Tag Archives: 2006 Yamaha R1

How to do valve clearance check

2004 – 2006 Yamaha R1 http://www.r1-forum.com/forums/46-how-tos/231452-how-check-compression-valves-sync-throttle-bodies-tune-up.html I gotta do the valve clearance check before 42,000 km by myself. I was going to get it done at a motorcycle repair shop but the mechanic’s arrogant attitude and lack of experience forced … Continue reading

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Replacement of front / rear brake lines

I decided to replace the nine years old brake lines due to safety and performance for the R1 bike. Meshed brake line does not have braking force reduction due to expansion of the rubber line under high braking.  I ordered … Continue reading

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Reference photos of motorycle riding

Reference photos for street rider by Hughe is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. Based on a work at http://wp.me/p1fjgj-1vI. Permissions beyond the scope of this license may be available at https://butterflyofdream.wordpress.com/. Image process steps Motorcycle: 2006 … Continue reading

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Two days of bike tour to Homigot

Homigot is the first place along the east cost where sun light arrives during sunrise in South Korea. There are famous statues of big hand that align with morning sun in straight line. I got unexpected call a riding buddy … Continue reading

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DIY Motorcycle tank knee pads

According to Keith Code, good ride should use whole body parts to get the desire control over bike whichever situation it faces on the road. I think conscious street bikers need to learn and practice advanced riding techniques of professional … Continue reading

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Battery charging terminals on the rear seat storage

2014/03/22 Upgraded it for better saftey after the short caused by two clips of the battery charger. I spent nine minutes to install new switch, build a mounting plate. I’ll add a fuse on the circuit soon. 2014/03/14 I had … Continue reading

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DIY motorcycle handle bar mirror

This is second version of handle bar mirror I’ve built. As you see on the photos, it has small profile. The mirror size is around 30mm. Motorcycle handle bar mirror is about $50 USD. Shipping and handling would cost me … Continue reading

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