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Articles for Yamaha Sportbike Project Bike

Cheap Track Yamaha R6 Project – Part I

Tuesday, September 9, 2014
MotoUSA contributing editor Neale Bayly happens on a lightly crashed 2005 Yamaha R6 - an ideal platform upon which to build into an affordable, real-world trackday bike.

2012 Yamaha YZF-R1 Project Bike

Friday, January 11, 2013
By adding some components from Yamaha’s accessories catalog, the YZF-R1 proves to be more than just a one trick pony allowing for cross-country touring escapades as Motorcycle-USA discovers.

Yamaha YZF-R6 Project Bike Racing CVMA

Monday, March 26, 2012
For the final installment of our Yamaha R6 long-term motorcycle evaluation we go racing with the CVMA race series.

2010 Yamaha YZF-R6 Graves Project Bike 2

Friday, July 1, 2011
We race our Graves Motorsports-built Yamaha YZF-R6 sportbike at Willow Springs International Raceway in this long-term project bike review.

2010 Yamaha YZF-R6 Graves Project Bike 1

Thursday, February 3, 2011
We transform our Yamaha R6 modified Supersport bike into a full-on racing motorcycle in this multi-part sportbike race project build.

2010 Yamaha YZF-R1 Project Bike Part 2

Wednesday, December 8, 2010
We modify our Yamaha R1 to make it more racetrack oriented. Find out how it performs in this sportbike review.

2010 Yamaha YZF-R1 Project Bike Review

Wednesday, September 29, 2010
We modify our 2010 Yamaha YZF-R1 to make it more comfortable to ride on the street. Find out how it works in this sportbike review.

2008 Yamaha YZF-R1 Project Bike Part 2

Wednesday, April 8, 2009
Check out Motorcycle USA's 2008 Yamaha YZF-R1. In this episode we install Traxxion Dynamics fork modifications, a Penske Racing rear shock, Galfer and Ferodo braking components and Bridgestone racing tires.

2008 Yamaha YZF-R1 Project Bike

Monday, July 28, 2008
Follow along as MotorcycleUSA gets its hands on a 2008 Yamaha YZF-R1 and begins transforming it into a pavement pounder both on the street and the track.