• 2000 Honda GL1500CF Valkyrie Interstate Specs:
New for 2000 · Available Pearl Blue/Pearl Silver two-tone metallic paint
· Beautifully designed fork-mounted fairing features superb protection from the elements, a classic twin-headlight design with beautiful chrome case, and a laminar-flow fairing duct below the windscreen to minimize low-pressure turbulence for the rider. · Full-size 49-liter rear trunk complements 35-liter saddlebags and is ideal for long-distance touring. Trunk holds up to two helmets, features hidden access lever and showcases twin pairs of retro-style chrome-set taillights. · Large-capacity fuel tank holds 6.9 gallons for extended touring. · Radiator sidecovers route hot engine air away from the rider and have adjustable vents to direct cooling air to rider's legs. · Seat has firm, comfortable construction for long-distance touring and a low, 28.7-inch height. Wide passenger seat has full-sized backrest for added comfort. · Standard AM/FM radio features fairing-mounted 25-watt speakers, intercom, automatic volume control, ambiance setting and connectors for optional CB radio, add-on auxiliary component, and rear speakers. Handlebar-mounted module controls power, radio band, channel memory, audio mode, voice mode, talk, speakers/headset and clock. · Classically styled instrument display features analog speedometer with electronic pickup, analog tachometer, LCD odometer, fuel level, clock, and audio displays.
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 5.1 inches 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 4.7 inches 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.
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