Safe Operating Rules: Touring Models
Motorcycles are different from other vehicles. They
operate, steer, handle and brake differently. Unskilled or
improper use could result in loss of control, death or
serious injury. (00556c)
Take a rider training course.
Read Owner's Manual before riding, adding accessories or servicing.
Wear a helmet, eye protection and protective clothing.
Never tow a trailer.
Before operating your new motorcycle it is your responsibility to read and follow the operating and
maintenance instructions in this manual, and follow these basic rules for your personal safety.
Know and respect the rules of the road (see RULES OF THE ROAD section). Carefully read
and observe the rules contained in the RIDING TIPS booklet accompanying this Owner's
Manual. Read and familiarize yourself with the contents of the MOTORCYCLE HANDBOOK
for your state.
Before starting engine, check for proper operation of brake, clutch, shifter, throttle controls,
correct fuel and oil supply.
Do not use aftermarket parts and custom made front forks
which can adversely affect performance and handling.
Removing or altering factory installed parts can adversely
affect performance and could result in death or serious
Use only Harley Davidson approved parts and accessories. Use of certain other
manufacturer's performance parts will void your new motorcycle warranty. See your Harley
Davidson dealer for details.
Stop the engine when refueling or servicing the fuel
system. Do not smoke or allow open flame or sparks near
gasoline. Gasoline is extremely flammable and highly
explosive, which could result in death or serious injury.
When refueling your motorcycle, the following rules should be observed.
2009 Street Glide Owner's Manual