1985 Yamaha Royal Venture

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Classic touring bike!

*This unit as is will need a carb clean and a battery.  It ran well when it came in several years ago.*

Power The 1198cc (73.1 cubic inches) four-stroke, V-four, liquid-cooled engine delivers up to 90 horsepower. The 76-by-66-mm (2.99-by-2.6-inch) bore and stroke, together with a 10.5 to 1 compression ratio, define the piston power. The engine comes with dual chain-driven overhead camshafts with four valves per cylinder. It features a Mikuni 34 mm constant-vacuum carburetor. The engine is coupled with a five-speed transmission. After accelerating for a quarter of a mile in 12.69 seconds, the bike reaches a top speed of 103.92 mph. At 60 mph, the bike's top gear, the motorcycle's engine makes 3,313 rpm. Chassis The 1985 Yamaha Venture Royale comes with a double-downtube, full-cradle frame with a round-section steel swing arm. The front suspension features a center-axle, air-adjustable fork with 40-mm tubes, anti-dive valving and a 5.1-inch wheel travel. The rear suspension consists of an air-adjustable shock absorber, adjustable for rebound dampening, and producing 4.2 inches of rear wheel travel. The wheelbase is 63.4 inches long. The bike has a 28.5 degree rake and a 4.9 inch trail. The 31.2 inch seat is raised 5.6 inches above ground. The motorcycle is equipped with hydraulic, dual-disc front brakes with dual-piston calipers and single-disc rear brakes, also with dual-piston calipers. The front wheel is 2.15 inches wide and measures 18 inches in diameter. The rear wheel is somewhat smaller, measuring 16 inches in diameter and being 3.00 inches wide. The motorbike weighs 911.5 lbs. Fuel Economy The 1985 Yamaha Venture Royale comes with a 20-liter, or 5.3-gallon, fuel tank, which, with the bike's average fuel consumption of 42.6 mpg, or 18.1 km/L, is enough to allow the bike to travel 226 miles, or 363 km, without refueling. The bike's towing capacity is 417 lbs.
- Maximum Speed: 103.92 mph

*Price if shown, does not include applicable sales tax, title/registration fees, and a $149.95 TA Motorsports service fee.