2016 Yamaha Bolt
The 2016 Yamaha Bolt utilizes a five speed transmission, 5.1 inches of ground clearance and is able to achieve about 51 miles per gallon with the 942cc 60° V-Twin engine. The Yamaha Bolt is able to be customized to make it your own with Yamaha accessories. It is air-cooled, is fuel injected, and also has a compact air cleaner. The Yamaha Bolt has given it a 2-into-1 exhaust pipe, a low seat height, an easy to maintain belt drive and rides on Bridgestone tires.
|Engine Type||SOHC four-stroke V-twin; four valves|
|Bore Stroke||85.0 mm x 83.0 mm|
|Fuel System||Fuel Injection|
|Ignition||TCI: Transistor Controlled Ignition|
|Transmission||Five-speed, multiplate wet clutch|
|Rake Trail||29.0° / 5.1 in.|
|Seat Height||27.2 in.|
|Front Suspension||Telescopic fork, 4.7 in. travel|
|Rear Suspension||Dual shocks, 2.8 in. travel|
|Front Brake||Wave-type disc, 298 mm|
|Rear Brake||Wave-type disc, 298 mm|
|Fuel Capacity||3.2 gal.|
|Dry Weight||540 lbs. (Wet)|
Bob Weaver took home first prize for his entry in the 2014 Battle of the Bolts competition and earned a brand new Star Bolt as a prize.