Published on October 31st, 2013 | by Daniel Sherman Fernandez0
Yamaha Raider S Gets More Chrome In 2014
If you are looking for a special custom cruisers, a breed that stands apart, check out the incredible attention to detail on this 2014 Yamaha Raider S.
1. “S” model gets even more chrome: chrome triple clamps, fork sliders, air box cover, engine covers, headlight housing and handlebar risers.
2. A 6-degree yoke angle—the first ever on a Star® Motorcycle—makes it possible to achieve that custom raked-out look as well as neutral handling and straight-line cruisability: 33-degree rake plus 6 degrees yoke angle gives total rake of 39 degrees and 102mm of trail.
3. 5-spoke wheels carry a 120/70-21-inch bias tire up front, and a wide, 210/40-18 radial out back—the tallest and widest ever on a Star.
4. Estimated 42 mpg* means this cruiser can go the distance between fill-ups.
Power comes from a high-performance, 1854cc (113 cubic inch) air-cooled, long-stroke, OHV, 4 valves per cylinder, 48°, V-twin powerplant produces massive torque and class leading acceleration from very low rpms. Maximum torque occurs at 2,500 rpm while maximum power occurs at 4,500 rpm, providing exciting acceleration with great pulse and torque feel.
Chrome headlight, turn signals with clear lenses, upper & lower triple clamps, lower fork legs, handlebar clamp, engine covers. Brushed aluminum wheel accents, front calipers, handlebar switches, master cylinders (brake & clutch).