Harley-Davidson DYNA Street Bob

Bought in 2015, Thug is my DYNA Street Bob.

The journey to getting a Harley-Davidson started in Texa [see more here]. In the first three years, around my numerous surgeries, we managed 10,000 miles, countless weekend adventures, wild camped, explored 6 national parks in the UK riden through more than 10 European countries, enjoyed sunrise rides over Tower Bridge in London and generally had a blast on two wheels.

The Harley facilitated a sense of freedom and adventure but required minimal physical capabilities for me. We could get out and have an ‘adventure’, yes nothing like our pre-accident adventures, but it was still an adventure. 

I bought Thug as a standard Streed Bob and over the years have slowly modified her, key mods include:

  • Two Brothers Racing Pipes
  • Crusher Performance intake
  • Memphis Shades fairing
  • Kuryakyn high performance Cams, Lifters and Pushrods
  • Custom timer covers
  • Metzeler rubber
  • Rizoma indicator clusters
  • Day maker headline
  • 3M vinyl wrap [see how to here]
  • Servicing kits from Zodiac Bikers

Before and after my modifications

Specs

Year2015
ManufacturerHarley-Davidson
ModelDyna Street Bob – FXDB
Engine TypeTwin Cam 103
Engine Displacement1690cc
Bore Stroke98.4 mm x 111.1 mm
CoolingAir-Cooled
Compression Ratio9.6:1
Fuel SystemElectronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)
IgnitionElectronic
Starting SystemElectric
TransmissionSix-speed Cruise Drive
Final DriveBelt, 32/66 ratio
Rake Trail29.0° 4.7 in.
Seat Height26.8 in.
Wheelbase64.2 in.
Front Suspension49 mm with polished aluminum fork triple clamp and dual-rate springs
Rear SuspensionCoil-over shock
Front BrakeFour-piston fixed
Rear BrakeTwo-piston torque-free floating rear
Front Tire100/90B19 57H
Rear Tire160/70B17 73V
Fuel Capacity4.7 gal.
Dry Weight670 lbs.
MSRP14199

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