Steven Tyler's Dirico Speedster - Dream On

Dirico Speedster

By Brian Catterson, Photography by Andrea Wilson

Tech Spec

Evolution
Dip a Harley-Davidson Cross Bones in orange paint, have Steven Tyler autograph the rear fender with a gold pen-and then double the price.

Rivals
Harley-Davidson CVO Softail Springer, Victory Ness Jackpot and countless other overpriced V-twin customs.

TECH
Price $39,900
Engine type a-c 45-deg. V-twin
Valve train OHV, 4v
Displacement 110 c.i.
Bore x stroke 4.0 x 4.38 in.
Compression 9.15:1
Fuel system EFI
Clutch Wet, multi-plate
Transmission 6-speed
Measured horsepower 74.2 bhp @ 5000 rpm
Measured torque 98.5 lb.-ft. @ 3000 rpm
Frame Tubular-steel double cradle
Front suspension Springer
Rear suspension Twin shocks
Front brake Single-piston Hayes caliper, 11.8-in. disc
Rear brake Two-piston Nissin caliper, 11.8-in. disc
Front tire 130/90/16 Metzeler ME880 Marathon
Rear tire 150/80/16 Metzeler ME880 Marathon
Rake/trail 32.0°/4.5 in.
Seat height 27.8 in.
Wheelbase 64.0 in.
Fuel capacity 5.0 gal.
Measured dry weight 695 lbs.
Colors Numerous
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Warranty 2 yrs., unlimited mi.

Contact

Dirico Motorcycles USA
115 John E. Devine Dr.
Manchester, NH 03103
603.622.2461
www.diricomotorcycles.com

Verdict 3.5 stars out of 5
Made in Manchester doesn't have quite the same ring as Made in Milwaukee.

By Brian Catterson
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