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Low, mean and classy, the 2014 Triumph Thunderbird is a modern cruiser that offers first class performances in terms of handling.

Its relaxed riding position, the attractive design language and strong engine offer a tasty mix that will make your heart go pumping like crazy every time you’ll start riding down the street.

Talking about engine, the Triumph Thunderbird is propelled by a 1597 cc, liquid cooled, DOHC, parallel twin unit which rewards you with a maximum power of 86 PS and a thumping 146 Nm of torque at just 2750rpm. All this power is kept in leash by a six speed transmission.

Other features worthy of being mentioned include 19 and 17 inch front and rear cast aluminum wheels, a 5.8 gallons fuel tank and a tubular steel frame.

The 2014 Triumph Thunderbird is offered with a base price of $13,499.

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The Triumph Speedmaster is a stylish cruiser packed with a long list of state of the art technologies. In terms of design, it successfully combines the classic lines of a hot rod with a tough of British style. Once on board you’ll get a spacious seat, an ergonomically designed handlebar and comfy foot pegs.

At the heart of the motorcycle lies an 865cc, air-cooled, DOHC, parallel-twin engine which transfers its power to the rear wheel through a five speed transmission. The engine is fueled by a 5.1 gallons fuel tank and cranks out a maximum power of 61 hp @ 6800 rpm and 72 Nm of torque at 3300 rpm.

As far as the ride quality is concerned, the Triumph Speedmaster comes with 41 mm forks that offer 120 mm of wheel travel and twin rear shocks with adjustable preload.

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With a base price of $8,299 the Triumph America is a pretty affordable big cruiser that demands respect and inspires confidence. In terms of style, the Triumph America features chromed and polished instruments, headlight bowl, shrouded front forks, twin rear shocks and engine covers.

The bike rides on raked out forks and twin rear shocks a combination that offers a perfect mix between comfort and agile handling. You also get a pair of cast aluminium wheels that measure 16 and 15 inches front and rear and are shod in deep sidewall tyres.

At the heart of this “British gentleman” you’ll find an 865cc, air-cooled, DOHC, parallel-twin engine that cranks out 61PS at 6800 rpm and 72 Nm of torque at 3300 rpm. The unit is mated to a five speed transmission which delivers an average fuel consumption of 55.5mpg.

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There is no secret that many of today’s customers’ demand value when it comes to purchasing a new motorcycle. Star Motorcycles is aware of this fact and every product that bears the company’s logo is reliable and well built.

Perhaps it goes without saying that the 2014 Star Motorcycles Raider SCL makes no exception. This tasty motorcycle blends the rugged character of an old school cruiser with today’s design trends forming a juicy mix of styles.

Thanks to its custom features, this limited production Raider comes with a pretty unique personality which is betrayed by the hand painted elements, stainless steel braided lines, blacked-out hardware, genuine leather seat and the unique metal SCL hologram badge which is mounted directly on the fuel tank.

Star’s 1854cc, air-cooled, V-Twin OHV unit powers this custom-looking cruiser and delivers more than enough power to help you deal effortless with the open road.

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Except for a new paint job (Metallic Thunder Gray), the Suzuki Boulevard M90 didn’t receive any other modification for 2014.

The motorcycle’s center piece is represented by the same old 1462cc, 4-stroke, 2-cylinder, liquid-cooled, OHC unit. The engine features a broad torque delivery so you can expect to a fairly enjoyable ride every time you fire it up. Joining the powertrain is a six-speed transmission that’s been especially tailored for the M90. You also get a pretty generous fuel tank that holds a full 4.76 gallons (18 liters) of fuel.

The ride and handling department brings together a steel tube frame with a hidden rear shock absorber and an inverted telescopic fork, all of which combine to deliver a smooth handling and great stability at high-speeds.

The Suzuki Boulevard M90 is offered with a base price of $11,199.

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The 2014 Honda Gold Wing Valkyrie is a modern cruiser that has all it needs to be considered one of the best models in its class.

Its sporty fenders, the unique fuel tank design, the fat exhaust pipes and the stylish fairing are all working together to form a very special visual effect. Perhaps it goes without saying that once on board, you’ll get a fairly relaxed riding position and great ergonomics.

The motorcycle is propelled by an 1832cc, liquid-cooled, horizontally opposed six-cylinder, SOHC engine with PGM-FI. The engine transfers its power to the rear wheel through a five speed transmission and is fueled by a 6.1 gallons fuel tank.

To enhance the motorcycle’s performances, the Valkyrie’s engine is mounted low into the aluminum twin-spar frame, thus keeping the center of gravity to as low as possible.

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If you want a versatile motorcycle that feels comfortable around-town and during short occasional journeys then you certainly should take a closer look at the 2014 Honda Gold Wing F6B.

The motorcycle comes with a pretty interesting style featuring a massive faring, a low windshield and a sleek fuselage.

Needles to say that you also get a comprehensive list of comfort features which include an advanced audio system with surround sound, heated grips, a passenger backrest, and self-cancelling turn signals.

As far as power is concerned, the Honda Gold Wing F6B is propelled by an 1832 cc, SOHC, liquid-cooled horizontally opposed six-cylinder engine with PGM-FI. The unit is paired with a five speed transmission which offers a fuel consumption of 34 MPG.

As far as prices are concerned, the Honda Gold Wing F6B can be yours for no less than $19,999.

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If you love cruisers and you want to start your journey into their world with a middleweight model, then you should take a closer look at the 2014 Star Motorcycles V Star Custom.

This stylish motorcycle features an old school look with spoked wheels, a fat rear tyre and a classic teardrop fuel tank. You also get dual exhausts, a tank-mounted speedometer, custom-looking clear turn signals and lots of chrome.

At the heart of the 2014 Star Motorcycles V Star Custom lies a chromed and polished 40-cubic-inch (649cc) air-cooled, SOHC 70-degree V-twin which can reach the maximum torque at only 3000 rpm. It is paired with a wide-ratio five-speed transmission which is carefully tuned for cruising.

The engine is mounted on a stout, large-diameter steel frame. Needles to say that the frame’s shape was especially chosen to maximize the rider’s comfort.

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Compact and efficient but agile and classy, the 2014 Star Motorcycles V Star 250 is a good choice for those who want to begin their journey in the world of two wheels on a less intimidating bike.

The motorcycle weighs 326 lb and is propelled by an air-cooled, 249cc, 60-degree, V-twin engine that delivers a healthy amount of torque. The engine is fed by a 2.5 gallons fuel tank and delivers a fuel consumption of 78 mpg.

In terms of style, the Star Motorcycles V Star 250 comes with a custom style handlebar, extensive chrome details, a sculpted teardrop fuel tank with a capacity of 2.5-gallon and a fat rear fender. You also get a pair of wire-spoked wheels wrapped in 3.00-18 front and 130/90-15 rear tires.

As far as prices are concerned, the 2014 Star Motorcycles V Star 250 can be yours for no less than $4,340.

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Among the motorcycles displayed by Yamaha at the 2013 Tokyo Motor Show you’ll find a unique version the Bolt. This version won’t be launched into production as its only purpose is to show how customizable is Yamaha’s iconic cruiser.

Most of the modifications aimed the style department so you get a blue fuel tank, lower handlebars and a brown seat. The front fork has been also been modified, as well as the rear fender which is now replaced by a sporty tail.

The custom looking Yamaha Bolt is powered by the same air-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 4-valve, fuel injected, V-twin engine with a displacement of 942 cm3. The engine is fed by a 12 liters fuel tank and is mated to a constant mesh, five speed transmission.

Talking about its project Yamaha said: “With the "BOLT’s" slim and compact chassis and 950cc air-cooled V-twin engine as a base, the "BOLT Café" is a prototype showing an example of how owners can customize the bike to their own tastes. The BOLT’s simplicity and high degree of freedom for many different styles of customization expands the boundaries of enjoyment to be found in garage modification.”

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