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2004 Yamaha FZ6 Photo Gallery

The middleweight "reality bike" market has exploded in 2004, and Yamaha expects its new FZ6 to fight its way to the top of the heap. Check out what we thought of this bike during our 2004 Yamaha FZ6 First Ride.

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Does this look like a $6500 bike to you? More than just a few people guessed its price was higher.
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The heart of the FZ6 is basically the mill from Yamaha's R6, cleaned up nicely for flasher duty.
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Throw some soft bags over (made simple by the underseat exhaust) and head out on a weekend jaunt.
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While not quite race-spec, the FZ6 coddles a rider in comparison to the supersport 600s.
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Third gear about 70-miles-per and the FZ6 offers unshakable stability.
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Commuting, sport-touring, backroad blasting or making like a hooligan - it's all good on the FZ6.
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A high and wide handlebar makes for quick steering and an all-day comfortable riding position.
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Your passenger will appreciate the stout grab rails and reasonably comfy saddle.
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