Yamaha Sportbike Comparison Reviews

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2009 Yamaha YZF-R1 Comparison Street
2009 Yamaha YZF-R1 Comparison Street

Monday, May 11, 2009

Check out how the 2009 Yamaha YZF-R1 motorcycle compares against the best 2009 liter-class motorcycles in our 2009 Superbike Smackdown motorcycle comparison.


2009 Yamaha YZF-R6 Comparison
2009 Yamaha YZF-R6 Comparison

Friday, March 20, 2009

While Yamaha only did a few minor changes for this year – customary BNG plus a re-tuning of the engine for slightly more mid-range – it’s hard to argue that they really needed to change it much.


2008 Yamaha YZF-R6 Comparison
2008 Yamaha YZF-R6 Comparison

Monday, May 19, 2008

The high-revving 600cc supersport motorcycles take center stage as we gather six middle-weight track weapons for our sixth annual Supersport Shootout.


2008 Yamaha YZF-R1 Comparison
2008 Yamaha YZF-R1 Comparison

Monday, March 31, 2008

Five motorcycles of the highest performance, we get the best from Suzuki, Honda, Kawasaki, Yamaha and Ducati for a little Smackdown.


2007 Yamaha YZF-R1 Comparison
2007 Yamaha YZF-R1 Comparison

Monday, May 7, 2007

The Big Four's latest batch of literbikes - CBR1000RR, ZX-10R, GSX-R1000, and R1, we'll put them through the motions on the track and street.


2007 Yamaha YZF-R6 Comparison
2007 Yamaha YZF-R6 Comparison

Saturday, March 24, 2007

Adding a pair of fresh challengers into the cauldron of supersport combat is certain to shake things up. Street and track miles tell the story.


2006 Yamaha YZF-R6 Comparison
2006 Yamaha YZF-R6 Comparison

Sunday, June 11, 2006

Track testing is really what separates the wheat from the chaff, so we do double duty by spending two full days at race speed.


2006 Yamaha YZF-R6 Comparison
2006 Yamaha YZF-R6 Comparison

Monday, May 15, 2006

For this year's Shootout we gathered six bikes from three countries with three engine configurations. Only one winner.


2006 Yamaha YZF-R1 Comparison
2006 Yamaha YZF-R1 Comparison

Monday, April 3, 2006

We assemble the gnarliest wheelie-popping class of sportbikes for a big-bore brawl to see if the mighty Gixxer Thou can be knocked off its high perch.


2005 Yamaha YZF-R1 Comparison
2005 Yamaha YZF-R1 Comparison

Monday, May 16, 2005

We open up a can of whup-ass at PIR for the second portion of our Superbike Smackdown II.

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