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2014 Harley-Davidson FXDF Fat Bob - Coolness Factor = 63.9%

Unread post by totalmotorcycle » Fri Dec 13, 2013 12:56 pm

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2014 Harley-Davidson FXDF Fat Bob

NEW FOR 2014

Fat tires, blacked out finishes, throaty slash cut mufflers, low fat handlebar, forward controls and a surly attitude. Now you're riding dirty...

From the double-barreled stare of its twin headlamps to the knobby tread of its burly tires, the Harley-Davidson® Fat Bob® makes a statement that is not subtle. But this motorcycle offers more than attitude. The rigid steel backbone of its Dyna® frame, a pair of thick 49 mm fork legs and chassis geometry that's tuned to turn make the Fat Bob a cruiser willing to hunt for corners and a blast to ride. Dual front disc brakes haul the Fat Bob down in a hurry.






2014 Harley-Davidson FXDF Fat Bob Total Motorcycle Key Features

NEW Paint color options
NEW Blacked-out 1690 cc Twin Cam 103™ engine
NEW Blacked-out triple clamps, headlamp trim ring, rear shock covers, and battery box cover.
NEW Black machined, Aluminum Slotted Disc wheels with laser-engraved graphics
NEW Blunt-cut staggered-dual mufflers mated to “Tommy Gun” 2-1-2 collector exhaust with slotted chrome shields
NEW Slash-cut rear fender
NEW Recessed twin-ring LED tail lamp
NEW Slim and sporty ergonomic seat and has a perforated cover and silver contrast stitching NEW Console with an integral ignition switch and a five-inch electronic speedometer with multifunction LCD display and LED indicator lights
NEW Diagonal-stripe fuel tank graphics
• Dual front disc brakes
• Five-gallon Fat Bob® fuel tank.
• Sport front fender with painted brace supports.
• Chrome 1.25-inch diameter drag-style handlebar is internally-wired and mounted on black risers.
• High-performance coil-over rear shocks
• Forward-mounted rider footpegs and controls.
• 180mm-16 rear/130mm-16 front tires
• Black fork lowers and mirrors
• Twin chrome headlamps
• 6-speed Cruise Drive® transmission
• Exposed under-seat battery box
• Forward-mounted rider footpegs with brake and shift levers
• Optional Harley-Davidson® Smart Security System with hands-free security fob
• Optional Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) (factory-installed)
• Optional Engine Idle Temperature Management Strategy (EITMS) (Dealer activated option)


2014 Harley-Davidson FXDF Fat Bob - Totalmotorcycle.com USA Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: Vivid Black $15,699; Color Option $16,099.
Canada MSRP Price: See your local retailer for pricing information.


DIMENSIONS Totalmotorcycle.com


Length - 94.5 in.

Seat Height, Laden 7 - 26.1 in.

Seat Height, Unladen 7 - 27.2 in.

Ground Clearance - 4.9 in.

Rake (steering head) (deg) - 29

Trail - 4.92 in.

Wheelbase - 63.8 in.

Tires, Front Specification - 130/90B16 67H

Tires, Rear Specification - 180/70B16 77H

Fuel Capacity - 5 gal.

Oil Capacity (w/filter) - 3 qt.

Weight, As Shipped - 673 lb.

Weight, In Running Order - 706 lb.


ENGINE Totalmotorcycle.com


Engine 1Air-cooled, Twin Cam 103™

Bore - 3.87 in.

Stroke - 4.374 in.

Displacement - 103.1 cu in

Compression Ratio - 9.6:1

Fuel System 3 - Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)


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Exhaust - Chrome, “Tommy Gun” 2-1-2 collector exhaust with dual mufflers

Wheels, Optional Style Type 9 - N/A

Wheels, Front Type 9 - Machined, Aluminum Slotted Disc

Wheels, Rear Type - Machined, Aluminum Slotted Disc

Brakes, Caliper Type - 4-piston fixed front, and 2-piston torque-free floating rear

Parking Brake - N/A

PERFORMANCE Totalmotorcycle.com


Engine Torque Testing Method - J1349

Engine Torque 2 - 98.8 ft-lb

Engine Torque (rpm) - 3,500

Lean Angle, Right (deg.) - 30

Lean Angle, Left (deg.) - 31

Fuel Economy: Totalmotorcycle.com Combined City/Hwy 5 - 42 mpg

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Re: This week: 2014 Harley-Davidson FXDF Fat Bob: Vote Today

Unread post by totalmotorcycle » Fri Dec 13, 2013 1:00 pm

New for 2014. Well, not 100% "new" but I'd call it "revamped" for 2014. Quite a few changes to it vs the 2008-2013 version. Last year it received the new 103 cubic inch engine as well.

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Re: This week: 2014 Harley-Davidson FXDF Fat Bob: Vote Today

Unread post by BRUMBEAR » Fri Dec 13, 2013 9:23 pm

Holy Boat tail sportster Batman thats FUGLY
not a fail but uncool cause it's BUTT ugly!!!
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Re: This week: 2014 Harley-Davidson FXDF Fat Bob: Vote Today

Unread post by JackoftheGreen » Fri Dec 13, 2013 9:49 pm

LoL, oh good, it's not just me...

I love a dual headlamp and a skinny little front fender, but where's the skinny front tire to go with it? Having a skinny fender with a fat balloon like that just doesn't flow well visually.

Then we've got the fender bracket that overhangs the edge of the fender, which just screams 'parts bin', and that huge swath of plastic cover streetside -- this looks like nothing so much as that godawful Ridley that rode the lightning a few months ago. I just don't see the aggressive bike touted in the copy -- this looks like a pit bike. Yeah, I said it...

I DO like the drag bars and the double headlight though, I'll give it that. Not a Fail...

But absoluely Uncool.

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Unread post by Gummiente » Sat Dec 14, 2013 6:43 am

Fail. Someone ran amok in the Styling Dept and then somehow this bike got through the Wait A Minute Dept without being noticed. Fugly.
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Unread post by blues2cruise » Sat Dec 14, 2013 12:14 pm

I don't like the paint job. The seat looks very restrictive and uncomfortable.

The pipes side looks nice, but the other side looks lousy.

Based on looks, Fail.
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Unread post by snakedoctEr726 » Sat Dec 14, 2013 3:06 pm

Has anyone else here ever ridden one?

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Unread post by NorthernPete » Sat Dec 14, 2013 3:53 pm

I can't form an opinion on this bike. It's not hitting any note. Lol. Gonna pass and give it a meh.
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Unread post by JackoftheGreen » Sat Dec 14, 2013 4:21 pm

Snakey, I know I haven't, I'll wager Gummi has at least once or twice and Blues hits a lot of MC shows, I'll be she's at least sat on one...

I'm assuming you have? Please, tell us what we're missing.

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Unread post by Rubiadiabla » Sat Dec 14, 2013 4:27 pm

I voted cool... since the Fat Bob is the only Harley I've ever seen that I would consider buying. I had a crush on a cherry red one parked at a used car dealership. I missed my turn on the way to work almost every day while checking out out. I bought a Durango instead though lol.
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Unread post by blues2cruise » Sat Dec 14, 2013 5:53 pm

JackoftheGreen wrote:Snakey, I know I haven't, I'll wager Gummi has at least once or twice and Blues hits a lot of MC shows, I'll be she's at least sat on one...

I'm assuming you have? Please, tell us what we're missing.
I tried on a lot of HD...I prefer the Road King.

I'll look at the 2014 in January...at the MC Show. :mrgreen:
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Unread post by BRUMBEAR » Sat Dec 14, 2013 8:39 pm

I really like a lot of H-D but not that thing but hey it's got a big BACK brake :lol:
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Unread post by High_Side » Tue Dec 17, 2013 9:18 pm

Willie G doesn't work there anymore....

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Unread post by BRUMBEAR » Wed Dec 18, 2013 7:19 am

I figure with 14 awesome votes I now know how many people work on the line that produces the machine :lol:
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Unread post by JackoftheGreen » Wed Dec 18, 2013 9:44 am

BRUMBEAR wrote:I figure with 14 awesome votes I now know how many people work on the line that produces the machine :lol:
LoL!

What I find interesting is that we didn't get a single Awesome comment with those 14 Awesome votes. You'd think that least one of them would have waded into the fray to defend their machine...

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Unread post by totalmotorcycle » Thu Dec 19, 2013 10:56 pm

Ok, you want an awesome comment? I'll give you one. :D

I voted: Awesome. (I waited till the end to vote as to not bias the votes)

I really, really love this bike from Harley-Davidson, always have since they launched it in 2008. It's the whole twin headlight, drag strip, muscle looking bike. To me, it's a fun to ride, comfortable and bad-$#@ machine.

I'm really happy with the new look and the changes, really love the new mag wheels with the Harley-Davidson and the stripes cut into the wheel (and clear coated on top) rather than it just being a sticker. Also the rear tail lights are a big improvement over the previous generation, in fact, while I would have chucked the stocker tail lights on that ver, I'd be happy to keep the factory ones now. :D

I took this one out with the new 103 engine and it's an improvement over the 96, but not as much as having a 110 in there, it's really an "in-between" feeling but it's better for sure.

So there you go, would I buy one? YOU BET.

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Unread post by High_Side » Thu Dec 19, 2013 11:43 pm

totalmotorcycle wrote:Ok, you want an awesome comment? I'll give you one. :D

I voted: Awesome. (I waited till the end to vote as to not bias the votes)

I really, really love this bike from Harley-Davidson, always have since they launched it in 2008. It's the whole twin headlight, drag strip, muscle looking bike. To me, it's a fun to ride, comfortable and bad-$#@ machine.

I'm really happy with the new look and the changes, really love the new mag wheels with the Harley-Davidson and the stripes cut into the wheel (and clear coated on top) rather than it just being a sticker. Also the rear tail lights are a big improvement over the previous generation, in fact, while I would have chucked the stocker tail lights on that ver, I'd be happy to keep the factory ones now. :D

I took this one out with the new 103 engine and it's an improvement over the 96, but not as much as having a 110 in there, it's really an "in-between" feeling but it's better for sure.

So there you go, would I buy one? YOU BET.

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Unread post by totalmotorcycle » Fri Dec 20, 2013 8:57 am

LOL! Oh you guys. :revv:

I also really like the new Victory Judge as well.... ok, I can see a theme here... Any bike that's a naked muscle bike! Yes, that's my soft spot for sure! Heck even throw in a VTR in there too! :D

Love that Charlie Mopps - Beer. beer. beer song! Quite awesome on it's own as well. :D

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