Is the Yamaha Bolt a good bike?

Is the Yamaha Bolt a good bike?

The Yamaha Bolt is a great starter bike; it’s 942cc air-cooled, fuel-injected, v-twin motor, comfortable stance, high-grade road habits, and fresh bobber style make the Yamaha Bolt a good, solid choice for beginners to grow into and progress on.

How much HP does a 2014 Yamaha Bolt have?

As mentioned above, the 2014 Yamaha Bolt borrows its air-cooled, fuel-injected, 942cc V-twin engine from the V-Star 950. Producing 54 hp and 59.3 lb-ft of torque, this unit displays lovely character and its highly flexible nature makes it easy to exploit from just 1,500 rpm.

Does Yamaha still make the bolt?

2021 Bolt R-Spec Seems like the up-spec R-Spec version is the sole survivor of the Bolt twins for 2021, with the base Bolt model being left by the wayside this year (though 2020 models are still available on the Yamaha website). Yamaha Motor Corp.

How fast will a Yamaha Bolt go?

Yamaha Bolt R-Spec / C-Spec Specifications

Engine & Drivetrain:
Top Speed: 106 mph (est)
Warranty: One-Year Limited Factory Warranty

Is the Yamaha Bolt good for long distance?

Re: Long distance riding on the Bolt Picked up my bolt last month, so far my longest cruise was only a 150 mile round trip, but for the most it was a good time. Seems my only concerns was the comfort of the stock seat, made my hindside go numb. Also a bit of vibration in the handlebars.

Do Yamaha bolts have abs?

Simplicity: The Yamaha Bolt is a very simple motorcycle. Air-cooled, belt drive, naked chassis, non-adjustable forks. It doesn’t even have ABS or even two discs (for better or worse).

Does the Yamaha Bolt have a fuel gauge?

There isn’t a fuel gauge, but rather, a low fuel light. One thing you won’t see from the saddle is the ignition switch. It is tucked away in front of the gas tank, making you stand up and peer over the tank to find the keyhole. You might get used to it with practice, but it’s a little bothersome at first.

How much horsepower does Yamaha Bolt have?

50.8 hp
2020 Yamaha Bolt/R-Spec Claimed Specifications

Price $7,999/$8,399
Horsepower 50.8 hp @ 5,350 rpm (Cycle World measured)
Torque 58.0 lb-ft. @ 2,900 rpm (Cycle World measured)
Transmission 5-speed
Final Drive Belt

What engine does a Yamaha Bolt have?

The Yamaha Bolt or Star Bolt is the US name for a cruiser and café racer motorcycle introduced in 2013 as a 2014 model. It has a 942cc air cooled 4-stroke, 4-valve SOHC V-twin engine….Yamaha Bolt.

2014 Bolt
Manufacturer Yamaha Motor Company
Class Cruiser
Engine 942cc 4-stroke air-cooled 60° V-twin
Bore / stroke 85.0×83.0mm

Is the Yamaha Bolt fun?

At its core, the Yamaha Bolt is a very stripped-down, low-tech, simply designed motorcycle with a heavy focus on providing a bike that’s “fun” to ride. The Yamaha Bolt is part of Yamaha’s “Sport Heritage” line, which you’d know just from looking at Yamaha’s website, so that’s not news.

Are Yamaha bolts fuel injected?

The Yamaha Star Bolt is an urban performance bobber stripped down of chrome parts. Yamaha carefully chose it’s fuel injection and ignition timing maps for optimal performance.