2011 Star Stryker I STORY AND PHOTOGRAPHY BY KIT PALMER
PHOTO BY ANDREA WILSON
Be prepared for a firm ride.
26-inch seat height, the lowest
in the Star family, makes you feel
as though you’re sitting “in” it, not
“on” it, and you can plant your
feet firmly on the ground, thus
inspiring “I’m-in-charge” confidence. The seat is wide and very
firm, handlebars are right where
they should be, and the footpegs
are placed well out in front of you.
There is plenty of room to stretch
out, and it’s very comfortable.
Despite the outrageously long
front end, the front wheel visually disappears when you settle
in (it’s blocked by the chrome
The right sound is in the
ears of the beholder.