Star's $11K Charitable Donation
Given the choice of what motorcycle to ride when surrounded by bikes including the VMAX, Raider SCL and the rest of the 2012 Star model line-up will usually leave the V Star 250 unchosen. An ingenious idea at a recent Star press junket, however, ensured a journalistic derriere in the 250’s seat by making it the most valuable bike available.
Journalists chose cards at photo stops along the route. Popular Star models, such as the VMAX, were worth only a single card whereas lesser models earned riders two cards. The V Star 250 was the only wild card, making it a must-ride for any journalist serious about winning the poker run.
After enduring a rainy freeway ride back to our hotel aboard the V Star 250, I garnered three of a kind, earning me a fourth place finish and a donation of $500 to Riders for Health. And it was worth every wet mile ridden!
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