Buell XB12X Ulysses Adventure Sportbike (2008-09)

The Buell XB12X Ulysses Adventure Sportbike was produced between 2008-2009 and is powered by a 1203cc V-Twin, four-stroke engine with a compression ratio of 10.0:1. The motorcycle has an air-cooling system, dry sump lubrication, a wet, multi-plate clutch, and a five-speed transmission with belt final drive. With a maximum power of 86.9kW and 103hp at 6800rpm, and maximum torque of 114 Nm (84 ft-lbs) at 6000 rpm, the bike can reach a top speed of 202 km/h (126 mph) and covers a quarter-mile in 12.8 seconds. The bike is built with an aluminium frame that has a Uniplanar powertrain vibration isolation system with fuel in frame. It has a 22-degree rake and 122mm (4.8 inches) trail, and the front suspension is a Showa A43 mm inverted fork with adjustable compression damping, rebound damping, and spring preload with 165mm (6.5 inches) front wheel travel. The rear suspension is a Showa coil-over monoshock with remote underseat reservoir and adjustable compression damping, rebound damping, and spring preload with 163mm (6.4 inches) rear wheel travel. The bike has front and rear brakes and 6-Spoke, ZTL cast aluminum wheels with Dunlop D616F 120/70 R17 front and Dunlop D616 180/55 R17 rear tires. The motorcycle’s dimensions are 2159mm (85.0 inches) in length, 755mm (29.7 inches) in width, and 1331mm (52.4 inches) in height. It has a wheelbase of 1372mm (54.0 inches), ground clearance of 171mm (6.75 inches), seat height of 841mm (33.1 inches), dry weight of 193kg (425lbs), and a GVWR of 430kg (950lbs). Fuel capacity is 16.7 liters (4.4 US gallons) with 3.1 liters (0.82 US gallons) for fuel reserve and an oil capacity of 2.37 liters (2.50 quarts). The bike received positive reviews from Motorbikes Today, Motocorse, Momenridersnow.com, MMotorline.cc, and MC24.no.

Technical specifications:

Make Model: Buell XB12X Ulysses Adventure

Year: 2008 – 09

Engine: 45 degrees V-Twin, four stroke, pushrod actuated overhead valve, hydraulic self-adjusting lifters, 2 valve per cylinder.
Capacity: 1203 cc / 73 cu in
Bore x Stroke: 88.9 x 96.8 mm
Compression Ratio: 10.0:1
Cooling System: Air cooled
Lubrication: Dry sump
Exhaust: Buell InterActive Exhaust
Induction: ~A49 mm downdraft DDFI II fuel injection
Starting: Electric
Battery: 12V, 12Ah
Max Power: 86.9 kW / 103 hp @ 6800 rpm
Max Torque: 114 Nm / 11.6 kgf-m / 84 ft-lbs @ 6000 rpm
Clutch: Wet, multi-plate
Transmission: 5 Speed
Final Drive: Belt

Gear Ratios: 1st 2.648 / 2nd 1.892 / 3rd 1.407 / 4th 1.166 / 5th 1.000
Frame: Aluminium frame with Uniplanar c Powertrain vibration isolation system, fuel in frame
Rake: 22 degrees
Trail: 122 mm / 4.8″
Front Suspension: Showa ~A43 mm inverted forks compression damping, rebound damping and spring preload adjustable
Front Wheel Travel: 165 mm / 6.5″
Rear Suspension: Showa coil-over monoshock, remote underseat reservoir and adjustable compression damping, rebound damping and spring preload
Rear Wheel Travel: 163 mm / 6.4″
Front Brakes: ZTL type brake, 6 piston, fixed caliper, ~A375 mm single-sided, inside out, stainless steel, floating rotor
Rear Brakes: Single ~A240 mm disc, 1 piston floating caliper
Wheels: 6-Spoke, ZTL cast aluminium
Front Wheel: 3.50 x 17″
Rear Wheel: 5.50 x 17″
Front Tyre: 120/70 R17 Dunlop D616F
Rear Tyre: 180/55 R17 Dunlop D616
Dimensions: Length: 2159 mm / 85.0″ Width: 755 mm / 29.7″ Height: 1331 mm / 52.4″
Wheelbase: 1372 mm / 54.0″
Ground Clearance: 171 mm / 6.75″
Seat Height: 841 mm / 33.1″
Dry Weight: 193 kg / 425 lbs

GVWR: 430 kg / 950 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 16.7 L / 4.4 US gal
Fuel Reserve: 3.1 L / 0.82 US gal
Oil Capacity: 2.37 L / 2.50 qts
Standing 1/4 Mile: 12.8 sec
Top Speed: 202 km/h / 126 mph
Reviews: Motorbikes Today / Motocorse / Momenridersnow.com / MMotorline.cc / MC24.no

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