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New Yamaha R6 rumoured for 2015

If Yamaha%X92s YZF-R1 is getting on a bit, having not had a major facelift since 2009, its supersport R6 brother is now positively ancient. Its last notable tweak was revealed in 2007 when the %X9208-spec bike was shown, but the basic design dates back to the 2006 model, which was first unveiled to the world in late 2005. So it%X92s not surprising...

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  • 31 July 2014

Best tyres for a Yamaha R6

Q. I have been running Dunlops on my Yamaha R6 and didn%X92t get on very well with them. I did start looking at Pirelli Diablos or Metzelers, then someone suggested Michelin 2CTs%X85Plumbus, MCN Forums A. The 2CTs are a sound tyre with great wet weather performance. But they were introduced in 2006, and in a market where sports tyres have a...

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  • 26 November 2012

Oil light mystery on 2004 Yamaha R6

Q. I have an %X9204 Yamaha R6, and on cold mornings the oil light comes on for about 30 seconds after I have been riding for a couple of minutes. When the bike has done about three or four miles or when engine is warmed up a bit it stays out. This only happens in the winter months. I change the...

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  • 23 November 2011

Yamaha YZF-R6 (1998-2003)

Hardcore, know the score. The Yamaha YZF-R6 is a sexy uber-capable track bike that works on the road too. It caught the 600 race rep class napping and nothing came close until Suzuki launched its 2001 GSX-R600 %X96 that%X92s a long time to rule the 600 roost and shows just how good the original Yamaha YZF-R6 was.

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  • 01 March 2007

Yamaha YZF-R6 (2008-current)

Yamaha%X92s designers had one problem with superceding its 2006-07 R6, and that was how to improve a motorcycle that was very good in the first place. But improve it they have with clever attention to details borne from its World Supersport racing program. A designer%X92s touch here and the same effort there, has led to the Yamaha R6 being the...

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  • 19 November 2007

traded 2003 R1 for 2007 R6

Wise move or not?

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  • 13 March 2007

r6 vibration

anyone else with an 06 r6 suffer from bad vibration on right hand grip .mine is that bad after 20-25 min i get pins and needles ,mentioned it to dealer they said their demo was the same

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  • 13 October 2006

Yamaha YZF-R6 (2006-2007)

The 2006 Yamaha R6 was the most high-tech, track focussed motorcycle you could buy when it was released. Technology to put Yamaha%X92s own R1 of the day to shame, reinforcing that 600cc motorcycles are no longer a budget option but for many, simply the best choice. Rapid, gorgeous and sometimes frustrating on the road but still easy to fall in...

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  • 01 March 2007

Yamaha YZF-R6 (2004-2005)

For a supersports machine that%X92s as easy to ride to the shops as it is round Donington Park the 2005 Yamaha YZF-R6 comes close to spot-on. Launched as a rearguard action while the factory prepared their dinky, ride-by-wire %X9206 hottie, this older version of the Yamaha YZF-R6 still comes with toys like radial brakes and is seriously underrated.

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  • 01 March 2007

2006 R6 for sale

2006 / 06 reg YZF R6 R for sale 1300m, white / red, R&G tail tidy, datatag 17 mths warranty, immaculate %XA36150 Tel: 0191 2375571 / 07809295401 Whitley Bay, Tyne and Wear.

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  • 28 September 2006

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