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2008 Yamaha V Star 1300 "Monster Glide"

August 31, 2016
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Our September 2016 cover bike is a 2008 Yamaha V Star 1300, which is owned by Todd Ashe from Lenexa, Kansas. To find out more about Todd, check out his interview, and for more photos of his bike and our cover model Michelle, check out her interview as well. For this month's issue, we also invite you to check out our behind the scenes photos and video taken at our September 2016 cover shoot.

Year: 2008
Model: Yamaha V Star 1300

Size (ci) Make: 1300cc/80ci Yamaha V2, four-stroke
Fuel System: Fuel Injected
Cooling System: Corbin Cooling
Air Cleaner: K&N
Pipes: Vance & Hines

Make/Model: Yamaha OEM
Shifting: Five speed

Painter: Scott Thomas, Nicki Jo, and John Nicholas

Color/Type: Custom Monster Glide Theme

Bars: Hell Razor
Faring: Reckless
Speedometer: Speed Gauge Customs
Lighting: Custom LEDs
Front Pegs: Ultra Cycle
Rear Pegs: Kuryakyn
Bags: Custom leather by Edwards Brothers in Merriam, Kansas

Other Information/Specs
The monster depicted on the tank is our version of what the monster of Monster Energy would look like. The windscreen is painted to mimic the carbon fiber throughout the bike.

Photos by Dick Carlson with Carlson Digital Photography

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