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Diamond review  Can girls really ride motorbikes?

Advantages: Faster than a speeding bullet
Disadvantages: Where do I put me socks?

THIS REVIEW WAS UPDATED 19th March 2006: go to the reveiw end for the latest on this awesome motorbike! -------------------------------------------------------------------------- Well in my experience there are three types of FEMALE motorcyclist. ...

jellibaby 02.09.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Yamaha YZF-R1

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'99 R1 rocks the road for me!

Advantages: Quick, Fast, exciting to ride and stylish.. as well as Japanese and reliable!
Disadvantages: Twitchy front end on earlier models, needs stearing damper.

I own a 1999 Yamaha YZF-R1 (1000cc) in V&M custom race colours (Red/Yellow flames and sponsors). I bought the bike just short of two years ago for approx £4,000 from a dealer. The bike had only done 4,500 dry miles (genuine as a good friend knows the ...

jpasurvey44 08.03.2008 · Read full review
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2006 Yamaha R1- quickest way from A to B

Advantages: Wonderfully refined sportsbike, Looks ace, great comfort for a sportsbike
Disadvantages: Desirability, likelihood of theft, high insurance group

"Don't try to be clever with it, that's what the guy on the Gixxer did, he tried to be clever and now it's in a right old state. This one's brand new and immaculate, and we'd like it back in this condition" I am in the motorcycle shop picking up a hir ...

goodo 11.07.2006 · Read full review
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Yamaha YZFR1

Advantages: Quality, comfort, sports handling
Disadvantages: fuel consumption

I purchased a new 2009 model R1 last year and have owned it for 18 months of totally trouble free biking, covering 9000 miles. The longest trip I did was to Jerez with a few mates. The R1 was as perfect as you'd expect over the twisty mountain passes of ...

r1freak 12.09.2010 · Read full review
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2002 fuel injected R1, relatively cheap to run

Advantages: Cheap(ish) running costs, looks fantastic,fast
Disadvantages: sometimes can be too quick

I've had my 2002 fuel injected R1 (5PW model) for a year now. Have had CBR6's for 10years previously, so was a bit worried about spending loads on tyres/petrol/insurance ect. 1st nice suprise was how cheap insurance is, i only pay £120 a year. I had bee ...

stevecbr 31.01.2007 · Read full review
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