WRN Founder,Genevieve Schmitt test rides Harley-Davidson’s Sportster Nightster. As the new line’s entry level model, see how it compares to yesterday’s Sportsters.
Indian Motorcycle listens to its customers and takes cues from what they are already doing with their bikes. Following its 1100cc Indian Scout Bobber and 999cc Scout Bobber Sixty which women love, the Scout Rogue …
Large-displacement cruisers usually mean large everything else, too. But for women and smaller-framed men who want a big V-twin that handles well and is in proportion to their not-gargantuan bodies—without sacrificing power—there aren’t many options in today’s motorcycle market. Thats why when we find one, we make sure you know about it.
The Softail Slim, released as a midyear 2012 model, is an all-new bobber-style motorcycle from Harley-Davidson. Its based on the Fat Boy platform, with a similar front end and an extremely low profile. The Slim now shares the title as Harleys lowest motorcycle with the newly released CVO Breakout, both with a seat height of 23.8 inches.
We thought it would be fun to compile a list of major-manufacturer motorcycles with the lowest seat heights. Seat height is of supreme importance to most women riders, as the ability to place ones feet flat on the ground is perhaps the most important factor in giving women the confidence they need to handle a bike.