The Honda Valkyrie — Cruiser of the Decade

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Honda Valkyrie

BeastRider’s Honda Valkyrie

2006 Update: I had to sell my silver and blue Interstate I moved to Singapore.   Sure that bike.   But, I found a Valkyrie in Singapore.

  are very rare here… about 10 on the streets.   And with the majority of bikes in Singapore 125 cc’s this bike is a conversation piece.   If you don’t to talk to people this is not a good bike to own… wants to stop and talk it.

  Sometimes I will park it I can see it while I am eating.   It is amazing the of people that stop to at this bike… it is so highly

I took this picture after I bought it.   Since I’ve put the windshield back on and a Givi trunk box for it.   You can click the photos to see what it looks   I’ve even built a to carry my golf clubs.

  I remove the right bag and attach the   Very handy since scooter is my primary (read transportation in Singapore .

The Honda Valkyrie has got to be one of the most motorcycles ever built. On web page, you’ll find of my own Valkyrie(s), plus various and suggestions for maintenance, additions, and Write me at wayne@herberts.org if you have questions.

The history: While I was at at Rice University in late I saw my first Valkyrie while a Honda Shadow VLX 600. At stoplight, the woman riding it just zoom away the light turned green. I was

A few weeks later, I had an opportunity to drive one. Big mistake! I broke down, and in April I bought my first Valkyrie. It was a Tourer. Maroon and Creme.

Talk about falling in I put more than 12,000 on that bike in less a year. I put $3,000 worth of and accessories on it, including glass mufflers, highway pegs, and a Then the unthinkable happened.

My was totaled in a wreck. Fortunately, the blessings of my wife and a decent payoff, I was able to purchase a model Valkyrie Interstate.

are a few specs on the Honda Valkyrie I own and ride.

95 HP at the rear wheel. 98 lbs ft. of torque at the wheel 865 lbs wet weight quarter times of 12.5 to 13 seconds 6 1520 cc, 6 carburetors Electronic Twin floating caliper, pistons brakes front, dual piston, rear. 5 transmission, shaft drive. See the Sales Brochure for more

Overall, any sport bike, aka rocket, with more 600 cc’s can outrun this On the other hand, it eats unless they have a 3 kit in them. Then, they can up, but while the Harley gets at 40,000 miles, 100,000 and more is typical for a Valk. is most fun is to race Mustangs and Camaros.

They know they can a Harley. they learn quick that they beat a Valk. The best about this bike is the of power, smoothness, and size.

As a note, my brother had been various motorcycles for decades. I bought my Valk, I told him it, but warned him not to test ride Well, he ignored me and test one.

Three weeks later he owned a Valkyrie, a Standard.

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