Mark Sawyer

Practical Sportsbikes (UK) - - Yamaha Yzf1000r -

Hamp­shire

“I’ve had mine from new in 1996 and it’s done only 12,000 miles. Bril­liant brakes and mine has never burnt oil un­like some. In the real world, it has more than enough poke and han­dling for Bri­tish roads. Rid­ing it af­ter my BMW S1000XR re­quires brain re­cal­i­bra­tion, though, as there’s no ABS, power modes, quick shifter, trac­tion con­trol, and so on.” I bought one…

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