2001 Honda GL1500CF Valkyrie Interstate

Back to 2001 Honda Motorcycle Index Page

Click photo to enlarge.
It makes a great desktop image.

2001 Honda GL1500CF Valkyrie Interstate
2001 Honda GL1500CF Valkyrie Interstate

2001 Honda GL1500CF Valkyrie Interstate
2001 Honda GL1500CF Valkyrie Interstate

 

– 2001 Honda GL1500CF Valkyrie Interstate
.

The king of the cruisers is designed for the custom rider who wants incredible performance, classic styling and Honda’s legendary durability.

With performance to spare, the Valkyrie Interstate™ is one custom that’s not afraid to get out on the open road.


Engine
· Liquid-cooled 1520cc six-cylinder engine is tuned for excellent roll-on power and sophisticated cruising comfort.
· Gold Wing-derived engine adds six carburetors, revised camshaft timing and a free-flow exhaust system to boost engine output considerably.
· Carefully designed chrome engine accents, including manifolds, timing belt cover and reshaped head covers, add to custom styling appeal.
· Five-speed transmission with close ratios for exciting roll-on performance.
· Quiet and virtually maintenance-free shaft drive.
· Simple-to-service screw-and-locknut valve-clearance adjusters.
· Tuned six-into-six exhaust system has three individual outlet pipes enclosed in a single muffler-like casing on each side. The six separate pipes give a unique and exciting sound, along with excellent performance.
· Maintenance-free hydraulic clutch, electronic ignition, belt-driven camshafts and shaft drive reduce servicing time and cost.
· Powerful, 546-watt alternator offers plenty of power for electrical accessories.
Chassis/Suspension
· Strong, rugged tuned chassis offers confidence-inspiring handling.
· Massive, 45mm inverted front fork gives 130mm of plush yet well-controlled travel.
· Large-section aluminum alloy top and bottom triple-clamps add to fork rigidity.
· Dual rear shocks with five-position preload adjustability give 120mm of wheel travel.
· Large-section radial tires provide excellent grip and a smooth ride.
· Polished aluminum hollow-cast wheels complement the retro styling.
· Dual-front and single-rear disc brakes are equipped with twin-piston calipers.
· Relaxed and comfortable riding position comes from a wide, low, large-diameter handlebar and low, 28.7-inch seat height.

Additional Features
· Dual 45/45-watt halogen headlights with unique retro-style chrome case and multi reflector-type lens.
· Convenient push-to-cancel turn-signal switch.
· Comfortable, large-diameter handgrips.
· Transferable three-year unlimited-mileage limited warranty.
Available Accessories
· Front nose mask.
· Tank belt.
· Windscreen-side visor.
· Front wind deflector.
· Radiator wind deflectors.
· Gold emblem set.
· Custom seat.
· Trunk options include mat, chrome rack, and chrome trunk rack guard rail.
· Armrest pads.
· Rear speakers.
· Saddlebag options include mats, scuff cover, rack, and guard rails.
· Chromed items include fork case covers, sidecovers, handlebar levers, engine hanger cover, oil filler cap, radiator cap, radiator screen, handlebar risers, handlebar clamps, sidestand, swingarm cover, passenger footpeg bracket, Valkyrie emblem, front fender guard, front fender trim, and rear fender trim.
· Foglight kit.
· Audio options include CB radio with available antenna, passenger CB talk switch, rear speakers and headsets.

 

Specifications:

Engine
1520cc liquid-cooled, horizontally opposed, 6-cylinder

Bore and Stroke
71mm x 64mm

Compression Ratio
9.8:1

Valve Train
Belt driven 2-valve SOHC

Carburetion
Six 28mm diaphragm-type CV

Transmission
Wide-ratio, 5-speed

Final Drive
Shaft

Front Suspension
45mm inverted fork, 130mm travel

Rear Suspension
Dual shocks with 5 way spring preload adjustment 120mm travel

Front Brakes
Dual 296mm floating discs with twin piston calipers

Rear Brakes
Single 316mm disc with twin piston caliper

Front Tires
150/80R – 17

Rear Tires
180/70R – 16

Wheelbase
1690mm (66.5 in.)

Seat Height
730mm (28.7 in.)

Dry Weight
352 kg (773.8 lbs.)

Fuel Capacity
27.6 litres (6.1 Imp. gal.)

Specifications are subject to change without notice, in accordance with national regulation and legislations.

About Michael Le Pard 822 Articles

“Mr. Totalmotorcycle”. Owner and Founder of Total Motorcycle. Supporting Motorcyclists and Motorcycling for 18 great years.

Be the first to comment

Leave a Reply