Aerodynamics are about more than speed. If ever you wanted more proof of that concept, go ride Harley-Davidson's touring models - specifically, the Street Glide and Road Glide. Both produce a robust aerodynamic cocoon that shields the rider from buffeting and wind noise, but subtle differences
Even though the road glide is really growing on me, I've got to say street glide, unless maybe you're looking at 2015s, then the new RG is pretty darn awesome. But the street is just the quintessential Harley, you can't go wrong.
The Road Glide's $2,850 premium over the Electra Glide's $24,749 price puts it into a scoring hole it was unable to crawl out of. Consequently, the final score was the result of the price difference and the little niggles (such as riding position and handling) mentioned in this article.
2018 Harley-Davidson Road Glide / Road Glide Special the Road Glide is a better option than the Street Glide because the Road Glide has a fixed fairing and you're not wrestling that windage
Harley Davidson Road King vs Harley Davidson Street Glide Special. Harley-Davidson Harley Davidson Road King vs Harley-Davidson Harley Davidson Street Glide Special: Harley-Davidson Harley Davidson Street Glide Special STD is the more fuel efficient one with a claimed mileage of 18 kmpl while the claimed figure for Harley-Davidson Harley Davidson Road King is 18 kmpl.
So you are saying that in the stock from the Street Glide offers better wind protection than the Road Glide. Like I mentioned in an earlier post, I have owned two Road Glides and the last one had lowers and a larger windshield and still had a lot of turbulence at freeway speeds.