2021 Yamaha Tracer 9 GT

Discussion in 'Road Warriors' started by Chillis, Nov 16, 2020.

  1. ghoststrykre

    ghoststrykre Adventurer

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    Yeah I really just started investigating this thing so I'll have to dig a bit into these youtube vids to see passenger comments. I also see Yamaha has 50L top box options and sells a backrest. They must feel positively about passenger accommodations. Hmm, I'm really likin what I see here.
  2. VeryBumpy

    VeryBumpy Been here awhile

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    So how many here actually have taken delivery of a Tracer 9? For USA, this is looking more like a 2022 release.
  3. Rockbyter

    Rockbyter Been here awhile

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  4. bmac

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    It just started arriving. Several dealers in Wisconsin just received them.
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    Jetpilot5 Been here awhile

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    Mtneer Been here awhile

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    Romney Cycle has/had a red one on the floor as Saturday the 26th, but inventory moves fast there, they had an R7 but it was sold as soon as it got there.
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    senecahome Been here awhile

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  8. STBNE

    STBNE Southern Comfort

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    The bags are not color matched...Boooo
  9. Motonirvana

    Motonirvana Can't make this shit up

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    A review from my favorite Youtuber, the fabulous Missenden Flyer:
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  10. VeryBumpy

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    Wow, nice to see some at dealerships. I'm shocked they are not simply already sold and gone soon as they are prepared.
  11. twinrider

    twinrider Pass the catnip

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    The pannier is huge, looks like it can hold two full face helmets and then some.

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  12. twinrider

    twinrider Pass the catnip

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    That's what happens when you paint them Ducati red.
  13. ghoststrykre

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    HA! I would like a red colored one because it is Ducati red. I love that color.
  14. twinrider

    twinrider Pass the catnip

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    Can't believe Yamaha released that before a yellow one! :baldy


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  15. Jeffo

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    Really like this bike, but riding it i would never be able to stop seeing the dash as a big nosed face with diving goggles.
    Fighter cockpit my arse.
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  16. ghoststrykre

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    Seems like the perfect opportunity for someone to make a snap on plastic piece that changes the nose appearance. It seems like it could be addressed via aftermarket somehow.
  17. Rockbyter

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    Picked mine up today, 50 mile ride home averaged 60 uk mpg. Enjoyed it, everything worked as it should, screen seems fine for me but will try with the MRA addon spoiler I have laying around. Clutch action takes a little getting used to as it bites quite a way out from the bar. No excessive vibrations and mirrors remain clear. Suspension left standard as yet and will set the preload later, all seemed ok though with me being 6' 280 pounds thanks to retirement and covid and inseam of 30". Will report further as I get used to it.
  18. ghoststrykre

    ghoststrykre Adventurer

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    I’ve seen a few owners on YouTube videos or written reviews comment that they bought the bike and hate the seat. Seems easily correctable.

    How are the foot pegs when standing at a stop (do they get in the way of your shins/calves)?
  19. Rockbyter

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    Seat was certainly no worse than the KTM, I have yet to find a really comfortable seat for long periods on any of my bikes. Foot pegs are a little in the way but nothing serious and the side stand footbar is rather small and thin letting the foot slip off at times.
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