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This is my new 2019 Yamaha Smax. I have owned it for 13 days and have over 700 miles on it.
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How well does that high revving SMAX climb the north Georgia hills? Road test articles dont say much about maintaining speed during a climb.
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I will say it is much better climbing hills than my Buddy 170 but is no V8. It has more horsepower.
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Do you ever see Awesome Bill from Dawsonville around town? I loved watching him race that T-bird.
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I have never seen him around town but I watched him on the track a few times. I used to go to some of the races but no more.
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Back in the 80s, I made a trip to the Daytona 500. Nobody could stay close to Bill that day except A.J' Foyt (Yes, A.J. in a stock car. He has raced everything but gopeds).
-A.J. ran out of gas with 3 laps to go and Bill cruised for the win. It would have been a great final lap if A.J. had a little more fuel.
-Bigger restrictor plates at Daytona during those days. Drafting occurred, but much less, so there was far more passing.
-The same year, I travelled to Charlotte for the World 600. I watched Darrell Waltrip lead most of the race. Bill took the lead with about 10 laps to go but he couldn't hold off DW, and settled for 2nd.
-Going to the track to see a race is quite an experience, especially when your favorite is winning.
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Nice scooter you have there.
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I love my SMAX!
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