I was able to reach the levers just fine without my hands leaving the grip, but my hands are bigger than most women. It does not include the weight of options or accessories. It can be adjusted using a tool from the tool kit located under the seat. I also just turned the 1,400 mile mark. I will be waiting a few more days for them to install the heated grips for me. Number one: a resurgence of entry level riders I would assume mostly male entry level riders view anything under a 950cc motorcycle as too small these days a la the V Star 650 , and number two, these riders don't want the same old cruiser that's out there. The Tourer comes with the shortest one that was right in the middle of my vision.
The fuel tank has the fuel capacity of 4. Your review seems to confirm that it's a nice ride. I would have preferred it to be either lower or higher and since this was the shortest, I would opt for the next size up so I could look through it. If I had to go through the whole process again. The power is efficiently delivered to the rear wheel by using the simple, quiet belt drive which is maintenance free. This system consists up of large 320 mm of a front and 298 mm of rear discs that provide strong braking performance.
Meter functions include speedometer, fuel level warning light, oil level warning light, and odometer with two trip meter functions, fuel trip meter, and clock display. This bike has outstanding front and rear fender of rear steel. It looks great and rides like a dream. After that experience, I began to research the different Star models and found this article outlining the pros and cons of the 950. The all-new 2017 Yamaha V Star 950 Tourer is one of the best tourer bikes of Yamaha Brand. The bike leans easily into the turns.
It fits in the entire saddle so I was able to take advantage of the high lumbar support in the back. Let us know if you think there's that much of a difference. At 6' 225 pounds it had the parts and pieces I wanted and it fit better than the rest of the bikes in the 650cc - 1100cc range. In keeping with the V-Star 1300 Tourer's long-distance aspirations, the big 4. Ask questions Join the group or the general group. Wind levels at highway speeds will depend on your height.
Look at the Ecomobile thread on the forum. Front brake reservoir is on the handlebars and the rear brake reservoir is on the right front side of the engine and easy to get to. Shifting through the five-speed transmission was smooth. One of my friends bought an 1100 last fall and now really wishes he would have waited for this bike. It seems the 950 still does nicely at 70 mph.
Unlike the somewhat more raucous Harley engines, the V-Star 1300 sounds a bit more modulated and measured. The accessories are bolted to the bike instead of that convenient quick release feature. I am 6ft 260lbs and I have no issues with feeling cramped, have a boatload of torque and the powerband is really large in any gear. The weight of the bike, 612 pounds, is not overtly light, but it's not extremely heavy either. I've added an engine guard, rear rack, highway pegs and passing lamps.
I loved my 650 and put over 50,000 miles on it. And I believe Pauli466 has sold me on eventually upgrading to Progressive fork springs. And I know it will only get better as I am able to upgrade air intake and exhaust. I don't ride that aggressively so I'm not too worried about scraping. Definitely not a deal breaker but something to take note of if you have short arms. He had me stand up both the Honda and a Yamaha which was one of the biggest motorcycles I'd ever seen and I was impressed at the light feel for something that size. I just love this review.
I currently have over 1700 miles on it in a little under a month of owning it and overall has always been a fantastic ride. This bike handles very well. I admit that I was intimidated by the thought of going from the 250 from class to a 950 since this was to be my very first bike and I have had no riding experience prior to class, but I've always been a firm believer that once you see the one, you'll know it. Women usually have shorter torsos than men. The injectors are four-hole, two-directional types with spray aimed at the valve surfaces. True blue beginners may want to think twice about buying a 950cc 600-pound plus motorcycle as their first. It handles excellent on the curvy roads and is very smooth riding on highways at highway speeds.
I am looking at a Mustang as well and I would be interested in getting your thoughts once you have it. So if that can be accomplished in the next 6-12 months, I think I'll have to put off the bike. All in all, I am happy with the choice that I made in purchasing a. This bike has the powerful engine with the best chassis. It has him riding a motorcycle, of sorts. I found the 950 flew through turns and if it wasn't for the low ground clearance I would have picked up my speed and really dived into the corners. You had to wind it up, and finally third felt alright.
There is a neutral led light, fuel low led light, high beam indicator led light, Turn signal indicator led light, oil level warning led light and engine trouble warning led light. I love the Aero but I'd like a little more torque and it cries out for a 6th year at 65 mpg. Look at the Ecomobile thread on the forum. Star Motorcycle Jackets for Women Star has an extensive line of apparel for women. I liked the look and sound of straight pipes rather than the stock ones so replaced the pipes with Cobra Speedster Long pipes and added a Power CommanderV fuel management system to the bike at the same time. The engine has the great detailing with the polished cylinders fins, and beautifully chrome plated cylinder head covers for the best appearance.