Dripping in high-dollar paint and oozing with chrome, we test Harley-Davidson’s factory custom chopper with the rigid look, the 2011 Rocker C, against the new factory chopper on the block, Star Motorcycles’ 2011 Stryker in our 2011 Rocker C vs Strykerarticle.
- Dyno chart for the 2011 Harley-Davidson Rocker C.
- Harley-Davidson's 2011 Rocker C looks like a rigid and rides similar to one, too.
- Whether coming or going, the 2011 Rocker C has stylish, head-turning good looks.
- The Rocker C we tested had a Scarlet Red Deluxe paint job, lists for $19,874 and comes with a two-year, unlimited mileage warranty.
- Plenty of low end torque gives the edge to the Rocker C off the line before the Stryker spools up and tracks it down with its edge in horsepower.
- A skinny front tire and an ultra-wide rear tire means it takes a heavy countersteer to get the Rocker C to turn in.
- The Rocker C has a tendency to stand up when you want to lean it over and has a limited lean angle before pegs scrape.
- The Rocker C features a 19-inch tall front hoop punched out at a 37-degree rake angle mounted on a 49mm fork.
- A rigid-mounted, air cooled Twin Cam 96B engine provides the punch for the 2011 Rocker C.
- The 2011 Rocker C has a level of fit & finish other manufacturers try to emulate.
- A round, analog speedo mounted high on the tank helps keep the bars of the Rocker C clutter-free.
- The list of chrome on the Rocker C is long - fork, bullet headlight, staggered shorty exhaust, 5-spoke wheels, tank console, bullet taillights,chrome rocker covers, air filter cover, cooling fins, and oil lines.
- We pit the 2011 Star Stryker vs the 2011 Harley-Davidson Rocker C in this factory custom chopper comparo.