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Road King Classic Style Adjustable Rider Backrest

Part Number 52591-09A

Finish / Color:  Black


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Add support for the long haul. With one quick pull from the integrated gas spring, you can instantly adjust the riding position through a 30-degree range.

  • Road King® Classic style
  • Features a sleek shape that provides full lower back support without pushing the rider forward
  • Pull knob-activated, 5-position 1.5" height adjustment
  • Can be easily removed, and folds down to allow easier passenger mounting

Fits '97-later Touring and Trike models equipped with many one-piece slotted seats. This rider backrest may not look appropriate on select Original Equipment, CVO™ seats and accessory seats that are styled with a low-profile look. Installation requires separate purchase of model-specific Adjustable Rider Backrest Mounting Kit.

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  • Rider Position
  • Adjustable
  • Material Content
  • Material Width
    11.60 Inch
  • Material Height
    7.0 Inch
  • Warranty
    1 year limited warranty – Go to for full details
  • Sold in Unit
  • In The Box
    Backrest pad only
  • Sold Separately
    Adjustable Rider Backrest Mounting Kit
Rated 3.4 out of 5 by 5 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by good coverage Good size pad and easy to adjust up and down so you can put it where you need it. Be advised that the top of pad has a textured look to it and is not smooth like the rest of pad August 15, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by Back pain relief! Purchased the Road King style back rest for my 2014 Ultra Classic along with the adjustable mounting kit. The style is perfect but without a doubt adding this backrest has improved my ride comfort emencely. I don't know why I never considered this option especially on my 2009 Heritage Classic which was a beautiful bike but very uncomfortable. My only comment is that the back rest, when adjusted to provide the best back support, seemed to push me a bit too forward. I got accustomed to the feel with a few days. My intent was to only ride with the backrest on longer journals but I keep the back rest in place all the time. Best $300 I've ever spent on Harley accessories. December 2, 2014
Rated 1 out of 5 by This back rest,has tore the material around the seams, on three harley seats on my bike. When folded will eventually .Tear the material around the seat where it goes through the seat.. October 25, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by BACKREST MAKES BIG DIFFERENCE I recenlty bought the adjustable backrest for my 2013 RKC. I recently learned I have a degenerated disc in my lower back. The made a big difference as I travelled over 500 miles at Bike Week in Myrtle Beach. I ride without it around town / to & from work. The reason I didn't give 5 stars, after purchasing it and down at Bike Week, looking at other bikes I realized my didn't have a leather skirt around the neck like so many others did! My bust I missed that prior to buying. Definately worth the comfort for the long rides. May 19, 2014
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