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|11th October 2005, 09:52||#1|
My New Ride R1
Finaly, My New R1 (2003) has arrived in my hands. After a succesful ride of 600 F4i Sport i finally graduated to a liter bike. well lot of difference.
Before that i would like to tell YES this is a brand new 2003 zero KMS No dought. Picked up from a geniune source.
Well so far completed 175 KMs, amazing machine, Feels like you are the highlighted & fastest on the road. As currently it is going through the break-in period till 1K on odo i have not crossed the 6K RPM mark. Well the first thing i noticed about this is the missing steering damper. In high speed braking, one has to be more careful with the R1s without steering damper.
This machine has a very good acceleration and at the same time the braking is also very good.
Model Yamaha YZF-R1 2003
Type 998 cc, liquid cooled, 4 - cylinders in line, 4-stroke
Bore x stroke (mm) 74 mm x 58 mm
Compression ratio 11,8:1
Valves DOHC, 5 valves per cylinder
Fuel system Suction-piston fuel injection w/40mm throttle bodies (4), w/throttle position and RPM sensors
Ignition Digital TCI
Power 152 hp (113.3 kW) @ 10500 rpm
Torque 104.9 Nm (77.4 ft. lbs) @ 8500 rpm
Gearbox 6 speed
Ratios 1e 35/14 (2.500), 2nd 35/19 (1.842), 3th 30/20 (1.500), 4th 28/21 (1.333), 5th 30/25 (1.200), 6th 29/26 (1.115)
Primary drive 68/43 (1.581)
Final drive Chain, 43/16 (2.688)
Starting system Electronic
Front suspension 43mm inverted telescopic fork w/adjustable preload, compression and rebound damping, 235 mm travel
Rear suspension Single shock w/piggyback reservoir and adjustable preload, compression and rebound damping, 130 mm travel
Rake / Trail 24 degrees / 103 mm (4.1 inches)
Front tyre 120/70-17
Back tyre 190/50-17
Front brakes dual 298 mm discs with 4-piston calipers
Rear brakes single 220 mm disc with 2-piston calipers
Overall length 2040 mm (80.3 inches)
Overall width 705 mm (27.8 inches)
Overall height 1105 mm (43.5 inches)
Seat height 820 mm (32.3 inches)
Wheelbase 1395 mm (54.9 inches)
Fuel capacity - reserve 17 l (4.5 gallon US)
Dry weight 174 kg (383.6 pounds)
Last edited by tabrez02 : 11th October 2005 at 09:54.
|11th October 2005, 10:55||#4|
Join Date: Feb 2004
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HOLY COW!!! Congratulations Tabrez02 on an absolutely desirable machine. 6000 rpm limit on the running - in? Now thats something you dont get with cars.
Isnt the 0 - 100 time of the R1 a 2.7 seconds?
|11th October 2005, 11:37||#7|
Join Date: Aug 2004
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what was the total amount you paid???
for how much time you have to wait for your bike to arrive??????????
|11th October 2005, 11:40||#8|
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Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Vikhroli, Mumbai, India
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Awesome machine. Congratulations (with a twinge of jealousy). Where did you source this machine from BTW? And yeah, for how much?
|11th October 2005, 11:52||#9|
Join Date: Apr 2004
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Good stuff man! Let us know how the riding goes. Though I'm still a bit unclear as to the "new" 2003 bike thing. Oh well, as long as the bike is good and you're happy, what does it matter.
|11th October 2005, 13:00||#11|
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Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: BLR, HYD
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damn ur lucky..awesome bike man! post a few pix so that v can envy u even more
|11th October 2005, 17:54||#15|
Join Date: May 2005
Location: Bangalore -> Coorg
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hey is ur bike the same color as the pic u have posted??i saw the same colored R1 being readied in shivajinagar about 5days ago ready to be sold i guess........ i however doubt the ganuinity of the NEW 2003 tag though..............got my reasons for that......nice bike anyway,ride hard and play safe........
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