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Old 09-05-2012, 02:09 PM   #1
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Old 09-05-2012, 05:46 PM   #2
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Even though it's improved in every way over the old Vmax at least they kept the classic ugly, cobbled-together styling motif.
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Old 09-05-2012, 07:00 PM   #3
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This is definitely a "what the hell, I just inherited/won a boatload of money and I need to spend some of it on over the top toys" kind of bike. Sure would love to be in that situation one day! I will take one of these with a set of free flowing cans please...
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Old 09-06-2012, 01:41 AM   #4
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This is definitely a "what the hell, I just inherited/won a boatload of money and I need to spend some of it on over the top toys" kind of bike. Sure would love to be in that situation one day! I will take one of these with a set of free flowing cans please...
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Old 09-06-2012, 06:30 AM   #5
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What surprised me about this bike when I rode one in Daytona was how "normal" it could be. It's a perfectly usable bike for day to day riding, if you want it to be.

Or you can whack the throttle, spin the rear tire, shoot past the ride leader with the front tire a few inches off the pavement, and get banned from Yamaha demo rides for the rest of the week.
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Old 09-06-2012, 11:52 AM   #6
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Or you can whack the throttle, spin the rear tire, shoot past the ride leader with the front tire a few inches off the pavement, and get banned from Yamaha demo rides for the rest of the week.
Nice job Spaceman! Doing us MOrons proud!
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Old 09-06-2012, 08:03 PM   #7
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They will sell this in the US but not the Tenere 660....alright then...
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Old 09-06-2012, 10:02 PM   #8
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Nice bike, but I would rather have the Diavel than the V-Max as my power cruiser toy =)
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Old 09-07-2012, 10:45 AM   #9
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^^^ what you said.
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Old 09-07-2012, 12:48 PM   #10
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Good ol' japanese styling, I'd rether see them making these kinds of bikes than cookie cutter Harley knock-offs. It may look like gramma in a G string but it'd probably be fun to ride
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