My reasons for the Aero were that I wanted a classic style bike but did not want to have to learn to ride with floorboards after being off a bike for that long, The Aero is the only classic bike I found with pegs and I loved the looks. If the battery still wont hold a charge then the negative battery cable is probably shorting out on the frame somewhere and draining the battery. For rain, near the sea or on salt-sprayed small hidden part of the wind- additional cleaning, use Yamaha Wind- roads. Follow all the instructions in the into each spark plug bore. Modifications Modifications made to this motorcycle not approved by Yamaha, or the removal of original equipment, may render the motorcycle unsafe for use and may cause severe personal injury. An extra 2mm added to the 95mm bore would have given Yamaha's copywriters one more thing to brag about, but the displacement target was seen in metric terms rather than American.
I ended up with the Boulevard only because I got a better deal on it. Met people in Canada who have done 150000 and 200000 on them without issue. The bike carries its weight low enough to feel quite manageable when you are pushing it around at a stop. After sitting through many presentations for new models, you get a feel for what a difficult conceptual leap the classic American cruiser engine must be for Japanese engineers. Speedometer unit page 3-3 7. With the engine still running: 6. What do you guys think? You may very well be right.
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The power simply continues to flow until you hit the rev-limiter at 4200 rpm, and it never gets buzzy along the way. Best cycle I've ever owned, power and comfort are unsupassed, I traded my Harley on it, and I've never been so glad to be off the Hog!!! I work from home anyway, so no commuting. That will push you back in your seat and the feeling will be that of falling over. That big motor -- the biggest engine currently built by a motorcycle manufacturer -- exceeded our expectations. If you run out of The fuel cock supplies fuel from the to the carburetor.
Our users can find data on mass market car models from most popular brands. The neutral switch may be defective. And that light, low-effort feel remains when you get moving. With a 1600cc cruiser you have two main problems no matter how conservatively you plan to ride. The latter school was more comfortable with the dual-disc front brake on the Road Star. Fuel cock page 3-10 8.
Push the right button to change To set the clock: 3. And in 2004 they changed the displacement to 1,670 cc. It also greatly increases your chances of getting yourself killed or seriously injured, no matter how careful you are. And that makes Yamaha's new 1600cc V-twin that much more remarkable because -- unless it reveals some reliability flaw -- it is, in our opinion, the standard against which all other big V-twins will be measured. And, it's only going to be a good weather, weekend kinda bike. Ask questions Join the group or the general group.
We do not transfer personal information internationally. Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies, but you can configure your browser to warn you when cookies are sent, or to refuse all cookies. Shifts are smooth, positive, light and quiet. With a more reasonably sized engine it will be scary, but you'll recover and you'll learn you will probably not do this anymore after a month or two, maybe more if you don't ride that often. In fact, the flangeless design of the tank actually raises the standards a bit. Have a Yamaha dealer adjust the down. And, it's only going to be a good weather, weekend kinda bike.
Despite the extra transmission shaft, there is little lash i. Also, I love the floorboards, heel shifter and positive neutral features. When you visit our websites, we and our third-party partners send cookies — small, removable data files — to your computer. Good luck and have a wonderful day. There were certain variations to the Road Star considering different trim and equipment packages. With its new V-twin it combines that vision with an engine that epitomizes what many people feel a cruising motor should be -- in style and performance. This is a public forum presenting user opinions on selected products and businesses, and as such the views expressed do not reflect the opinion of ProductReview.
These lists will never contain sensitive information. If it was a sportsbike, 250cc, maybe 500cc. And because it is cable-operated, you can adjust it to fit your hand. Unless they have counterbalancers or offset crankpins, twins configured with that 45- to 50-degree V-angle are supposed to vibrate quite a bit. The massive flywheel effectively smoothes out the power pulses, and though it gets slightly jerky when you open the throttle at that speed, it accelerates willingly, smoothing out completely in just a few hundred rpm.
Or is the idea of a noob on a bike that big just absurd? Check that the motor- cycle is in a stable and level position 1. Clutch lever page 3-7 5. Some of the engine's external plumbing begs for stainless steel replacements. I'll have a new seat before long. It represents the high degree of craftsman- ship and reliability that have made Yamaha a leader in these fields. Yamaha introduced the Road Star in 1999.