2000 Yamaha Road Star

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  • Big Twin Cruiser

    Aug 7, 2000 by George_Chabot is a Top Reviewer on Epinions in Cars & Motorsports
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Beautiful, gobs of torque.
    Cons: None I could see.

    Summary: Road Star The 2000 Yamaha Road Star is a big V-Twin cruiser with muscle to spare. Sporting an air-cooled 48-degree V-Twin motor, the Road Star takes advantage of the old technology familiar to Harley riders with a few refinements ... read more

  • The Perfect Cruiser, If Riding Is Your First Priority

    Mar 3, 2005 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Simplicity, terrific torque, good handling, all day comfort, great looks, well built, fabulous lines.
    Cons: Not enough power, ground clearance, or brakes. Vibration related problems. Dealer service is spotty.

    Summary: I started out riding as a kid, when Honda was telling everyone that you meet the nicest people on a Honda. First, there were mini bikes, then Honda Trail 50's, fell in love with riding on a Trail 90, and ultimately wandered out to the edge on a Suzuki ... read more

  • What a cruiser is supposed to be!!!

    Apr 3, 2004 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Does what a cruiser is built to do.
    Cons: Can't get a tank of gas without answering a lot of questions ;-)

    Summary: I have a 1999 Road Star that I purchased used, it only had 3700 miles on it and was in “like new” condition. I have been riding motorcycles since the age of 14. The Road Star is defiantly a nice bike! I have added many accessories and if I get ... read more

  • 2001 Road Star Torque Monster, WOW!!

    Jan 25, 2003 by
    Not yet rated.
    Pros: Sound, Torque, Torque, and Torque. Fit and finish, smooth ride, Great Chrome
    Cons: None so Far!

    Summary: This is the bike I have wanted all my life! A full 1602cc or 85ci 48 degree V-Twin Torque Monster Rules. I wanted a Royal Star since their debut in 1996 but with all the articles about lack of power, waited, and am I glad I did. With 99 foot pounds of ... read more

  • The best bike ever built, and produced

    Oct 3, 2002 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Very stylish, reliable, comfortable
    Cons: None unless you don't want the best

    Summary: Before I go off rambling here, let me say the Road Star is with out a doubt the best bike ever made. It will be my last bike unless I upgrade to a newer year Road Star. It can not be beat in looks, reliability, easy maintenance, and comfort. I hope ... read more

  • Awesome machine!

    Jul 1, 2002 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Awesome torque, Good handling, Stunning look
    Cons: None so far.

    Summary: I have just bought the Roadstar 2002 two weeks ago and have put about 400 miles on it. Before purchasing the bike, I did a lot of research to find out which cruiser suits me. The most good review I've read were on the Roadstar. It seems to have stand out ... read more

  • The ULTIMATE CRUISER!!!

    Jun 3, 2002 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Power, Comfort, and exceptional looks and plenty of Aftermarket accessories..
    Cons: NONE!!!!

    Summary: What can I say? Where do I start? One word....AWESOME. I was in the market for A HD Heritage Softail. After receiving the wonderful, courteous service from the local Harley dealership (NOT!!!) I decided that there must be some other avenue to approach. ... read more

  • 2001 Yamaha Road Star "Midnight Star"

    Jun 15, 2001 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Very Powerful, Like feel of engine Rumbling, Great Gas mileage, rides very smooth
    Cons: Yamaha Accessories too expensive, but after market not too bad.

    Summary: This is my second bike, I first had a Suzuki 650 salvage, just too small. Traded it for my 2001 Yamaha Road Star "Midnight Star" I love it, can not find anything bad about it. Plenty of power, the feel the engine gives you, the rumble at idle, just ... read more

  • 2001 Road Star; the perfect cruiser

    Apr 4, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: fantastic Power! Great Torque! Great Breaking! Good Range! Awesome Value!
    Cons: It creates a lot of envy on other Bikers

    Summary: I just purchased My 2001 Road Star a little over a week ago, and the power is just fantastic, the low end torque is something of a super dragster. I had the dealer Jet it and removed the ECG, installed B.A.K. (Big air kit), V&H Pipes and lots of extra ... read more

  • Best chrome for your cash

    Feb 12, 2001 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: The most chrome for your cash. Easily accessorized, dependable and beautiful.
    Cons: Pipes are too quiet. Main oil drain bolt almost inaccessible

    Summary: I've owned over 17 bikes over the last 20 years and this is one of the best-designed bikes I've owned. The best attributes of the Road Star are it's beautiful classic design, it's monstrous displacement (V98 cubic inches), easy to handle ergonomics due ... read more

  • Roadstar 2001

    Dec 26, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Looks, cost, performance
    Cons: none

    Summary: I originally was going to buy the HD Fat Boy but had second thoughts once I took a good long hard look at the 2001 Roadstar. I'm glad I did. The Fat Boy is a fine bike, no mistake about it, but I'm not into spending a few thousand more for the ... read more

  • cuda

    Nov 16, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Looks, value, power, reliability
    Cons: I don't think so

    Summary: I have owned many a motor cycle in my 32 years riding and this is by far the best experience yet! I have ridden Harleys and Kawasakis, Hondas Nortons and some smaller Yamaha's, but nothing compares to the feeling of pure excitement. No problems after a ... read more

  • Love the way it rides, BUT...

    Aug 27, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Excellent handling, quality and cost.
    Cons: Very poor accessories.

    Summary: I bought a 2000 Road Star just 3 weeks ago. I chose this bike because it just seemed to fit me and it had the look and feel I wanted, without the high price. Also, I have a 32" inseam and, though it could be 1" lower, I did not have any ... read more

  • Rave on about the Road Star

    Jul 21, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Big torque evenly delivered at all engine speeds, great looks, sweet exhaust note when accelerating.
    Cons: Almost too quiet.

    Summary: I bought my 2000 Road Star because it was love at first sight. The long lines and classic style captured my full attention and my motor lovin heart. I have 2600 miles on it now and still can't get enough. Just prowling around, its a sweet mellow ride ... read more

  • WRITE the CHECK!

    Mar 22, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Looks , feels and rides Great!
    Cons: Some of the dealers jack up the price.

    Summary: I was on a motorcycle from the time I was a small kid, until I went into the Military at the age of 20. I actually got a class M drivers license before I was licensed to drive a car. After 16 years of being off of two wheels, I finally gave in to ... read more

  • Solid and a Torque Monster

    Jan 22, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: TORQUE, TORQUE, TORQUE
    Cons: Typical first year growing pains

    Summary: This was my first bike in several years and was a little apprehensive with it being a new production model,However, after riding it, all my fears were gone and I was writing a check! as with any new production run there are several "Issues" ... read more

  • Its title of Cruiser of the Year given to it by two top well known motorcylce magazines was no fluke.

    Jan 1, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Quality, Dependability, Affordability
    Cons: Longer wearing tires

    Summary: This is by far the greatest motorcycle I have ever owned or rode. I have rode several makes and models with varying engine displacements and accessories. The Yamaha Roadstar is by far the greatest value on the market today. This is the first bike I have ... read more

  • Update on Monster Fun

    Dec 27, 1999 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Great Price, value and performance
    Cons: Low ground clearance, (drags the foot boards easily),

    Summary: I am the proud owner of a new Yamaha Road Star. It replaced my Honda Shadow and has surpassed my expectations in the riding experience. On my first ride I put more than 500 miles on the bike in one day. It performed flawlessly and impressed ... read more

  • the ultimate cruiser

    Dec 26, 1999 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: biggest production v-twin made
    Cons: none that i have found

    Summary: I purchased the Road Star after riding the V-Star Classic for two years. The V-Star Classic is a beautiful motorcycle and is a very fine motorcycle by anyones standards . After riding the Yamaha middle weight cruiser the next thing to do is go get ... read more

  • fact and fiction

    Dec 20, 1999 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: looks,handling,large fuel tank,price
    Cons: dealers ignorance of the product

    Summary: after a 100 mile ride on this bike and months of research i purchased the road star. It is 1602 cc of raw torque.on the upside this is te best handling bike i ever been on i have ridden harleys for 20 tears so i am not new to this,the low seat makes this ... read more

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