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Yamaha FZR 1000 Genesis

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Motorcycles – The Yamaha FZR 1000

It wasn’t until 1987 Yamaha ventured into the class. Suzuki, Honda and had all entered the Superbike arena their GS X-R750, VF1000R and respectively. However, Yamaha’s into the big bike arena was the wait.

Yamaha referred to the FZR as the “ultimate road machine” many people considered to be the marketing hype with a lot of but perhaps a lack of substance.

This proved not to be the case. It that what Yamaha had rather cleverly, was to take a interest in the innovation and developments of motorcycle manufacturers as they to climb the Superbike mountain. and take all the best bits and mix into one new bike.

This that in many ways the was nothing new, a naturally beating machine created by using everyone else’s

For example, the engine was in effect an lump, bored out to 989cc. It was a 20 in-line four developing at 10,000rpm. However, this that it matched Suzuki’s in terms of power, but the five per cylinder made the Yamaha flexible and slightly faster a top speed of 160 mph.

However, it was rather more expensive the GSX-R1100.

However, is really unfair to suggest that all did was simply to borrow technology their competitors and mould it one new machine. Yamaha also had an of their own, critical to the of the FZR100.

Yamaha FZR 1000 Genesis

This innovation was called the This represented a radical new in motorcycle frames and set the stage for to follow. The idea was developed Yamaha’s V4 500cc GP racer, and two thick aluminium beams ran almost directly from the arm pivot to the steering head. It was by a leading motorcycle magazine as the neatest, least fussy, and elegant frame and a fitted to a

This new style frame, with superb rear huge 320mm floating discs and strong forks that this in no way felt a 1000 cc machine. At all times on the the bike felt planted and stable, and unlike some of its replica competitors, its performance was not measured by straight-line speed. The frame meant that had produced a bike with an powerful engine and a strong but chassis.

The result was bike that blast not only down the but could also corner than any of its peers.

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Yamaha FZR 1000 Genesis
Yamaha FZR 1000 Genesis
Yamaha FZR 1000 Genesis
Yamaha FZR 1000 Genesis
Yamaha FZR 1000 Genesis

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