Author Topic: Was briefly excited by this tease from Yamaha motorsports.........  (Read 1677 times)

Offline sanmo

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"Join us for the unveiling of our incredible, new transcontinental touring machine June 5th at Americade in beautiful Lake George, New York.

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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?
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Re: Was briefly excited by this tease from Yamaha motorsports.........
« Reply #1 on: May 25, 2017, 03:52:50 am »
New Venture???
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Re: Was briefly excited by this tease from Yamaha motorsports.........
« Reply #2 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.
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Re: Was briefly excited by this tease from Yamaha motorsports.........
« Reply #3 on: May 25, 2017, 05:52:47 am »
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Re: Was briefly excited by this tease from Yamaha motorsports.........
« Reply #4 on: May 25, 2017, 06:05:23 am »
"LOCTITE®"  The original thread locker...  #11  2016 Indian Roadmaster, ABS, Cruise control, heated grips and seats 46 Monitoring with cutting edge technology U.N.I.T is Back! 2008 C14 Moved on to a new home.

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Re: Was briefly excited by this tease from Yamaha motorsports.........
« Reply #5 on: May 25, 2017, 07:09:15 am »
New Venture???

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