Yamaha FZR 600 suspension: How well can this motorcycle handle?

The other day I was thinking about the Yamaha FZR 600 suspension, as I rode to a work gig, knowing that I would have to return, late at night, on the treacherous course called the Long Island Expressway.  I have ridden this road many times before – and it is always nasty, but this ride would be after a long day of work, in the dark, with limited visibility for the numerous potholes and bumps that riddle this strip of thoroughfare….  Read More …

Yamaha FZR 600 Mods: Vapor Motorcycle Digital Gauge

Trail Tech Vapor Digital Dash

Shortly after purchasing the 1993 Yamaha FZR 600, I took my first ride out onto the highways of New Jersey, to open her up and see what she was capable of.  About half-way through the trip, the bike had some serious issues, but the one problem, that bugged me more than all the others, was the speedo needle fell off.  Good grief!  I started wondering about a motorcycle digital gauge. Read More …