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2008 Ridley Auto-Glide Trike
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2008 Ridley Auto-Glide Trike
2008 Ridley Auto-Glide Trike

2008 Ridley Auto-Glide Trike
2008 Ridley Auto-Glide Trike

- 2008 Ridley Auto-Glide Trike

2008 Ridley Auto-Glide Trike

The 2008 Auto-Glide Trike is one of the most exciting new models for the year. Information and specifications have not yet been announced. This site will have the latest information as it is released.

If you are interested in purchasing a Ridley Auto-Glide Trike, contact a Ridley Dealer for information and instructions. Reservations are being accepted with a minimal deposit. A limited number of production positions are available with delivery before the end of 2007. Reserve your Ridley Auto-Glide Trike today!

2008 Features

- Engine: Ridley 750 V-Twin features new retro style valve covers.

- Gearing: Specially designed to handle the extra load.

- Speed : Capable of highway speeds, you'll find the trike is great around town!

- Transmission: Features Ridley's Type II CVT automatic transmission.

- Reverse: The new trike comes with an electric reverse making tight spots easy!

- Design: Function meets style with room to spare.


Standard Equipment

- Composite Front Fender and Body

- LED Speedometer/Tachometer Display

- Mag Rear Wheels

- 24.5" Seat Height

- Type II CVT Transmission

- Trike Gearing

- Adjustable Air suspension

- Straight Axle



US SPECIFICATIONS: 2008 Ridley Auto-Glide Trike
MSRP: $25,950 - 27,750 USD

Oil Capacity 2 Quartz
Fuel Capacity 4.2g/15.9L
Seat Height* 24.5in/62.2cm
Footrest Height 6in/15.2cm
Rear Wheel Travel 3.5in/8.9cm
Dry Weight TBD
WHEELBASE 66in/167.6cm
LENGTH 97in/246.4cm
HEIGHT 41in/104.1cm
GROUND CLEARANCE 4.75in/12.1cm
Manufacturer (MOR) Ridley™
Configuration AirCooled 90° V-Twin
Displacement 44ci/738cc
Compression Ratio 8.5:1
Valves Per Cylinder 2
Starter Electric
Exhaust Type 2 Stage: Muffled, Baffled
Lubrication Pressure
RPM @ 80 MPH 3850
Spark Plug RC12YC
Transmission Type Automatic CVT Type II
Primary Drive Kevlar/Rubber Belt
Final Drive Belt
Final Gear Ratio 3.69 : 1
Front Wheel 16"/40.6cm | 60 Spoke
Rear Wheels TBD
Brake Type Hydraulic (DOT5)
Front Brake 4 Piston (Ferodo Pad)
Rear Brake TBD
Headlight High/Low, Daytime
Brake/Tail Lights** Daytime
Turn Signal Front Amber
Turn Signal Rear*** Red


MSRP Pricing

Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price

Estimate Base Model MSRP
Black $25,950**
Two Tone $27,750**

Freight** $725*

Paint Options
Premium Pearl Paint $300
Custom Paint $600
Key Color Frame $350
Premium Key Color Frame $650


Optional Equipment
Polished Engine $640
Reverse Drive Standard

Canada Compliance* Not Available

**Prices are estimated. Actual prices have not been set by manufacturer.

*This model is not available in Canada.
US models do not qualify for export to Canada.

** Freight is estimated to US 48 contiguous states.



Factory Installed Options

Polished Engine
Black Engine
Big Gun Ceramic Coated Exhaust

Metzler White Wall Tire Front Tire
White Wall Rear Tires
Wire Rear Wheels

Black Touring Seat
Gray Touring Seat
Studded Black Touring Seat

Pull Back Risers


Pearl White
Viper Red (P)
Candy Red (P)
Candy Purple (P)
Rosewood (P)
Candy Blue (P)

(P): Premium Key Color Option


Stark White
Viper Red

White Pearl
Candy Red

Quartz Black/Sonic Blue
Black/Candy Red
Black/White Pearl

White Pearl/Rose
Quartz White Pearl/Sonic Blue
White Pearl/Candy Red
White Pearl/Turquoise
White Pearl/Silver
White Pearl/Black

Solid (SLD)
Solid w/Pin Stripe (SPS)
Two Tone Deluxe (DTT)
New School Scallop (NSS)
Traditional Flames (TDF)
Tribal Flames (TRF)

All 2008 Ridley models feature a standard paint color and style which is offered as part of the base model. Dealers and Customers may choose to upgrade their colors and styles at an additional charge. Not all styles and colors are available on all models. See model specific information for color and style availability. Colors represented on this web site may not be accurate.

Options are not available in all areas.Contact a Ridley Dealer for information.

Pricing is believed to be accurate at the time of posting, but cannot be guaranteed. For updated pricing, contact a Ridley Dealer or Ridley Motorcycle Company. Ridley Motorcycle Company nor its Dealers may be held liable for inaccuracies in pricing or specifications.



Media Press Releases

Oklahoma City-based Ridley Motorcycles Unveiled World’s First Fully Automatic Trike

(OKLAHOMA CITY - 04/07/08) The Ridley Motorcycle Company unveiled the world’s
first and only fully automatic transmission, three-wheeled Trike motorcycle this weekend
in Oklahoma City, Okla. The trike was on display at the “Thunder Run IV” event in
Oklahoma City, OK. Ridley’s Auto-Glide Trike is the latest addition to Ridley’s full line of
automatic transmission motorcycles.

“Adding an extra wheel to our already fun and easy to ride motorcycle is giving many
people the opportunity to feel the excitement of motorcycling for the first time,” said Vice
President of Ridley Motorcycle Company, Jay Ridley. “On a Ridley trike, you do not
have to worry about maintaining balance or using a clutch. Our trike offers a retro style,
more storage, an electric reverse and the same automatic transmission that has become
a staple of our brand.”

The rise in the popularity of trikes has been attributed to the growing baby-boomer
population. Trikes offer greater stability while riding and are easier to handle. Ridley
looks to capture this market as motorcycle rider age demographics as a whole continue
to rise.

As with each Ridley model, the motorcycles are designed and manufactured at the
Ridley Motorcycle Factory in Oklahoma City.

“Some manufacturers will start with a two-wheeled motorcycle and modify the body to
make room for additional trike parts,” said Ridley. “We start with a frame specifically
designed to be a trike. This allows for a higher quality product and a lower price point for

The Ridley Factory Team was on-hand at the “Thunder Run IV” event along with the
complete line of 2008 Ridley Auto-Glide Motorcycles including a redesigned Sport and a
completely new Auto-Glide Standard model. All Ridley Motorcycles feature an automatic
transmission. The 2008 Ridley Auto-Glide Trike is currently shipping to Ridley US
dealers with a base MSRP of $25,995.

Ridley Motorcycles are sold throughout the world. Their dealership network spans over
60 US markets, Canada, Puerto Rico, the Philippines and Japan. Ridley is looking to
expand into the majority of the EU member countries in the near future.