Yamaha Virago 250 Review | Best Beginner Cruiser Motorcycle – LIFE OF BRI

This is my review of the 2003 Yamaha Virago 250. This is arguably one of the best looking cruiser motorcycles available in the 250cc class. I ride the bike and give you my impressions and ride up to the top of Cypress Mountain.

I’ve ridden the bigger brother Virago XV750 before and also the Suzuki GZ250, so that’s my experience with cruisers. Overall, I love the styling and fuel efficiency of this bike but wish there was more power on tap. In comparison, this Virago is already able to go 10 to 15kph faster than the GZ250 (my first bike) and has a nice vtwin sound. However if you rev it out it does sound like a lawnmower.

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joshatronify says:

Love seeing Vancouver and your review was great as well. Keep it up bud!

DJust787 says:

Sick vid, nice filming, quality info. more subs deserved

Александр Поляков says:

How tall is the driver?

Flyerboi333 says:

can u ask Jeremy if I can test ride it?

Shakeem Pierresaint says:

Seems like if you just double the cc to 500 you’d have the perfect all around bike. enough power for the hwy, but the nibbleness for a city.

Don Aldo Trampi says:

ugly sound sadly :((

Brett Sutherland says:

It’s fast enough it’s responsive corners really well sounds good costs stuff all to run stops quickly all you need . Japanese reliability looks good easy to ride customise lane split accelerate . If you don’t have a big ego and a small dick it’s the perfect Sunday cruiser !

Oscar Yerena says:

I’m 290 pounds and 6 feet 3.
I found one for sale. I wanted to get your input on it. do you think it will fit me? Or is it too small? not looking for speed just a beginner bike to commute with.
Hope to hear back with some input.

Eme400 says:

This video made me fall in love with the bike!

duane willis says:

I’m looking to get into bikes & the Virago 250 or 650 are my top picks because i like how they look bobbed out. But can anyone tell me why the used 250’s i see are so close in price to the 650’s? Maybe i got spoiled from previously looking at cheap GS500s, but why are older Virago 250’s still around $2.5k to $3k USD?

john marston says:

i have an 08 and it came with a windscreen on it made highway ridding terrible from the increased wind wobble

Roadmaster 96 says:

change benzin import ant air iompoir you get accelaration an d by 7 -8 kmh …

Ron Stimac says:

Same bike as the Lifan Royal. Great bike .

Gold3n GM says:

subbed. i like your reviews

Mike S says:

I’m getting one!

Sethuna says:

Very nice video, much enjoyable to say the least. I’m going to take exams for my license soon and I was thinking of buying a Virago 250 as a beginner bike. But I want to commute to work everyday and Idk if it would be a good idea to have only a bike to commute when there’s raining. I want this bike but the weather has me so split, I can’t decide. It’s driving me insane.

Aaron Jones says:

u should review th yamaha star 650 it a biginner bike for bigger people

Kyle DeSmith says:

How would you rate the engine vibration?

Kostas Dalakouras says:

Can you make a trip with virago 250??(for distance about 500 km)

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