Archive for julio, 2009

Female rider spices life with the Yamaha VMAX and annihilates an R6

Icon is an over-used word, but the Yamaha V-Max comes as close as anything on two wheels to deserve that description.   Now there’s a new VMAX (note the confusing change of spelling) and Jane Omorogbe tries to avoid the hype and concentrate on the riding.   A QUARTER of a century, that’s how long […]

VMAX Wide Wheel (240 Tire)

Want to mount a little more meat on your Monster?   High-quality, die cast wheel is the same design as the stock wheel with one exception; it allows for the fit-up of a 240 tire*. Wheel requires Wide Wheel Bearing Kit (2S3-F53S2-V0-00), sold separately. Bearing Kit includes bearings, seals, O-Ring, collar, screws, and valve stem […]

Harley VROD and Yamaha VMAX comparison test

We face two monsters with legendary names and surnames, which are characterized by the powerful acceleration provided by its flagship engines. ¿cruiser style? Yes, but do they intend to accelerate like an R? Harley Davidson V-Rod Muscle VRSCF     American built The latest addition to the family V-Rod comes with an aesthetic that reinforces […]

VMAX blows the Hayabusa, R6, Old VMAX and all others in the weeds

  The new 2009 Yamaha V-Max made a whopping 184bhp at the rear tyre, and 116ft lb of torque. In numbers it has more torque than a Yamaha R6 has got in horsepower, and makes it more powerful than our previous best the Suzuki Hayabusa with 2bhp less. We put the bike through its paces […]