Church of MO: 2009 Star VMax VIDEO!!

John Burns
by John Burns

And in those days when the MOites traversed the digital divide after Ashley parted the waters, many fantastic road tests made it into the modern age, but some without their accompanying stunning photography. This review for instance, written by His Dukeness on the occasion of the amazing new Star VMax a decade ago. But fear ye not, as by that time we’d also begun making stunning videos, which may last on Youtube long after we’ve all departed this mortal coil. Actually the vid shows what the mighty Max was capable of beyond what words can convey anyway, not to mention Kev in all his youthful glory.

Is capable of in fact, as Yamaha will still sell you one for $17,999. In 2009, that seemed like a lot. Today it’s only $9 more than the original, and really just about the going rate for a nice new high-performance motorcycle. If the VMax was ahead of its time, the rest of the world is only just catching up. Or is it? Amen.

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  • Spiff Spiff on Dec 15, 2019

    They need to upgrade this thing. Not a major overhaul, just freshen it up.

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    • Alaskan18724 Alaskan18724 on Dec 17, 2019

      The parts are all in the bin....

  • Alaskan18724 Alaskan18724 on Dec 17, 2019

    Oh, and I still don’t understand the whole “Star” thing. What, could Timmy not pronounce “Yamaha?” Worse than “Ram” and “Dodge,” but I don’t know by how much.

    • Meaty Midrange Meaty Midrange on Dec 18, 2019

      Leave Timmy out of this! He's still in shock over the demise of printed content.