Tag Archives: 2006 Yamaha R1

Riding R1 on the bloody hill – YD

It is one of the infamous hills that has long winding road. I call it the Bloody Hill – YD. One rider got killed few days ago. I gonna buy a flower, put it to the main corner. From time … Continue reading

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Riding R1 on the edge

Since March 2018, I’ve been practicing high-speed cornering on famous winding roads with sportbike warriors. I just started to drag knee on the pavement one week ago. It’s very dangerous and I’ve stopped counting motorcycle accidents. April 19, 2018 June … Continue reading

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Faulty start problem of cold engine

I have been riding a 2006 Yamaha R1. It never had an engine problem for 12 years. The R1 developed cold start problem around middle of March 2018. The symtom is when the engine is cold in ambient temperature, it … Continue reading

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This is why I ride a sportbike.

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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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