TopSpeed 2021 Picks for Entry-Level Cruisers - gallery

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  • TopSpeed 2021 Picks for Entry-Level Cruisers - gallery
  • TopSpeed 2021 Picks for Entry-Level Cruisers - gallery
    The available ERGO-FIT™ sizing system makes the Kawasaki Vulcan S a good choice for customizing ergonomics, so tall or short, you can find your fit.
    A relatively low weight adds to manageability with smooth suspension, quick acceleration, and ample braking at the forefront. MSRP $7,299, 649 cc engine.
  • TopSpeed 2021 Picks for Entry-Level Cruisers - gallery
    Simple, classic-cruiser good looks and scooter-like fuel economy make the Yamaha V Star 250 a no-nonsense choice for a budget-minded or entry-level rider.
    You seldom find a proper V-twin engine in this low displacement, and it's carbureted for you backyard tinkerers. MSRP $4,499 - 249 cc engine.
  • TopSpeed 2021 Picks for Entry-Level Cruisers - gallery
    The Triumph Bonneville Street Twin is easy to dismiss when you look at the 900 cc engine,
    but the bike is a really nice combination of charm, performance, and utility with unintimidating power delivery. MSRP $9,400 - 900 cc engine.
  • TopSpeed 2021 Picks for Entry-Level Cruisers - gallery
    Relatively lightweight, low seat height, and low center of gravity make the Harley-Davidson Iron 883 easy to handle in parking lot maneuvers.
    The proven Evolution engine delivers easy-to-manage power with ample torque low in the rev range. MSRP $9,499 – 883 cc engine.
  • TopSpeed 2021 Picks for Entry-Level Cruisers - gallery
    Crisp and clean, the Indian Scout Sixty rolls with the essentials plus some safety electronics that make it attractive as a starter bike you won't outgrow.
    It's big enough for tall riders, but small enough for height-challenged folks, and the weight feels balanced so it handles well, even at low speeds. MSRP $9,499 - 999 cc engine
  • TopSpeed 2021 Picks for Entry-Level Cruisers - gallery
    Unintimidating and priced within reach, the Yamaha Bolt R-Spec is a scrappy ride with enough power and handling to be fun but not get you into too much trouble.
    The torquey V‑Twin engine comes wrapped in a bike that combines old‑school soul and modern form. MSRP $8,499 – 942 cc engine.
  • TopSpeed 2021 Picks for Entry-Level Cruisers - gallery
    Large displacement and expensive, but the Ducati XDiavel Dark is surprisingly unintimidating to ride even though it looks like a sinister monster.
    Handling is good, but it is a cruiser so even though it looks and feels decidedly sporty, it doesn't corner like a sportsbike. MSRP $19,995 – 1,262 cc engine.
  • TopSpeed 2021 Picks for Entry-Level Cruisers - gallery
    The Honda Rebel 300 and 500 have long been beginner favorites with easy to manage power and handling.
    They now come standard with a slip-and-assist clutch for easy lever pulls. MSRP $4,599 & $6,299, 286 cc & 471 cc engines
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