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FireEater the 1998 Yamaha R1
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FireEater the 1998 Yamaha R1

In the mid nineties there was still nothing that could beat the Honda’s Fireblade, but finally in 1998 Yamaha unleashed the R1 and it blew the slippers off the old Fireblade. Here’s what we thought in the SuperBike Magazine January 1998. Yamaha has gone through some fairly ‘tough times recently. The supersports bike balance of […]