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2009 Yamaha World Superbike YZF-R1

Benefiting from an unrivalled influence of MotoGP technology, the 2009 World Superbike winning YZF-R1 represented the most significant development in engine and chassis technology ever seen in the history of the legendary motorcycle.

Featuring a revolutionary crossplane crankshaft engine and unique uneven firing order: the 2009 Yamaha World Superbike Team YZF-R1 delivers near linear torque providing smoother acceleration and greater levels of grip than previously thought possible. setting new standards for litre sports bikes. The already impressive street bike went through some modifications to be track ready for riders Ben Spies and Tom Sykes at the beginning of the 2009 season. Here are the key changes from street machine to race machine.

Modifications to the machine for racing from the homologated model include:
01. A modified cylinder head. cam-shaft, valve, valve spring, piston & con-roditem 2
02. Race gear-box
03. Titanium Akrapovic exhaust system
04. Magneti Marelli MHT - ECU
05. Magneti Marelli Dashboard MDU
06. Strengtnened frame (no rear subframe)
07. Airbox. Race spec BMC filter
08. Lighter and stiffened swing-arm
09. Carbon Clutch cover
I0. Timing Transponder
11. MB Radiator
12. External oil cooler
13. Rapid Inside Footrest
I4. Ohlins TTX-25 Front forks
I5. Ohlins TTX-36 Rear Shock
16. Brembo Radial Lithium Caliper (front)
17. Brembo Caliper (rear)
18. Marchesini Magnesim wheels
19. Carbon fibre complete fairing
20. Enlarged aluminium fuel tank (23L)

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