Don't take my word for it....just get a test ride in a sorted 5PW and you would love it. But it is a one rider bike. !Its silly fast,really torquey pulls like a train even in top gear!Looks fantastic,looks how many modern sports bikes do now.Impressed so far so heres hoping it can only get better!! Insurance is dead cheap, it costs me £128 fire & theft for the year. 22 owners have reviewed their YAMAHA R1 (1998 - 2003) and rated it in a number of areas. I have also fitted some Osram night breaker head lamps (which are a must for any bike). Later Yamaha R1s were easier to pilot but don’t think that means they’re soft in any way. R1 is the bike for me amd if I ever change it will be for an other one. Get one while you can! I occasionally and comfortably do 175 miles in one go but tank range lets me down (160 inc reserve) so plan your routes especially in rural areas, you only get a 20 mile reserve. I have also fitted 1 battery. VAT no 918 5617 01 In 2007, Yamaha scrapped their five valves per cyclinder engine format in favour of a four-valve head version. Handling is nice and neutral, and someone looking to step up to there first big bike should have a look. Buying experience: My first one was from on yer bike in Aylesbury £9000 in1998 Company Number: LP003328 Registered Office: Academic House, 24-28 Oval Road, London, NW1 7DT. Build quality has no flaws, never broke down or part failed. Equipment is pretty basic. Buying experience: Bought privately with 900 miles on the clock advertised for £5850, purchased for £5500 in 2005. The most common problem on this model relates to first and second gear. Yamaha Yzf R1 Aangepaste Motoren Luxe Auto's Sportmotoren Racen Sport Sporter Motorcycle Reviews, Motorcycle Gear, Videos & News 1:30. It is amazingly nimble and agile. Whilst all the bikes are brilliant in their own rights, I always seem to come back to this bike R1 5PW. YZF-R1 - all you'll do here is learn! Torque is spread evenly across the entire rev range, but things really come alive at 10,000rpm all the way to the redline at 11,500rpm. Knee downs are a doddle, although if the tyre pressures drift off a bit, it does affect the handling quite a lot, so you need to keep checking it. You won't regret it. Performance is obviously out of this world and it sounds awesome. Use por sua conta e risco. Nice smooth linear delivery of power, provided by this funny injector/carb fuelling, great idea but didn't catch on. Read what they have to say and what they like and dislike about the bike below. Reliability has been 100% with just the occasional set of tires and annual service. The Yamaha R1 was top dog sports bike until the Suzuki GSX-R1000 appeared in 2001. Strengths: Power delivery, wet weather tool, hooligan element, evil looks, reliablity. Molte persone richiedono il pagamento per i manuali di assistenza e di riparazione online per circa 7 euro, che io considero un po insolente in quanto sono liberamente disponibili e scaribili su Internet, oppure puoi scaricare il tuo manuale Yamaha … Needs steering damper to control front end and previous owners choice of tyres not very good "avons". Fuel depends on the way its used but you don,t buy a sports bike for fuel economy. Build quality superb and looks that have not really aged that much. They will be miserable. Everyone knows that. One of the most versatile bikes I have ever ridden. double bubble screen, rear seat cowl. Even today the original Yamaha R1 is a sports tool to be reckoned with and updated Yamaha R1s are even more potent and easier to use too. Weaknesses: Slightly intimidating if inexperienced and I dont know Japanese for FUCK SLOW DOWN. The 2002 version was a new model which featured fuel injection, angular styling and a new chassis. Extra equipment on a race rep just adds weight so the Yamaha R1’s pretty minimal. Motocicleta Yamaha Vmax 1200. Registered Office: Media House, Peterborough Business Park, Lynch Wood, Peterborough, PE2 6EA H Bauer Publishing, Was getting a bit long in the tooth, so had to let her go. What do you want from a sports bike? I have the carb version. This version of the R1 recieved a few changes in 2006 including a longer wheelbase and a limited edition SP version was made available with Ohlins suspension, Marchesini wheels and a slipper clutch. Bought last year year for 3 grand. Had my 02 R1 for 2 years and its the carb model not the fuel injected model and its a brill bike will be keeping this one for a long long time thank god for plenty of storage under rear seat for all my onboard camera gear again a great bike, hi ive ridden my r1 now for the last 5yrs its a v reg 99 and is the best handleing bike ive ridden fast is jus silly and exceloation is amazin id only get rid of it 4 a 2001 model. Owned this R1 for 12 years. Ficha técnica é um serviço oferecido por Motos Blog But hey! Parallel imports and stiff competition from Honda and Suzuki mean prices stay sensible. Nick Saunders rode a R1 round the world in record time, so its got to be an all rounder. ? , Bauer Media Group consists of: Bauer Consumer Media Ltd, Company number: 01176085, Bauer Radio Ltd, Company Number: 1394141 She said it was too fast! Sell or buy used bikes? The third and final great sports bike of the nineties. Mine was £499 inc stator, new chain and sprocket, oil, oil filter and labour. Read the riders' comments at the bike's discussion group.And check out the bike's reliability, repair costs, etc. Yamaha XVZ1300A Royal Star (Europe, North America, Japan) 1996-2001 Yamaha XVZ1300AT Royal Star Tour Classic (Europe, North America, Japan) 1996-2000 Yamaha XVZ1300LT Royal Star Tour Deluxe (Europe, North America) 1997-2001 Very well built, still pulls strong with 24k on the clock an 21yrs old! Brakes became a little spongy due to the original brake lines still being in use 10 years after build, a nice set of Hel lines with fresh dot 4 has worked wonders for the ageing girl. Yamaha stuck with a 20-valve set-up right the way through to 2007 before swapping to a 16-valve engine and the famous cross plane crank version came along in 2009. had this bike for 12 years and the engine is still as strong today as the day i purchased. The early bikes are getting more sought after, and only a few weeks ago I was offered a 'Name Your Price' to sell it, which I declined. I got one brand new in Feb 1998 and the Mrs rode it home in the wet. Recommended? It is pretty much faultless. standard suspension provides ample feedback providing your rear end is capable of deciphering the information it receives, same goes for the front, awesome in the wet, plenty of sideways and even wet wheelies, or both. Insurance average £200 fully comp.