Harley-Davidson has a rich history of motorcycle design.
The history and legacy of Harley-Davidson motorcycles dates all the way back to an original design sketched by William Harley in 1901. He and his partner, Arthur Davidson, were producing motorcycles for the public by 1903 and a legendary brand was born. Each year, Harley-Davidson introduces new models and styles to quench the public’s appetite for more. They introduced an assortment of models in 1999 that included a new Fat Boy model, a Road King Classic and a Dyna Wide Glide model.
The 1999 FLSTF Fat Boy model has a body type that falls into the cruiser category of bikes. The seat height on the Fat Boy is 26.8 inches and it has a wheelbase of 64.3 inches. The 1999 model weighs 672.4 lb. The front and rear brakes are both single disc brakes. Both brakes have a diameter of 11.5 inches. The front suspension has a travel of 5.1 inches, while the rear suspension is 4.1 inches. The Fat boy has a two-cylinder four-stroke engine and two valves per cylinder. It has 1,338 cc of displacement and a compression ratio of 8.5:1. Its maximum power is 56 horsepower at 5,000 rpm. It has a maximum torque of 71.5 ft-lb at 2,350 rpm. The 1999 Fat Boy will go from zero to 62 miles per hour in 7.2 seconds and it has a max speed of 94.4 miles per hour. It has a bore stroke of 3.5 inches x 4.3 inches. The transmission on the Fat Boy is a five-speed belt type.
Road King Classic
Like the Fat Boy, the 1999 Road King Classic is categorized as a cruiser. It has a wheelbase of 63.5 inches and weighs 712.1 lb. It has a two-cylinder four-stroke engine. The maximum power of the Classic is 68 horsepower at 5,400 rpm and it has a displacement of 1,450 cc. Its fastest speed is 96.3 milers per hour and it will go from zero to 60 in 6.5 seconds. It has an air-cooling system and a five-speed belt transmission. The gas tank on the Road King Classic will hold a maximum of 4.99 gallons.
Dyna Wide Glide
The seat on the Dyna Wide Glide sits at 26.73 inches off the ground. It has a wheelbase of 66.06 inches and weighs 646 lb. The front suspension on the Glide has a travel 5.59 inches. The rear suspension is 2.76 inches. The brakes on both the front and the rear are single disc brakes. They diameter of both disc is 11.65 inches. The front tire on the Glide is 90/90-21, while the rear tire is 130/90-16. The engine is a two-cylinder four-stroke engine. It has a displacement of 1,338 cc and it has a bore stroke of 3.5 inches x 4.25 inches. It has an air-cooling system and an electric starter. The maximum horsepower on the 1999 model is 56 horsepower at 5,000 rpm. The maximum torque is 71.32 ft-lb at 2,300 rpm. It has a top speed of 99 miles per hour.