear fender. Mini-ape handlebar bend and its pull-back riser, full-length rider footboards and two-up touring seat offers the rider the most comfortable all day.
US MSRP Price: Vivid Black $15,999, Solids $16,384 USD
Length 92.8 in. (2357 mm)
Overall Width 37.7 in. (958 mm)
Overall Height 55.5 in. (1409 mm)
- Laden2 26.1 in. (663 mm)
- Unladen 27.4 in. (695 mm)
Ground Clearance 4.3 in. (110 mm)
Rake (steering head) 29.9°
Fork Angle 28.9°
Trail 5.84 in. (148.3 mm)
Wheelbase 62.8 in. (1595 mm)
Tires (Dunlop® Harley-Davidson® Series, bias blackwall front and rear):
- Front – Dunlop® D402F 130/70B18 63H
- Rear – Dunlop® D401 160/70B17 73H
Fuel Capacity 4.7 gal. (17.8 L) (warning light at approximately 0.9 gal.)
Oil Capacity (w/filter) 3.0 qts. (2.8 L)
Transmission Capacity 1.0 qt. (.95 L)
Case Capacity 1.0 qt. (.95 L)
- As Shipped 696 lbs. (316 kg)
- In Running Order 718 lbs. (326 kg)
- Gross Vehicle Weight Rating 1170 lbs. (531 kg)
- Gross Axle Weight Rating:
- Front 455 lbs. (206 kg)
- Rear 794 lbs. (360 kg)
Engine Air-cooled, Twin Cam 103™
Valves Pushrod-operated, overhead valves with hydraulic, self adjusting lifters; two valves per cylinder
Bore x Stroke 3.875 in. x 4.38 in. (98.4 mm x 111.3 mm)
Displacement 103 cu. in. (1690 cc)
Compression Ratio 9.6:1
Fuel System3 Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)
Air Cleaner Fiberglass media, washable
Lubrication System Pressurized, dry-sump
Primary Drive Chain, 34/46 ratio
Final Drive Belt, 32/66 ratio
Clutch Multi-plate, wet
Transmission 6-Speed Cruise Drive®
Gear Ratios (overall): U.S.
- 1st 9.311
- 2nd 6.454
- 3rd 4.793
- 4th 3.882
- 5th 3.307
- 6th 2.79
Frame Mild steel, tubular frame; rectangular section backbone; stamped, cast, and forged junctions; forged fender supports; MIG welded
Swingarm Mild steel, rectangular tube sections, stamped junctions; MIG welded
Front Forks 41.3 mm fork with 20 mm cartridge damping and triple rate spring
Rear Shocks Nitrogen charged 36 mm monotube damper with 5 step preload adjustable dual rate spring
Wheels4: Black 5-Spoke Cast Aluminum with highlighted rim
- Front 18 in. x 3.5 in. (457 mm x 89 mm)
- Rear 17 in. x 4.5 in. (432 mm x 114 mm)
- Caliper Type 4-piston fixed front, and 2-piston torque-free floating rear
- Rotor Type (diameter x width): Patented, uniform expansion rotors (floating, front only)
- Front (floating) 11.8 in. x .2 in. (300 mm x 5.1 mm)
- Rear 11.5 in. x .2 in. (292 mm x 5.1 mm)
- Anti-lock Braking System: Available
- Front Wheel 3.86 in. (98 mm)
- Rear Wheel 2.13 in. (54 mm)
Engine Torque5 (per J1349):
- North America 100 ft. lbs. @ 3500 RPM (136 Nm @ 3500 RPM)
Lean Angle (per J1168):
- Right 29°
- Left 29°
Fuel Economy6 (EPA urban/highway test) 42 mpg (5.6 L/100 km)
Battery (per Battery Council International Rating)
Sealed, maintenance-free, 12V, 19-amp/hour, 270 cca
Charging Three-phase, 40-amp system (493W @ 13.5V, 2000 RPM, 540W max power @ 13.5V)
Starting 1.2kW electric with solenoid shift starter motor engagement
Lights (as per country regulation):
- Headlamp (quartz halogen) 55-watt low beam, 60-watt high beam
- Tail/Stop Lights 8W/28W
- Turn Signal Lights 28W self-canceling
- Indicator Lamps: High beam, neutral, low oil pressure, engine diagnostics, turn signals, low fuel warning, security system7 (optional), low battery, body controller diagnostics
- Vivid Black
- Brilliant Silver Pearl
- Ember Red Sunglo
Vivid Black $15,999
Warranty8 24 months (unlimited mileage)
Service Interval9 First 1000 miles (1600 km), every 5000 miles (8000 km) thereafter
1 Vehicles depicted may differ from vehicles manufactured and delivered. Specifications and prices listed may differ from specifications and prices of vehicles manufactured and delivered. All product descriptions (including depictions, specifications, dimensions, measurements, ratings and competitive comparisons) are based on available information at the time of publication. Although such descriptions are believed correct, errors and changes can occur and complete accuracy cannot be guaranteed. Harley-Davidson may make changes at any time to prices and specifications, and may change or discontinue models, without notice and without incurring any obligation. Attention: Vehicles in the configurations shown and many of the accessories described in this catalog may not be available for sale or use in some locations. Please check with your dealer for complete product details and the latest information. All models feature 6-speed transmission (V-Rod® models and Sportster® models are 5-speed) and carbon fiber belt final drive; multi-plate clutch with diaphragm spring in oil bath; and 2-year unlimited mileage warranty.
2 Measurement reflects 180 lb. (81.7 kg) operator weight.
3 Recommended 91 octane or higher fuel (R+M)/2.
4 Standard and optional wheels may vary by country and region.
5 Values shown are nominal. Performance may vary by country and region.
6 The combined fuel economy numbers were derived using a combination of estimated city and highway values. Fuel economy estimates are derived from US EPA exhaust emission certification data on a sample motorcycle from the corresponding family under ideal laboratory conditions. Your actual fuel economy will vary depending on your personal riding habits, road and driving conditions, vehicle condition and maintenance, tire pressure, vehicle configuration (parts and accessories), and vehicle loading (cargo, rider and passenger weight). Break-in mileage may vary.
7 North America security system includes immobilizer; outside North America the security system includes immobilizer and siren.
8 See motorcycle owner’s manual for complete details.
9 Inspections of certain systems and components are required at 2500 mile (4000 km) intervals. See Owner’s Manual for full details.
source : totalmotorcycle