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2014 Yamaha FZ-09 – LONG-TERM TEST WRAP-UP Triple blaster.

2014 Yamaha FZ-09 – LONG-TERM TEST WRAP-UP Triple blaster.

If you have one spec of enthusiasm for motorcycling, the howling heart of the FZ-09 gets down in your soul immediately and never lets go. Mere moments into our first ride on the bike at the San Francisco press introduction I was screaming out of my helmet to one of the Yamaha executives riding...

Published on June 20 2015, 16:18
Source: www.cycleworld.com
 

It only took one trackday and a few hundred more miles of aggressive back-road charging on the FZ-09 after our last update to convince us we needed to dramatically improve suspension performance. Race Tech reworked the stock fork with a Gold Valve (damping is in the right leg only) and stiffer... 

Editor Score:89.25% Engine 18.5/20 Suspension/Handling 12.75/15 Transmission/Clutch 8.25/10 Brakes 9.0/10 Instruments/Controls 4.0/5 Ergonomics/Comfort 9.25/10 Appearance/Quality 9.5/10 Desirability 9.0/10 Value 9.0/10 Overall Score 89.25/100 Today, I'm happy to report that, after a day in the... 

Editor Score:87.25% Engine 17.5/20 Suspension/Handling 12.75/15 Transmission/Clutch 8.75/10 Brakes 8.75/10 Instruments/Controls 4.25/5 Ergonomics/Comfort 9.25/10 Appearance/Quality 8.5/10 Desirability 8.5/10 Value 9.0/10 Overall Score 87.25/100 Almost exactly 14 months ago Yamaha jetted... 

The anticipated popularity of the 2014 Yamaha FZ-09 (MT-09 overseas) has aftermarket companies busily preparing to meet the demand for parts that will improve both looks and performance. On that front Akrapovič has their new Racing Line full-length stainless-titanium exhaust system for the... 

A shootout comprised of four motorcycles of inline three-cylinder arrangement displacing four dissimilar engine capacities from three manufacturers? An unthinkable prospect when Triumph brought the venerable Speed Triple stateside in 1995. Yet here we are today embroiled in this exact scenario,... 

The Isle of Man TT is widely acknowledged as the most demanding motorcycle road race on earth for both rider and machine. For a motorsport photographer the 37.75 mile course offers a wealth of opportunities as well as a unique challenge. It goes without saying that capturing a sharp image of a... 

A few days riding seven of the most powerful sportbikes available on public roadways without incurring a single speeding ticket is next to miraculous. Johnny Law, wildlife, tourists, and sharing hotel rooms with one another are only a few of the occupational hazards we navigated when conducting...