First rides & tests (January 2007)

  • Video: R1 versus the rest

    17 January 2007 by MCN

    Yamaha has won every class of GP racing but, surprisingly, never a World Superbike championship. This is, presumably, a nagging pain in the arse of its racing division. But how to sort it? Answer: a new, all-singing and all-dancing R1. In making a serious WSB challenger, Yamaha hopes it has made a litre-class road bike like no other; a 1000cc Yamaha to rave about and remember like its 2006...

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