2008 Yamaha Majesty Scooter Review — Motorcycle USA

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2008 Yamaha Majesty Review

Sure I love I’m not embarrassed to say it. Any chance I get to ride a new I take… but to tell you the truth; I

The may look heavy, but with its radius, it’s quick, and fun to ride.

wasn’t enthusiastic about climbing the good ship Yamaha Majesty.

I my scooters to be… well… scooterly. a distance the Majesty looks heavy and unwieldy. It’s a smidgen smaller than Burgman 400. Sure, the may not be as big as a HD Nightster, which is 110 lbs but the Yamaha Majesty is still 110 lbs than a smaller scooter the Vespa GTV 250.

So, what was I to do? it’s my job, so with a I took her by the handlebars and went off to see she was all about.

I just ignored my I thought to myself, “I’m going to ride”, and I did. I for about an hour. Across and highways, in and out of garages and parking around u-turns and roundabouts and it hit me.

HEY! Wait a sec! is supposed to the “big, clumsy I had forgotten to remind myself of all my As it turns out the Majesty is a blast to She was actually quite quick and

Her turning radius was much than I had expected and I was really with how well the Japanese had out her ergonomics. Hold up… let me stop for a second and get back to the Majesty’s

The Yamaha Majesty YP400 was introduced to the US market in 2004 a successful introduction in Asia and Riders overseas were familiar with smaller of the Majesty (125cc, 150cc, 250cc) and this; the YP400, is the of the 2008 Yamaha scooter

The build quality on the Yamaha is just what you’d

about the most bang for the some Majesty owners have 30,000 miles with very maintenance.

expect from a Japanese manufacturer; flawless. The are made of tight-fitting, high-grade The windscreen is made to resist the rainbow color effect seen through polarized

I’ve talked with a of owners who have had their for three years now and have put than 30,000 miles on of them without a single and without having to change out pads, rotors, or clutches. that for quality? Check the change the oil and the tires and you’re

An experienced rider will say like you are invisible”; one benefit of the large size is greater presence. Top that off with the pair of mighty, bright, headlights and you’re really to miss on the road… but still, like you’re invisible.

The seat is comfortable and sturdy a height of 30 inches, 4.2 inches than Yamaha’s Morphous. the Majesty is a bit wide, a rider who is 5’ 6” might just be able to sit on the with both feet planted on the ground if they up to the very front of the seat it is a bit narrower. When you’re though, you’ll want to back where you can enjoy nice, built-in backrest.

There is really no situation the cannot handle. Flat or up curvy hillsides, single or two up, tight city streets or highways; the Majesty effectively them all thanks to her 395cc, 4-valve, double overhead single-cylinder engine.

The Majesty’s is capable of producing 33.5 hp and a top speed of 106 mph. I personally to stop at 95 mph, since I think of a situation where I need to go any faster. She’s pretty quick with a mph time of 11 seconds.

Not sportbike but quicker than your automobile. Also, unlike average automobile, the Majesty an estimated 51 mpg. That’s a of about 183 miles per fill up, on how you ride.

Since The Majesty is slightly than it’s smaller more stable in windy

One more benefit to having a scooter is stability. Ride windy highways on a 250cc SportCity and then on this and you can really feel the difference. I tucked my helmet behind the and she plowed through the wind a juggernaut. If you are planning to put some cross-country miles on the Majesty, you want to invest in a touring

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You lose a bit from an efficiency but you also spare yourself of the wind and noise fatigue. Go for the ear for added comfort.

Braking is by 267mm front and rear mounted near the large 14- and front and rear wheels. knew you were the sporty and included a set of stylish cast to the package.

The Majesty is so well out. The first time you to engage the handlebar-mounted parking to adjust your helmet on a hill, you’ll start to it. How about that storage

Under the seat alone got 16 gallons! That number may not you, but put it like this… the storage alone swallowed up a a laptop, a video camera, a camera, some accessories and a with a little room to There’s also a light to you see everything in the cavernous storage under the passenger’s seat.

If that’s not enough there’s lockable storage space the leg shield.

With the Majesty’s backrests for you and a passenger, room for and 51 mpg — what more you need?

Speaking of leg shield, how the leg room? As with any touring you’re going to have a between your feet (no floorboard), but you still have of room to adjust your leg with your knees or straight out in front of you. appreciate that on your six-hour ride.

There are so other things… the eye-catching cluster, the cool-burning LED tail the aftermarket accessories. The more you get to her, the more you love

Surprising versatility, smooth and handling, the Yamaha Majesty is a capable machine both on and off the Though, here are a couple of of warning”. If you are a brand new rider, you may to consider starting off with a scooter. It is not uncommon for new riders to the weight of their bikes.

You’d be better off dropping a used scooter than new, 440 lbs of Majesty. If you are a seasoned who is considering a scooter for “puttin’ town” don’t plan on both bikes. Many a has found itself in the classifieds daddy has broken in the Majesty.

true. The 2009 Majesty has an of $6099, up $200 from

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