2009 Yamaha T-Max 500 Review —

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Yamaha T-Max 500
Yamaha T-Max 500

The ideal combo of scooter and

The T-Max was totally revamped for the model year, which is the we now get Stateside for 2009. A new body which grows on you, an all-new alloy frame, replaces the old tubular steel

The first impression on approach is it’s extraordinarily long. when you sit on it, the seat feels high, and wide. The T-Max not have a completely flat like a classic scooter. the relatively low step-through threshold it easier to get on and off than a conventional

The seat height comes play when paddling the into and out of parking spots. I myself sliding forward off the so that I could plant of my own weight on the ground when it around.

With a full of fuel, it weighs close to 500 It takes a fair amount of to get it up on the center stand, but the passenger rail provides a solid for that job. I found I the weight more when I had to it off the stand.

It is also the first bike ridden with a parking

The starting protocol is simple: the key and kill switch in the ‘on’ there’s a momentary delay the fuel injection system up. Then you hold either lever in and hit the starter button. are no foot controls. The rear is operated by the lever on the left and the front brake, as usual, on the There is no kick starter, nor is it to bump-start it.

Yamaha T-Max 500

An automatic centrifugal clutch when you increase revs. I a slight delay in the clutch that was frustrating when I was to get away at low throttle openings. To set out smoothly, I found myself the left (rear) brake in I felt the clutch bite, easing off the brake to roll

I own a Yamaha Vino 125, clutches flawlessly, so I suspect glitch might come to a minor setup problem on ’s particular test bike. As as you’re underway, the low center of keeps it unthreatening even at speeds.

Despite being a foot longer than an R1, the T-Max is very maneuverable in If you’re out running errands, room for a good-sized bag of groceries, or a helmet under the seat. The is held in the open position by a of hydraulic lifters, and there’s a light in the storage compartment.

There are also two non-locking compartments’ in the front cowl. I that, in Europe, commuters these for a pack of Gauloise in one and a flask of Grappa in the other. Or just coins for tolls.

Yamaha T-Max 500
Yamaha T-Max 500
Yamaha T-Max 500
Yamaha T-Max 500
Yamaha T-Max 500
Yamaha T-Max 500

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