2006 Yamaha ROADSTAR 1700

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Dual Vance and Hines Exhaust, Ape Hangers, Light bar, Driver floorboards & pegs, Highway crash bars. Passenger seat and pegs.

The big-bore air-cooled V-twin cruiser that has what it takes to be the bike you want it to be .Wild-hearted radical custom,lovingly polished stocker,or the look you know is just right for you.

Key Features:

102-cubic-inch V-twin-powered beauty, in a long, low, hardtail-look frame, with plenty of customization potential built in.

Modern engineering and materials, including ceramic composite cylinder liners.

Air cooling, hydraulic valve lifters and belt final drive reduce maintenance requirements to a minimum.
New for 2006:

A new two-piece shifter, braided stainless clutch and throttle cables and a new front flasher stay add even more performance and style.
Engine:

102-cubic-inch air-cooled, long-stroke OHV 48° pushrod V-twin pumps out huge amounts of torque barely off idle for brisk acceleration and fantastic overall cruising performance.

Hydraulic valve lifters driven by twin camshafts deliver exceptional performance and less maintenance. Ceramic composite cylinder bore plating ensures greater durability and optimal heat dissipation.

Single Mikuni 40mm CV carburetor with throttle position sensor features electronic fuel and accelerator pumps, carburetor heater and handy side-mounted air filter to ensure consistent fuel flow, great throttle response and optimum power throughout the rev range.

Smooth-shifting 5-speed transmission with 5th-gear overdrive delivers outstanding cruising performance with low RPM at highway speeds.

Dry sump lubrication system uses a handy spin-on filter and creates lower center of gravity by helping keep overall engine height to a minimum.

Electric starting system features solenoid-activated auto-decompressor for easy, dependable starting.

2-into-2 exhaust system features beefy, staggered shotgun dual pipes putting out a soulful V-twin exhaust tune.
Chassis/Suspension:

Solid-mounted engine housed in specially designed rigid-look, double-cradle frame features a stylish 32° rake.

Extra-long 66.5-inch wheelbase creates long and low retro profile, added rider comfort and well-balanced handling.

Telescopic 43mm front forks with stainless steel covers and 5.5 inches of travel stylishly smooth out the bumps.

Out-of-sight link-type, preload-adjustable rear shock provides 4.3 inches of wheel travel for great handling and a plush ride.

Shiny laced wheels wearing whitewall tires are a classic touch on the liquid silver/sapphire blue Road Star.

16-inch cast wheels shod with tubeless tires, on the candy red Road Star, for a classic, yet sporty look while providing confidence-inspiring handling and excellent grip.

Dual 298mm front disc brakes feature four-piston calipers with aluminum pistons and sintered brake pads for strong, linear stopping power, backed up by a 320mm single rear disc.

Lightweight and high-strength final drive belt provides long life and quiet operation.
Additional Features:

Industry-leading Star Family fit and finish mean lustrous paint and extensive chrome accents that create a machine as stunning as it is powerful.

Ultra-thin, tank-mounted speedometer features a stylish design and provides easy reading of odometer, dual tripmeters, clock and fuel gauge as well as low fuel, high beam, turn signal, neutral and engine diagnostic indicator lights.

LED taillight and clear turn signal lenses with amber bulbs for a custom look, great visibility and reduced current draw.

Full-size floating-type rider floorboards are roomy and comfortable.

5.3-gallon fuel tank with low-fuel warning light means exceptional cruising range.

Seat and fork locks both integrated into main ignition switch for extra convenience.

Handy dual underseat helmet holders.

Powerful 12V 60/55-watt halogen headlight maximizes nighttime visibility and comes with beautiful chrome finish.

12V 18-amp-hour maintenance-free battery ensures fuss-free, dependable starting.starting.

 * Modifications compared to previous model: A new two-piece shifter, braided stainless clutch and throttle cables and a new front flasher stay add even more performance and style.