Originally Posted by Scot
THe Yamaha Majesty does very well. I'm the same height @ 235. I've had 2 and commute on highways and byways ranging from 55mph to 45mph. It's got enough oomph to pass traffic on broken yellows at highway speeds. Room under the seat for a full face and jacket. Room in the dash to cary a sandwich and a drink, and scores 55 or so MPG with my 8 piece bucket of chicken ass on it.
87 octane and tires are less than $80 for both! It's also put together well.
Agreed, I'm 5'10" and 300lbs and I commute daily on a Majesty. I also ride it on I-85 between Spartanburg and Atlanta (170 miles each way). Around town I get 55-60mpg and 45-48 on the highway @ 80-90mph (any less in Atlanta rush hour traffic makes you a hood ornament). It's covered 8k miles in the past year splitting time with my DR650. It's getting a new set of Pirelli Diablos this week (a little more than $80 for the pair but a lot more grip). The only reason I'm going to part with it is that I have a deposit on a BMW C650GT. Find yourself a Majesty and you won't be disappointed, and you won't look like a circus bear on a tricycle like you would on a smaller scoot.