Harley-Davidson Softail Night Train: history, specs, pictures

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The Harley-Davidson FXSTB Softail Night Train was a v2, four-stroke custom / cruiser motorcycle produced between 1998 and 2009. It could reach a top speed of 106 mph (170 km/h). Max torque was 86.3 ft/lbs (117.0 Nm) @ 3200 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 61.69 HP (46.0 KW) @ 5300 RPM.

Engine[edit]

The engine was a air cooled v2, four-stroke. A 95.3mm bore x 111.1mm stroke result in a displacement of just 1584.0 cubic centimeters. The engine featured a 9.2:1 compression ratio. Fuel was supplied via a double overhead cams/twin cam (dohc).

Drive[edit]

The bike has a 6-speed transmission. The final drive was via belt. Power was moderated via the wet multiplate.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a mt90-21 front tire and a 200/55-r17 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via single disc in the front and a single disc in the rear. The front suspension was a 41.3mm telescopic fork while the rear was equiped with a hidden, horizontal-mounted, coil-over. The FXSTB Softail Night Train was fitted with a 4.99 Gallon (18.90 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 668.0 pounds (303.0 Kg). The wheelbase was 66.93 inches (1700 mm) long.

In Media[edit]

Harley-Davidson Softail Night Train
Manufacturer
Also called FXSTBI Softail Night Train, FXSTBI Night Train, FXSTB Softail Night train, FXSTB Softail Night Train, Night Train, FXSTB Night Train
Production 1998 - 2009
Class Road
Engine
v2, four-stroke
Bore / Stroke 95.3mm x 111.1mm
Top Speed 106 mph (170 km/h)
Horsepower 61.69 HP (46.0 KW) @ 5300RPM
Torque 86.3 ft/lbs (117.0 Nm) @ 3200RPM
Fuel System injection
Transmission Gear box: 6-speed

Final Drive: belt

Clutch: wet multiplate
Suspension Front: 41.3mm telescopic fork
Rear: hidden, horizontal-mounted, coil-over
Brakes Front: single disc
Rear: single disc
Front Tire mt90-21
Rear Tire 200/55-r17
Wheelbase 66.93 inches (1700 mm)
Length 94.88 inches (2410 mm)
Seat Height 25.2 inches (640 mm)
Weight 668.0 pounds (303.0 Kg) (dry), 309.3 kg (wet)
Fuel Capacity 4.99 Gallon (18.90 Liters)
Fuel Consumption 4.35 liters/100 km (23.0 km/l or 54.07 mpg)
Manuals Service Manual


The Harley-Davidson FXSTB Softail Night Train was a v2, four-stroke Road motorcycle produced by Harley-Davidson between 1998 and 2009. It could reach a top speed of 106 mph (170 km/h). Max torque was 86.3 ft/lbs (117.0 Nm) @ 3200 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 61.69 HP (46.0 KW) @ 5300 RPM.

Engine[edit]

The engine was a air cooled v2, four-stroke. A 95.3mm bore x 111.1mm stroke result in a displacement of just 1584.0 cubic centimeters. Fuel was supplied via a double overhead cams/twin cam (dohc).

Drive[edit]

The bike has a 6-speed transmission. Power was moderated via the wet multiplate.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a mt90-21 front tire and a 200/55-r17 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via single disc in the front and a single disc in the rear. The front suspension was a 41.3mm telescopic fork while the rear was equipped with a hidden, horizontal-mounted, coil-over. The FXSTB Softail Night Train was fitted with a 4.99 Gallon (18.90 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 668.0 pounds (303.0 Kg). The wheelbase was 66.93 inches (1700 mm) long.

In Media[edit]