Performance Bikes (UK) - - First Ride -

Due to the R6 hav­ing ride-by-wire since 2006, adding trac­tion con­trol with be­spoke set­tings for each gear, rider modes, and a quick­shifter was rel­a­tively easy for Yamaha. It also meant ap­ply­ing the ap­pro­pri­ate fuel sip­ping maps for the mas­sive cat­alytic con­verter was also straight­for­ward – one of the main rea­sons Yamaha have per­sisted with the R6. That, and the fact ev­ery­one else has left the sec­tor...

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