2006 Harley Davidson VRSCR Street Rod Motorcycle — First Ride & Review…

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Harley-Davidson VRSCR Street Rod

First Ride: 2006 VRSCR Street Rod Motorcycle

more powerful engine finally gets a chassis to delivering the most sporting motorcycle ever sold. By Art .

Harley’s new 2006 Street Rod is the sporting motorcycle Harley has sold. Its standard-ergos riding is as aggressive as any Harley has ever (even on the old XLCR Cafe and it is the first H-D with the suspension and clearance to … corners real purpose.

As mentioned in our look at the Street Rod. variant of the V-Rod Cruiser 43mm inverted fork set more vertically than the fork of the V-Rod, more triple clamps and a shorter wheelbase. These changes add up to that’s quicker, more and more predictable than the with stability comparable to the The Roadster’s steering still nearly as nimble as a more … bike such as a Monster.

Part of that is due to the Street weight, which runs in the mid with fuel. That’s 200 pounds heavier than the It’s also about 20 heavier than the V-Rod.

The Rod has the most effective suspension and ever put on a full-production Harley. The inch of travel that the Rod offers over the V-Rod at ends makes it more controlled and comfortable on bumpy and it passes over both big and bumps more smoothly.

Though some potential especially those used to may view the Street Rod’s seat height with it probably isn’t the issue might believe. Our five-foot-eight could comfortably stand aboard the bike. The saddle, at the rider’s section, is roomier the V-Rod’s and better shaped and for extended rides.

Raising the also increased lean by eight degrees on each according to Harley’s figures, and though the V-Rod had good for a cruiser, the Street Rod can now bend deeper.

With the lower flatter, and the footpegs set back under the rather than way up front, the has better control, can stand bumps and supports some of his on the pegs. Though the reach to the bar is a bit even shorter riders that control was improved the V-Rods.

Harley-Davidson VRSCR Street Rod
Harley-Davidson VRSCR Street Rod

The Street Rod uses most powerful engine its second-smallest). The 1130 VR engine is the motor found in the V-Rod, up with a less-restrictive exhaust and tweaks to the black box. seemed to be just a little power off idle than the but the prototype we rode offered a rush at about 5000

We would have guessed the power gain was more the three horsepower that claims. Redline rpm remains at with the 120-horsepower peak just a few hundred rpm before The torque peaks at the same rpm as the cruiser, but there are 80 foot-pounds, six than the cruiser.

Clutch is similar to other Harleys#151heavy#151but it predictably and controllably. We don’t any complaints about current gearboxes, but this one shifts more smoothly.

The Street Road also the best braking of any Harley. is improved not only by the added of its Brembo components but also by its grips, which let your get better purchase.

For riders who always wanted a Harley, as one rider put it, haven’t quite down that much the Street Rod offers Harley and the promise of some real fun on roads. For a more complete on the motorcycle, see the March issue of on sale now.

Harley-Davidson VRSCR Street Rod
Harley-Davidson VRSCR Street Rod
Harley-Davidson VRSCR Street Rod
Harley-Davidson VRSCR Street Rod
Harley-Davidson VRSCR Street Rod
Harley-Davidson VRSCR Street Rod
Harley-Davidson VRSCR Street Rod

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