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On this page I collect Harley-Davidson Super Glide pictures and provide some background information about the various FX Super Glide models.

It is 1971. Willie G. Davidson feels like creating a different motorcycle. He notices that with stadard bikes customers are looking for style and are less interested in power. And then the FX Super Glide is introduced. An epoch-making motorcycle, the first factory custom. Three decades later, that first Super Glide forms the heart and soul of todays Dyna Glide. A long low custom style. A powerful engine in rubber mount.

The FX was introduced for the model year 1971. The letters FX come from FLH and XLH: an FLH frame and engine combined with an XLBH fork and front wheel formed the Super Glide.


1971 FX

FX
Super Glide, 1971
1200 cc



1973 FX

FX
Super Glide, 1973
1200 cc




In 1974 the FXE (E= Electric start) was introduced.




1979 FXEF

FXEF
Super Glide, 1979
1200 cc




In 1979 the Super Glide got a bigger (Fat) tank and new (Bobbed) fenders, which explains the name Fat Bob. The FXEF (F for Fat) is born...




1980FXEF

FXEF
Super Glide, 1980



1984 FXEF

FXEF
Super Glide, 1984
1340 cc Evolution
( early 1984 models have ShovelHead )





Since 1986 the Fat Bob is based on the FXR (R= Rubbermount) frame. The engine now has a 5-speed gearbox.



1992 FXR

FXR
Super Glide, 1992
1340 cc



1994 FXR

FXR
Super Glide, 1994
1340 cc



1996 FXD

FXD
Dyna Super Glide, 1996
1340 cc




In 1996 the SuperGlide gets an FXD (D= Dyna) frame and engine.




1999 FXDX

FXDX
Dyna Super Glide Sport, 1999
1450 cc



2003 FXD

FXD 100th Anniversary
Dyna Super Glide, 2003
1450 cc



2003 FXDX

FXDX 100th Anniversary
Dyna Super Glide Sport, 2003
1450 cc




2003 FXDXT

FXDXT 100th Anniversary
Dyna Super Glide T Sport, 2003
1450 cc



2004 FXDi

FXDi
Dyna Super Glide, 2004
1450 cc




2004 FXDXi

FXDXi
Dyna Super Glide Sport, 2004
1450 cc



2006 FXDi 35

FXDi
Dyna™ 35th Anniversary Super Glide, 2006
1450 cc





In the year 2006, Harley-Davidson Motor Company celabrates the 35th Anniversary of the Super Glide with a limited (3500 copies) edition of the first manufacturer built custom bike ever. Although the FXDi
Dyna™ 35th Anniversary Super Glide resembles the original Super Glide from 1971, many design changes have been applied to the 2006 Dyna™ range. A new 6-gear "Cruise Drive" transmission has been mounted, the clutch has been re-designed and the Twin Cam 88 engine has been improved.


35th Anniversary of the Harley-Davidson Super Glide!



2007 FXD

FXD
Dyna™ Super Glide®, 2007
1584 cc Twin Cam 96



2008 FXDF

FXDF
Dyna™ Fat Bob®, 2008
1584 cc Twin Cam 96



2009 FXDF

FXDF
Dyna™ Fat Bob®, 2009
1584 cc Twin Cam 96



2010 FXDF

FXDF
Dyna™ Fat Bob®, 2010
1584 cc Twin Cam 96



2011 FXDC

FXDC
Dyna™ Super Glide® Custom, 2011
1584 cc Twin Cam 96



2012 FXDF

FXDF
Dyna™ Fat Bob®, 2012
1584 cc Twin Cam 96



2012 FXDC

FXDC
Dyna™ Super Glide® Custom, 2012
1584 cc Twin Cam 96



2013 FXDF

FXDF
Dyna™ Fat Bob®, 2013
1690 cc Twin Cam 103



2013 FXDC

FXDC
Dyna™ Super Glide® Custom, 2013
1690 cc Twin Cam 103



2014 FXDF

FXDF
Dyna™ Fat Bob®, 2014
1690 cc Twin Cam 103



2014 FXDC

FXDC
Dyna™ Super Glide® Custom, 2014
1690 cc Twin Cam 103




The 2014 Super Glide® Custom is the last "Super Glide". Starting in 2015 we only see a "Fat Bob" line-up.


2015 FatBob

FXDF
Dyna™ Fat Bob®, 2015
1690 cc Twin Cam 103



2016 FatBob

FXDF
Dyna™ Fat Bob®, 2016
1690 cc Twin Cam 103



2017 FatBob

FXDF
Dyna™ Fat Bob®, 2017
1690 cc Twin Cam 103




In the model year 2018, the FXD frame is replaced by a newly designed Softail frame. Also, starting in 2018 instead of a Twin Cam engine the new Milwaukee-Eight® 107 engine is used.


2018 FatBob

Softail
Softail Fat Bob, 2018
1745 cc Milwaukee-Eight® 107


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