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2005 Honda Shadow® VLX

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2005 Honda Shadow® VLX

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2005 Honda Shadow® VLX Specifications

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Identification
Model Type  Cruiser
BASE MSRP(US)  $5,399.00
Dealers Honda Dealers
Warranty  12
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Engine:  
Engine Type  V Twin
Cylinders  2
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Cooling  Liquid
Valves  6
Valves Per Cylinder  3
Valve Configuration  SOHC
Bore (mm/in)  75 / 2.96
Stroke (mm/in)  66 / 2.6
Displacement (cc/ci)  583 / 35.6
Compression Ratio  9.2:1
Starter  Electric
Fuel Requirements  Regular
Fuel Type  Gas
Fuel Injector  No
Carburetor  Yes
Number Of Carburetors  1
Carburetor Size (mm)  34
Carburetion Type  Carburetor
Transmission:  
Transmission Type  Manual
Number Of Speeds  4
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)  Chain
Reverse  No
Wheels & Tires:  
Wheels Composition  Steel
Tube / Tubeless  Tubed
Chromed  Yes
Front Tire Width  100
Front Tire Aspect Ratio  90
Front Tire Speed Rating  H
Front Wheel Diameter  19
Rear Tire Width  170
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio  80
Rear Tire Speed Rating  H
Rear Wheel Diameter  15
Front Tire (Full Spec)  100/90 HR19
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  170/80 HR15
Brakes:  
Front Brake Type  Disc
Front Brake Diameter (in/mm)  11.7 / 296
Rear Brake Type  Drum
Suspension:  
Front Suspension Type  Telescopic Fork
Front Suspension Size (in/mm)  1.5 / 39
Front Travel (in/mm)  5.7 / 144.8
Front Adjustable Fork Pre-Load  No
Front Adjustable Rebound Damping  No
Front Central Suspension Strut  No
Rear Suspension Type  Twin Sided Swing Arm
Rear Travel (in/mm)  3.5 / 88.9
Rear Adjustable Shock / Spring Pre-Load  Yes
Rear Adjustable Rebound Damping  No
Number Rear Shock Absorbers  1
Steering:  
Steering Control  Handlebar
Technical Specifications:  
Wheelbase (in/mm)  63 / 1600.2
Dry Weight (lbs/kg)  452 / 205
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  2.9 / 11
Fuel Capacity Reserve (gal/l)  0.9 / 3.4
Engine Displacement to Weight (cc)  1.29
Seats:  
Seat Type  Two-Piece
Adjustable  No
Seat Material  Vinyl
Seat Location  Driver and Passenger
Seat Height (in/mm)  25.6 / 650.2
Number Of Seats  2
Detachable Passenger Seat  Standard
Grab Rail or Strap  Standard
Exterior:  
Frame  Steel
Body Material  Plastic
Hand Grips  Standard
Foot Peg Location  Driver and Passenger
Adjustable  No
Fork Guards  No
Hand Guards  No
Brush Guard  No
Light Guard  No
Side Cover  Yes
Front Fender  Standard
Rear Fender  Standard
Stand Type  Kick
Handlebars  Standard
Instrumentation:  
Tachometer  Standard
Speedometer  Standard
Temperature Warning Type  Light
Pricing:  
Warranty (Months)  12
Identification:  
Generic Type (Primary)  Cruiser
Manufacturer Country  Japan
NADATrimID  19612
Display Name  Shadow® VLX
Paint & Finish:  
Metallic  No
Lights:  
Halogen Headlight (s)  Standard
Glass:  
Rearview Mirrors  Standard

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good starter bike
By esteban alcazar(Owner), Nov. 29, 2011
i am impressed with my shadow , its is my first bike, smooth ride easy to handle Read Full Review

 

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