Can two people ride a Yamaha R6?

Can two people ride a Yamaha R6?

It’s fine…just put a couple more clicks of pre-load on the rear when you’re riding 2 up…

Is the R6 good for commuting?

Let me put it this way: the R6 is a scalpel, no other way around it. It has little torque down low so it’s sort of sucky in city driving or commuting. It’s slightly twitchy too, throttle wise. The chassis flexes well and it will outperform the CBR on the track in good hands.

Is Yamaha R6 a good starter bike?

Unless you are very comfortable on a motorcycle then an R6 is a terrible choice. Most everybody goes down on their first bike. It might be going too slow in a parking lot or hitting some gravel at a stop sign, something.

Is R6 good for touring?

My YZF-R6 is now proving far easier to live with than I first feared. However, since K-Tech Suspension have waved their magic wand over my R6 it’s been transformed. The plush suspension has softened the ride – I’d now even consider taking on some light touring on the Yam.

Is the R6 comfortable?

Is the Yamaha R6 Comfortable? The Yamaha R6 is not comfortable due to its high pegs, low handlebars, and seating position. Comfort has been sacrificed for performance and optimum aerodynamics, forcing the rider to adopt a bent-over riding position.

Is Yamaha R6 heavy?

2020 Yamaha YZF-R6 Specifications

Seat Height 33.5 in (850mm)
Curb Weight 419 lbs (190 kg)
Warranty 1 Year (Limited Factory Warranty)

What is the rev limit of the Yamaha R6?

The rev limit has since increased from 15,500 to 16,000! In this guide to the Yamaha R6… Why trust me on motorcycles? Why buy a Yamaha R6? What’s the Yamaha R6 like to ride? Is the Yamaha R6 uncomfortable to ride? Wrap up: What’s the best Yamaha R6 to buy? Why trust me on motorcycles?

What is the redline of the Yamaha R6?

Yamaha claimed the R6 had a redline of 17,500 rpm in all their promotional blurbs. A massive 17,500 rpm! Higher than any consumer motorcycle at the time, and higher than most in memory (the four-cylinder 250cc bikes not having been sold for a while, and for even longer in the US).

Is it possible to ride a Yamaha R6 on public roads?

It’s very difficult, and usually a very bad idea, to push the R6 (or any 600) to its limits out on public roads, even in canyons. Simply put, even Yamaha says that the R6 is a motorcycle designed for the track.

Is the Yamaha R6 the most powerful motorcycle?

The R6 is not the most powerful motorcycle on the market, as it’s not an R1 or any larger motorcycle, but it’s definitely one of the most fun. Because the R6 is quite light, it’s pretty fun to ride at moderate speeds (e.g. 80-130 km/h), too. Here I’ll go over some of the common alternatives to the Yamaha R6, and how they’re different.