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You are here: Home --- 2001 Motorcycle Models --- 2001 Buell Motorcycle Models

2001 Buell Blast
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2001 Buell Cyclone M2
2001 Buell Blast

- 2001 Buell Blast

Specifications:


ENGINE
Type ............................................Air cooled, Four Stroke, Single Cylinder
Displacement ..............................492 cc
Bore and Stroke ..........................3.5 x 3.125 in / 88.9 x 79.375 mm
Compression Ratio ......................9.2 : 1
Valve Train ..................................OHV, two valves per cylinder, hydraulic adjusters
Valve Adjustment ..........................Self Adjusting
Fuel Delivery ................................40 mm Keihin carburetor with auto fuel enrichner system
Exhaust ......................................Tuned tri-pass resonance chamber
Air Cleaner ..................................Tuned velocity expansion chamber
HP/Torque ..................................34 Crank HP @ 6500 rpm; 30 ft-lbs @ 5500 rpm
Lubrication ..................................2.0 quarts (1893 cc)
Oil Filtration..................................Screw-on disposable element
Battery ........................................12 volt, 12 Amp-hour, SLA (Sealed Lead Acid)

DRIVE TRAIN
Transmission................................Five-speed, constant mesh
Ratios..........................................(1) 2.69, (2) 1.85, (3) 1.43, (4) 1.18, (5) 1.00
Primary Drive ..............................Triplex chain; 1.6 : 1
Clutch..........................................5-plate wet
Final Drive....................................Kevlar belt; ratio 2.96 : 1

CHASSIS
Frame..........................................Wide beam HSLA steel backbone frame with built-in oil reservoir Uniplanar powertrain
vibration isolation system; Titanium color finish
Wheelbase ..................................55.3 in / 140.5 cm
Rake / Trail ..................................25 degree, 3.4 in / 8.64 cm
Front Suspension..........................Showa conventional 37 mm forks
Rear Suspension ..........................Showa non-adjustable gas charged compression shock
Front Wheel Travel ........................4.0 in / 10.16 cm total travel
Rear Wheel Travel ........................4.0 in / 10.16 cm total travel
Front Brake..................................Dual piston floating caliper, 320 mm stainless steel rotor
Rear Brake ..................................Single piston caliper, 220 mm stainless steel rotor
Front Wheel..................................5-spoke cast, 2.50 x 16 Stardust Silver finish
Rear Wheel ..................................5-spoke cast, 2.75 x 16 Stardust Silver finish
Front Tire ....................................Dunlop 100 / 80 - 16 50s K330 series bias-belted
Rear Tire......................................Dunlop 120 / 80 - 16 60s K330 series bias-belted
Fuel Tank Capacity........................2.8 gal. / 10.6 L
MPG-EPA......................................69 City
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating ..........780 lbs / 353.8 kg
Dry Weight ..................................360 lbs / 163.3 kg
Load Capacity ..............................400 lbs / 181.4 kg
Seat Height..................................27.5 in / 69.9 cm (standard); 25.5 in / 64.8 cm (low profile)
Ground Clearance ........................5.31 in / 13.5 cm

INSTRUMENTS
Electronic speedometer with LED odometer and tripmeter.
Built-in LED indicator lamps for low oil pressure, high beam, turn signals, and neutral.

ELECTRICAL
Charging System..........................297 Watt AC alternator, solid state regulator / rectifier
Headlight ....................................Sealed Beam 60 V / 40 Watts
Taillight ........................................5 V / 21 Watts
Turn Signals ................................Manual canceling 12 V /10 Watts

COLORS
Bull's-Eye Red, Midnight Black, Sunfire Yellow

STANDARD FEATURES
Two seat heights : Standard (27.5in.) or Low profile (25.5in.)

SPECIAL FEATURES
Reduced effort clutch with shorter reach lever, Fully adjustable shift pedal enabled for personalized fit, Molded-in color body panels
- resist dents/chips, most scratches easily buff out, Flexible turn signals - resist damage, Under seat storage

ADDITIONAL ACCESSORIES
Sherpa Saddlebags, Metro Tank Bag, Hero Tail Rack, Anorak Bike Storage Cover, Mechanic Jo Tool Kit