2010 Yamaha YFZ-R1 LE Review — Ultimate MotorCycling

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Yamaha YZF-R1 MotoGP Replica
Yamaha YZF-R1 MotoGP Replica

2010 Yamaha YFZ-R1 LE |

Rossi Replica

Is it just me, or it seem like it’s longer than usual for season to get underway this Maybe I’m just anticipating how the new of Ben Spies, Marco Simoncelli, and Aoyama will mix things up a bit the established rivalry between Rossi, Casey Stoner, Lorenzo, Dani Pedrosa, and the of the gang.

In any event, getting a to take a spin on the 2010 YZF-R1 LE (Limited Edition) whets my appetite more. The R1 is a distant cousin of Yamaha’s race bike, but it is a hot, rush not to be missed.

Even before throwing a leg the R1′s sleek narrow I was anticipating the rush. The graphics on the Rossi / Fiat Yamaha immediately set the tone. Rossi’s sponsors are splashed across the a “46″ adorns the fairing’s (and tail piece) and his Hancock tags the tank.

dual six-piston calipers up let you know that serious is on the agenda, and once aboard, the bars and high footpegs put you position for aggressive riding. no blending into the weekend crowd on this bike–there’s a to ride hard and fast and The Doctor’s good name.

despite its DNA, the Yamaha R1 is enough on the street if you don’t the throttle, even though the position tells you to do just Track ergonomics aren’t for the street, as they are two distinct disciplines. Regardless, the bike along smoothly in the lower though you can sense how much is under the tank just to be let loose.

Crack the throttle and the R1 comes announcing its presence both in and action. A loud, throaty bark turns heads, attention and ramps up my pulse. The is flawless as I run through the six-speed

My first squeeze on the R1′s brakes was a bit too hard and spiked my elevated adrenaline. However, a few bends along the road plenty of opportunity to dial and get better acquainted with the demanding personality. They are on, perfectly matched to the intention of the

The hand controls are light–I on two fingers for the brake and one for the clutch–and the throttle is an easy twist.

On a circuit of roads where I every turn, I pushed and found the bike became and more comfortable as speeds I left the a pair of supermoto-mounted shrinking in the R1′s reasonably rearview mirrors as they to chasing me down on the aptly Stunt Road in the Santa Mountains. This is my backyard, of

Yamaha YZF-R1 MotoGP Replica
Yamaha YZF-R1 MotoGP Replica

On the street, the R1′s cornering isn’t an issue for me, and the Dunlop D210 tires never me feeling wanting. Transitions are and I felt as comfortable going to my as my right. The seat is a bit slippery, and it did me back when I was doing acceleration testing.

Fortunately, straight-line stability is inspiring when speeds on open road sections.

As the crossplane crankshaft performs are no hits in the acceleration. When up to the rev-limiter, the R1 launches like a fast yet smooth as glass, and the of the motor is otherworldly. I hit 104 mph (per the speedometer) in second gear on a steep uphill straight in the of an eye and a rush of wind.

Wow, how fun would this be on a Too soon I had to roll off the throttle as the of road riding brought me to reality.

Certainly, fantasy is a component of the 2010 Yamaha LE–why else would you to ride a bike that like Valentino Rossi’s championship winner and is mechanically on Ben Spies’ World Superbike machine? The “why else,” of is the amazing performance that is on Sure, a liter-bike is best for the spacious confines of a racetrack, but no denying the amount of fun a powerful, handling motorcycle like R1 Rossi Replica can provide.

2010 Yamaha R1 LE – Specifications

Yamaha YZF-R1 MotoGP Replica
Yamaha YZF-R1 MotoGP Replica
Yamaha YZF-R1 MotoGP Replica
Yamaha YZF-R1 MotoGP Replica
Yamaha YZF-R1 MotoGP Replica
Yamaha YZF-R1 MotoGP Replica
Yamaha YZF-R1 MotoGP Replica
Yamaha YZF-R1 MotoGP Replica


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