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2008 Buell Blast® Base

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2008 Buell Blast® Base

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2008 Buell Blast® Base Specifications

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Model Type  Standard
BASE MSRP(US)  $4,695.00
Dealers Buell Dealers
Warranty  24
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Engine:  
Engine Type  Single-Cylinder
Cylinders  1
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Cooling  Air
Valves  2
Valves Per Cylinder  2
Valve Configuration  OHV
Compression Ratio  9.2:1
Starter  Electric
Fuel Requirements  Regular
Fuel Type  Gas
Transmission:  
Transmission Type  Manual
Number Of Speeds  5
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)  Belt
Wheels & Tires:  
Front Tire (Full Spec)  Pirelli® MT75 100/80 R16 50S
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  Pirelli® MT75 120/80 R16 60S
Brakes:  
Front Brake Type  Disc
Rear Brake Type  Disc
Technical Specifications:  
Wheelbase (in/mm)  55 / 1397
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  2.8 / 10.6

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2008 Buell Blast
By Leslie Scott(Owner), Sep. 17, 2008
The Blast is a good place to start. It is easy to ride, fits most body sizes (with optional low seat, will fit the shortest, and at 5'10 the regular seat fits me fine), powerful enough engine (496CC - wouldn't race or stunt it, but do you need to do that?) and fantastic fuel economy (60-70 MPG at 2... Read Full Review

 

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It's a Blast....and a Bargin
By steve laudwig(Owner), Sep. 16, 2009
The bike idles rough, has a grabby clutch, and limited ability to carry luggage; all that said this thing is a blast! I've ridden bikes since I was 8 years old (now 51) and while this is not the best bike I've owned by far, it is well built and runs great for the $5K asking price. Cheap parts and ... Read Full Review

 

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Can't keep rear tire on it
By Tim Rae(Owner), Aug. 11, 2010
I like the bike, fun to ride, but can't keep rear tire on it, may be 1500 miles. Is this normal/ Read Full Review

 

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CRAP!
By sara(Owner), Jul. 3, 2009
I have owned a blast for a year, and in that year i have taken it in to the shop 5 times now. each time takes at least 2 weeks to get the part. I have never gotten it to idle correctly. It is also one of the least comfortable rides due to the "sit up and beg" riding angle, which would pu... Read Full Review

 

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