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    Adventures in excess: Golf cart powered by Yamaha R1 engine

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    It must take a certain kind of person to yank the small and economical 3-horsepower engine from a golf cart and replace it with one from a 2007 Yamaha R1 literbike. For the record, the team behind the transformation did a few dyno passes and managed to ...

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    Yamaha introduces 2009 R1 with crossplane firing order

    Click above for more shots of the 2009 Yamaha R1
    As is often the case when one of the big four Japanese bike manufacturers introduce a new literbike, there's way too many new features and detail improvements for us to include in a write-up. For the '09 Yamaha R1, though, there are some huge ...

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    Outlaw biker on Yamaha R1 posts video on YouTube and gets busted

    Have you ever typed "turbo hayabusa" into YouTube? If so, then you have undoubtedly seen some of the most insane speed in the world. We are not against motorcycles or riding them fast, but we are against doing it illegally on public streets. This is exactly what Jeremy Parrott from Burnham-on-Sea ...


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