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2005 Yamaha Road Star Warrior


2005 Yamaha Road Star Warrior


– 2005 Yamaha Road Star Warrior

Make a two-wheeled statement

Drum roll please. Ok, now bring in the 2005 Road Star Warrior. Part modern-day muscle bike, part cruiser from a bygone era, the Warrior roars in as the hot rod of the new milenium. Imagine 102 cubic inches of pushrod V-Twin rumbling inside an aluminum frame with YZF-R1-derived suspension. Wrap it in stunning Star fit and finish, and you’ve got the Road Star Warrior. Precision Performance.

The Road Star Warrior®
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.

You’ll appreciate the Warrior’s superior power-to-weight ratio when you dump the clutch and that 200-section rear tire hooks up. When underway, you’ll also appreciate that the Warrior was designed to stop and turn like a sportbike.

The Warrior features…

– A lightweight aluminum frame
– 41mm inverted fork
– Monoblock brake calipers
– Sticky performance tires
– Three-spoke alloy wheels
– Ergo-friendly rider and passenger foot peg location
– Comfortable 2-piece seat
– New, 3D tank emblem
– Clear turn signal lenses

The Road Star Midnight Warrior version has black paint, distinctive trim and appointments throughout.

One ride and you’ll know why Motorcyclist Magazine said, “It stops and turns and soaks up the bumps better than anything else in cruiserdom.” No other bike feels, looks, or sounds like the Warrior.

Total performance. Total Warrior. Road Star Warrior.

Features & Benefits

New for 2005
New, 3D tank emblem reflects nicely upon bad-to-the-bone paint schemes.

Road Star Midnight Warrior version has black paint, distinctive trim and appointments throughout.

Clear turn signal lenses provide a custom, high-visibility touch.

The industry standard for V-twin excellence features 102 cubic-inch (1670cc) displacement, pumping out incredible, asphalt-ripping low-rpm torque and acceleration!

Air-cooled, long-stroke, OHV, 48° cylinders with pushrod valve actuation keeps engine height down and ensures more uniform heat dissipation due to absence of a cam chain case.

Large-bore cylinder features cylinder head with large cooling fins, ceramic composite bore plating and a one-piece head cover (for rigidity around the rocker arm) to provide more efficient heat dissipation.

Four-valve cylinder head design uses two spark plugs per cylinder for efficient combustion and more power at all RPM.

Valvetrain includes intake and exhaust rocker arms that reduce inertia during high-rpm performance and higher-lift cams for increased horsepower.

Hydraulic valve lifters driven by twin camshafts deliver exceptional performance and lower maintenance needs.

Pistons feature durable and lightweight forged construction to accommodate higher-RPM performance with reduced vibration and less reciprocating mass.

Rare earth flywheel magnet for faster-revving power delivery and increased high-RPM durability.

Twin-bore fuel injection (FI) with throttle position sensor (TPS), aspirated by free-breathing twin air cleaner system, ensures optimal fuel delivery, great throttle response and maximum power throughout the rev range.

State-of-the-art electronic control unit (ECU) ensures precisely metered fuel delivery and optimal ignition spark control using 3-D digital CD ignition mapping for each cylinder.

High-performance 2-into-1 exhaust system features stainless steel headers and a massive muffler that boosts horsepower while putting out a throaty V-twin growl.

Dry sump lubrication system uses a handy spin-on filter.

Smooth-shifting 5-speed transmission features close-ratio gearing for excellent roll-on performance at all RPM.

Smooth, low-maintenance belt drive system has a narrow-design belt that reduces unsprung weight for improved rear suspension performance.

Electric starting system features solenoid-activated auto-decompressor for easy starting.

Specially designed, class-exclusive, aluminum double-cradle frame increases rigidity by 41% (over standard Road Star frame) and offers tremendous strength and durability with minimal flex.

Aluminum swingarm, born from R1 heritage, offers superb rigidity.

Highly rigid, R1-derived 41mm Kayaba inverted telescopic fork with 5.3 inches of travel for exceptional sport-oriented performance.

Beefy cast-aluminum top and bottom triple clamps help increase fork rigidity.

Link-type, preload and rebound adjustable single rear shock delivers outstanding rear-wheel tracking for precise handling and plush ride quality

Dual 298mm front disc brakes, born from R1 heritage, feature one-piece 4-piston calipers with fully floating rotors and 282mm rear disc brake with single-piston caliper combine for incredible, supersport-spec stopping power.

Lightweight, cast-aluminum 3-spoke wheels wear low-profile, competition-spec 120/70-ZR18 front and an industry-largest 200/50-ZR17 rear radial for awesome, launching-off-the-line traction and cornering grip.

Extra-long, 65.6-inch wheelbase and deep, plush saddle create long and low center of gravity, added rider comfort and well-balanced handling.

Wide, swept-back, 1-inch-diameter, rubber-mounted handlebars are easy to reach and reduce vibration to minimize fatigue.

Additional Features:
Industry-leading Star Family fit and finish features lustrous paint and chrome accents (air cleaner, air scoop, mirrors and more) to create a machine as stunning as it is powerful.

2-piece saddle is wide and flat for excellent comfort.

Totally trick digital headlight-mounted tachometer, odometer and dual tripmeters with triple clamp- mounted analog speedometer.

Trick, LED taillight provides excellent visibility and very sano look.

Steel fenders combine timeless styling with sleek, aerodynamic profile.

Extra-wide, 4.0-gallon fuel tank features low-fuel warning light and R1-type automatic tripmeter.

Fork lock integrated into main ignition switch for extra convenience.

Powerful 12V 60/55-watt multireflector halogen headlight maximizes nighttime visibility and comes with beautiful chrome finish.



$12,299* (Two-tone) Available from July 2004
$12,499* (Midnight Warrior) Available from September 2004


102 cubic-inch (1670cc), pushrod OHV, air-cooled, 48° V-twin

Bore x Stroke
97 x 113mm

Compression Ratio

Digital TCI

5-speed, close-ratio, w/multi-plate wet clutch

Final Drive

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


41mm Kayaba inverted telescopic fork, 5.3″ travel

Single shock, link-type w/adjustable preload and rebound damping; 4.3′ travel

Dual 298mm Discs

282mm Disc

120/70-ZR18 Radial

200/50-ZR17 Radial





Seat Height

Ground Clearance


Dry Weight
606 Lbs.

Fuel Capacity
4 Gallons

Onyx; Black Cherry w/flames

1 Year (Limited Factory Warranty)

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