» Insurance
» Yamaha R1 Prices
» Sponsors
» Welcome to R1 Forum

Welcome to R1-Forum.com: a website devoted to the YZF-R1, a Yamaha Motorcycle forum. We have many features on this website to make your experience here more enjoyable. The first step would be to REGISTER for free so you can take advantage of all the features we have to offer.

Top Ten Moto-Friendly Places To Eat In North America
Mar 02, 2015 - 11:11 AM - by Motorcycle.com

Quote:
What do you want? There are a million greasy spoon biker hangouts in North America and it’s my job to come up with the Ten Best. The chances of me getting this right are roughly equivalent to W. Bush making new friends at an ISIS bar mitzvah, of me winning the Czech GP on a Vespa, of Mitch McConnell posting selfies from a Crossfit gym. Mine not to reason why…

I can personally vouch for the California entries, but for most of the rest of them I solicited input from friends scattered around this great continent of ours, so
... [Read More]
0 Replies | 84 Views
Fork Buyer’s Guide
Feb 18, 2015 - 4:07 PM - by Motorcycle.com

Quote:
I honestly thought Yamaha’s 1993 GTS1000 heralded the beginning of the end of telescopic fork front suspension. Yet here we are, 22 years later and besides BMW’s Telelever and Duolever technology (and the Bimota Tesi… -Ed.), the telescopic fork remains de rigueur for motorcycle front ends.

Depending on who you ask, the telescopic fork made its first appearance in undamped fashion circa 1908 on a Scott motorcycle. The
... [Read More]
0 Replies | 228 Views
Church Of MO – First Ride: Y2K Yamaha YZF-R1
Feb 18, 2015 - 4:03 PM - by Motorcycle.com

Quote:
On Friday, yours truly will be among the first journalists in the world to throw a leg over the 2015 Yamaha YZF-R1 at the Sydney Motorsport Park (formerly Eastern Creek Raceway) in Australia. Yamaha’s flagship sportbike is littered with tech derived from MotoGP and as such is one of the most hotly anticipated motorcycles of 2015. In fact, the MO crew equates the buzz surrounding this new R1 as being similar to when the first R1 was released 17 years ago. That’s the test we wanted to bring you for this week’s Church feature, but that story seems
... [Read More]
0 Replies | 336 Views
Suspension Buyer’s Guide
Feb 06, 2015 - 12:59 PM - by Motorcycle.com

Quote:
If ever a thing deserved the description 'black art,' motorcycle suspension is it. Your bike’s suspension needs to suck up bumps, control fore and aft pitch, steer the front wheel, create traction at the rear … and do it all from straight up and down to leaned all the way over on the tires’ edges.

The basic concepts are easy enough: coil springs and compression damping determine how your suspension compresses. Rebound damping (and the same coil springs) determine how it uncompresses. The rates at which those two things
... [Read More]
0 Replies | 401 Views
Top 10 Vehicles Powered By Motorcycle Engines
Jan 30, 2015 - 9:03 AM - by Motorcycle.com

Quote:
The history of motorcycle engines powering other vehicles goes back a long way. Look at the original Morgan 3 Wheeler, for example. Almost a century ago, J.A.P. bike engines were plunked onto the front of a strange piece of machinery with two wheels in front and one in the back. It proved to be popular and a rather high-performing vehicle in its time. For this Top 10 list we take a look at other applications for motorcycle engines. As you can imagine with a list like this, there are a wide variety of vehicles. Some are production cars,
... [Read More]
0 Replies | 590 Views
» Recent Threads
  RatingTitle, Username, & Date Last Post Replies Views
I'm not getting chipped...
MANOWAR
Yesterday 02:59 PM
Today 04:14 AM
by Gearheaded
6 110
2015 R1 - Aussie Parts...
JohnJohn15
Yesterday 09:15 PM
Today 04:14 AM
by OzR6
10 124
Venom Squadron Chat...
Gearheaded
05-30-2014 09:45 PM
Today 04:09 AM
by Gearheaded
2,395 70,142
The Hunting Ground A La...
copleycop
Today 03:22 AM
Today 03:22 AM
by copleycop
0 13
I think I want a 15' R1...
SHKNB8K
02-25-2015 02:11 PM
Today 03:03 AM
by Dave-UK
37 1,513
A Rebuild By One2 "The...
One2
01-18-2015 12:02 PM
Today 03:01 AM
by One2
449 14,801
First Track Day
steelpanther
03-02-2015 09:09 AM
Today 02:47 AM
by eugensc
27 393
IOM TT 2015 and the 2015...
ChR1z
03-01-2015 08:38 PM
Today 02:00 AM
by ChR1z
8 319
2015 Motor Cyclist...
All Smiles
02-20-2015 07:18 PM
Today 01:16 AM
by Juerg
166 7,777
Let's See Your R1......
EndlessR68
07-27-2002 01:25 PM
Today 12:42 AM
by Rodzilla!
14,968 3,129,614
Unemployed Again...
Goobr
02-27-2015 07:38 PM
Today 12:36 AM
by Kangaroo
28 542
How to Make a Harbor...
C3L1CA
03-02-2015 01:23 PM
Yesterday 11:25 PM
by mctrull
3 141
2015 R1 Premiere Order...
Millers_Yamaha
12-09-2014 04:45 PM
Yesterday 10:39 PM
by bacchus40
366 18,905
Do you feel like you...
R1budahman
01-26-2015 07:32 PM
Yesterday 10:35 PM
by jolseen
157 3,910
Official 2015 Yamaha R1...
SpidermanSS
11-03-2014 01:25 PM
Yesterday 10:31 PM
by Links311
1,124 82,958
» Forum Search
» R1-Forum Stats
Members: 135,675
Threads: 360,835
Posts: 5,639,342
Welcome to our newest member, copleycop
» Motorcycle.com Latest News
Motorcycle Theft Prevention
On average, someone in the U.S. becomes a victim of a motorcycle thief every 11.26 minutes.
2013 Suzuki SFV650 Review
After a short hiatus, the Suzuki Gladius returns for 2013 with a new name - the SFV650. The unfaired, mid-displacement standard is mechanically identical to its predecessor, though it comes in a more color scheme and a higher price tag.
New 2014 Yamaha FZ-09, YZ450F & YZ250F
Introducing the 2014 Yamaha FZ-09 - an $8000 naked sporty bike with impressive specs and an alluring price. Also new from Yamaha is the 2014 YZ450F and YZ250F.
What to Wear When You Ride - and Why
Just because you are free to ride your motorcycle or scooter in the U.S. with hardly enough clothing for a beach party does not mean it's a good idea.
2013 KTM 690 Duke Review - Video
KTM's 690 Duke has reshaped what we thought possible from a single-cylinder streetbike. It boasts ultra-sharp responses, a surprisingly powerful engine, and a personality that's anything but dull.
More Motorcycle News
» News Archive
Waterproof Winter...
01-20-2015 10:38 AM
Last post by Motorcycle.com
01-20-2015 10:38 AM
0 Replies, 579 Views
50 Tips For Riding A...
01-19-2015 03:09 PM
Last post by TedEbear
03-01-2015 05:27 AM
4 Replies, 671 Views
Top 10 Places To Ride In...
01-15-2015 03:43 PM
Last post by Motorcycle.com
01-15-2015 03:43 PM
0 Replies, 696 Views
Everything You Need To...
01-14-2015 03:51 PM
Last post by rabidsquirrel
02-04-2015 11:25 AM
4 Replies, 1,150 Views
» Online Users: 905
123 members and 782 guests
05Steveyzf1000, 2000bluer6, 84WC, AngelRaven, aniolpl, Ardor1, astat4, b.belliard, BanginR1, bds120, bigjd707, Blackula, blitz9769, blueyzfr6, brad35309, BSR-1, buboy, bvaughan1126, Carlos461, catcher_15, cbronly, chrismpero, Ckempf, CLAWHAMM3R, ClearwaterR1, conderst, copleycop, copycutter, Core, Crimsonshed, crudmoe, CulebraRider~, culturalattache, Dai., Davidw223, DJ1000cc, Doppler, DouglasyzfR1, DSM908, ERYDER, Far916, FeXoX, fireatwill04, Fr34k4R1, franikk, Gamisou, garlicbreadman, GI.Jose, GloriousBasterd, GONZOtheMAN, GTO Kroh, Headlight, Hefty FEe, HOLLYWOOD33, hurahn, Indyche, INKMANR1, jaque1911, Jeepz, jms9805, Joker03, jrcidr6, JTG1994, kenny07R1, Kuzumi, LeanStar, Lind4hl, Lonewolf_m33, low2high, LudjakR1, matt j, Michael V, micmack1976, molonlabe, Mr R1derful, Murdered, Muteki 04 R1, nikakuchaidze, Nitroracer8, Not2Sure, ocbpartee05, One2, OzR6, penguin2233, pieterdevill, playero_loko, Pvtno0b, R12b1Crazy07, R1@150@alltimes, r1coder, R1Rider31, r1toy, R1_SS, RonsR1, RRHero, Sambo35, scramblurr, shaftman_05, Siamblue, Silentblack, Skyvo, Slovvpoke, SMR6, spdfrk1000, Sskvara1, St0lenR, SySt, topswag, Torementor, unoyzfr1, uwishr1, volksrydas, WarMachine, weraracer221, WestSide_'10R1, wilkerBR, youshouldatappd, yuengling910, YZFSteve
Most users ever online was 7,333, 04-19-2010 at 05:50 AM.
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 04:17 AM.



Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Motorcycle News, Videos and Reviews
Honda Grom Forum Harley Davidson Forum Honda 600RR Forum Kawasaki Forum Yamaha R6 Forum Yamaha FZ-09 Forum
1199 Panigale Forum Roadglide Forum Honda CBR1000 Forum Vulcan Forum Yamaha R1 Forum Yamaha R3 Forum
Ducati Monster Forum Harley Forums Honda CBR250R Forum ZX10R Forum Star Raider Forum Yamaha Viking Forum
Suzuki GSXR Forum V-Rod Forums Honda Shadow Forum Kawasaki Motorcycle Forum Star Warrior Forum KTM Duke 390 Forum
SV650 Forum BMW S1000RR Forum Honda Fury Forum Kawasaki Versys Forum Drag Racing Forum Ducati 899 Panigale Forum
Suzuki V-Strom BMW K1600 Triumph Forum Victory Forums Sportbikes BMW NineT Forum
Volusia Forum BMW F800 Forum Triumph 675 Forum MV Agusta Forum HD Street Forum Suzuki GW250 Forum
Yamaha Motorcycles Victory Gunner Forum Victory Charger Forum Honda Vultus Forum HD LiveWire Forum Ninja H2 Forum Ducati Scrambler Forum Kawasaki Ninja 250SL Forum
R1-Forum.com is an independent Yamaha enthusiast website. Content on R1-Forum.com is generated by its users and R1-Forum.com is not in any way affiliated with Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A.