Video: Shakedown test for MCN's R1

You’ve got to feel sorry for my new R1 long termer. It’s an ex-Yamaha press bike and has already done 1600-miles of hard miles on the track, road and on one wheel.

I’m going to be racing the R1 in MRO Powerbike this year as well as using it on the road.

My first ever ride on it is at an ACU test day at Lydden just one week before my first race.

Here’s how I got on…

Michael Neeves

By Michael Neeves

MCN Chief Road Tester, club racer, airmiles millionaire.