If you are riding a cruiser, there is no need to prove anything. These motorcycles emanate confidence, power and give out oh so iconic rumbling. Sadly, this class of bikes is also often associated with a rather hefty price tag. But today, we will attempt to help out those riders who are seeking models with the lowest stickers and we will prove to you that riding with style doesn’t come at a price of 10 plus grand.
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Indian Scout Sixty: indianmotorcycle.com/en-us/scout-sixty
Though cruisers from Indian are among the classiest models on the market, they are often associated with premium pricetags and bulky forms. However, the company also carries several rather affordable models under the Scout moniker. The base one in the family is the Indian Scout Sixty that starts below $10,000 and comes powered by a downsized liquid-cooled V-Twin engine with 1000cc or 61 cubic inches of displacement.
Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Classic: kawasaki.com/Products/2020-Vulcan-900-Classic?cm_re=CATEGORYLANDING-_-PRODUCTTHUMBNAIL-_-PRODUCTDETAILS
The first thing that attracts the attention once you see the Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Classic is its bold appearance. The timeless design language includes a traditional round headlamp with bar-mounted turn lights, a large countered black seat, spacious floorboards and the largest in its class 5.3-gallon fuel tank.
Yamaha Bolt & Bolt R-Spec: yamahamotorsports.com/sport-heritage/models/bolt
2020 Yamaha Bolt & Bolt R-Spec are the bare-bone, old-school cruisers in the Yamaha range, that continue to attract rides with their solid chassis setup and reliable, torque engine.
Harley Davidson-Street 750: harley-davidson.com/us/en/motorcycles/street-750.html
From any angle, the Harley Davidson-Street 750 is a decent compromise between performance, standard equipment, fuel economy and, of course, pricing.
Honda Shadow Aero: powersports.honda.com/street/cruiser/shadow-aero and Honda Shadow Phantom: powersports.honda.com/street/cruiser/shadow-phantom
The Shadow Series of motorcycles was introduced in 1983 to address the needs of the American cruiser market back in the day. Since 2011, the VT line has been limited to a single 750cc displacement
Kawasaki Vulcan S: kawasaki.com/Products/2020-Vulcan-S-ABS?cm_re=CATEGORYLANDING-_-PRODUCTTHUMBNAIL-_-PRODUCTDETAILS
The Vulcan family was introduced to market in 1984, while the current S bike debuted for the 2015 model year, as the smallest one in the lineup.
Honda Rebel 300/500: powersports.honda.com/street/cruiser/rebel-300 and powersports.honda.com/street/cruiser/rebel-500
Offered in two engine options, a 286cc single cylinder and a 471cc parallel twin, the Honda Rebel is an extremely popular cruiser model, that has a comfy riding position with a seat height of 27.2inches and a manageable weight of 365 to 408 lbs depending on the model.
Yamaha V Star 250: yamahamotorsports.com/sport-heritage/models/v-star-250
2020 Yamaha V Star 250 occupies the entry-level position in Yamaha’s cruiser range, offering affordable pricing below 4.5k paired with a true rumble of V-Twin engine. Another added advantage is the big and imposing cruiser-look of this V Star that is combined with quite compact dimensions and a wet weight of only 326 lbs.
2021 UM Renegade Sport S: umglobal.com/en/index.php/cruisers/renegade_sport_s_2021
Though UM-Motorcycles primarily focuses on the Asian market as its main sales-driving force, since 2016, the company also operates in Europe, which means that its ultra-affordable Renegade Sport S is available from a number of local outlets.
Royal Enfield Classic 350 & Bullet 350: royalenfield.com/in/en/motorcycles/classic-models/ royalenfield.com/in/en/motorcycles/bullet-models/bullet-350/
Besides being Royal Enfield’s best-selling makes, both the Classic and Bullet models have a long history behind them. The latter dates back to early 1930s, while the former is inspired by machines that came out of the Reddich factory in late 1940s, right after the WWII.
Suzuki Boulevard S40:
suzukicycles.com/Product%20Lines/Cycles/Products/Boulevard%20S40/2019/S40.aspx and Suzuki Boulevard M50: suzukicycles.com/Product%20Lines/Cycles/Products/Boulevard%20M50/2018/M50.aspx and Suzuki Boulevard C50: globalsuzuki.com/motorcycle/products/boulevard_c50
Smaller displacement versions of the beastly Boulevard M109R BOSS, are available in the Savage S40 model and multiple 45 degree V-Twin modifications: the M50 Intruder, C50 Volusia and C50T.