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Riding => It's not a Concours - other Bikes => Topic started by: sanmo on May 24, 2017, 05:40:45 pm

Title: Was briefly excited by this tease from Yamaha motorsports.........
Post by: sanmo on May 24, 2017, 05:40:45 pm
"Join us for the unveiling of our incredible, new transcontinental touring machine June 5th at Americade in beautiful Lake George, New York.

Or, if you’re unable to attend, see it via live streaming on our website – and witness history in the making."

Visions of a worthy successor to the FJR and C14 danced in my head. But since its being introduced within the Star line, I'm guessing its a V-twin bagger with fairing, to go against the Harley and Indian bikes. Anybody have the scoop on this?
Title: Re: Was briefly excited by this tease from Yamaha motorsports.........
Post by: gPink on May 25, 2017, 03:52:50 am
New Venture???
Title: Re: Was briefly excited by this tease from Yamaha motorsports.........
Post by: sanmo on May 25, 2017, 05:43:17 am
You could be right. An updated version with fuel injection, heated grips & seats and reverse, if you go by the wish list enumerated in those videos. Never did figure out how they got the classic v-twin sound in a V4.
Title: Re: Was briefly excited by this tease from Yamaha motorsports.........
Post by: gPink on May 25, 2017, 05:52:47 am
 :-X
Title: Re: Was briefly excited by this tease from Yamaha motorsports.........
Post by: VirginiaJim on May 25, 2017, 06:05:23 am
http://youtu.be/FLimv9aL2WQ (http://youtu.be/FLimv9aL2WQ)
Title: Re: Was briefly excited by this tease from Yamaha motorsports.........
Post by: Rhino on May 25, 2017, 07:09:15 am
New Venture???

I'd put money on that being exactly what it is.