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The Original Harley Copy

Advantages: Easy Rider, Easy on the Wallet
Disadvantages: Size

...Harley-Davidson has dominated the custom/ cruiser market for years, since 1903 to be exact, and none of the big Japanese bike manufacturers had anything to compete for a slice of that particular cake. In the early eighties, Yamaha built its first at ...

scarecrow 16.02.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Yamaha Virago XV1100

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XV1100

Advantages: Cruise all day carrying QE 2
Disadvantages: handling at low speed

Passed my direct access test in 2000 and the first bike I owned was an XV100. Blue and cream with gold alloys and bags of chrome, I loved it. After adding a set of highway bars I could cruise all day with my feet out in front, magic. It was big, not very ...

Mykeonabike 18.06.2007 · Read full review
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YAMAHA YBR 125, perfect for low cost commuting

Advantages: Low fuel cost, low ins and tax,Light weight, good acceleration
Disadvantages: thin tires, poor Aerodynamics

I recently started a new job that was twenty mile ride into a dense city during rush hour times, so a car was not a sensible option. I bought my YBR from new for two and a half grand, you are given a warranty in case it breaks down due to manufacturers fa ...

M_swanton 22.08.2013 · Read full review
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A fantastic bike!

Advantages: Comfort, easy handling, charisma.
Disadvantages: thin wheels, low power on hills

I currently ride a Yamaha YBR125 and I can assure you that they are brilliant. Particularly if you are new on the road. As the CBT licence allows the rider to ride anything up to a 125 motorbike this fits nicely into the "1st Motorbike" category. Like ...

alphabite 02.09.2008 · Read full review
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A brilliant machine!

Advantages: Low cost, 100+ mpg, good brakes, comfy seat, low insurance, £15 tax
Disadvantages: Awkward choke, lack of side stand, you'll want to ride round on it all day

Let me start by saying that I've loved every minute on my YBR. I bought this bike when I could no longer afford to run my car and needed something to run around on to town and to work. Out of the 3 main dealers (honda, suzuki and yamaha), I found that th ...

mf0u503c 01.06.2007 · Read full review
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