Yamaha YZF-R1 (2006)

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Yamaha YZF-R1 (2006)

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Reviewed: by Visordown
It was my best lap of the day, no question. I came flying into the Catalunya circuit's stadium section, sliced through the final four right handers with Yamaha's exotic new YZF-R1 feeling as sharp as a Barcelona's butcher's knife, and held the throttle wide open as the bike accelerated over the ...  Continue reading


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Having to add a powercommander and double bubble windscreen to make the bike _work_ feels silly considering the cost. The upside is once the PC has been installed, then you can freely add air cleaner upgrade, Continue reading...
I changed from a GSX-R750 to an R1 and to be honest I`m struggling to understand how the motorcycle press can say that the gixxer is a better road bike.Not in my humble opinion,the R1 is perfect at every thing Continue reading...
Love my R1. It has the ability to thrill, excite & scare every time I ride it. Just how a litre sports bike should be.Mines in the Laguna anniversary colours so its got just one of the coolest ever colour schem Continue reading...
I have had and ridden many bikes in my 8 years of riding and this is by far the most powerful but also the most fun and easiest to ride in all conditions. It inspires confidence but not in the over-neutral way Continue reading...


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  • Price: £8999.00
  • Year: from 2006
  • Engine capacity: 998cc
  • Power: 175bhp
  • Torque: 78.6lb ft
  • Weight: 173kg

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