Ever since Yamaha took the wraps off its Transcontinental Touring line of motorcycles, the bagger fans here at MO have been chomping at the bit to throw a leg over the 2018 Yamaha Star Eluder. From the ever-popular V-Twin propulsion to the latest in motorcycle electronic technology, the Eluder appears to have just about everything a bagger should. Read on to find out why.
Virtually Identical to the Star Venture
Well, not even virtually. The Star Eluder is the Star Venture without a few key components. Front and rear are the shorter windscreen and the trunk. How could the Eluder be a bagger, otherwise? Naturally, the windshield adjustment and the rear speakers with their dual-zone audio controls were eliminated, too. Two items you might miss on the Eluder are the Sure Park assistance for moving the bike backwards (and forward!) and the heated grips (which are still available as an option).
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