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2015 Yamaha YZF-R1 – LONG-TERM TEST INTRO Can we make this Ten Best winner better?

2015 Yamaha YZF-R1 – LONG-TERM TEST INTRO Can we make this Ten Best winner better?

When we first got a chance to throw a leg over the 2015 Yamaha R1 at the bike's press launch at Sydney Motorsports Park in Australia, it was pretty much love at first ride. This was only reinforced when the "M" won the track portion of our September Turn & Burn II shootout and then backed it up...

Published on November 3 2015, 09:45
Source: www.cycleworld.com
 

Yamaha issued a recall notice December 4, 2015, to all owners regarding a transmission defect in all 2015 YZF-R1 motorcycles. What Yamaha Has Announced: "In affected motorcycles, both second gear wheel and pinion gears in the transmission may break as a result of extremely high stress and/or... 

On Friday, yours truly will be among the first journalists in the world to throw a leg over the 2015 Yamaha YZF-R1 at the Sydney Motorsport Park (formerly Eastern Creek Raceway) in Australia. Yamaha's flagship sportbike is littered with tech derived from MotoGP and as such is one of the most... 

It took us almost a year, but we finally pushed these two beasts to their breaking points—literally. For the first six months of this side-by-side long-term test, we cruised all over the western United States and Mexico with very few problems to report and only a few rider-induced mishaps that... 

More trouble looms for Yamaha and its pending recall of the 2015 Yamaha YZF-R1, as our sources have indicated that all of the superbikes sold in the USA will be affected by the new R1's transmission issues. You may recall that Asphalt & Rubber broke the story two weeks ago about the upcoming... 

YZF-R1M Fracture-Split Titanium Rod The 2015 Yamaha YZF-R1 and YZF-R1M are remarkable motorcycles, both of which are available now in the U.S. The standard model is priced at $16,490, while the R1M is $21,990. Both models are distinguished by the highly advanced, computer-controlled systems they... 

If you're looking for insight into the 2015 Yamaha YZF-R1 and its limited-edition sibling, the YZF-R1M, you needn't look far. Four-time AMA Pro SuperBike Champion Josh Hayes played a collaborative role with nine-time world champion Valentino Rossi in the development of Yamaha's latest Open-class... 

Yamaha is back. After riding the latest R1 at Sydney Motorsports Park in Australia last February, we walked away amazed, but we also left with a huge list of unanswered questions. Racetrack press introductions allow a motorcycle to be tested near its limits, exploring aspects of performance that...