Scrambled Egg: ChapMoto Cooks up a Tasty Bolt Scrambler


When Star Motorcycles introduced the Star Bolt several years ago, the new model ticked off a lot of boxes on many motorcyclists’ wants and desires lists. The bike is nimble, lightweight, has great modern styling, and is easy for beginners to ride yet offers enough pep and aggression to keep veteran riders thoroughly entertained. The […]

The Stepson of Anarchy: Chaparral Motorsports’ Battle of the Bolts Build

Double up or strap on a travel bag, this R-Spec is ready for whatever.

This past fall, Star Motorcycles held a contest called Battle of the Bolts, in which Star Motorcycle dealers had the opportunity customize a stock Bolt or Bolt R-spec for a chance to win big prizes. The rules were pretty straight forward, basically you had to use at least $750 worth of Star parts and accessories, […]

Yamaha Announces Newly Updated 2016 Star Bolt

2016 Yamaha Star Bolt

Yamaha is known for its dirt bikes, motocross presence and high-powered sport bikes, but many might not realize it has an increasingly popular cruiser lineup as well. One of their most sought after street bikes is the Yamaha Star Bolt, which is actually the third-highest selling bike in that class for the motorcycle manufacturer. Recently, Yamaha announced […]

Yamaha Star Bolt C-Spec Transforms Cruiser And Café Racer Alike

2015 Yamaha Bolt C-Spec - Action

Yamaha has been busy in 2014 prepping for next year with its motorcycle lineup. The Yamaha Star Bolt C-Spec gives the Japanese manufacturer another unique ride that could be a big enough cross to please both cruiser and café racer enthusiasts. The Star Bolt has a 945cc V-Twin powerplant that takes a different approach from […]

First Look: The New 2015 Star Bolt C-Spec

bolt c-spec2

You would never think coffee and hardware would go together…and make sense. But that’s exactly where we are at with the release of Yamaha Star Motorcycles’ new Bolt C-Spec—all the stripped-down, no-nonsense attitude many have come to love about the Bolt, but with a hot splash of café styling. With a few simple additions and […]

Motorcycle Maniac: 2014 Yamaha Star Raider

2014 Yamaha Raider

2014 Yamaha Star Raider: Merging Style And Substance A few of the top cruisers on the market will have you feeling as if you’re riding a completely custom machine – without the work. The new 2014 Yamaha Star Raider looks to be just that type of ride, combining the sleek style of a custom cruiser with […]

Motorcycle Maniac: 2013 Yamaha Raider SCL

2013 Yamaha Raider SCL

2013 Yamaha Raider SCL: A Cool, Custom Bike Yamaha may be best known for its off-road machines, but the manufacturer has created a few cruisers that are certainly top-notch. One of the coolest new selections is the 2013 Yamaha Raider SCL. With only 500 made, it’s one of the most limited editions on the market, but […]

LA Calendar Motorcycle Show A Rousing Success

LA Calendar Motorcycle Show A Rousing Success

Long Beach, California, was the place to be in mid-July. The West Coast locale was the site of the 22nd Annual LA Calendar Motorcycle Show, one of the most highly anticipated events on the schedule for motorsports fans each year. The festival returned to the Queen Mary Seawalk Village July 14, where thousands of riders, […]

Motorcycle Maniac: 2013 Yamaha Stryker

2013 Yamaha Stryker - Red

2013 Yamaha Stryker: A Classic Bike With An Aggressive Side Let’s face it – part of the allure of having a motorcycle is looking cool as you ride. Sleek machines, customized motorcycle apparel, the freedom of the open road, the speed – it all comes together to create the ultimate package, and it’s one that […]

Motorcycle Maniac: 2013 Yamaha V Star 1300 Deluxe

2013 Yamaha V-Star 1300 Deluxe

2013 Yamaha V STAR 1300 Deluxe: The Total Package Yamaha recently launched the 2013 version of the V STAR 1300 Deluxe, and it’s definitely a bike that should be known for its value. It packs on the special features and luxury style without sacrificing practicality – a concept that can be pretty hit or miss in the […]