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Tons of Track Fun: The 2015 Yamaha YZF-R1 - Review
Perhaps too much bike for the street, Yamaha has produced a cutting-edge track weapon that has set a new standard with the all-new 2015 YZF-R1.
19 November 2015
Introducing the 2016 Yamaha YZF-R1S - Yamaha's Entry Level R1
Introducing the 2016 Yamaha YZF-R1S - Yamaha's Entry Level R1The Yamaha R1 and R1M are technological achievements in modern motorcycling. They’re two...
06 October 2015
Check out the 2015 Yamaha R1 and R1M Online Meter Simulator
Yamaha's new meter simulator shows off the electronic features and controls of the 2015 Yamaha R1 and R1M.
02 March 2015
Real Rides: Devin's Heavily-Modified Yamaha YZF-R1
A RideApart reader shares his heavily-modified Yamaha YZF-R1 with us and shares his experience with the bike.
26 September 2013
New 2014 Yamaha Sportbikes Unveiled: R6, R1, FZ6R & FZ-09
New 2014 Yamaha sportbikes to get new colors. See the new paint schemes for the 2014 Yamaha R1, 2014 Yamaha R6, 2014 Yamaha FZ6R and 2014 Yamaha FZ-09.
06 September 2013
Can Traction Control Tame The 2012 Yamaha R1?
The 2012 Yamaha R1 is updated with the addition of traction control, smoother fueling and a new rear shock to make the 180 bhp superbike more exploitable.
24 October 2011
Optical illusion makes 2011 Yamaha R1 Roberts replica good-looking
Double-dip recession got you down? Growing tired of new color schemes in place of new models? The 2011 Yamaha R1 Roberts Replica is here to fix that. Sure, it’s just a pretty face, but it’s a pretty face on a previously ungainly superbike. These colors even make those bug-eyed headlights/intakes look good, a feat of graphic redirection previously thought impossible. Update: Another high-res p...
03 September 2010
2009 Yamaha R1 slower than 2007 model
Independent, same-dyno tests conducted by England's Performance Bikes magazine have shown that the 2009 Yamaha R1 makes less power and torque than the 2007 model both outright and in the midrange. The new bike also weighs 4kg (9lbs) more. Progress? >PB found that the 2009 R1 made 156hp and 76lb/ft of torque at the wheel (Yamaha claims 182bhp and 85lb/ft at the crank). While measured horsepower can...
13 April 2009
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