I had a super nice softail fatboy the greatest looking bike in the world for a trip to the mall or bar.Today l decided to go and look at a Road King because of all the positive vibes l have heard about the bike with regard to touring etc. I was looking for a used 07 or 08 model, but by the end of the day I was riding home on a brand new 2008. I was astonished with how smooth the ride was I honestly almost felt guilty with the lack of effort in riding this baby,as l approached a small pot hole I braced myself for the usual bone jaring thump that my soft tail always gave me,needless to say there was none.The smoothness of ride and handling really impressed me l rolled onto the highway and for the first time ever l realized the benefits of a windshield lol. I felt a great deal more secure not being blown around as usual, the 6th gear was great at 70mph. The throttle after jumping of my carb model is going to take a bit of getting used to but it is not a big deal,so 80 miles later I had zero buyers remorse and was far too impressed to be overly critical,but when l came to an idle at several traffic lights I could not believe the excessive vibration compared to my fatboy(it lessened if l rolled up the throttle slightly) also the heat on my legs got my attention .When l arrived home I checked the bike out for loose motor mount and then after reading some posts on this forum l am wondering if this is the nature of the beast.The bike is a keeper and l'm ready for my first 300 miles ride this weekend.Any comments on the vibration or heat displacement would be appreciated.Thanks Harry.