The Harley-Davidson Rocker C is a cruiser-style bike in Harley’s softtail line. The 2011 model includes new features such as a security package, trip odometer, single-button hazard warning and antilock break system. The bike’s front has more chrome finishing and totalmotorcycle.com describe it as providing “a modern, comfortable ride.”
Engine and Transmission
The Rocker has a 96-cubic inch, air-cooled twin cam engine. The stroke is 3.75-inches while the bore is 4.38-inches for a compression ratio of 9.2:1. The final drive system is a chain type. This engine gets 35 mpg in the city and 54 mpg on the highway while providing 92.2 feet-pounds of torque when running at 3,000 rpm.
The Rocker is 95-inches long with a seat height of 25.2-inches laden and 27.4-inches unladen. The bike has a ground clearance of 5.1-inches. In the front, the bike has a 36-degree rake on the steering wheel with a 6.2-inch trail. The overall wheelbase stands at 69.2-inches.
Weight and Capacity
The bike weighs 686.3-pounds dry and 717-pounds fully loaded with oil and gas. The gas tank holds 4.9 gallons while the oil tank holds 3.5-quarts. The Rocker does not come with any place for to store luggage.
The 2011 HD Rocker has the instruments mounted on the gas tank. These instruments include a speedometer, odometer, trip odometer, clock, engine diagnostic lights, low-fuel indicator, fuel gauge and light indicating which of the bike’s six speeds you are currently using.
Wheels and Brakes
Both front and back wheels come with polished, five-spoke aluminum wheels. The front wheel takes a 90/90-19 tire with the back wheel taking a 240/40R18 tire. The front wheel has four piston brakes with the back wheel having two.