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2009 Buell Blast®

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2009 Buell Blast®

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2009 Buell Blast® Specifications

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Model Type  Standard
BASE MSRP(US)  $4,795.00
Dealers Buell Dealers
Warranty  24
Engine Type  Single-Cylinder
Cylinders  1
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Horsepower (bhp/kW)  34 / 25.4
Horsepower RPM  6500
Torque (Ft Lbs/Nm)  30 / 41
Torque RPM  3200
Cooling  Air
Valves  2
Valves Per Cylinder  2
Valve Configuration  OHV
Bore (mm/in)  88.9 / 3.5
Stroke (mm/in)  79.4 / 3.13
Displacement (cc/ci)  492 / 30
Compression Ratio  9.2:1
Starter  Electric
Fuel Requirements  Regular
US Miles Per Gallon (Hwy/City)  73 / 64
CAN Liters Per Kilometer (Hwy/City)  3.2 / 3.4
Fuel Type  Gas
Carburetion Brand  Keihin
Fuel Injector  No
Carburetor  Yes
Number Of Carburetors  1
Carburetor Size (mm)  40
Carburetion Type  Carburetor
Speed Governor  No
Transmission Type  Manual
Number Of Speeds  5
Overdrive  No
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)  Belt
Primary Drive (Engine / Transmission)  Chain
Gear Ratio (1/2/3/4/5)  2.69 / 1.85 / 1.43 / 1.18 / 1
Reverse  No
Final Drive Ratio  2.96
Wheels & Tires:  
Wheels Composition  Aluminum
Tube / Tubeless  Tubeless
Front Wheel Width (in)  2.5
Rear Wheel Width (in)  2.8
Chromed  No
Tire Brand  Pirelli®
Front Tire Width  100
Front Tire Aspect Ratio  80
Front Tire Speed Rating  50S
Front Wheel Diameter  16
Rear Tire Width  120
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio  80
Rear Tire Speed Rating  60S
Rear Wheel Diameter  16
Front Tire (Full Spec)  Pirelli® MT75 100/80 R16 50S
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  Pirelli® MT75 120/80 R16 60S
Front Brake Type  Disc
Front Brake Diameter (in/mm)  12.6 / 320
Rear Brake Type  Disc
Rear Brake Diameter (in/mm)  8.7 / 220
Front Suspension Type  Telescopic Fork
Front Suspension Size (in/mm)  1.5 / 37
Front Adjustable Fork Pre-Load  No
Front Adjustable Rebound Damping  No
Front Central Suspension Strut  No
Front Suspension Brand Name  Showa®
Rear Suspension Type  Twin Sided Swing Arm
Rear Adjustable Shock / Spring Pre-Load  No
Rear Adjustable Rebound Damping  No
Number Rear Shock Absorbers  1
Rear Suspension Brand Name  Showa®
Air Adjustable  No
Steering Control  Handlebar
Technical Specifications:  
Length (ft)  6.48
Width (in/mm)  29.3 / 743
Height (in/mm)  42.4 / 1077
Wheelbase (in/mm)  55 / 1397
Ground Clearance (in/mm)  3.9 / 99
Length (ft/ft)  6
Length (ft/in)  5.8
Dry Weight (lbs/kg)  360 / 163
Payload Capacity (lbs/kgs)  390 / 177
GVWR (lbs/kgs)  780 / 354
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  2.8 / 10.6
Fuel Capacity Reserve (gal/l)  0.6 / 2.1
Engine Displacement to Weight (cc)  1.37
Seat Type  One-Piece
Adjustable  No
Seat Location  Driver and Passenger
Folding  No
Seat Height (in/mm)  27.5 / 699
Number Of Seats  2
Seat Tail Cover  Standard
Grab Rail or Strap  Standard
Frame  Steel
Hand Grips  Standard
Foot Peg Location  Driver and Passenger
Adjustable  No
Chain Guard  No
Chassis Protectors  Yes
Drive Shaft Guard  No
Engine Case Guard  Yes
Fork Guards  No
Saddle Bag Guard  No
Belt Guard  Yes
Hand Guards  No
Brush Guard  No
Light Guard  No
Exterior Covers  Standard
Front Fender  Standard
Rear Fender  Standard
Stand Type  Kick
Spoiler  Standard
Handlebars  Standard
Digital Instrumentation  Standard
Trip Odometer  Standard
Speedometer  Standard
Warranty (Months/Condition)  24 / Limited
Generic Type (Primary)  Standard
Manufacturer Country  USA
Parent Company  Buell
Display Name  Blast®
Paint & Finish:  
Metallic  No
Underseat Storage  Standard
Halogen Headlight (s)  Standard
Headlight (s)  Standard
Type  Halogen
Rearview Mirrors  Standard

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By Thumper(Enthusiast), Nov. 2, 2008
My wife has ridden a 2005 Blast for 55k miles. She has ridden it across the US 3 times. It did have one problem in that time that left her on the side of the road. The stator went bad. It was not a hard repair in the garage.

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Perfect Starter Bike
By Jeff(Owner), Jun. 14, 2009
Having not ridden a bike in 30 years I decided life was short and bought a Blast. The bike exceeds my expecations for performance. It corners beautifully and top speed is somewhere around 95. Plenty of speed and fun for an old guy just starting out. Highly recommended and the Harley folks are al... Read Full Review


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Is a Blast
By BMob(Owner), Apr. 17, 2009
I own one of these Blasts and it has been a decent bike. They are priced low, are easy to maintain, and seem pretty durable so far. I have had mine for over a year now and have not had any problems with it after 1000 miles. Another great thing is that these bikes are built here in the USA! Read Full Review


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Thorough knowledge
By Bad Kaw(Owner), Feb. 13, 2010
I have owned a Buell Blast (bought for my wife), I have taught the MSF based Rider's Edge motorcycle safety course, and I have managed a motorcycle safety school where Blasts were in the fleet.

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By Bob(Owner), Oct. 27, 2008
Poorly built, dated design, junk. Bike falls apart with minimal useage. Read Full Review


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