Harley-Davidson Roadster 1000: history, specs, pictures

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The Harley-Davidson XLS1000 Roadster was a v2, four-stroke classic motorcycle produced between 1979 and 1985. It could reach a top speed of 104 mph (167 km/h). Claimed horsepower was 48.95 HP (36.5 KW) @ 6000 RPM.

Engine[edit]

The engine was a air cooled v2, four-stroke. A 81.0mm bore x 96.8mm stroke result in a displacement of just 997.0 cubic centimeters. The engine featured a 8.8:1 compression ratio. Fuel was supplied via a overhead valves (ohv).

Drive[edit]

The bike has a 4-speed transmission. The final drive was via chain.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a mj 90-19 front tire and a mt 90-16 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via single disc in the front and a single disc in the rear. The XLS1000 Roadster was fitted with a 3.96 Gallon (15.00 Liters) fuel tank.

In Media[edit]

Harley-Davidson Roadster 1000
Manufacturer
Also called XLS1000 Roadster, XLS 1000 Roadster
Production 1979 - 1985
Engine
v2, four-stroke
Bore / Stroke 81.0mm x 96.8mm
Top Speed 104 mph (167 km/h)
Horsepower 48.95 HP (36.5 KW) @ 6000RPM
Battery 8.8:1
Transmission Gear box: 4-speed
Final Drive: chain
Brakes Front: single disc
Rear: single disc
Front Tire mj 90-19
Rear Tire mt 90-16
Weight 249.0 kg (wet)
Fuel Capacity 3.96 Gallon (15.00 Liters)
Manuals Service Manual


The Harley-Davidson XLS1000 Roadster was a v2, four-stroke standard produced by Harley-Davidson between 1979 and 1985. It could reach a top speed of 104 mph (167 km/h). Claimed horsepower was 48.95 HP (36.5 KW) @ 6000 RPM.

Engine[edit]

The engine was a air cooled v2, four-stroke. A 81.0mm bore x 96.8mm stroke result in a displacement of just 997.0 cubic centimeters. Fuel was supplied via a overhead valves (ohv).

Drive[edit]

The bike has a 4-speed transmission.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a mj 90-19 front tire and a mt 90-16 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via single disc in the front and a single disc in the rear. The XLS1000 Roadster was fitted with a 3.96 Gallon (15.00 Liters) fuel tank.

In Media[edit]