When Hogs Fly: Riding Kyle Wyman’s Harley-Davidson Road Glide 131 Bagger

When Hogs Fly: Riding Kyle Wyman’s Harley-Davidson Road Glide 131 Bagger

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Featured In the March 2022 issue of Roadracing World:

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        A bagger and a racetrack are not two things that really seem to go together with a positive outcome. Or at least not until 2020, when MotoAmerica hosted the King Of The Baggers invitational exhibition race at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca. 

        Purists scoffed at the concept and MotoAmerica took a lot of heat, but they pulled it off, gaining a massive amount of exposure and, more importantly, attracting a new audience to the sport of road racing. Even Superbike mechanics came out to the pit wall to watch the race, and none of the bikes oiled the track… 

            “Racebike Test: When Hogs Fly,” by Chris Ulrich

 

            Like them or loathe them, racing baggers are a hit with U.S. racing fans. Kyle Wyman took a Harley-Davidson Road Glide Special to the 2021 MotoAmerica King Of The Baggers Championship, and Racing Editor Chris Ulrich pushed one to its limits at Inde Motorsports Ranch. Read Ulrich’s impressions of what it takes to make a 631-pound hog fly, all in the latest issue of Roadracing World!

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