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  1. Buying First Cruiser Soon - Virago - Size vs. Miles

    First Bike / New Rider
    I'm purchasing my first cruiser soon and I've got some options and could use some advice. I've fallen head over heals for the mid 80s Yamaha Virago and seem them posted all the time in my area. Right now I'm debating between two 84s - A 700 with almost no information (short term owner 33k...
  2. Modifications to Yamaha Star Stryker

    Building, Restoration & Modification
    I have a 2011 Yamaha Star Stryker. My previous bike, a 2008 Yamaha 650 Custom, was a small project bike for a ton of aftermarkets. I am hoping to do the same with this one. I want to keep the "gothic, shadow, dark" theme. Everything on the bike, minus the exhaust, and the seat, I want...
  3. '92 Virago Horrific Performance (Max Speed of 50 mph, No Guts)

    Yamaha
    I'm no mechanic, but two real ones haven't been able to figure out what's happening with my bike, so I'm trying to figure some things out on my own. Bike sat for a couple years, and I had carbs cleaned. Bike would backfire a lot, and the mechanic couldn't figure it out. I let the bike sit...
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