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2006 Yamaha Stratoliner Photo Gallery

Photos of the 2006 Yamaha Stratoliner. 2006 Yamaha Stratoliner First Ride.

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It's not often you find a tachometer on a cruiser, but the Stratoliner serves up a small one inside an attractive and stylish instrument cluster.
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A fleet of Stratoliners amidst the backdrop of redrock.
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The Stratoliner shares the same mill as its Star sibling - the Roadliner.
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Not quite big enough to accommodate a two-up weekend excursion, the saddlebags would have to be augmented to tap the Strato's full touring potential.
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A passing motorist just asked, 'So what in the heck's a moto-journo?'
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The Stratoliner shares the Roadliner's comfy seat.
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The windshield was the perfect height for our editor, allowing him to crouch down for shelter or sit tall for a clearer view forward..
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The Stratoliner looks the part of a $15,000 cruiser and Yamaha can expect to rake in more than just the sticker price whenever they sell one, thanks to an ample aftermarket catalog of components that captures the desire of the cruiser customer to personalize their ride.
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To back up its outward appearance, the Stratoliner's 113 cubic-inch V-Twin gives it more than enough oomph to run with its metric competitors, the Vulcan 2000 and VTX 1800.
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the inclusion of an exhaust powervalve to insure a flat torque curve is the first time the component has been fitted to a cruiser.
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The Stratoliner's beefy V-Twin cranks out class-leading performance numbers.
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The Stratoliner's windshield and spacious floorboards, which Duke is just skimming over the asphalt here, will appease the touring crowd.
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The stylish Strato is claimed to weigh in at 50 lbs less than its burly metric rivals.
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Hopefully you like the look of the saddlebags, because when you take them off it ain't pretty.
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As a headliner in the Star lineup, the Stratoliner can be saddled with a number of add-ons.
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It turns out that Yamaha's boast of hitting a home run with the Stratoliner isn't just PR mumbo jumbo. The new offering from Star Motorcycles is a top-quality machine from top to bottom.
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One key accessory to the Stratoliner is the standard 21-inch windshield, which can be removed in a matter of seconds thanks to an easy quick-detach design.
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This isn't a Fender Stratocaster, it's a Stratoliner fender. Four-piston brake calipers and twin 298mm rotors provide plenty of stopping power.
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With the windshield, backrest, and hard-shell saddlebags the Stratoliner should spark the interest of some cruiser-tourers out there.
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From the rider's POV. The swept back handlebars, touring-friendly windshield, and stylish instrument cluster.
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Palm Trees, cacti, and a Stratoliner.
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Considering it's an upgraded version of its Star sibling the Roadliner, the $1600 dollar jump in price for the Stratoliner may seem a lttle steep, yet it's right in line with its competitors such as the Victory Kingpin Deluxe.