We can bet that you might not have read the touring bike manual in full that you receive along with your bike.
If you decided to ask your dealer about the maximum weight that your bike can carry, then it is a high possibility that your dealer might even not know the exact answer.
If you exceed the weight limit on your bike, then it can be really dangerous for you on the road as it can be the cause that disrupts the balance of the bike as a whole.
More trouble you might face if your bike is loaded with more weight than it can carry will be on the tires, a lot of tire failures happen because of crossing the weight limit on a bike.
The most obvious elements that come into this is your weight and the weight of the passenger in full riding gear.
In order to prevent overloading your bike, you can go to this website of a law firm based in Texas (we’re not affiliated with them in any way) and put the information about your Harley Davidson bike and your and your passenger’s weight and calculate how much more can your bike bear before causing real problems on the road.