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Chasin' Key West Sunsets on Stratoliner Deluxes Photo Gallery

We make the 450-mile ride from Daytona Beach to Key West, Florida on custom 2010 Star Stratoliner Deluxes in hopes of arriving in time for the festive sunset celebration. Get all the details in our Chasin' Key West Sunset on a Stratoliner Deluxe article.

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A hungry tarpon explodes out of the water at Robbie's to grab a baitfish.
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Fishing off of a bridge in the Keys is a favorite pastime.
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While we were sleeping, somebody parked their cruise ship and blocked our view of the Gulf.
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The walls and ceilings of the No Name Pub are covered by thousands and thousands of one dollar bills.
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It wouldn't be a complete trip to the Keys without trying a slice of Key Lime Pie.
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Duval Street comes alive at night.
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The fairing of the 2010 Stratoliner Deluxe is fork-mounted and is a combination of polycarbonate and ABS construction.
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Seabirds take flight as we roar past in a power boat.
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The only way to get to Key West is to cross over bridge after bridge.
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The Doerfel brothers jam out at Sloppy Joe's.
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The Hungry Tarpon Restaurant only has to go as far as the docks out back for fresh seafood.
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Austin found out the hard way why they call them 'hungry tarpon.'
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Gearing up in Daytona Beach in preparation of our 450-mile ride to the Keys.
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Spring Break brought fresh faces to Sloppy Joe's in Key West.
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What, it's got twin-turbo 325 hp engines? Let's ride!
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90 miles to Cuba! This is as close as you can get without a boat.
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Look, mom, we made it! Proof that we had ridden our Stratoliner Deluxes to the Southernmost Point of the continental United States.
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The custom paint on this custom 2010 Stratoliner Deluxe glistens in the sunlight.
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Signs on the No Name Key warn riders to be on the lookout for Key Deer, an endangered species.
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The crazy interior of the No Name Pub has over $115,000 in one dollar bills tacked to its walls.
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Key Deer never grow beyond Bambi size.
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George sits in on sax while jammin' out with the One Doerfel Family band.
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The Keys are full of colorful characters. The area inspires a lot of creativity.
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Getting ready to cruise out of the Ocean Key Resort on custom Stratoliner Deluxes.
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Turns are far and few in the Florida Keys which denied us the chance to really test the lean angles of the Stratoliner Deluxe.
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We added another dollar to the decor of the No Name Pub.
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The Stratoliner Deluxe is powered by a beefy 1854cc, 113 cubic-inch pushrod V-Twin.
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Belly up to the Smallest Bar in the World on Duval Street in Key West.
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The Stratoliner Deluxe blends classic styling cues with contemporary performance.
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The Stratoliner Deluxe is a capable mount no matter where the road may lead you.
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The curious collection of license plates at the Hogfish Bar & Grill.
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The No Name Pub is biker-friendly and supposedly has the 'best pizza in the Keys.'
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Sunset in the Keys, the inspiration of legends.
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Getting ready for a bite to eat at the Hogfish Bar & Grill in Key West.
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Two luxury cruisers, the Jeff Palhegyi-customized Star Stratoliner Deluxe and a sweet ocean cruiser.