2001 Harleydavidson Springer Specifications

The 2001 Harley Davidson Softail Springer (FXSTS). The springs and forks below these headlights are chrome, too.

The 2001 Harley Davidson Softail Springer (FXSTS) blends 1940s appeal and still-viable technology with modern styling and handling. With a custom front fender and plenty of chrome, the ’01 FXSTS — like most Harley-Davidson motorcycles — has held its value.


Fuel capacity for the 2001 H-D Springer is 5 gallons. Owners can expect fuel economy to range between 35 mpg (city) to 54 mpg (highway). In stock form, the 2001 H-D Springer is an ideal bike for city cruising or taking short trips.

Engine and Transmission

The heart and soul of the Harley-Davidson Springer (FXSTS) is an air-cooled, carbureted, rigid-mount, 1450cc Twin Cam 88B engine. This two-cylinder, four-stroke powerhouse has a compression ratio of 8.5 to 1. Final drive on the FXSTS is a belt. According to the Bikez website, engine torque capacity is 78 pound-feet at 3,200 rpm. The FXSTS was equipped with a manual five-speed primary drive.

Brakes and Suspension

The 2001 Springer‘s front end is an exposed spring suspension system. In keeping with the hard-tail “look,” As a member of the Softail line, the Springer used a hidden rear single monoshock swing arm. Disk brakes are fitted to both the front and rear of the FXSTS, providing good braking power.