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post #1 of 16 (permalink) Old 06-24-2015, 12:20 PM Thread Starter
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Real nice majesty at south and earl ave in Lafayette, in. Around 2:45 pm.
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A friend has one but its all scraped up from being dropped on both sides. More of a runner than a looker, and he's in Va. Beach, VA. Not the one you saw. They are a rare sight either way.
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Real nice majesty at south and earl ave in Lafayette, in. Around 2:45 pm.
Majesty? You mean a Yamaha Majesty? Or the Queen, maybe? If the first, what year, what size? I had a chance to buy a 400 recently for a decent price, but I didn't like what I learned about mpg and maintenance.
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Guys are you discussing about Yamaha majesty.
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heh.. yep that'll get your post numbers up. And yep.. Yamaha Majesty.
Pretty bike. small storage.

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I keep seeing the same one over and over. Every time I walk through my garage. Or take it out for a ride.
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I keep seeing the same one over and over. Every time I walk through my garage. Or take it out for a ride.
wow.. that is strange. Kind of like an interdimensional portal to a sentient domain where Majesty bikes are able to pick and choose their riders?

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I was really torn between the Majesty and the Burgman when I started looking. I've always loved Yamaha products. Never had any issues with them. I'm sure I could have come to love riding one.
I found quite a few dusty leftover Majestys around. Two of them locally at separate dealerships, which is odd in a more rural setting.

When looking, the plastics seemed very flimsy and the hatches, covers, seams, etc didn't match up quite well. The fit and finish really turned me off. I didn't even mind that they weren't even being made anymore. Perhaps it was a lack of caring during uncrating and assembly at the dealerships. I don't know. Both were kept with the used stuff in outbuildings.....already outcasted from the showroom.
It was just enough to push me towards the Burgman.
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I was torn, too. But the slight ergonomic differences were telling. I fit the Majesty a little better. I also like having two headlights on all the time, instead of just one. And, the purchase cost for the same model year and miles is a little lower with the Yamaha. I don't see the quality issues you saw. But then, I may be blind to them. Do I see design issues? Sure.

Air filters

A JIS screwdriver is on its way from Japan, which should make it easier for me to inspect and replace the filters. Lots of people have had trouble removing the covers -- I'm hoping the main cause of the trouble was their using the wrong tool -- a Phillips screwdriver. So I plan to remove and inspect every oil change. The placement low on the frame makes them street cleaners, and replacement seems to be more frequent than the manual recommends.

No 12v socket

The prior owner added a stereo amplifier and speakers. Whether I keep the sound system or not, I could tap the wiring for that, as it's right there under the seat in plain view. I'm not sure I will, because I bought a couple of extra batteries for my phone, instead. That I'm currently housing in the front pocket of a high-viz vest. It's not very useful there, as I can almost make out turn-by-turn audio guidance, but only when at idle at an intersection.


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Less under-seat storage

I cannot fit my XL full face helmet under the seat, no matter what kind of manipulations I make. There are people with normal heads who can fit theirs under, even 2 helmets. Not me.

I'm adding a top case. The ample derriere on these bikes seem to call for larger cases, and I'm thinking of a 46 or 47 liter Givi. That way, I'll be able to store my monstrous helmet.

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