The Valkyrie was offered with a reverse gear in Japan. Don't make any sudden moves, and you won't have any problems. Yes Review Date: 29th December, 2005 Your poor mileage is from the re-jetted carbs. Unlike normal V-twin engines, such as Harley-Davidson cruisers, the Valkyrie is a horizontally opposed, liquid-cooled flat-six engine originating from the manufacturer's Goldwing model. Well, he ignored me and test rode one. The Honda Valkyrie has got to be one of the most amazing motorcycles ever built.
I was expecting, if not a throbbing idle, at least some kind of seriously lumpy powerband. Then, if I want to drive the five hours over to Gatlinburg or Knoxville, I just throw the windshield on and go for some lunch. The bike is in gorgeous original condition and it runs as good as it looks. The Shadow has since bitten the dust and the son has moved out of state. This time, though, the styling isn't American Retro—it's more like Gold Wing meets Transformers. When I bought my bike it had been upgraded with a six into six cobra exhaust with rejetted carbs. Two single-action front brakes with dual-piston calipers and 11.
Most of it in the critical areas above the midpoint of the bike. · Large-section radial tires provide superb grip and an excellent ride. They're looking for a motorcycle that rattles their fillings at 75 mph on the highway. Cobra 6 into 6 Pipes, Cobra stage 1 Jet kit. Faults: The only thing wrong when I bought this beautiful bike was the seats. I have owned many bikes and borrowed many more from friends. So Honda have not only created the ultimate cruiser - they've gone beyond ultimate.
Up to 400 clean and ready to ride motorcycles in stock. Despite their size, the controls are easy to use. Just sit on the bike, and the tank reaches forward like a football field. If you want a Valkyrie Interstate, You have found the right one for you. Yet the flaw in this masterpiece is its lack of flaws.
The 1999 Valkyrie's chassis boasts a wet weight of 739 lbs. I also own a Harley that I ripped down to the frame and customized myself about 15 years ago, that has been sitting unridden in my garage for 8 years for that very reason. Page last updated 12 February 2006. We thought the Royal Star was big: the Valkyrie is every bit its equal in the size stakes, although some critical functions are different, but more of that later. Before you buy this bike, you should view the list of Compare technical specs.
The Wing is still the silky smooth, full coverage, long distance king. The engine, in fact, continues pulling strong all the way past it's 6,500 redline. So, this bike can smoke the bikes that cost five times more out of the parking lot and then go 700 miles, all in the same day. It pulls very strong from the bottom, and especially strong from 4,500 rpm on up. A little bit of mild dental annoyance isn't out of place, to them, at 65 mph. Tie down rack on top of saddle bags.
So the 1500cc six-cylinder hotrod cruiser is all that Honda promised, and more. These are the areas where you'll start to get cold when temperatures drop. Many of those feedbacks were glowing feedbacks from people that bought vehiclesfrom me on eBay. On the dyno it showed 104 horsepower at the rear tire. Five gears are fitted - and all are well spaced, in a welcome change from the four gear shuffle on many cruisers. Custom made, soft sided, lift out saddle bag inserts. But cruising along just as fast as the laid back Southern California law allows well, maybe a little bit faster, at 75mph the tach was just brushing the 3,000 rpm mark, and vibration was totally absent.
The rear brake is a tad on the wooden side and not the most effective in the world, though the effectiveness of the front binders more than makes up for any lack in the rear. This was the only year the Interstate was offered in Green Pearl Sonoma Green with Ocean Gray Metallic. In fact, they are fun. Before placing a bid please read the descriptions thoroughly and view all pictures. Tie down rack on top of trunk. It's wonderfully strong, amazingly smooth. See the link below for more information on this classic.
I can provide names and numbers of shippers I have used on previous purchases and sales that I have had very good results with. Engine · Liquid-cooled 1520cc six-cylinder is tuned for excellent roll-on power and sophisticated cruising comfort. The bike is totally rustfree having spent its entire life in the southwest desert of Albuquerque, New Mexico. I will sell to Canadian and Mexican buyers. · Simple-to-service screw-and-locknut valve-clearance adjusters. Here are a few specs on the Honda Valkyrie Interstate I own and ride.