2021 Yamaha Tracer 9 GT

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  1. Chillis

    Chillis Long timer Supporter

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  2. 3sum

    3sum local Triumph fanboy

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    Those pictures have been all over the internet for a couple weeks now. I have a 2019 GT that I wrecked last month. If it ends up being totaled, I’ll give this a good look, but might end up going for a used BMW XR.
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  3. Vertical C

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    I like the look of that Yamaha
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  4. Ogre_fl

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    I dont care for the looks.
    It reminds me of what Kawasaki did with the Versys 1000 in 19 adding bulk to the front fairings.
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  5. Too_Tall

    Too_Tall The Belgian

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    Very nice bike, the GT with hardcases that accept a helmet is a great change, aswell as a quichshift up and down, and I like the look of the whole bike...however...

    2 seperate instrument clusters?! So from 1 smallish TFT to two 3,5 inch displays, that are separated...if you add a satnav that's 3 screens to look at. Can't help but feel that's not a good idea...

    I waited on this release, but I think it's going to be a Triumph 900, Rally Pro propably for me...shame, I rode the T900GT and I liked the engine, disliked the cases and the quickshifter not being in both directions, they fixed that but now the instrument cluster...that's a no from me!
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  6. VEGASHOTWHEELER

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    S-10 has been my plan for along time, but FJ-09/Taser would be easier with my back/hip problems.
    But the foot peg position looks more back set than my v-storms more neutral pegs.
    Might be more uncomfortable for me to spend time on.
    Rode buddies 1200 Explorer out around lake and the peg position made it miserable for me.
    Great motor, but think it hurt my buddies feelings when I said I couldn’t wait to get off of it.
    I rode FZ-09 years back in Long Beach and gotta say that was a fun motor, wish the demo was unescorted
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  7. Motonirvana

    Motonirvana Can't make this shit up

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    It's available in the U.S and the full specs/pictures are up on the U.S website: https://www.yamahamotorsports.com/sport-touring/models/tracer-9-gt

    Chillis, I think you might need to change the title of thread to Tracer 9 GT as that appears to be the new nomenclature. Much better name than Tracer g00GT .

    So glad we are getting the red color besides the silver with burple wheels. Panniers look like the bike was rear ended but who cares now that it will accept a full face helmet.
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  8. VEGASHOTWHEELER

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    Those panniers do look funky.
    Almost like they are falling off!
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  9. Motonirvana

    Motonirvana Can't make this shit up

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    Vegas, this is from the Yammi website regarding ergonomics:
    The riding position was designed to accommodate riders of varying physiques and includes a two-level adjustable main seat. The handlebars and footpegs can also be adjusted to two different positions, allowing riders to set a position that gives them a secure feeling the moment they get on the bike. The handlebar clamps can be rotated 10mm forward changing the bar position 9mm forward and 4mm up, and the footpeg mounts can be raised 14mm higher as well as 4mm rearward.​
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  10. kaertner

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    Looks fantastic and a big upgrade on the existing GT model. Love the styling, new dash, new IMU, Cornering ABS, semi-active suspension, up/down QS, larger cases, bigger engine with more torque. All the things I wanted that weren't in the existing model. For me, I'll have to wait until around this time next year, so a 2022 model which will no doubt just have some colour changes. Great job Yamaha, can't wait for the ride reviews.

    Just missing a hydraulic clutch but Magura will sort that out.
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  11. Clem Fandango

    Clem Fandango Been here awhile

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    I think it looks great (but I'll miss the goo). Big jump in price puts it out of my range though, glad I bought my '19 when I did.
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  12. NumberCruncher

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    Many people complained about windscreen noise on the last Tracer 900GT and some went so far as to sell the bike for that reason. I did ride one and noticed quite a bit of noise and wonder if that has been addressed on the new bike? Anyone know how much more torque we get?

    Technically speaking I prefer the Tiger 900GT for the 19" front wheel but the bike has about 20 fewer hp so it will be less sporty to ride. It will of course be a better ADV bike but it also costs about $1,500 more. Now if Yamaha made an ADV version of this bike . . . oh wait . . . that is the Super Tennere 700.

    NC
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  14. scootertrog

    scootertrog Jedi Fart Master

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    Gosh damn these new bikes are getting fuglier! Looks like Yamaha and Triumph have saved me a lot of money, I’ll just keep my 10-year old bikes.
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    I love my Yamaha's but $17K for this bike, no thanks.
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  18. kaertner

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    Europe gets 3 colours, including tech Camo:

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  19. outdoorsman

    outdoorsman Lets Ride! Supporter

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    Yahoooo! I was going to get the F900XR but glad I waited. Is it March yet?
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  20. DEUCE SLUICE

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    Shoot, I'd pick that color over the silver and the red.

    I wonder if this has finally moved upmarket enough to provide an opening for the Tracer 700 coming to the states. That's still the one I really want.
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