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2015 Star Bolt C-Spec First Ride

Friday, April 3, 2015
Star offers the conveniences and engineering precision of a modern motorcycle without sacrificing the fun and charismatic feel of an old cafe racer with its Bolt C-Spec.

2014 Star Bolt First Ride

Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Motorcycle USA traveled to San Diego to terrorize the city streets aboard the 2014 Star Bolt, the new 942cc powered ripper made for urban assault.

2013 Star V Star 1300 Deluxe First Ride

Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Star Motorcycles wants to capture motorcyclists with its latest bagger, the 2013 V Star 1300 Deluxe. Did it hit the mark? Road Test Editor Adam Waheed has the report.

2012 Star Stratoliner Deluxe First Ride

Monday, May 14, 2012
The 2012 Star Stratoliner Deluxe, Star Motorcycles big bagger with a fork-mounted fairing and a potent powerplant, returns for its third rendition with improved resources for riders.

2012 Star Raider SCL First Ride

Monday, April 23, 2012
Star Motorcycles chose its muscle cruiser as the first bike in its Star Custom Line. We travel to the green hills of Georgia for our first ride on the 2012 Raider SCL.

2011 Star Stryker First Ride

Monday, October 11, 2010
Star Motorcycles has dropped seat heights to new lows and pushed out rake to a new high as it introduces its entry into the mid-size custom cruiser domain, the 2011 Stryker.

2010 Star V Star 250 Review

Friday, June 18, 2010
The entry-level V Star 250 cruiser proves you don't need 2000cc and triple-digit horsepower to enjoy the ride.

2010 Star Stratoliner Deluxe First Ride

Monday, February 22, 2010
Star Motorcycles bold new bagger, the 2010 Stratoliner Deluxe, boasts 1854cc of power in a neo-classic cruiser with a fresh front fairing and streamlined saddlebags.

2010 Yamaha Star VMAX Quick Ride

Tuesday, November 24, 2009
The 2010 Yamaha Star VMAX is a special order model, but Motorcycle USA finagled one for an afternoon ride. Climb on and join us for a Yamaha VMAX Quick Ride.

2009 V Star 950 First Ride

Thursday, October 23, 2008
Climb on while MotorcycleUSA takes the latest V-Star cruiser for a ride through north Georgia to see what it's all about.

2009 Yamaha Star VMax First Ride

Monday, August 25, 2008
Follow along as MotorcycleUSA takes a ride on the successor to the original muscle bike that started it all: The 2009 Star V-Max.

2008 Star Raider First Ride

Monday, November 26, 2007
Star Motorcycles breaks new ground with its beefy new power cruiser - the 2008 Raider.

2007 Yamaha V-Star 1300 First Ride

Monday, October 9, 2006
Yamaha newest V-Star delivers an impressively solid package, blending together handsome good looks with a price tag that suggests a printing error.

2006 Yamaha Stratoliner First Ride

Thursday, April 13, 2006
Star Motorcycles' latest model combines the virtues of the acclaimed Roadliner with touring amenities that expand its cruiser functionality.

2006 Yamaha Roadliner First Ride

Tuesday, October 4, 2005
The evolution of the cruiser takes a leap forward with the introduction of the Roadliner, the first all-new model created under the Star Motorcycle moniker.

2004 Yamaha V-Max

Monday, October 25, 2004
For close to 20 years, the Yamaha V-Max has been considered the quintessential bruiser cruiser. Does it live up to the hype? Please.

2005 Yamaha Royal Star Tour Deluxe

Thursday, June 17, 2004
A tourer capable of converting from an asphalt eating machine to a boulevard strolling cruiser? It must be Yamaha's new Royal Star Tour Deluxe.

2004 Yamaha Road Star

Wednesday, June 25, 2003
The 2004 Road Star is proof that self help is a lot closer than any shrink would like to acknowledge.

2003 Yamaha V-Star

Thursday, March 27, 2003
The venerable V-Star 1100 series is one of the bargains in the 1000cc-plus cruiser offerings.