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2016 Harley-Davidson Roadster - Coolness Factor = 64.0%

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2016 Harley-Davidson Roadster on the Total Motorcycle Cool Wall

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2016 Harley-Davidson Roadster on http://www.Totalmotorcycle.com

The new Roadster™ motorcycle combines stoplight-to-stoplight power, agility and garage-built custom style to shatter every mold....

Shaped by nearly 60 years of heritage and stripped to the essential elements of a pure riding machine, the new 2016 Harley-Davidson Roadster joins the Dark Custom lineup with a minimalist design inspired by classic racing motorcycles and current trends in stripped-down, naked custom bikes.





2016 Harley-Davidson Roadster http://www.Totalmotorcycle.com Key Features

NEW IN 2016
- Premium emulsion technology rear shocks with screw style pre-load adjustment
- 43 mm inverted front forks with premium cartridge dampening technology and triple clamp design
- Optimized steering geometry for a responsive, confidence-inspiring ride
- Two-up seat with ribbed detail and minimalist styling
- Lightweight, Offset-Split 5-Spoke Cast Aluminum wheels; 19-inch front, 18-inch rear
- Lowered handlebar
- Extreme chopped rear fender with Integrated license plate bracket/rear lighting assembly (North America only)
- Finned cast timer cover
- Custom tank graphics






Tucked in, fast back style and corner cranking torque for a street eating machine.

The new Roadster™ puts a powerful new level of sport into the Sportster® line-up. Its refined performance package includes 43mm inverted front forks with massive triple clamps, powerful dual-disc front brakes, premium rear suspension and new dual gauge instrumentation to complement the iconic fuel tank and chopped rear fender. The riding position is aggressive, but comfortable for long rides thanks to the 19” front and 18” rear offset-split 5-spoke cast aluminum wheels, lowered bars, mid-mount controls and a new two-up seat. Its 45-degree, 1200 cc engine delivers massive off-the-line torque. Turn it loose at the green light.




Authentic Styling

It only takes three words to describe the look of the Roadster™ motorcycle: garage-built custom. You get blacked-out styling details, slammed bars, chopped rear fender, race-inspired graphics, a finned timer cover, slotted black exhaust shields. The list goes on.






Iconic Engine


Low-end torque is the calling card of the 1200 cc Evolution® V-Twin motor mounted in the nimble frame of the new Roadster™. It’s also known for the soul-satisfying sound.



2016 Harley-Davidson Roadster - http://www.Totalmotorcycle.com USA Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: Starting from $11,199 - $11,749 USD
Canada MSRP Price: Starting from $TBA CDN
Europe/UK MSRP Price: Starting from £9695 - £10,145 GBP (On The Road inc 20% Vat)


PRICING 6
Vivid Black $11,199
Color Option $11,549
Two-Tone Option $11,749
Security Option $395
ABS Option $795
California Emissions $100
Freight $360
DIMENSIONS
Length 86 in.
Seat Height, Unladen 7 30.9 in.
Ground Clearance 6 in.
Rake (steering head) (deg) 28.9
Trail 5.5 in.
Wheelbase 59.3 in.
Tires, Front Specification 120/70R19 M/C
Tires, Rear Specification 150/70R18 M/C
Fuel Capacity 3.3 gal.
Oil Capacity (w/filter) 2.8 qt.
Weight, As Shipped 549 lb.
Weight, In Running Order 568 lb.
ENGINE
Engine 1 Air-cooled, Evolution®
Bore 3.5 in.
Stroke 3.811 in.
Displacement 73.4 cu in
Compression Ratio 10:01
Fuel System 3 Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)
DRIVETRAIN
Primary Drive Chain, 38/57 ratio
Gear Ratios (overall) 1st 9.315
Gear Ratios (overall) 2nd 6.653
Gear Ratios (overall) 3rd 4.948
Gear Ratios (overall) 4th 4.102
Gear Ratios (overall) 5th 3.517
CHASSIS
Exhaust Shorty-dual exhaust with chrome tapered mufflers with laser cut black heat shields
Wheels, Front Type 9 Black Offset, Split 5-Spoke Cast Aluminum
Wheels, Rear Type Black Offset, Split 5-Spoke Cast Aluminum
Brakes, Caliper Type Dual-piston front, Dual-piston rear
PERFORMANCE
Engine Torque Testing Method J1349
Engine Torque 2 76 ft-lb
Engine Torque (rpm) 3,750
Lean Angle, Right (deg.) 30.8
Lean Angle, Left (deg.) 31.1
Fuel Economy: Combined City/Hwy 5 48 mpg
ELECTRIC
Lights (as per country regulation), Indicator Lamps 8 High beam, neutral, low oil pressure, turn signals, engine diagnostics, low fuel warning, low battery, security system (optional) and ABS (optional)
Gauges Dual function gauge - 4" Digital Speedometer / Analog Tachometer
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Brand new and just released from Harley-Davidson!

Enjoy!
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sorry, but meh.....
Always ask why.

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ceemes wrote:sorry, but meh.....
I'd be shocked if you rated it anything other than that. :mrgreen:
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Gummiente wrote:
ceemes wrote:sorry, but meh.....
I'd be shocked if you rated it anything other than that. :mrgreen:
Well, when they come out with something new and exciting as the VRod was in its day, I to will be shocked and even excite, as it is, HD just keeps to doing the "same old variation of the same theme" thing over and over......they must be fast running out of shades of lipstick there..........
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I like it. Partly because it does not have a huge fairing. It looks like it would be a fun ride.
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ceemes wrote:Well, when they come out with something new and exciting as the VRod was in its day, I to will be shocked and even excite, as it is, HD just keeps to doing the "same old variation of the same theme" thing over and over......they must be fast running out of shades of lipstick there..........
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They will NEVER run out of colours for lipstick, that I can guarantee you. I think it's cool. And not unreasonably priced for a 1200 cc effort. I agree with Blues2cruise it does look like fun but would be tiring on the highway after a while.
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Putting functional suspension on a Sportster was a good decision from HD. They're going after some of the 9T or Thruxton market and this is a respectable attempt for sure, but it will share the same problems that every Sportster has. The brakes leave a lot to be desired, it's about 150lbs heavier that it should be, and the gas tank is too small. The engine is powerful enough for what it is, and it's not too hard to get even more out of it.

Solid cool, even though I'm not even remotely interested in owning one.

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totalmotorcycle wrote:Brand new and just released from Harley-Davidson!

Enjoy!
No, not "brand new" at all. It's just the latest re-re-re-re-re-re-re-re-re-re-re-re-re-re-re-re-re-re-re-re-re-re-re-re-re-re-re-re-re-re-re-re-rehash of a 20+ year old motorcycle.

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