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2015 YAMAHA SMAX
Milage: 0 - 1000 Miles
Likes: Rear disc brake, flat floor board, windshield, top speed
Dislikes:
No engine temp gauge

Review: Great bike. First 500 miles done and no problems. Windshield is awesome and the bike is very stable at top speed (indicated 83mph). I'm 5'9" 230lbs. I've checked fuel economy 3 times and achieved 83mpg each time. I have moved to riding this bike full time and the flat floor allows for light shopping if you actually fill the trunk. I did look at other bikes for about a year, but once I saw the flat floor and rear disc I was sold.

Downsides I have noticed include gas gauge reads dead empty with a half gallon remaining so I never get to that 150mile mark I would expect from a tank. Second, if the handle bars where maybe just a half inch higher parking lot navigating would be completely flawless but I notice this less and less as I try different seating and foot positions. Wishlist includes USB charging port up front or in trunk, coolant temperature gauge under seat storage bag windshield extender and GPS mount.”



2015 YAMAHA SMAX
Milage: 0 - 1000 Miles
Likes: Everything!
Dislikes:
None so far

Review:I have been riding scooters since 2004 and have owned scooters ranging from the Yamaha Zuma 50, Vino 125, Zuma 125, Riva 200, and Majesty 400. From the beginning I have looked for "THE" scooter without any luck until now. The SMax is everything I have ever wanted in a scooter. The current mileage on my scooter is 350 miles so it is not close to being broken in. However, I checked gas mileage on the second tankful and was amazed at 95.4 mpg. You must realize that my top speed during break-in is 40-45 mph (mostly 35 mph). For those concerned about such things, Motorcycle USA tested the SMax with a GPS and found max speed at 77 mph.

My main concern when I first saw the SMax was the stepped seat arrangement because I had heard that they were not too comfortable. In reality I have found it to be very comfortable. The handling is terrific. The engine response to throttle movement is awesome. Because I am accustomed to analogue speedos it took a while to get used to the digital speedo but now I actually like it better. Living in southern Illinois provides me with many two lane highways to ride on and now I can do it with the SMax. I give it a 10!!”

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