2004 Yamaha Road Star Warrior Review

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2004 Yamaha Road Star Warrior
2004 Yamaha Road Star Warrior

2004 Yamaha Road Star Warrior
2004 Yamaha Road Star Warrior


2004 Yamaha Road Star Warrior Review

2004 Yamaha Road Star Warrior

We know what you’re thinking. Is the Warrior a cruiser or a sportbike? The answer is yes…

Yes, that’s a pushrod, air-cooled, fuel injected, 102 cubic inch (1670cc) V-twin — that’ll blow your socks clean off.

And yes, that’s a lightweight aluminum frame with a 41mm inverted fork, monoblock brake calipers and sticky performance tires on three-spoke alloy wheels supporting this welterweight Road Star.

You’ll appreciate the Warrior’s superior power-to-weight ratio when you dump the clutch and that 200-section rear tire hooks up.

The 2004 Warrior sports revised rider and passenger foot peg location, new handlebar design and an all-new 2-piece seat that’s wider and flatter for increased rider and passenger comfort.

Can you guess why the Warrior was Motorcyclist Magazine’s Cruiser of the Year for `02? Simply put, “It stops and turns and soaks up the bumps better than anything else in cruiserdom.”

We’re talkin’ bout a revolution here. The sound and fury of the gnarliest twin we’ve ever built is housed in a vessel designed to stop and turn like a sportbike.

Total performance. Total Warrior. Road Star Warrior®.

 


 

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2004 Yamaha Road Star Warrior – Specifications/Technical Details
USA MSRP Price: MSRP: $11,999* (Solid Color); $12,099 (Two-Tone Color) USD
Canadian MSRP Price: See dealer for pricing in CDN

DIMENSIONS
Length 93.9 in.

Height 44.1 in.

Width 37.6 in.

Weight 606 lbs.

Wheelbase 65.7 in.

Seat Height 28.1 in.

ENGINE
Engine 102 cubic-inch, pushrod OHV, air-cooled, 48° V-twin

Displacement 1670cc

Bore x Stroke 97 x 113mm

Compression Ratio 8.3:1

Fuel System Twin-bore Electronic Fuel Injection, w/throttle position sensor

Fuel Capacity 4 gal.

Ignition Digital CDI

DRIVETRAIN
Transmission 5-speed, close-ratio, with multi-plate wet clutch

Final Drive Belt

BRAKES/WHEELS/TIRES
Brakes Front: Dual 298mm Discs
Rear: 282mm Disc

Tires Front: 120/70-ZR18 Radial
Rear: 200/50-ZR17 Radial

OPERATIONAL
Suspension Front: 41mm Kayaba inverted telescopic fork, 5.3 in. travel
Rear: Single shock, link-type w/adjustable preload & rebound damping; 4.3 in. of travel

OTHER
Colors Indigo
Cerulean Silver w/ Flames (additional $100)

Suggested Starting Price shown does not include tax, title, or destination charge. Dealer prices may vary.

 

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