Josh Hayes Factory Yamaha YZF-R1 Photo Gallery
Josh Hayes' factory Yamaha YZF-R1 American Superbike.
MotoUSA tests Josh Hayes' factory Yamaha YZF-R1 American Superbike. Check out our riding impressions of this AMA Superbike in our
Hayes Yamaha YZF-R1 Superbike Review
Beautiful in blue. One of the best looking bikes on the grid, no question
Spring Mountain Motorsports Park played host for our test of Josh Hayes' factory Yamaha YZF-R1 Superbike
Like the rest of the machine, the Brembo brakes on the Yamaha work best when full power is applied.
Lightweight 17-inch rear wheel and 220mm Braking brake rotor highlight the back end.
Where is Hayes' factory Yamaha most at home? Cranked on its side.
Deep breath and it’s time to put the Superbike to the test.
Akrapovic works with the factory Yamaha squad to develop a custom exhaust for the Superbike.
Vortex handles the final drive gearing on the Yamaha R1.
SMMP and a full day on Hayes' factory Yamaha YZF-R1 Superbike. Hard to top that!
Despite fairly limiting rules in American Superbike, which keeps much of the engine stock, the Yamaha still makes impressive power.
Hayes and the factory Yamaha crew spent many hours and much testing to get the seat exactly right.
A feeble attempt at changing the footpegs to fit my bad knee showed just how important the bikes ergonomics are.
Magneti Marelli works closely with Hayes and the factory Yamaha boys to make the custom dash and engine's ECU just right.
Man, she sure looks good!
Atlas quickly found that Hayes' factory Yamaha excelled the harder it was pushed.
Hayes has a first-rate team at Yamaha and working with them was a pleasure.
Plenty of power and limited electronics make lofting the front wheel easy whenever one desires.
Atlas puts the factory Yamaha Superbike through its paces.
MotoUSA rides Hayes' American Superbike-spec Yamaha R1.
Editor Atlas and the Yamaha squad ham it after an awesome day of testing.
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