Yamaha R1 and R6 get Ohlins makeover
An Ohlins TTX 336 rear shock costing £969 features on a list of special parts lavished on both sports bikes.
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The special R1 – codenamed Project 14B – has also been given a £2012 pair of Ohlins Road and Track forks, Galfer Wavy brake discs, two-finger ASV levers, Gilles rear sets, a £1033 pair of Akropovic Carbon slip-on exhausts and cosmetic tweaks including a new paint scheme.
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The R6, called Project 13S, features similar modifications but with an £832 Ohlins NIX 30mm cartridge fitted to enhance the original forks.
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The special editions showcase how the R1 and R6 can be enhanced with accessories.
They are to be unveiled at the Carole Nash Motorcycle Live show alongside made-over versions of the R125 and XJ6 Diversion F, which have also received the Ohlins treatment.