If you're like us, you're pumped about the new Yamaha R1S.
If you're like us, you're pumped about the new Yamaha R1S. It would definitely be a major success if it did riders the simple, simple kindness of taking them on the greatest journeys of their lives...
2016 Yamaha YZF-R1S
Whether or not this bike will live up our lofty standards of the R1 name, despite it's 9 extra pounds of weight and 2,000 shorter rpm range, is yet to be seen. We, however, intend to find out, and if these photos are to be believed, we'll have an awesome time doing it.
Even if it is simply a watered-down R1, can you really push an R1 to the max anyway?
Here is our introduction of the RS1:
And coverage of its predecessors:
And now, a killer gallery that will (hopefully) get you stoked about this bike:
All images courtesy of Yamaha Moto Media