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2001 Honda VT1100C Shadow Spirit

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2001 Honda VT1100C Shadow Spirit
2001 Honda VT1100C Shadow Spirit


– 2001 Honda VT1100C Shadow Spirit

Hot-rod styling and smooth V-twin power grace the 2001 Shadow Spirit.


· The Shadow Spirit’s offset-dual-crankpin, smooth-running 1099cc 45º V-twin engine pumps out massive low-end and mid-range power.
· The engine’s broad power delivery and five-speed transmission offer exceptional rideability around town and on the open road.
· Three-valve cylinder head design utilizes two spark plugs per cylinder for efficient combustion and high power output at all rpm.
· High-capacity nine-plate clutch with cable operation.
· Maintenance-free hydraulic valve-lash adjusters make routine valve adjustments a thing of the past.
· Other maintenance-free features include solid-state digital ignition and automatic cam-chain tensioners.
· Dual 36mm CV carburetors offer crisp throttle response at all rpm.
· Reliable electric-starter system.

· Specially designed steel frame gives the Shadow Spirit a long, low custom stance.
· Large, 41mm extended front fork provides 6.3 inches of plush yet responsive travel.
· Dual chromed shocks feature an advanced internal valve system for a comfortable ride.
· Large-diameter front disc brake with twin-piston caliper combined with a heavy-duty drum rear brake provide excellent stopping power.
· Strong and lightweight five-spoke cast alloy wheels.
· Massive, 170/80-15 rear tire offers a wide footprint and a radical custom look.
· Shaft final-drive system provides smooth, virtually maintenance-free operation.
· Relaxed, comfortable riding position results from a long, low chassis and low, 28.7-inch seat height.

Additional Features
· Large, 16.8 litre fuel tank offers extended cruising range.
· Handlebar switches and controls use internationally approved ISO graphic symbols.
· Custom saddle and padded passenger backrest offer a high level of rider and passenger comfort.
· Powerful halogen headlight.
· Convenient push-to-cancel turn-signal switch.
· Comfortably padded large-diameter handgrips.
· Polished aluminum handlebar switch housings and triple-clamp assembly.
· Chromed side panels and dual staggered mufflers.
· Transferable one-year unlimited-mileage limited warranty.

Available Accessories
· Cruiser windshield.
· Rear carrier.
· Radiator trim.
· Cycle cover.



1099cc liquid-cooled, 45-degree V-twin, dual off-set crankpin

Bore and Stroke
87.5mm x 91.4mm

Compression Ratio

Valve Train
SOHC; three valves per cylinder, self adjusting hydraulic

Two 36mm diaphragm-type CV

Five-speed wide ratio

Final Drive

Front Suspension
41mm fork; 160mm travel

Rear Suspension
Dual shocks with five-position spring preload adjustability; 100mm travel

Front Brakes
Single 316mm disc with twin-piston caliper

Rear Brakes

Front Tires

Rear Tires

1651mm (65.0 in.)

Seat Height
730mm (28.7 in.)

Dry Weight
251kg (553 lbs.)

Fuel Capacity
16.8 litres (3.7 Imp. gal.)

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

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