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Showcase cover image for My VMax - 1700cc, 200HP, 0-60mph in 3.0 sec, 640lbs. No beginner bike.

General Information

Year
2009
Make
Yamaha
Model
VMax 1700 cc
Color
Black
History
Ordered it w/o test drive, me still being in Germany, for delivery in TX.
Saw the new model at the Frankfurt bike show back in 2008. Holy moly!
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In 28 years of riding, I never owned a “performance street“ bike before, only Japanese mid-size adventure thumpers, and my 1150GSA, but this thing just looked too tempting. What a beauty of an engine!!!
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Looking good in the TX sun... just the OEM pipes had to go soon - much better now...
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And look at this mod: those ugly ears
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just recently had to make space for some fantastic tiny, but super-bright Kellermanns!

Now we’re talking...
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Modifications

Interior
Power commander
Exterior
OEM Windshield, Escort radar detector connected to shift light that no-one needs
(me genius!)
Audio
Quattrophonic speakers (those chrome thingies on the side of the tank, shooting out the music to where you will be in a few milliseconds)
Lighting
kellermann micro blinkers
Exhaust
Vance&Hines

Comments

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That must be the biggest bike radiator ever
 
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