2005 Yamaha Road Star Midnight

2005 Yamaha Road Star Midnight pictures, prices, information, and specifications.
MSRP
$11,999
Type
Cruiser
Insurance
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Model Type
Cruiser
MSRP
$11,999
Dealers
Warranty
12
Insurance
Finance
Generic Type (Primary)
Cruiser
Manufacturer Country
Japan
Manufacturer Recommend Minimum Age
16
Parent Company
Yamaha
Display Name
Road Star Midnight
Year
2005
Make
Yamaha
Engine Type
V Twin
Cylinders
2
Engine Stroke
4-Stroke
Cooling
Air
Valves
8
Valves Per Cylinder
4
Valve Configuration
OHV - Pushrod
Bore (mm/in)
97 / 3.82
Stroke (mm/in)
113 / 4.45
Displacement (cc/ci)
1670 / 102
Compression Ratio
8.3:1
Starter
Electric
Fuel Requirements
Regular
Fuel Type
Gas
Carburetion Brand
Mikuni
Fuel Injector
No
Carburetor
Yes
Number Of Carburetors
1
Carburetor Size (mm)
40
Carburetion Type
Carburetor
Transmission Type
Manual
Number Of Speeds
5
Overdrive
Yes
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)
Belt
Gear Ratio (1/2/3/4/5)
2.375 / 1.579 / 1.16 / 0.906 / 0.75
Reverse
No
Heel Toe Shifter
Standard
Wheels Composition
Aluminum
Tube / Tubeless
Tubeless
Front Wheel Width (in)
3
Rear Wheel Width (in)
3.5
Front Tire Width
130
Front Tire Aspect Ratio
90
Front Tire Speed Rating
H
Front Wheel Diameter
16
Rear Tire Width
150
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio
80
Rear Tire Speed Rating
H
Rear Wheel Diameter
16
Front Tire (Full Spec)
130/90 HR16
Rear Tire (Full Spec)
150/80 HR16
Front Brake Type
Dual Disc
Front Brake Diameter (in/mm)
11.7 / 298
Rear Brake Type
Disc
Rear Brake Diameter (in/mm)
12.6 / 320
Front Suspension Type
Telescopic Fork
Front Suspension Size (in/mm)
1.7 / 43
Front Travel (in/mm)
5.5 / 140
Front Adjustable Fork Pre-Load
Yes
Front Adjustable Rebound Damping
No
Front Central Suspension Strut
No
Steering Damper
No
Rear Suspension Type
Twin Sided Swing Arm
Rear Travel (in/mm)
4.3 / 109
Rear Adjustable Shock / Spring Pre-Load
Yes
Rear Adjustable Rebound Damping
No
Number Rear Shock Absorbers
1
Air Adjustable
No
Steering Control
Handlebar
Length (ft)
8.2
Width (in/mm)
38.6 / 980
Height (in/mm)
44.9 / 1140
Wheelbase (in/mm)
66.5 / 1689
Turning Radius (ft)
10.5
Ground Clearance (in/mm)
5.7 / 145
Length (ft/ft)
8
Length (ft/in)
2.4
Dry Weight (lbs/kg)
679 / 308
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)
5.3 / 20
Fuel Capacity Reserve (gal/l)
0.9 / 3
Engine Displacement to Weight (cc)
2.46
Seat Type
Two-Piece
Adjustable
No
Seat Material
Vinyl
Seat Location
Driver and Passenger
Seat Height (in/mm)
27.9 / 709
Number Of Seats
2
Detachable Passenger Seat
Standard
Grab Rail or Strap
Standard
Frame
Steel
Body Material
Plastic
Floor Board Location
Driver
Hand Grips
Standard
Foot Peg Location
Passenger
Chain Guard
No
Fork Guards
Yes
Belt Guard
Yes
Hand Guards
No
Brush Guard
No
Light Guard
No
Exterior Covers
Standard
Front Fender
Standard
Rear Fender
Standard
Stand Type
Kick
Handlebars
Standard
License Plate
Standard
Digital Instrumentation
Standard
Clock
Standard
Trip Odometer
Standard
Speedometer
Standard
Fuel Level Warning Type
Light
Warranty (Months/Condition)
12 / Limited
Battery Warranty (Months)
0
Paint
Standard
Handlebar Lock
Standard
Rearview Mirrors
Standard
Underseat Storage
Standard
Lockable Storage
Standard
Helmet Locks
Standard
Helmet Storage
Standard
Headlight Mounts
Standard
Halogen Headlight (s)
Standard
Headlight (s)
Standard
Light Type
Halogen
User Reviews
6 reviews
  • The best value for your money
    By  (I am a Writer) on Jul 25, 2020

    I've had a 2001 Harley Davidson 1200 Sportster for several years and been thinking of upgrading to the bigger 107 Harley Davidson like the super glide. Well, I stopped in to talk to my mechanic who's very knowledgeable about all the bikes on the market, I asked him, which bike would you recommend ...

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  • 2005 Midnight Star
    By  (I am an Owner) on Sep 02, 2019

    Purchased February 2006 new. Replaced stock handlebars with Raider bars without the dog bones. Most comfortable riding position with no back stress. Quick release windshield, sissy bar and small luggage rack made it complete. Now 13 years later & over 60,000 it has needed 1 clutch, a rear brake caliper ...

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  • Love my Road Star
    By  (I am an Owner) on Aug 19, 2019

    Bought my bike from a friend and it came with K&N air intake and cobra pipes. Rides nice, but need to replace rear shock as it bottoms out with a passenger in corners and pipes then drag on the ground.

    Most of my buddies i ride with have Harleys and happy to say power and sound puts most ...

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  • My MIDNIGHT
    By  (I am an Owner) on Mar 30, 2013

    I bought my 2005 Yamaha Midnight Roadstar used from a co-worker in April of 2011. I gotta tell ya, I love the ride, comfort and power. Me and my wife were looking at a Fatboy Harley. But when I saw the Roadstar at the of $5000.00, I could not resist, I bought. Big differance in price for a Fatboy ...

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  • Excellence
    By  (I am an Owner) on Nov 14, 2010

    This cruiser is the best. Rides like a dream. Runs strong and fast. New air intake, exhaust, and this bike outruns my buddies and their silly Harleys.

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  • 2005 Roadstar Midnight review
    By  (I am an Owner) on Nov 10, 2008

    Have my bike 3 years this month. I love it still! Had work done on front end and had rear end lowered so it handles better, new seat,pipes, the usual things most of us do.

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