2011 Yamaha FZ6R

2011 Yamaha FZ6R
MSRP $7,490

The Yamaha FZ6R offers features that make it easy for beginning riders to get started: a low seat height, grips that reach back to you, and a torquey, 600cc engine you won’t outgrow anytime soon. Add a beautiful new diamond-steel frame, a sleek fairing, an R6-style exhaust and a price that makes it way more affordable than it looks.

Engine Type4-stroke, DOHC 16 valves
Engine Displacement600cc
Bore Stroke65.5 mm x 44.5 mm
Compression Ratio12.2:1
Fuel SystemFuel injection
IgnitionDigital TCI: Transistor Controlled Ignition
Starting SystemElectric
Transmission6-speed; multi-plate wet clutch
Final DriveO-ring chain
Rake Trail26.0° 4.1 in.
Seat Height30.9 in.
Wheelbase56.7 in.
Front SuspensionTelescopic fork, 5.1-in.travel
Rear SuspensionSingle shock, 5.1-in travel
Front BrakeHydraulic disc, 298mm
Rear BrakeHydraulic disc, 245mm
Front Tire120/70-17
Rear Tire160/60-17
Fuel Capacity4.6 gal.
Dry Weight470 lbs. (Wet)

2012 Women’s Street Bike Shootout

2012 Women’s Street Bike Shootout

The 2012 Women's Street Bike Shootout pitted five mid-sized bikes from four countries against one another in a host of categories, both subjective and objective, and the results are in!