It came with a 120/70-zr17 front [[tire]] and a 190/55-zr17 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via double disc. abs. hydraulic. four-piston calipers. in the front and a single disc. abs. in the rear. The front suspension was a 43mm kyb® inverted fork; fully adjustable while the rear was equipped with a kyb® piggyback shock, 4-way adjustable. The YZF-R1 was fitted with a 4.5 Gallon (17.03 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 396.83 pounds (180.0 Kg). The wheelbase was 55.31 inches (1405 mm) long.
[[Image:Yamaha YZF R1 2001.jpg|thumb|right|Yamaha YZF-R1 2001]]
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==1999 Yamaha YZF-R1==
[[File:yamaha-yzf-r1-1999-1999-4.jpg|600px|1999 Yamaha YZF-R1 ]] [[File:yamaha-yzf-r1-1999-1999-3.jpg|600px|1999 Yamaha YZF-R1 ]] [[File:yamaha-yzf-r1-1999-1999-0.jpg|600px|1999 Yamaha YZF-R1 ]]
The Yamaha YZF-R1 was top dog sports bike until the GSX-R1000 appeared in 2001. Parallel imports and stiff competition from Honda and Suzuki mean prices stay sensible. But equally there’s no such thing as a good.
==2000 Yamaha YZF-R1==
[[File:yamaha-yzf-r1-2000-2000-3.jpg|600px|2000 Yamaha YZF-R1 ]] [[File:yamaha-yzf-r1-2000-2000-2.jpg|600px|2000 Yamaha YZF-R1 ]] [[File:yamaha-yzf-r1-2000-2000-1.jpg|600px|2000 Yamaha YZF-R1 ]] [[File:yamaha-yzf-r1-2000-2000-0.jpg|600px|2000 Yamaha YZF-R1 ]]
Yamaha's most popular superbike, the R1 carries on the company's heritage and continues to mesmerize the thrill-seekers. With an unmistakable sound signature, this 4 in-line machine has a rumble which reminds of the V engines, thanks to its firing interval.
With 150 horsepower on tap, this 175 kg beast is a blast to ride both on the track or along the open highway. With comprehensive dashboard instruments, the R1 is ready to take on the stopwatch attack as well as on the canyon curves.
==2005 Yamaha YZF-R1==
[[File:yamaha-yzf-r1-2005-2005-0.jpg|600px|2005 Yamaha YZF-R1 ]]
The 2004 R1 carries on the successful recipe, with the proven 998cc, 180hp, ram-air injected recipe, a more carefully-distributed weight and a revised power management software. The result is a spectacularly nimble superbike, with a high-compression engine and equally high performance thanks to the lightweight Deltabox aluminium chassis and top-notch WSBK-inspired suspensions, steering damper and premium brakes.