REVIEW: Yamaha V-Star 650 Custom — I Ride My Own

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Yamaha V-Star 650 Custom

Yamaha V-Star 650 Custom

by Marianne Chrome Nomad

My motorcycle was a Honda Shadow Never having had a bike it seemed a manageable size and it very nice. I took a course and rode around the for several months before my first motorcycle trip on it.

It was at point that I realized I had made a grave mistake. The trip out on the highway, I had the bike up to 65 miles per hour and the little engine was wound up tighter a Porsche on the racetrack. I felt the bike was primarily designed for around town, not highway

A few months later, I still shake that dissatisfaction. all, we originally bought our to take wind through and dale. I began looking for a bike. I rode my husband’s cc Yamaha V-Star and loved the However, there was always fear of hitting gravel and the bike leaned far enough I couldn’t right it.

I could further over on the little than I could on a bike as big as an cc.

Eventually, I rode a 650 V-Star It had the look and feel of a bigger and had 5 gears, as opposed to the 4 of the Honda. On the it was comfortable at higher speeds.

With the narrow Custom tire, it was nimble and maneuverable. I like a chrome Jaguar in the jungle! When a truck me, I felt the air displacement a truck out more than I would on a bigger bike, but less on the Honda.

Never did it feel

Like the Honda, this is low slung and I am able to stand both feet flat on both sides. I sit on the fence short and average, so this was a big for me. Additionally, V-Stars come such options as heel/toe and highway boards.

None of this is in the way when my are on the ground.

The shifting is smooth and the is responsive. This well bike is a pleasure to drive. is only one aspect of it that is than ideal. That is the

It seems to be designed for beginners, almost all the way out. This me looking like a newbie the engine revved up a little for a before the bike starts It does take a little used-to.

This bike will get you at 120 miles down the road in deep, comfortable bucket before you hit the reserve fuel. By time, it’s coffee-thirty The reserve switch is fairly to locate, just across the bottom of the speedometer.

The V-Star is blooded and takes very choke on cool days. warmed up, it purrs evenly. has custom pipes for some me, see me effect, but even the stock have a little throatiness to

Overall, the V-Star 650 Custom is a looking, great performing on which to rack up some before investing over grand on a trendy stock At this point, I’ve mine to the point where not sure I ever will. have to give up too many of the options and accessories I’ve so attached to.

Thanks to Marianne Chrome for submitting this personal Marianne says, I am a thirty year old mother of two, and a recent graduate from the category of motorcycle riders. I owned a Honda Shadow 600 and now own a V-Star 650 Custom.

I have thousands miles my belt and frequently ride and in small groups. I can be contacted my professional website, .

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