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Meet the 2014 Star Motorcycle Stratoliner S, an imposing tourer built using the latest technologies developed by the company.

At the heart of this stylish tourer lies an air-cooled 48° V-Twin; Pushrod OHV, 4 Valves/Cylinder engine with a displacement of 1854cc. It is linked to a 5-Speed transmission with multiplate wet clutch that delivers an average fuel consumption of 43 mpg.

The engine is mounted on an aluminum frame that offers a perfect compromise between light weight and rigidity. You also get a light, Controlled-Fill die-cast swingarm that was carefully forged to keep the motorcycle’s handling performances at a high level without affecting the rider’s comfort.

Other features that are worthy of being mentioned include a sculpted seat, a high tech headlight, classic clock-style instrumentation, leather-covered locking hard sidebags and a quick-removable windshield.

The motorcycle is offered with a base price of $16,990.

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With Star’s unmistakable character, a bobber-style design and top notch performances, the 2014 Bolt R-Spec is ready to continue the heritage of the Bolt name with dignity.

Features like special colors, piggyback shocks, cool textured-color stitched seat, black fenders, and blacked-out mirrors the R-Spec version has all it needs to distinguish itself by the rest of the heard.

The bike’s newly designed double-cradle frame showcases the 58 cubic inch (942cc), air-cooled, 60° V-twin, 4-Stroke, SOHC, 4-Valve engine which is mated on a five speed transmission with wet multiplate clutch. The engine is mounted to the frame as a stressed member with a rigid mount system further enhancing the motorcycle’s handling abilities.

The 2014 Bolt R-Spec sits on newly designed 12-spoke cast wheels that are wrapped in 100/90-19 size front and 150/80-16 size rear bias-type Bridgestone tires.

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Posted on by Ken Glassman  

Yamaha’s Star brand knew they needed a different kind of motorcycle to bring in the younger Generation X and Y crowd – those individuals who are between 20 and 36 years old. So to better understand this young crowd, Star did some extensive market and demographic research. They discovered that these younger generations think of themselves as anti-establishment, counter-culture individuals, with a black sheep mentality. Their mantra is “simple is more”, and they embrace the idea of stripped down, “bobber style motorcycles, and are proud of what they could create with a minimalist approach. They definitely don’t look to buy their “Father’s Cruisers”, with all the glitz and chrome. If anything, they want a very “un-bling” looking motorcycle. And because they are just starting out in life, they want something affordable.

So Star went to work with a clean slate, and the result is the all new Bolt – an “Urban Performance Bobber.” The engineers and designers set down a particular set of parameters to achieve the right balance of performance and styling to suit their target audience.

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The 2013 Star Motorcycle VMAX offers a mean look combined with modern technologies, first class ergonomics and a huge dose of coolness.

This imposing mechanical beast is propelled by a 102-cubic-inch (1679 cc), liquid-cooled, 65° V-4, DOHC engine with 4 valves per cylinder. The motorcycle features a five speeds transmission with multiplate slipper clutch which can deal effortless with the massive power generated by the engine.

To deliver high-end performances, the motorcycle’s chassis is light and compact, featuring a cast aluminum main frame, Controlled-Fill die-cast and extruded aluminum rear frame and cast aluminum swingarm.

Needless to say that all these features are translated into a great stability and handling at both low and high speeds. You also get 18 inch front and rear wheels paired with Brembo brakes.

As far as prices are concerned, the Star Motorcycle VMAX can be yours for no less than $17,990.

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The 2013 Star Motorcycle Bolt R Spec is a modern motorcycle wrapped in a pretty classic design.

As far as the ergonomics are concerned, the 2013 Star Motorcycle Bolt R-Spec features a low seat height a perfectly angled handlebar and a non intrusive 3.2 gallon fuel tank. Thanks to this features, the Star Motorcycle Bolt R spec offers a pretty upright and relaxed riding position.

The motorcycle is powered by a 58 cubic inch (942 cc), air-cooled, 60° V-twin engine paired with a 5 speed multiplate wet clutch transmission.

The company says that the fuel injection and ignition timing maps were “carefully chosen specifically for this bike” so you can expect to pretty good overall performances and strong low- and mid-range torque.

The 2013 Star Motorcycle Bolt R Spec is offered with a starting price of $ 8,290.

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Like the previous model, the 2013 Bolt features a distinctive design language that underlines the sporty character of the motorcycle. The list of fresh components for the 2013 model includes the 3.2 gallon fuel tank, belt drive, front and rear wheels, digital meter and steel fenders. You’ll also like the slim body, the imposing headlight and the refined lines that are working together ot give the motorcycle a tough yet modern appearance.

As far as ergonomics are concerned, the 2012 Star Motorcycle Bolt features a low seat height and a convenient handlebar. Due to these two elements you get a pretty upright riding position that is perfect for both long and short journeys.

The 2013 Star Motorcycle Bolt is equipped with a 58 cubic inch (942cc), air-cooled, 60° V-twin unit which sends power to the rear wheel through a 5-speed multiplate transmission with wet clutch.

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The Star Motorcycle Stratoliner S combines the classy look of the old school bikes with modern V-twins and new technologies. The bike is the company’s premier touring craft so you can expect to first class performances and reliability, two attributes that always helped Star Motorcycle remain in front of the pack.

While many metric tourers aren’t able to grab your attention due to their less impressive look, the Stratoliner S has that special spark which makes your eye brows raise with admiration.

The most important details that help it stand out from the crowd are the tasty air cooled engine, the fat bars, the massive headlight and the sleek fuel tank.

Fortunately, the Star Motorcycle Stratoliner S is not only a nice polished bike as it also has enough power to blow your mind. All that power comes from a 113-cubic-inch (1854cc) air-cooled, pushrod 48-degree V-twin engine.

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The Star Motorcycle Roadliner S is a big cruiser touring motorcycle so it offers a relaxed, upright riding position. The bike features a sculpted seat which is perfectly suited for long journeys while the position beams within the main headlight housing give you a great road visibility during night.

The Star Motorcycle Roadliner S comes with a classic clock-style instrumentation which enhances the neo-retro look and is fitted with a series of useful displays such as the analog speedometer, tachometer and fuel gauge.

The Roaldiner S’s backbone is a light but rigid aluminium frame which is combined with a light, Controlled-Fill die-cast swingarm.

Power comes from a 113-cubic-inch (1854cc) air-cooled, pushrod 48-degree V-twin with 9.48:1 compression ratio. The engine is kept in check by a computer-controlled, twin-bore, fuel injection which monitors multiple engine parameters to calculate perfect mixture under all conditions.

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What makes the Star Motorcycle Raider SCL so special is the fact that is a limited production model, being available in only 500 units. As most limited production models, the Raider SCL is offered with a long list of premium features.

The 2013 Raider SCL features a catchy Crimson Red paint job combined with a few Intense Black inserts. The fancy look is also enhanced by the stainless steel mesh throttle cables, clutch and brake lines as well as the custom 5-spoke chrome wheels co-developed by Star and Performance Machine.

We also need to send a shout at the custom seat which is wrapped in two tonne leather with embroidered SCL logo, and matching beige stitching. Moreover, the top panels of the seat have crocodile-pattern embossing on the leather for 2013.

There are no technical upgrades for 2013 and the bike continues to be powered by the same 113-cubic-inch (1854cc) air-cooled, OHV with 4 valves per cylinder, pushrod 48-degree V-twin which pumps out max torque at 2500 rpm and max power at 4500.

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The segment of custom cruisers is now booming and one of the major players in this class is the Star Motorcycle Raider S. The bike comes with a long list of customizable features which give it pretty versatile character.

With its stretched out fork, fat rear tire, low seat and the slammed riding position, the Star Motorcycle Raider S is clearly and eye catcher.

When designing the Raider S, Yamaha’s engineers wanted to create a bike that looks like a regular chopper, but offers superior handling.

To achieve this result, Yamaha forged a unique all aluminium cast frame which is both lightweight and rigid. There is also a Controlled-Fill, aluminum swingarm and a comfortable low, sculpted seat.

One of the most important features of the bike is its 6-degree yoke angle which plays a major role in giving it a custom look without affecting the handling and straight-line cruisability.

Power comes from an 113-cubic-inch (1854cc) air-cooled, OHV with 4 valves per cylinder, pushrod 48-degree V-twin which delivers its max torque at 2500 rpm and max power at 4500 rpm.

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