Yamaha FZ-07 / MT-07 thread

Discussion in 'Road Warriors' started by cabanza, Nov 4, 2013.

  1. cabanza

    cabanza Smooth is Fast

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    Meh.

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  2. cabanza

    cabanza Smooth is Fast

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    http://www.motorcycledaily.com/2013/11/yamaha-introduces-mt-07-lightweight-affordable-689cc-twin/


    Engine

    Engine type liquid-cooled
    Displacement 689 cm³
    Bore x stroke 80.0 mm x 68.6 mm
    Compression ratio 11.5 : 1
    Maximum power 55.0 kW (74.8PS) @ 9,000 rpm
    Maximum Torque 68.0 Nm (6.9 kg-m) @ 6,500 rpm
    Lubrication system Wet sump
    Carburettor Fuel Injection
    Clutch Type Wet
    Ignition system TCI
    Starter system Electric
    Transmission system Constant Mesh
    Final transmission Chain


    Chassis

    Frame Diamond
    Front suspension system Telescopic forks
    Front travel 130 mm
    Caster Angle 24º
    Trail 90 mm
    Rear suspension system Swingarm
    Rear Travel 130 mm
    Front brake Hydraulic dual disc, Ø 282 mm
    Rear brake Hydraulic single disc, Ø 245 mm
    Front tyre 120/70 ZR 17M/C(58W) (Tubeless)
    Rear tyre 180/55 ZR 17M/C(73W) (Tubeless)


    Dimensions

    Overall length 2,085 mm
    Overall width 745 mm
    Overall height 1,090 mm
    Seat height 805 mm
    Wheel base 1,400 mm
    Minimum ground clearance 140 mm
    Wet weight (including full oil and fuel tank) 179 kg / ABS 182 kg
    Fuel tank capacity 14 L
    Oil tank capacity 3.0 L
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  3. PAULIBIKER

    PAULIBIKER Long timer

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    Will Yamaha bring it to the US?
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  4. RaY YreKa

    RaY YreKa Palanquins RTW

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    73bhp.

    Honda are fucking with Suzuki's all-purpose DL650 on the mpg front.

    Looks like Yamaha will be fucking with it on the bhp front.

    And cocking one at the BMW 800-series and Versys as well.

    Good times.
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  5. Sig_Sour

    Sig_Sour Been here awhile

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    Was Europe begging for this after the MT-09 was introduced? If not, I'm confused.
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  6. PeteN95

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    With a couple more inches of suspension travel, this would make a pretty cool ADV bike!?
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  7. B.Curvin

    B.Curvin Feral Chia Tamer

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    I would take it over the nine just because I like twins more than triples.
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  8. cabanza

    cabanza Smooth is Fast

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  9. Super Sneaky Steve

    Super Sneaky Steve B@nned Club :D

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    I like twins better too. Make mine an MT-07!:clap
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  10. ColdForged

    ColdForged Been here awhile

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    Yeah i hope they make an fz-07. I really dont want that much power from the fz-09, but I dont want a gladius or a cbr500f, if i could find one.
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  11. Grainbelt

    Grainbelt marginal adventurer Super Moderator

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    401 lbs wet, 74 hp.
    Its a start. Put a fairing and a real subframe on it, and we'll talk. :ricky
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  12. Sig_Sour

    Sig_Sour Been here awhile

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    If it has more in common than not with it's triple cylinder brother it could be another fun and practical take on a naked street bike. If it comes to the states like the triple then we can assume salvage engines will become available eventually...it would be interesting to do in the States what Yamaha will not do for us and frankenstein a bigger dual sport or a smaller ADV bike (Tenere). WR700 twin or Tenere Triple, anyone?

    The headlight looks awkwardly small...like a home-built (salvaged) naked bike, traditional perhaps.
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  13. Grainbelt

    Grainbelt marginal adventurer Super Moderator

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    My understanding is the new A2 license in Europe has a 47 hp limit and bikes with n00b fuel maps can't be restricted by more than half. This makes sense in that context.

    Here, the Fz09 is already cheaper than the 650s. :scratch
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  14. Wallachian Spikes

    Wallachian Spikes Long timer

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    Now you're talking! My Daughters CB 500F is 405 lbs (can't remember if that's dry or curb weight) & makes somewhat LESS than 74 H.P.. I don't regret getting the Honda, it's her first street bike & I don't want her on an arm stretcher but, DADDY is feeling a bit torn between the FZ-09 & FZ-07. That's a good thing though as the last few years a 650 Versys has been the only bike stateside that I even considered.
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  15. RC.

    RC. ADV FOR LIFE

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    Could this be the spiritual successor to the SV650?
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  16. dlmarquez

    dlmarquez dlm

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    I can't wait till some enterprising press maven does a comparo of the following bikes:
    Suzuki SFV650
    Kawasaki Versys 650/Ninja 650
    Ducati Monster 696
    Triumph street triple
    not sure Honda has anything in this class except inline 4's or the new 800VFR

    and of course the new Yamaha MT-07
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  17. Grainbelt

    Grainbelt marginal adventurer Super Moderator

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    I'm pretty sure Suzuki would rather you bought the SFV650. :lol3
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  18. RC.

    RC. ADV FOR LIFE

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    :lol3:lol3:lol3
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  19. Mondo Endo

    Mondo Endo Been here awhile

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    Not from what Ive read
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  20. PeteN95

    PeteN95 Long timer

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    I like your thinking, that would make a hell of a giant Supermoto! :evil
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