The Yamaha YZF-R1 has been updated with several features this year. It has been given the seven-level Traction Ccontrol System that allows the rider to get more traction and drive while exiting the corners, this is part of the MotoGP technology. The footrests have been redesigned for great boot sole contact and advanced rider/motorcycle interface.
Bore & Stroke
Rake and Trail
4-cylinder DOHC 16 valves (titanium intake valves)
78.0 mm x 52.2 mm
Fuel Injection with YCC-T and YCC-I
TCI: Transistor Controlled Ignition
6-speed w/multi-plate slipper clutch
#530 O-ring chain
24.0° / 4.0 in.
43 mm inverted fork; fully adjustable, 4.7-in travel
Single shock w/piggyback reservoir; 4-way adjustable, 4.7-in travel
Dual 310 mm disc; radial-mount forged 6-piston calipers
220 mm disc; single-piston caliper
454 lbs. (Wet)