Archive for June, 2009

New exclusive offering from Cannes Motor Services VMAX Wizards

Some new stuff has emerged from the wizards at Cannes Motor Services the legendary VMAX specialists based in the Chic town of Cannes. Not to be outdone by their initial offering on these pages they have now released some billet aluminum wheels and engine cross brace. Plus a fake billet tank protector. Worldwide mail-order is [...]

Akrapovic releases new muffler and collector for Yamaha VMAX

The now legendary Akrapovic exhaust maker has released its new muffler cans for the new VMAX. There is also a separate collector option which does away with the Cat box and all its weight. No performance figures have been released as yet but expect around 5% more from the engine due to better breathing characteristics.

 
 
 
 
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Power play – Yamaha VMAX

Icon is an overused word, but the Yamaha VMAX comes as close as anything on two wheels to deserving that description, writes Jane Omorogbe

 
A QUARTER of a century - that’s how long we have waited for the second-generation Yamaha VMAX. The original was known for having rocket-like power that was as mismatched to the bike’s [...]