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THE BIKE: YZF-R1

For riders and the motorbikes, Endurance is one of the toughest race categories in the world, not just because of its length, but also because of the weight of the bikes. The YZF-R1 used is heavier than the short-distance race bikes because of its lights for riding in the dark, a bigger tank that holds more fuel and heavier bodywork for extra sturdiness.

ENGINE
Model: YZF-R1
Engine type: Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke,
DOHC 16 Valves
Displacement: 998cc
Bore x stroke: 78.0 mm x 52.2 mm
Compression ratio: 13.0 : 1
Maximum power: Over 200 bhp
Lubrication system: Wet sump
Clutch type: Wet, Multiple Disc with
Slipper Clutch
Fuel system: Fuel Injection
Ignition system: YEC KIT ECU
Starter system: Electric
Transmission system: Constant Mesh,
6-speed
Final transmission: RK 525 Chain
CHASSIS
Frame: Aluminium Deltabox
Front suspension system: Fullyadjustable
TTX36 Öhlins inverted forks,
Ø 43 mm
Front travel: 120 mm
Caster angle: 24º
Trail: 102 mm
Rear suspension system: Braced
aluminum swingarm with single TTX25
Öhlins shock and rising-rate linkage
Rear travel: 120 mm
Front brake: Hydraulic dual disc, Ø
310 mm
Rear brake: Hydraulic single disc, Ø
190 mm
Front tyre: 3.50×17.0 inch front
Rear tyre: 6.25×17.0 inch rear
DIMENSIONS
Overall length: 2,055 mm
Overall width: 690 mm
Overall height: 1,150 mm
Seat height: 855 mm
Wheel base: 1,415 mm
Minimum ground clearance: 130 mm
Wet weight (including full oil and
fuel tank): 170 kg
Fuel tank capacity: 24 litres
Oil tank capacity: 3.9 litres