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– 2006 Yamaha YZF-R1 LE (Canada Edition)
YZF-R1 LE (Canada Edition) – Open Class Ultra High Performance
At Yamaha, there is more to building a race replica than a few stickers.
Introducing the exclusive limited edition 2006 R1 L.E. – complete with back torque limiting slipper clutch, Marchesini wheels, adjustable rear suspension link and Ohlins suspension developed specifically for this model – all that on top of the standard R1’s upgrades for 2006. The R1 L.E. features a European inspired metallic black and dark blue paint scheme.
The R1 is not intended for novice or inexperienced riders.
43mm Ohlins custom-valved fully adjustable inverted fork with 2-way compression damping adjustments
Ohlins custom-valved fully adjustable rear shock with hydraulic preload adjuster and 2 -way compression damping adjustment.
Gold Marchesini forged aluminum wheels
Adjustable rear suspension bottom link (ride height adjuster)
Pirelli Diablo Corsa radial tires
Starter button doubles as lap timer control
Special Euro inspired metallic black and dark blue paint scheme
Engine liquid-cooled, DOHC, 5-valve, inline four 4-stroke
Displacement 998 cc
Bore and Stroke 77 x 53.6mm
Compression Ratio 12.4 : 1
Fuel Delivery 45mm throttle body fuel injection
Lubrication Wet sump
Ignition Digital TCI
Transmission 6 speed
Suspension (Front) 41mm inverted fork
Suspension (Rear) Link Monocross
Brakes (Front) Dual 320 mm discs
Brakes (Rear) 220 mm discs
Tires (Front) 120/70 ZR17
Tires (Rear) 190/50 ZR17
Length 2,085 mm (82.1”)
Width 720 mm (28.3”)
Height 1,105 mm (43.5”)
Wheelbase 1,415 mm (55.7”)
Rake / Trail 24° / 97 mm
Ground Clearance 135 mm (5.3″)
Seat Height 835mm (32.9”)
Fuel Capacity 18 litres (4.0 Imp. gal.)
Colour(s) Metallic Black