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Yamaha FZS 1000
Yamaha FZS 1000

The Good, The Bad The Ugly: used test — Yamaha FZS Fazer

Yamaha FZS 1000

A lot of bikes for one reason or another to set the world on fire when were launched but have established themselves as firm in the second hand market. The FZS 1000 is one such.

Unveiled in it promised much. A re-tuned R1 with a whopping 140bhp and lb of torque in a bike with a riding position and generous range. Which was its problem.

All the headlines screamed ‘R1 and ‘140bhp’, completely missing the of the Fazer 1000. Yes it had big power, but it a … R1, it was a large capacity and was always going to be compromised.

The 1000 feels big. is no compact, stripped down it’s a large, comfortable bike with a relaxed position. The clocks are big and clear rather than intricate and the whole machine has a slight of the traditional about it, something in its basic-looking right way up forks and chassis.

Then you get going.

Riding the 1000 is brilliant fun. a bike that you instantly with and after a few short you wonder why you have never or owned, one before. Forget when it comes to smiles per the Fazer 1000 wipes the with them.

The 1000cc is one of the few occasions when a Japanese hasn’t sucked all the life out of the Everywhere is instant drive an engine always willing to Like the 600 the carbs give a progressive throttle response makes even a bike as as this feel tame.

Yamaha FZS 1000

The Fazer 1000 has a ‘usability’ it that instils confidence in the But don’t think this is a machine, this Fazer is one of the wheelie bikes around.

On the few the front wheel is in contact the road the Fazer’s shine to dull slightly. The bike over-sprung and under-damped, giving a ride through the bends. with a lack of ground fast cornering is a no go area. On the it’s wonderful and absorbs the with minimal hassle, but are a different story.

The best way to think of a Fazer is as a sports tourer with high bars, but this do it justice. It’s not a hairy-chested bike, it’s a relaxed with a superb engine. The isn’t brilliant, but it’s than adequate to enjoy on a blast and won’t send you to the osteopath come Monday

But build quality is decidedly The paint flakes off the engine minimal exposure to the elements and the gets past its best a few years. Careful ownership can these physical ailments, and a suspension over-haul is a good anyway as it reduces much of the ride, and once these are under control you are left to a simply fantastic bike deserves to carry the Fazer on its fairing.

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