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Win Rossi's TT Yamaha R1!

MCN, 05 August 2009 10:56

This is your chance to win the actual Yamaha R1 ridden around the TT course by MotoGP legend Valentino Rossi – for free!  Click here to enter the competition The eight-times world champion lapped the Isle of Man in June with fellow race legend Giacomo Agostini and MCN editor Marc Potter. Read the 2009 Yamaha R1 review Click here to watch ...

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Mark Barron's R1

geordierossi, 30 June 2009 16:26

Mark Barron's '04 Yamaha R1. Set-up by Dyno Centre in Malton showing 169bhp at the wheel. Sensible mods and subtle paint too. See lads, it does look clean sometimes!

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Exclusive photo: finished MotoCzysz E1pc revealed, claiming V-MAX-beating acceleration

Guy Procter, 04 June 2009 11:44

He’s teased with dyno videos, but this is the first time American superbike auteur Michael Czysz has revealed his finished TTXGP competitor, the MotoCzysz E1pc. Not only does it look the business, but Czysz says it’ll do 0-120mph in 7-8 seconds and have the most advanced battery packs at the electric TT. That’s as fast as a Suzuki GSX-R1000 and ...

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Free Yamaha bike health check

James Keen, 14 May 2009 13:57

Yamaha are offering a free 30-minute bike health check until June 3 at participating dealerships. Click here to download the free voucher The Yamaha Vehicle Health Check (YVHC) campaign aims to make sure your machine is in perfect health, but if problems are revealed, all Yamaha Genuine Parts required for the work will be offered at a 15% discount.    Yamaha are also giving ...

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Video: 2009 Yamaha R1 vs Honda Fireblade

MCN, 19 February 2009 11:07

Michael Neeves says the new Yamaha R1 engine with crossplane crank gives the bike all the top-end rush of an inline-four, with the low down grunt of a twin and at the launch of the bike in Australia, he was singing its praises. But how does the all-new R1 compare to the latest Honda Fireblade? Neeves and National Superstock racer Steve ...

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Video: 2009 Yamaha R1 roadtest teaser

MCN, 10 February 2009 15:01

The 2009 Yamaha R1 is like no in-line-four cylinder sportsbike ever produced. It’s simply sensational. The Yamaha R1’s ultra-short-stroke engine has a cross-plane crankshaft, with its crank pins set at 90° and has irregular firing intervals, which is technology lifted directly from Valentino Rossi’s factory YZR-M1. Video: 2009 Yamaha R1 tested MCN road tester Adam Child gives us a sneak preview ...

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Video: 2009 Yamaha R1 tested

MCN, 20 January 2009 16:30

Michael Neeves says the new 1000cc R1 engine with crossplane crank gives the bike all the top-end rush of an inline-four, with the low down grunt of a twin. Neevesy tested the all-new 2009 Yamaha R1 in Australia - and he was clearly impressed: "I was shaking after my first ride on the new R1, it’s so different, so exciting and ...

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First Yamaha V-maxs hit dealer floors

Andy Downes, 11 December 2008 13:27

Yamaha dealer Flitwick Motorcycles have taken delivery of the first three V-Maxs in the UK, with owners hoping to pick up their new 197bhp £16,000 machines very soon. Flitwick’s Saul Towers said: “They are the first three V-Maxs we have sold and arrived early today. We are busily putting them together with the first to hit the street later today! ...

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2009 Yamaha minor changes

Liam Marsden, 08 September 2008 19:47

In addition to the brand new models from Yamaha such as the Yamaha XJ6 Diversion, Yamaha R1, Yamaha WR125X/WR125R and the Yamaha XVS950A Midnight Star the majority of Yamaha’s models will receive a fresh lick of paint. The Yamaha FJR1300A will feature a new modified clutch mechanism which reduces load at the clutch lever, giving the clutch a lighter feel. ...

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My designs for new Yamaha TDR and RD's

Oberdan Bezzi, 10 June 2008 13:44

These are my proposal sketches for a new Yamaha RD350 and Yamaha TDR350 twin. Both would be two-stroke with fuel injection and weighing 4,134Kg. I have a two-stroke dream.

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