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2006 Honda Shadow Spirit
2006 Honda Shadow Spirit


2006 Honda Shadow Spirit
2006 Honda Shadow Spirit


– 2006 Honda Shadow Spirit

Shadow Spirit

Classic cruiser styling powered by a muscular 45-degree V-twin engine with massive low-end and mid-range performance make the Shadow Spirit a standout in its class.


Features & Benefits

New for 2006

– Bright Blue Metallic color joins classic Black.



– The Shadow® Spirit’s offset-dual-crankpin smooth-running 1099cc 45° 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 digital ignition and automatic cam-chain tensioners.

– Dual 36mm constant-velocity carburetors offer crisp throttle response at all rpm.

– Reliable electric-starter system.

– Shaft final-drive system provides smooth, virtually maintenance-free operation.



– 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 provides 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.

– Relaxed, comfortable riding position results from a long, low chassis and low 28.7-inch seat height.


Additional Features

– Large 4.2-gallon 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.

– Maintenance-free YTX battery.

– Transferable one-year unlimited-mileage warranty; extended coverage available with a Honda Protection Plan.

– Ownership includes one-year complimentary membership for an individual in the Honda Rider’s Club of America™ (HRCA®). Benefits include: discounts, travel benefits, roadside assistance, one year of Honda Red Rider™ magazine, access to HRCA Clubhouse Web site ( and access online to Honda Common Service Manual. For HRCA details, call 1-800-847-HRCA. For dealers only, please call (310) 783-3958.


Available accessories

– Touring accessories: Cruiser Shield, Magnetic Tank Bag (Black), Backrest with Pad and Rear Carrier (two types).

– Chrome accessories: Radiator Trim, Backrest Trim, Clutch Lever Bracket, Lever Bracket Holders, Horn, Handlebar Levers, Oil Filler Cap and Front Fender Ornament.

– Billet accessories: Backrest Trim, Front Tank Mount Cover, Driveshaft Bolt Cover, Oil Filler Cap, Ignition and Clutch Cover Set, Master Cylinder Cap, Oil Dipstick and License Plate Frame.

– Additional accessories: Cycle Cover.

(Accessory availability and specifications subject to change without notice.)



Model: VT1100C

Engine Type: 1099cc liquid-cooled 45° V-twin

Bore and Stroke: 87.5mm x 91.4mm

Compression Ratio: 8.0:1

Valve Train: SOHC; three valves per cylinder

Carburetion: Two 36mm constant-velocity

Ignition: Digital, two spark plugs per cylinder

Transmission: Five-speed

Final Drive: Shaft

Front: 41mm fork; 6.3 inches travel
Rear: Dual shocks with five-position spring preload adjustability; 3.9 inches travel

Front: Single disc with twin-piston caliper
Rear: Drum

Front: 110/90-19
Rear: 170/80-15

Wheelbase: 65.0 inches

Rake (Caster Angle): 32° 40′

Trail : 152.5mm (6.0 inches)

Seat Height: 28.7 inches

Dry Weight : 556 pounds

Fuel Capacity: 4.2 gallons, including 0.6-gallon reserve

Colors: Bright Blue Metallic, Black

Meets current CARB and EPA standards.

California version differs slightly due to emissions equipment.

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