Yamaha Motor Corp. U.S.A. produced a series of videos featuring past and present World Champions Eddie Lawson and Ben Spies. Lawson, the four-time World Grand Prix Champion and Spies, the reigning World Superbike Champion, sat down in front of the cameras to talk about what it means to be champions. Yamaha has released three episodes, […]
2009 Yamaha R1 Reviewed!
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After much speculation and anticipation regarding the 2009 YZF-R1, MO finally got some seat time in the recently updated numero uno.
After hearing much about this new “Cross-plane crankshaft” technology, we were ready to write it off as media hype and PR propaganda, but it turns out that the Yamaha R1 has actually tightened the gap between MotoGP technology and street applications.
If the barrage of images accompanying the Yamaha R1 Review that show off its edgy new styling aren’t enough, check out the R1 video to see, and more importantly hear, Yamaha’s latest and greatest literbike.