2016-2018 Yamaha Bolt Review

As Yamaha’s “Made in the U.S.” cruiser line, Star shows its stuff with the 2018 lineup. The Bolt continues with that classic “bobber” style — high tank and short wheelbase — folks here expect to see in old-school styling. Powered by an air-cooled V-twin engine, but with a plenty of technology on board, the Bolt is a good in-between size — not too small that you’ll outgrow it soon and not so big that it is intimidating for new riders. The bobber-style solo seat, easy cruisin’ rider triangle and naked-bike look make the Bolt a choice little bar hopper or commuter ride.

Design

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“Traditionally, the Bolt has been a powerful little urban aggressor with snappy throttle response and an even powerband.”

Traditionally, the Bolt has been a powerful little urban aggressor with snappy throttle response and an even powerband, and there’s no reason to believe the 2018 is any different. Lightweight for a cruiser, the Bolt is agile and easy to handle even for folks new to two wheels.

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