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What are you planning to do, replace the motor? Do not try to apply a battery voltage across the motor please. It may produce sparks and even result in injury to you. In these situations, the culprits are the starter relay (under your seat as you already know) or starter motor, in that order. I do not think the starter motor itself is bad.
It is possible that the motor is bad. If so, you can clean the body (coil) and the contacts, but beyond that there is nothing you can do short of replacing it. Given that your bike is an '09 model, it is not old enough to fail.
Have you any experience in doing this? Know anything about these things? If so, you could go ahead. Otherwise, you will get yourself into something you will not like.
I have done both (replacing the starter relay as well as fix the starter motor), but on a different bike.
You will just have to be extremely patient. I'd not recommend that you connect the battery across the motor, though.