Sunday, 23 January 2011

Honda Valkyrie - Super classic 1500cc bikes

Honda Valkyrie that is the name of super classic 1500cc bikes from Honda motorcycles, did you know? Honda Valkyrie has 100hp and it's awesome cruiser bikes style from Honda. The engine of Honda Valkyrie is GL1500C, this name for (1500cc 1997-2003 US area), for another place, Engine of Honda Valkyrie also called F6C. The basic Honda Valkyrie series (GL1500C, F6C) used 1,520 cc of engine displacement, for cooling, GL1500C used liquid cooled,This is not DOCH bikes series, yeah it's only SOHC engine.
Honda Valkyrie
Honda Valkyrie Specs (basic)
Engine 1,520 cc (93 cu in) liquid cooled SOHC flat-6
71 mm bore × 64 mm stroke
Compression ratio 9.8:1
Power 100 hp (75 kW) @ 6,000 rpm
Torque 130 N·m (96 ft·lbf) @ 5,000 rpm
Transmission Five-speed, shaft drive
Suspension Front: 45 mm inverted fork, 130 mm travel
Rear: Dual shock, preload adjustable, 120 mm travel
Brakes Front: Dual 296 mm floating discs, 2-piston calipers
Rear: Single 316 mm disc, 2-piston caliper
Tires Front: 150/80R-17
Rear: 180/70R-16
Wheelbase 1,690 mm (67 in)
Seat height 735 mm (28.9 in)
Weight 300 kg (660 lb) (dry)
Fuel capacity 20 L (4.4 imp gal; 5.3 US gal)
(specs and reference wikipedia)

Trully, I found 3 another series of Honda Valkyrie, they're :
1. Honda Valkyrie Standard and a Tourer model
2. Honda Valkyrie Rune 2004 model limited edition with 1,832cc
3. Honda EVO6

We talk another Honda Valkyrie series more details later. So, same with my post title "Honda Valkyrie Super classic 1500cc bikes", it's the real Man Bike, cool bikes, muscle design, fast speed, high speed performance and comfortable with cruise style, and it's superb design, Honda Valkyrie is good choice for your cruiser/touring stylish ride. Have fun.


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