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2003 Yamaha FJR1300 Photo Gallery

Yamaha has been slow to set sail on the sport-touring ship. Finally, the muscle-bound FJR1300 is set to land on our shores as a 2003 model. Check out what we thought about this bike after our 2003 Yamaha FJR1300 Bike Test.

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The 1298cc motor does not utilize the 5 valve design we have grown accustomed to seing on Yamaha performance bikes since it was first made popular on their 1985 FZ 750.
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The FJR uses aluminum for its perimeter frame and detachable subframe, along with this alloy swingarm that incorporates the shaft drive.
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Yamaha says the FJR 'explodes the sport-touring mold' to create what it calls a Super Sport Tourer with a realistic $11,499 price tag, which should be considered quite a bargain.
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Have a closer look at the dual counter-balancers. Until you ride an FJR you wont understand how smooth these little guys make the engine feel.
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Open-class sportbike power and chassis performance meets a comfort level normally reserved for traditional touring machines.
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There are several other bikes that hold more cargo and offer plusher accommodations. But if you think a Gold Wing is too much like a car and the teutonic-ness of BMWs isn't your style, the exhilaration of the FJR's acceleration will definitely haul the mail. And your rain gear, and extra pants, and toiletries, and camera and...
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2003 Yamaha FJR1300