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2008 Yamaha Raider

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2008 Yamaha Raider

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2008 Yamaha Raider Specifications

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Model Type  Cruiser
BASE MSRP(US)  $13,180.00
Dealers Yamaha Dealers
Warranty  12
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Engine:  
Engine Type  V Twin
Cylinders  2
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Cooling  Air
Valves  8
Valves Per Cylinder  4
Valve Configuration  OHV - Pushrod
Compression Ratio  9.5:1
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)  120/70-21
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  210/40-18
Brakes:  
Front Brake Type  Dual Hydraulic Disc
Rear Brake Type  Hydraulic Disc
Technical Specifications:  
Wheelbase (in/mm)  70.9 / 1800.9
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  4.1 / 15.5

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By Chuck(Owner), Sep. 18, 2008
I have owned the Raider S in blue for about four months. I get the looks and complements from auto operators and motorcyclists. The Harley guys look like they don't believe any rice bike could look better than their Harleys. I drilled holes in the rear of exhaust to get a Harley-like sound, but n... Read Full Review

 

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Best Value Period!
By Ameya Padhye(Owner), Sep. 30, 2008
I had wanted to purchase a cruiser for a long time and was looking into Harley's, Triumph, Suzuki, ect. I had done lots of research and read a lot of reviews on the various options i had. Initially i had decided to go with a Harley Street Bob but then i found my way to the Raider and i fell in lov... Read Full Review

 

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Makes Harleys feel like mopeds!!!!
By David(Owner), Sep. 12, 2008
Great bike!! Loads of power and torque, great ride. Breaks are outstanding. I upgraded the exhaust and it sounds amazing. I rode my buddies '08 H-D RoadKing and it doesn't hold a candle to the Raider! Read Full Review

 

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Peanut Gas Tank
By steve(Owner), Oct. 20, 2009
I bought the Raider when it first came out and love the bike. My complaint is the gas tank, only 4.1 gal tank for such a big engine. Star could have least made it a 5.0 gallon, that would have helped some on the miles. Sucks when your riding with other bikes who have 6.0 gallons and i need to stop ... Read Full Review

 

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Re deckorate every year for a new bike. This Split Decision
By Jack(Enthusiast), Jul. 31, 2009
The Raider is fun to redo every year. Read Full Review

 

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