2008-2012 Yamaha R6 TBR V.A.L.E. Exhaust Systems Yamaha’s R6 has caused quite a stir since[...]
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The best lessons hurt, especially in the world of motorcycle racing. And yes, this was an accident, but one that hurt the pocket book, not necessarily the body.
From AMA Superbike, to Supercross, and even to freestyle, Yamaha is well represented at the 2011 Daytona Bike Week, with motorcycles and riders poised to compete and win in several disciplines.
What do you get when you combine death-defying motorcycle stunts, a multi-cultural band of brothers (blood & otherwise), Lloyd Banks’ "Hunger for More 2″ album, & a co-sign by none other than 50 Cent? You get the G-Unit Riderz.
RoadLoK powersport locking system now distributed by Yamaha Parts & Accessories. RoadLoK Security, developer and manufacturer of model-specific locking systems for powersport vehicles, has produced anti-theft systems for Yamaha’s sportbike and Star motorcycle lineup.
Yamaha’s R6, R1 and FZ6R customers can now secure their motorcycles with RoadLoK’s patented locking system–which, unlike disc locks, padlocks, or chains, completely immobilizes the vehicle without causing vehicular damage or rider injury.
In the stillness of a high desert afternoon, we can hear the Yamaha YZF-R6 clearly as it makes a test run toward us. Considering the bike is still at some distance, the high-pitched wail cuts through the air with amazing clarity, and the gearshifts come in quick succession as the 599cc engine rips through the top end of its rev range in each gear. Close-ratio transmissions make that possible, and they are invariably fitted to high-revving engines, where the power band is comparatively narrow and crowded into the top end of the engine’s usable rev range.