2012 Yamaha YZF-R1 First Ride — Motorcyclist Magazine

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Yamaha YZF-R1

Electronically Enhanced

They “MotoGP technology you can own.”

We “More like the YZR-M1 ever before.”

They “MotoGP technology you can own.” We “More like the YZR-M1 ever before

It’s that every literbike someday be appointed with control, but we figured Yamaha’s would be the last to get it. That’s the R1 already has outstanding traction its Crossplane crankshaft and ride-by-wire letting the rider manage slides easier than on any sportbike without TC.

But with computer-controlled throttle already in place, adding spin suppression was just a download away. Aside a tome ring on the front and a rocker switch on the left outfitting the 2012 R1 with TC require any additional hardware.

Traction Control System employs pre-existing rpm, and gear-position data feeds, front-wheel speed input to and maintain rear-wheel traction. The involved in interpreting the data is but the result is beautifully simple: and totally transparent slide The system offers seven of intervention (one to six bars on the plus off), and is adjusted via the switch.

Changing modes can be done on the fly but pulling in the clutch lever. To the system off entirely, the bike be stopped. Yamaha says the TCS is and can accommodate all common tire and adjust to minor gearing

Yamaha YZF-R1
Yamaha YZF-R1

TCS is certainly big news, but the R1 received a few changes as well. A minor finds the headlights squinting aggressively, with larger LED lights in the corners of the air intakes and extending down the edges of the Out back, the muffler heat and end caps have been to help reduce the perceived of the Yamaha’s posterior.

Other changes include a shock spring and a new top triple that’s cast to look like the machined piece on Ben YZR-M1 MotoGP machine. past season marked 50th anniversary in GP racing, and to the YZF-R1 is available in a limited-edition livery.

Moto-journalists had the chance to the 2012 R1 for two days in Southern half a day exploring the mountain above Palm Springs by a full day at Chuckwalla Valley in nearby Desert Center. up State Route 74 reminded me how tractable the Crossplane engine is. It reacquainted me with the R1’s steering, stiff brakes and engine heat.

If you ride in hot weather, it will your pain threshold!

As the R1’s Crossplane crankshaft and TCS is trickle-down technology that was and refined on Yamaha’s YZR-M1 machine.

Yamaha YZF-R1
Yamaha YZF-R1
Yamaha YZF-R1
Yamaha YZF-R1
Yamaha YZF-R1

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