2004 Yamaha Road Star 1700

2004 Yamaha Road Star 1700
MSRP $11,099

The 2004 Yamaha Road Star is a shot across the bow of psychoanalysis, serving notice to the practitioners of pricey self-help that happiness is a lot closer than perhaps they’d like their patients to know, attainable in the form of the heavily revised 2004 Yamaha Road Star.

ModelRoad Star 1700
Engine Type48° V-twin, pushrod OHV
Engine Displacement1670cc
Bore Stroke97 X 113 mm
Compression Ratio8.3:1
Fuel System40mm Mikuni CV w/throttle position sensor
IgnitionDigital TCI
Starting SystemElectric
Final DriveBelt
Rake TrailNA
Seat Height27.9 in.
Wheelbase66.5 in.
Front Suspension43 mm Telescopic fork with adjustable preload; 5.5 in. travel
Rear SuspensionSingle shock, link-type; 4.3 in. travel
Front BrakeDual 298 mm discs
Rear Brake320 mm disc
Front Tire130/90-16
Rear Tire150/80-16
Fuel Capacity5.3 gal.
Dry Weight679 lbs.