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V-MAXX 4 Months, 1 Week ago  
My neighbor was injured and was selling his 2015? V-maxx with 1400 miles on it.He asked me to take it for a ride too make sure all was running and working as it should. Call me a puss but that bike scared the hell out of me. I somewhat got on it a couple of times and then realized nothing good can come from this. Never been into the speed thing but that thing is scary fast. It puts out about 175 hp and about 113 lbs of torque. Plus I didn't feel comfortable on it with such a different riding position than my R*. I'm back in my safe zone with a fresh pair of undies and my blanky.
 
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Re:V-MAXX 4 Months, 1 Week ago  
Sheesh. Just buy the damn thing. Never ridden one of those but been on a few bikes that are much faster.

I would like to ride one for sure. I've always heard they are awesome.

Motorcycles are supposed to be fast and powerful. Way more than most cars that most people can afford. Sounds like you just got to experience what it's supposed to be like in the modern age.

My F-150 could blow my Roadstars out of the water. Pretty sad when a pickup truck can do that. One of the reasons I had to let her go and upgrade.
 
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Re:V-MAXX 4 Months, 1 Week ago  
Shit. I just looked up the specs for the Vmax. Now I want one of those too 4 bikes isn't too many really (when you think about it)
 
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Re:V-MAXX 4 Months, 1 Week ago  
It's also setup with a rather neutral rider position so when you get on it, you really gotta hang on. I had a gen1 for a year. By the numbers no faster than my VFR, but wow!
 
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Re:V-MAXX 4 Months, 1 Week ago  
How much does he want for it?
 
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Re:V-MAXX 4 Months, 1 Week ago  
$13,500 I guess I could get used to it but it seems pointless to own something so fast that you are already doing 60 in 2nd gear without even tying. I would probably lose my license trying utilize all that power.I'm not experienced enough for all that power. I'll stick with puttin around.
 
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Re:V-MAXX 4 Months, 1 Week ago  
I wanna find one of those wrecked and use the power plant in a offroad/sand car

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Re:V-MAXX 4 Months, 1 Week ago  
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I wanna find one of those wrecked and use the power plant in a offroad/sand car

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No. No. No. Put it in a off road go kart, that way its smaller than a sand rail
 
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Re:V-MAXX 4 Months, 1 Week ago  
yamaleidy wrote:
My neighbor was injured and was selling his 2015? V-maxx with 1400 miles on it.He asked me to take it for a ride too make sure all was running and working as it should. Call me a puss but that bike scared the hell out of me. I somewhat got on it a couple of times and then realized nothing good can come from this. Never been into the speed thing but that thing is scary fast. It puts out about 175 hp and about 113 lbs of torque. Plus I didn't feel comfortable on it with such a different riding position than my R*. I'm back in my safe zone with a fresh pair of undies and my blanky.

If we called you a Puss... you would get mad. Even though it was Your idea.
If I were not 6'-5" with 36" inseam, I would Love to have one of those.
I LIKE to go Fast... I just choose Not to. Speeding tickets can get expensive! I'm not into competition, so the Track is out of the equation.
 
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Re:V-MAXX 4 Months, 1 Week ago  
It was crazy fast Spydr. From all I have read on the V-maxx is it's a great bike going in mostly a straight line but not all that graceful in corners. I ride because it helps me unwind and I think a lot when I ride. You need to be totally focused with that much power or things can get out of hand quickly. Plus I enjoy having a drivers license. Damn, I do sound like a puss.
I'm getting old,a little slack here.
 
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