Rider Backrest Mounting Kit

Part Number 52589-09A


Finish / Color: Black



A necessary addition when adding an adjustable rider backrest to your Touring model.

  • Required to install rider backrest on '09-later Touring models
  • Kit includes mounting bracket and all required installation hardware

Required to install rider backrest on '09-later Touring models. Does not fit Trike models.

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  • Model
  • Rider Position

  • Mounting Style

  • Adjustable

  • Warranty

    1 year limited warranty – Go to for full details
  • Sold in Unit

  • In The Box

    Mounting bracket and all required installation hardware
Rider Backrest Mounting Kit is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 13.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Necessary to mount a rider backrest Opted for this rider backrest mount vs. the adjustable one which was more expensive. This mount will require one of the spring loaded backrests, which will lock into one of the 3 possible height options. I'm 6'2", and the backrest does keep you in a very straight upright position. Doesn't necessarily "push the rider forward" as others have said, but you won't be able to lean back at all. For this reason, I'm giving it 4 instead of 5 stars. For longer rides when your back needs the support, this mount and a backrest will do the job. Installed by the dealer, so I cannot comment on ease of install.
Date published: 2018-01-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Simple to the point backrest 10 minute install works as it should. If you are like me and don't readjust your settings once figured out this is perfect way to mount a rider backrest
Date published: 2017-08-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Comfort and Stability So easy to install and the result was a more comfortable ride and added stability in the wind.
Date published: 2017-05-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product! This is a solid mount that has a lot of adjustability for use with many different seats. Very easy to install and works perfectly with the removable backrest I use with it.
Date published: 2016-12-30
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will this bracket fit with the passenger grab handles without interference

I have the passenger grab handle installed on my 2016 FLHR and want to install the rider backrest with this bracket but I think the mounting area is the same. Can both accessories be installed without interference?
Asked by: Dave68
I had both on a 2011 Road Glide Ultra and didn't have an issue. I don't believe much has changed as far as fitment in that area of the bike so you should be good with a 2016.
Answered by: GFVIII
Date published: 2017-04-15

Will this fit with a tall boy seat

I purchased another backrest that did not. I have a 2015 ultra classic with a tallboy seat. Will this fit?
Asked by: DinDallas
Absolutely. I have a Tall Boy seat and use this with it.
Answered by: SWThomas
Date published: 2017-01-06

Rider Backrest Mounting Kit and backrest

I have my backrest and the Rider backrest mounting Kit from my 2005 Classic. Well I updated to a 2015 Ultra Classic Trike. I can't find my instruction sheet or find a part number on the backrest or the kit to see if it will will work on the trike before I take it apart. Is there a way you can tell me if they will work on the trike? Thank you.
Asked by: mkeeagle

Which backrests can be used with this mount?

Asked by: IgorMorgado
Hi IgorMorgado, The following can be used with the Rider Backrest Mounting Kit: 1. 52572-09A: Comfort Stitch Style 2. 52583-09A: Road King Classic Style 3. 51631-09A: '06-'10 Street Glide Style 4. 52900-09A: Smooth Leather Style 5. 52917-09A: Smooth Vinyl Style Hope this helps!
Answered by: RowdyGrl79
Date published: 2016-07-06

Will this fit the FLRT FreeWheeler?

Your figment section lists the FLRT FreeWheeler as a model that this rider backrest kit will fit. I went to a local dealer and they looked it up and said it won't fit. They stated only the adjustable backrest kit will fit. Will it fit or not? Ryan
Asked by: Slyguy42
Hi Ryan, I was able to look further into whether or not this backrest mount will fit a FLRT (Trike). This particular backrest mounting kit does not fit a FLRT. Only the Adjustable Rider Backrest, P/N 54099-10 will fit. I apologize for any confusion this may have caused. Thanks!
Answered by: RowdyGrl79
Date published: 2017-03-26
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