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Past Articles Yamaha Star Motorcycles Cruiser Reviews

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 Comparison

Monday, May 20, 2013
Star Motorcycles made no qualms who they had in its sights when it launched the 2014 Bolt so we obliged them by comparing it to the 2013 Sportster 883 Iron and threw in the 2013 Triumph Bonneville for good measure.

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 Stratoliner Deluxe Project Bike

Thursday, September 15, 2011
Motorcycle USA's 2011 Star Stratoliner Deluxe project bagger gets some touring-friendly upgrades courtesy of the Star accessory catalog.

2011 Star Stratoliner Deluxe Comparison

Monday, July 11, 2011
How does the Star Stratoliner Deluxe stack up against the other choices in the bagger cruiser category? Find out in our 2011 Bagger Cruiser Shootout.

2011 Star Raider Comparison

Monday, June 20, 2011
How does the 2011 Star Raider S stack up against the other choices in the performance cruiser category? Find out in our 2011 Performance Cruiser Smackdown.

2011 Star Stryker C Comparison Review

Tuesday, January 4, 2011
Star Motorcycles enters the factory custom chopper market with its 2011 Stryker featuring a front end set out at 40-degree of rake, a 21-inch tall front tire and a healthy 210mm rear.

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 Yamaha Star VMAX Comparison

Wednesday, August 11, 2010
See how the Yamaha star VMAX stacks up against the new Rocket III Roadster in this cruiser comparison review.

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 Raider S Comparison Review

Wednesday, June 9, 2010
The 2010 Star Raider S has a front end with chopper-like dimensions teamed with an 1854cc V-Twin in a power cruiser all dressed up in custom-quality paint and plenty of shiny chrome trim.

2010 Star V Star 950 Comparison

Monday, March 1, 2010
The 2010 Star V Star 950 tests its mettle in our 2010 Middleweight Cruiser Shootout.

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 Yamaha Star VMAX Comparison

Friday, March 27, 2009
Boasting near 200 horsepower, the Yamaha Star VMAX is a potent ride, but can it beat the Suzuki B-King head-to-head? Find out in this Motorcycle USA comparison test.

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.
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