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.

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 210 bhp
Lubrication system: Wet sump
Clutch type: Wet, Multiple Disc with
Slipper Clutch
Fuel system: Fuel Injection
Ignition system: GYTR KIT ECU
Starter system: Electric
Transmission system: Constant Mesh,
Final transmission: RK 525 Chain
Frame: Aluminium Deltabox
Front suspension system: Fullyadjustable
RVP25 Öhlins inverted factory forks,
Ø 43 mm
Front travel: 120 mm
Caster angle: 24º
Trail: 102 mm
Rear suspension system: Braced
aluminum factory swingarm with single RSP40
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
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
Dry weight (including oil): 175 kg
Fuel tank capacity: 24 litres
Oil tank capacity: 4.9 litres