Harley's first factory custom was a pretty nice sum of its parts, though it didn't go over well at the time.

1971 Harley-Davidson FX Super Glide Pictures

The factory-custom 1971 Harley-Davidson FX Super Glide motorcycle featured a 74-cubic-inch Shovelhead engine, dual tanks, a fiberglass tail section, and a Sparkling America paint scheme.

Large, simple, clear, in the Harley-Davidson way.

The 1971 Harley-Davidson FX Super Glide could be ordered with a special Americana paint scheme.

The "boat tail" rear fender was styled after the one that appeared on the 1970 Sportster.

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