Shaped by nearly 60 years of heritage and stripped to the essential elements of a pure riding machine, the new 2016 Harley-Davidson Roadster joins the Dark Custom lineup with a minimalist design inspired by classic racing motorcycles and current trends in stripped-down, naked custom bikes.

NEW IN 2016

  • Premium emulsion technology rear shocks with screw style pre-load adjustment
  • 43 mm inverted front forks with premium cartridge dampening technology and triple clamp design
  • Optimized steering geometry for a responsive, confidence-inspiring ride
  • Two-up seat with ribbed detail and minimalist styling
  • Lightweight, Offset-Split 5-Spoke Cast Aluminum wheels; 19-inch front, 18-inch rear
  • Lowered handlebar
  • Extreme chopped rear fender with Integrated license plate bracket/rear lighting assembly (North America only)
  • Finned cast timer cover
  • Custom tank graphics

Specifications

Dimensions

Length 86 in. (2186 mm)
Seat Height 30.9 in. (785 mm)
Fuel Capacity 3.3 gal. (12.5 L)
Dry Weight 549 lbs. (249 kg)

Powertrain

Engine Air-cooled, Evolution™
Displacement 73.4 cu. in. (1202 cc)
Engine Torque 76 ft. lbs. @ 3750 RPM (103 Nm @ 3750 RPM)
Transmission 5-speed

Wheels/Tires

  Offset-Split 5-Spoke
Front 19 in. x 3 in. (482.6 mm x 76 mm) Tire: 120/70R19 M/C
Rear 18 in. x 4.25 in. (457.2 mm x 108 mm) Tire: 150/70R18 M/C

Color Options

Color Options Solids: Vivid Black; Black Denim; Velocity Red Sunglo
Two-tones: Billet Silver/Vivid Black