2006 Big Dog Ridgeback™

2006 Big Dog Ridgeback™ pictures, prices, information, and specifications.
MSRP
$27,900
Type
Chopper
Insurance
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Model Type
Chopper
MSRP
$27,900
Dealers
Warranty
24
Insurance
Finance
Generic Type (Primary)
Chopper
Manufacturer Country
USA
Parent Company
Big Dog
Display Name
Ridgeback(TM)
Year
2006
Make
Big Dog
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 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
Length (ft)
9
Wheelbase (in/mm)
82 / 2082.8
Ground Clearance (in/mm)
4 / 101.6
Length (ft/ft)
9
Length (ft/in)
0
Dry Weight (lbs/kg)
654 / 296.7
GVWR (lbs/kgs)
1085 / 492.2
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)
4.4 / 16.7
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)
24.3 / 617.2
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
Speedometer
Standard
Warranty (Months/Condition)
24 / Limited
Battery Warranty (Months)
0
Paint
Standard
Headlight Mounts
Standard
Halogen Headlight (s)
Standard
Headlight (s)
Standard
Light Type
Halogen
Folding
Yes
Handlebar Lock
Standard
User Reviews
5 reviews
  • Love
    By  (I am an Owner) on Jan 14, 2016

    For a chopper and a rigid, it's not a bad ride. I bored mine out to 123 cu.in. More than enough power for my 1 way trip of 44 mile on I35 in Texas when I ride to work, weather pending, but often as I can.

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  • Love it
    By  (I am an Owner) on Apr 08, 2015

    I bought my Big Dog Ridgeback from someone that didn't ride it much and also didn't put much more into it. Since my ownership, I put new tires on, did the recommended switch of rocker boxes and rolling rockers, switched out grips/pegs/mirrors, serviced, and adjusted the carb. I have had NO ISSUES ...

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  • Great Bike
    By  (I am an Owner) on Jun 25, 2010

    I purchased a used 06' Ridgeback and have had very little problems. Most of them I was able to fix myself. If you are looking to have a bike that stands out and not look like everyone else this is the one or any of the other Big Dogs. Yes these bike need loving care and maintance but the ride is ...

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  • hate it
    By  (I am an Owner) on Aug 14, 2009

    WE BOUGHT THIS BIKE 3 YEARS AGO AND SINCE OUR FIRST SUMMER WITH IT WE HAVE HAD NOTHING BUT PROBLEMS. WE HAVE HAD IT IN THE SHOP 3 TIMES FOR THE TRANSMITION. TONIGHT WHILE ON A RIDE THE SPEEDOMETER FELL OFF. JUST FELL OFF. IT IS THE WORST BIKE WE HAVE EVER OWNED AND WE HAVE OWNED A FEW. NEVER AGAIN ...

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  • 06 ridgeback
    By  (I am an Owner) on Mar 30, 2009

    For a ridgid the ride good. The handling is good. The bike is perfectly balanced. The 117 cubic inch motor has more than enough power.

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