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Compare the Harley-Davidson Road Glide Ultra to the Indian Roadmaster

Compare the Harley-Davidson Road Glide Ultra to the Indian Roadmaster

It's Not Even a Competition

As one of the leading motorcycle dealerships of the St. Louis, Missouri area, Gateway Harley Davidson provides prospective motorcycle buyers with an extensive selection to explore.

If you’re thinking about buying yourself a motorcycle, we would be more than excited to help you find the ride you’re looking for! However doing your research is important.

Who could ignore the brilliant Road Glide with its brilliant dual Daymaker™ Reflector LED headlamps? This is more than a motorcycle––it's a lifestyle.

Regardless of its competitors, people prefer the Harley-Davidson Road Glide because of its heritage, which showcases a history of performance.

Here are some reasons why the new Road Glide might be your #1 pick:

  • It has a responsive suspension
  • The Boom! Box 4.3 Infotainment System
  • Reflex Linked Brembo Brakes
  • A classic design that cannot be mimicked

So, if you’re trying to decide between the Harley Davidson® Road Glide Ultra® and the Indian® Roadmaster®, then this is exactly the page you need to see. Read on to discover more specifically what makes both of these models fantastic!


Compare the Harley-Davidson Road Glide Ultra to the Indian Roadmaster

A Deeper Look at the Harley-Davidson® Road Glide Ultra® & its History

Iconic with a loyal following founded 115 years ago, and also one of two major American motorcycle manufacturers to have survived the Great Depression - that’s Harley-Davidson® for you.

Each year, Harley-Davidson® engineers continuously revamp their motorcycles and equip them with cutting-edge technology, powerful performance and magnificent convenience.

Of the Harley-Davidson® Touring family, the Road Glide Ultra® offers several features and benefits to excite. Propelled by its Milwaukee-Eight® 114 Engine and equipped with high-performing front and rear suspension with easily adjustable rear shocks, the Road Glide Ultra® provides a powerfully smooth ride.

Not only does it perform spectacularly, but it has a functional style to match. With its dual Daymayker® reflector LED headlamps and frame-mounted shark nose fairing, riders can fly through darkness and cut through the wind like no other. Competitively priced and loaded with excellent features, the Road Glide Ultra® is certainly an excellent choice.


Compare the Harley-Davidson Road Glide Ultra to the Indian Roadmaster

Delving into the Indian® Roadmaster®

While the Indian® Motorcycles® brand was the only other one to survive the Great Depression, there's a reason that people primarily only recognize HD bikes––Harley Davidson models are difficult to compete with.

We're not saying that the Indian Roadmaster isn't a worthy opponent, but we are saying that the Road Glide Ultra is simply better.

The 2019 Indian® Roadmaster® features aThunder Stroke® 111 engine, which is similar to the MILWAUKEE-EIGHT® 107 in the HD Road Glide Ultra, and offers less peak torque.

This model comes equipped with Ride Command®, which is its customizable 7-inch infotainment system that has a glove-compatible screen and features turn-by-turn navigation, Bluetooth® connectivity, vehicle information and so forth.

While the above features a great, they don't stand up tall against the HD Glide Ultra's technology features, which provide all of the amenities a car would:

  • USB ports
  • 5.25 inch standard speakers
  • Voice Recognition
  • Vehicle Information Screen

While the new 2019 Indian® Roadmaster® includes extended reach seats, we aren't sure they're enough to stack up against its HD competitor.

How Do They Compare?

You've learned your fair share about both of these motorcycles, but which one is better? We've decided to break it down for you below:

Torque RPM (HD vs. Indian) 3,250/3,000
Engine (HD vs. Indian) MILWAUKEE-EIGHT® 107/Thunder Stroke® 111
Seat Height Laden (HD vs. Indian) 25.9 In./25.9 in.

On the whole, whether you’re going with the 2019 Harley-Davidson® Road Glide Ultra® or the 2019 Indian® Roadmaster®, you are making an excellent decision and ensuring yourself with a fantastic ride and tons of innovative features to enjoy.

Explore these and other 2019 models available for sale within our extensive new motorcycle inventory for yourself and figure out which one suits you best by scheduling your test ride and visiting us today!

Our team would love to explain the ins and outs of our lineup. You can see why we think that our Harley-Davidson model is the best choice for drivers near Kirkwood, Missouri and beyond. Call now to learn more about the 2019 Road Glide! We are waiting to assist you.

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