2006 Honda Shadow Spirit

The Shadow Spirit is a cruiser taking its styling cues from classic choppers of old. A pullback handlebar, bobbed rear fender, cruiser footpegs and a powerful V-twin engine make this as fun to stare at as it is to ride.


Features & Benefits

New for 2006

Bright Blue Metallic color joins classic Black.

The Shadow(R) Spirit’s offset-dual-crankpin smooth-running 1099cc 45o V-twin engine pumps out massive low-end and mid-range power.
The engine’s broad power delivery and five-speed transmission offer exceptional rideability around town and on the open road.
Three-valve cylinder-head design utilizes two spark plugs per cylinder for efficient combustion and high power output at all rpm.
High-capacity nine-plate clutch with cable operation.
Maintenance-free hydraulic valve-lash adjusters make routine valve adjustments a thing of the past.
Other maintenance-free features include digital ignition and automatic cam-chain tensioners.
Dual 36mm constant-velocity carburetors offer crisp throttle response at all rpm.
Reliable electric-starter system.
Shaft final-drive system provides smooth, virtually maintenance-free operation.


Specially designed steel frame gives the Shadow Spirit a long, low custom stance.
Large 41mm extended front fork provides 6.3 inches of plush yet responsive travel.
Dual chromed shocks feature an advanced internal valve system for a comfortable ride.
Large-diameter front disc brake with twin-piston caliper combined with a heavy-duty drum rear brake provides excellent stopping power.
Strong and lightweight five-spoke cast alloy wheels.
Massive 170/80-15 rear tire offers a wide footprint and a radical custom look.
Relaxed, comfortable riding position results from a long, low chassis and low 28.7-inch seat height.

Additional Features

Large 4.2-gallon fuel tank offers extended cruising range.
Handlebar switches and controls use internationally approved ISO graphic symbols.
Custom saddle and padded passenger backrest offer a high level of rider and passenger comfort.
Powerful halogen headlight.
Convenient push-to-cancel turn-signal switch.
Comfortably padded large-diameter handgrips.
Polished aluminum handlebar switch housings and triple-clamp assembly.
Chromed side panels and dual staggered mufflers.
Maintenance-free YTX battery.
Transferable one-year unlimited-mileage warranty; extended coverage available with a Honda Protection Plan.
Ownership includes one-year complimentary membership for an individual in the Honda Rider’s Club of America(TM) (HRCA(R)). Benefits include: discounts, travel benefits, roadside assistance, one year of Honda Red Rider(TM) magazine, access to HRCA Clubhouse Web site (www.hrca.honda.com) and access online to Honda Common Service Manual. For HRCA details, call 1-800-847-HRCA.

Available accessories

Touring accessories: Cruiser Shield, Magnetic Tank Bag (Black), Backrest with Pad and Rear Carrier (two types).
Chrome accessories: Radiator Trim, Backrest Trim, Clutch Lever Bracket, Lever Bracket Holders, Horn, Handlebar Levers, Oil Filler Cap and Front Fender Ornament.
Billet accessories: Backrest Trim, Front Tank Mount Cover, Driveshaft Bolt Cover, Oil Filler Cap, Ignition and Clutch Cover Set, Master Cylinder Cap, Oil Dipstick and License Plate Frame.
Additional accessories: Cycle Cover.


After 1 year of ownership still enjoy riding this bike. Plenty of power for 2-up riding and excellent power and handling riding solo. Probably one of the best bangs for the buck is its class. Absolutely no issues with it the first 8000 miles.

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