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2005 Big Dog Ridgeback™

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2005 Chopper


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2005 Big Dog Ridgeback™

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2005 Big Dog Ridgeback™ Specifications

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Model Type  Chopper
BASE MSRP(US)  $26,500.00
Dealers Big Dog Dealers
Warranty  24
Engine Brand Name  S&S
Engine Type  V Twin
Cylinders  2
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Cooling  Air
Valve Configuration  OHV - Pushrod
Bore (mm/in)  104.8 / 4.13
Stroke (mm/in)  111.1 / 4.38
Displacement (cc/ci)  1916 / 117
Compression Ratio  9.6:1
Starter  Electric
Fuel Type  Gas
Fuel Injector  No
Carburetor  Yes
Carburetion Type  Carburetor
Transmission Type  Manual
Number Of Speeds  6
Overdrive  Yes
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)  Belt
Primary Drive (Engine / Transmission)  Chain
Heel Toe Shifter  Standard
Wheels & Tires:  
Wheels Composition  Aluminum
Tube / Tubeless  Tubeless
Chromed  Yes
Front Tire Aspect Ratio  90
Front Tire Speed Rating  MH
Front Wheel Diameter  21
Rear Tire Width  300
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio  35
Rear Wheel Diameter  18
Front Tire (Full Spec)  MH90-21
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  300/35 R18
Front Brake Type  Disc
Rear Brake Type  Disc
Front Suspension Type  Telescopic Fork
Front Suspension Size (in/mm)  1.6 / 41
Front Adjustable Fork Pre-Load  No
Front Adjustable Rebound Damping  No
Front Central Suspension Strut  No
Steering Damper  No
Rear Suspension Type  Rigid
Rear Adjustable Shock / Spring Pre-Load  No
Rear Adjustable Rebound Damping  No
Number Rear Shock Absorbers  0
Air Adjustable  No
Steering Control  Handlebar
Technical Specifications:  
Length (ft)  8.92
Wheelbase (in/mm)  82 / 2082.8
Ground Clearance (in/mm)  4 / 101.6
Length (ft/ft)  8
Length (ft/in)  11
Dry Weight (lbs/kg)  654 / 296.7
GVWR (lbs/kgs)  1085 / 492.2
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  3.4 / 12.9
Fuel Capacity Reserve (gal/l)  0.4 / 1.5
Engine Displacement to Weight (cc)  2.93
Seat Type  One-Piece
Adjustable  No
Seat Material  Leather
Seat Location  Driver
Folding  No
Seat Height (in/mm)  24.5 / 622.3
Number Of Seats  1
Frame  Steel
Hand Grips  Standard
Foot Peg Location  Driver
Adjustable  No
Chain Guard  No
Engine Case Guard  No
Fork Guards  No
Saddle Bag Guard  No
Tank Guard  No
Belt Guard  Yes
Hand Guards  No
Brush Guard  No
Heel Guards  No
Exhaust Guard  No
Light Guard  No
Side Cover  Yes
Front Fender  Standard
Rear Fender  Standard
Top Crown  Standard
Stand Type  Kick
Handlebars  Standard
License Plate  Standard
Digital Instrumentation  Standard
Tachometer  Standard
Trip Odometer  Standard
Trip Computer  Standard
Speedometer  Standard
Warranty (Months/Condition)  24 / Limited
Battery Warranty (Months)  0
Generic Type (Primary)  Chopper
Manufacturer Country  USA
Parent Company  Big Dog
Display Name  Ridgeback™
Paint & Finish:  
Paint  Standard
Headlight Mounts  Standard
Halogen Headlight (s)  Standard
Headlight (s)  Standard
Type  Halogen
Folding  Yes
Handlebar Lock  Standard

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dream machine
By Mike OBrien(Owner), Feb. 19, 2013
I bought this ridgeback new, have been riding it ever since (9 years now) never have had a problem, made several long trips (400 to 600 miles). love it. Read Full Review


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Big Dog is a JOKE
By Nicolas(Owner), Jul. 6, 2009
Broken down on the side of the road on a sunday afternoon wasn't what I intended when I purchased my 05' Ridgeback brand new from the big dog dealer. With only 1500 miles on the bike you would think a bike costing in excess of $30K would be if not reliable,big dog would stand behind the problem.

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