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anytme aft 9.30pm hehehehe....

 

if u c my speed n i only use front brake n nv even touch e rear brake den u tell them

 

i'm oso learning frm other older biker too.....

 

hmmm... we have much more to learn... nvm just got TOTW 1 and 2 on ebook gonna read up on it these few days.. meet up for JB trip at where? 2130 meet up?

Speed is about control, control comes from your wrist.

An accident will cause you to lose your wrist, which in turns leads to losing control and eventually speed.

 

Think twice before twisting your wrist.

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guys....sorry....dun mistaken i wanna b wat hor....

 

just tt i learn it frm a very hard n ex lesson,till i met an uncle he teach mi alot...

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guys...sorry...dun mistaken i wanna b watsoever. just wan bikers to ride it hard but play it safe

 

i learn it frm a very hard n ex way,n almost lost my life.

till i met an uncle. he teach mi alot..

 

rem tis, bikers accident got 2 type.

1. after accident,u still got chance to ride n learn

2.after accident,...........den it gone.

 

i'm luck i was e 1st wan

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guys...sorry...dun mistaken i wanna b watsoever. just wan bikers to ride it hard but play it safe

 

i learn it frm a very hard n ex way,n almost lost my life.

till i met an uncle. he teach mi alot..

 

rem tis, bikers accident got 2 type.

1. after accident,u still got chance to ride n learn

2.after accident,...........den it gone.

 

i'm luck i was e 1st wan

 

No worries la.. everyone has plenty to learn about their bike also ma.. at least u willing to teach which is good rather than wait something happen to us liao then learn abit late also like u said u lucky u the 1st one but what if touchwood something happened and we not so lucky to be the 1st one leh?

Speed is about control, control comes from your wrist.

An accident will cause you to lose your wrist, which in turns leads to losing control and eventually speed.

 

Think twice before twisting your wrist.

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hmmm... we have much more to learn... nvm just got TOTW 1 and 2 on ebook gonna read up on it these few days.. meet up for JB trip at where? 2130 meet up?

 

it 2nd link,fine for u? hehehe....

 

tml i will cfm e tme n place. nw got more important things to do..........

 

 

SLEEP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

hahahahahahahaha:angel:

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it 2nd link,fine for u? hehehe....

 

tml i will cfm e tme n place. nw got more important things to do..........

 

 

SLEEP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

hahahahahahahaha:angel:

 

ack... alrite confirm tomorrow

Speed is about control, control comes from your wrist.

An accident will cause you to lose your wrist, which in turns leads to losing control and eventually speed.

 

Think twice before twisting your wrist.

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i also use front break also. nvr use rear brake.

2 finger front break ... Tap Breaking is important =)

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really curious.. if u use front brake to brake only... how u gonna stop at high speeds? engine brake and front brake only?

Speed is about control, control comes from your wrist.

An accident will cause you to lose your wrist, which in turns leads to losing control and eventually speed.

 

Think twice before twisting your wrist.

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YUP. can be adjusted. i did it.

 

Bro would u mind helping me adjust lower?? :cheeky:

 

i 2nd tt too, wym mech mentioned be4 can, but why weird bro?

 

Like sis whitefang explained, i feel its kinda hard to kick up... thats why must position my foot infront or else hard to kick... hard to explain.

 

the footrest is not too bad for me, its the kick gear, and foot brake that is the wrong angle.. can adjust those or not? if can, go where adjust? got charge or not?

 

initially i really had a bit of trouble "reaching it" cos it was too high for me, so when i kick gear from 1st to 2nd gear, always kena neutral cos i never kick high enough. now actually adjusting to it slowly liao lah..

 

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If u notice, rear brakes disc are smaller and onli one compare to 2 big disvc infront... That is to minimise the braking force pressure apply for the rear. Now look back to our R15, onli one disc brake infront compare to two on ur r1.

 

It's good to apply both brakes at the time as it minimise shifting center of gravity too much. Motogp doesn't use rear brakes because they use engine brake on the rear wheel to control their speed.

 

Rear brakes are very good at low speed control. At open roads like SG, emergency brakes are also often required. If rely onli front brakes how to brake in time. Onli on tracks or when u wanna race on open roads then it's right to say use less on rear brakes as u are utilizing engine shifting braking method.

 

BUT. Open roads are full of dangers. Race there are onli for the bigger balls cheaper life ppl... =P

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Bro would u mind helping me adjust lower?? :cheeky:

 

 

Like sis whitefang explained, i feel its kinda hard to kick up... thats why must position my foot infront or else hard to kick... hard to explain.

 

 

The gear level damn easy. As for the brakes quite hard but i manage to adjust it. Need more work done

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If u notice, rear brakes disc are smaller and onli one compare to 2 big disvc infront... That is to minimise the braking force pressure apply for the rear. Now look back to our R15, onli one disc brake infront compare to two on ur r1.

 

It's good to apply both brakes at the time as it minimise shifting center of gravity too much. Motogp doesn't use rear brakes because they use engine brake on the rear wheel to control their speed.

 

Rear brakes are very good at low speed control. At open roads like SG, emergency brakes are also often required. If rely onli front brakes how to brake in time. Onli on tracks or when u wanna race on open roads then it's right to say use less on rear brakes as u are utilizing engine shifting braking method.

 

BUT. Open roads are full of dangers. Race are onli for the bigger balls cheaper life ppl... =P

 

I can tell u tt I ride my phantom, I nv use rear brake too. Phantom rear wheel very heavy, if jus as u say n I use rear brake. I hv fall alot of tmes.

 

If race is cheaper life, den f1, motogp, AMA, sbk, supermoto, ect..n alot more those are cheaper life too.

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i also use front break also. nvr use rear brake.

2 finger front break ... Tap Breaking is important =)

 

U are rite... I using two fingers for braking n clutch in.

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I can tell u tt I ride my phantom, I nv use rear brake too. Phantom rear wheel very heavy, if jus as u say n I use rear brake. I hv fall alot of tmes.

 

If race is cheaper life, den f1, motogp, AMA, sbk, supermoto, ect..n alot more those are cheaper life too.

 

Up to individual... School nv teach us to use squeeze rear brake harder then front brakes.

 

Anyway i said racing on open roads. Nv say racing on tracks... =DD

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but the bottom line is the footrest cannot change place issit? oni the gear and brake can change ah?

 

I dun understand liao... U wan change the whole foot rest ah? If that's so, i think by seeing u know cannot liao. Speent 300+ buy the adjustable footrest bah

 

It's not the footrest tat u are uncomfortable with... It more on the levers' angle. Tat can be adjusted.

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wah...all wana becum racer ah? yea...i agree wif our r1 bro....try to make use of front brake...if u wana easier way to learn...learn like my style...i dismantle my rear brake for my 1st, 2nd and 3rd bike...to learn how to corner wif just front brake...

 

but...dun forget to fix back ur rear brake when go inspection...haha!!

 

my 1st bike gt before for one week i rode without front n rear brake also...waahaha!! more siao loh...

Past Rides:

May 2006-Oct 2007 - Honda wave 125R

July 2007-Feb 2010- Yamaha TZM

May 2009-Feb 2010- Yamaha 125Z

Jan 2010-Aug 2010 - Yamaha R15

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wah...all wana becum racer ah? yea...i agree wif our r1 bro....try to make use of front brake...if u wana easier way to learn...learn like my style...i dismantle my rear brake for my 1st, 2nd and 3rd bike...to learn how to corner wif just front brake...

 

but...dun forget to fix back ur rear brake when go inspection...haha!!

 

my 1st bike gt before for one week i rode without front n rear brake also...waahaha!! more siao loh...

 

Haha...power sia..

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really curious.. if u use front brake to brake only... how u gonna stop at high speeds? engine brake and front brake only?

 

 

in term of technique apply they do drop gear and tap brake that's how they do in motogp

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in term of technique apply they do drop gear and tap brake that's how they do in motogp

 

:thumb:...true

Past Rides:

May 2006-Oct 2007 - Honda wave 125R

July 2007-Feb 2010- Yamaha TZM

May 2009-Feb 2010- Yamaha 125Z

Jan 2010-Aug 2010 - Yamaha R15

Current Rides:

June 2010-current - Yamaha R125

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really curious.. if u use front brake to brake only... how u gonna stop at high speeds? engine brake and front brake only?

 

 

in term of technique apply they do drop gear and tap brake that's how they do in motogp. technically that's depend how good is ur judgement for the engine braking and tap brake,reaction wise must be act fast so far i did it for many times and its work's..

ITS NOT THE SIZE OF THE ENGINES IN THE RACES BUT THE SIZES OF THE BALLS IN YOUR TROUSERS

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i had being gone thru tis traffic light so fast its change to red light during nite time and tis is wat i apply engine braking and tap brake but do remember u can't just hold the brake lever without release it it's won't work what u have to do is tap n tap brake hold it don't release that's work's don't forget to apply the engine brake too. (drop gear):thumb:

ITS NOT THE SIZE OF THE ENGINES IN THE RACES BUT THE SIZES OF THE BALLS IN YOUR TROUSERS

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Up to individual... School nv teach us to use squeeze rear brake harder then front brakes.

 

Anyway i said racing on open roads. Nv say racing on tracks... =DD

 

Hehe...can I ask if when u going to hit or avoid sumthg infront of u, u still got time to think or Noe hw much rear brake u hv to use?

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    • By SBF
      We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again: if there is one thing Yamaha does and does well, it is making small displacement engines that hit well above their weight class. A case in point is the Yamaha YZF-R15 (YZF155), its sports bike offering for the Class 2B market and priced at at just slightly over S$14,000 including COE.

      In the Class 2B market segment, Yamaha offers quite a few other alternatives, albeit in the scooter side of things such as the Yamaha NMax 155, Yamaha Aerox, as well as the streetster model Yamaha MT-15 V3. If you're going based on registrations in Singapore, the Yamaha brand, distributed exclusively by Hong Leong Corporation (Yamaha Singapore) is by far the #1 motorcycle brand in Singapore based on volume.
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      Handing us the key to the YZF-R15, Yamaha’s technical person said to the author, “let me know what you think, I think you will like this engine.” Bearing Yamaha’s racing heritage, especially with 250 cc two-strokes, in mind, we set off on the YZF-R15 to find out what was what with the baby YZF.
      At the first approach, the YZF-R15 is a stylish looking thing, following the design cues of the bigger machines in the YZF range, notably the YZF-R1 and YZF-R6. The fuel tank, having a capacity of 11-litres which is as standard as these things go, is clad in a faux air intake cover, a design cue taken from the YZF-R1.

      Swinging a leg over the two-piece saddle, again, like the bigger, racier bikes in Yamaha’s YZF range, the rider will be slightly surprised to find the saddle height set at 815 mm. This is normal for a track machine, not so usual for a bike intended for daily road riding, notably in Asia.
      Seat height aside – you won’t have a problem if you’re 168 cm taller or more – the seating position itself is a little extreme if you don’t have a lot of experience with pure race motorcycles. The bend of the clip on handlebars along with the seat/handlebar relationship is very much biased for high speed track use.
      Length x Width x Height (mm): 1990 mm X 725 mm X 1135 mm Seat Height (mm): 815 mm Wheel Base (mm): 1325 mm Minimum Ground Clearance (mm): 170 mm This means the rider is placed into a racing crouch on the R15, with elbows bent and back arched over the tank. While this might be great for attacking corners, it does mean the rider is in the neck bent position required of racing machines.
      Starting the YZF-R15 brings the 155 cc, liquid-cooled single-cylinder to life with a distinctive thump. Coming with SOHC and variable valve actuation (VVA), the R15 claims an output of 19 hp at 10,000 rpm and a torque number of 14.2 Nm at 8,500 rpm.
      Engine Type: Liquid -cooled ; 4 - stroke ;SOHC , 4 -valves Displacement: 155 cm3 Max. Power: 13.9 kW . at 10000 rpm Max. Torque: 14.4 N - mat 8500 rpm Compression Ratio: 11.630.4 : 1 Bore x Stroke: 58.0 x 58.7 mm Ignition System: TCI ( Transistor Controlled Ignition ) Starter System: Electric Transmission System: Constant mesh , 6 - Speed Lubrication: Wet sump Fuel Tank Capacity: 11 L Oil Capacity: 1.05 L The engine on the R15 is common with the Yamaha Nmax and Aerox 155 scooters as mentioned earlier, but there are a few differences. Aside from the omission of Yamaha’s Blue Core engine design philosophy which reduces emissions, the R15’s mill has been tuned to deliver slightly more power and in a linear fashion.
      VVA kicks in at about 7,000 rpm, allowing for a swift build to the torque peak of 8,500 rpm and a little above that. The engine starts running out of steam at about 9,200 rpm, and pushing the single above that would be cruel and unusual punishment.

      We found the YZF-R15 good for about 135 km/h on the open highway. Crouched well down with chin on the tank and elbows out of the breeze, it will deliver more than that but be careful picking fights with faster vehicles.
      Setting off on the R15, the clutch pull is light, helped by the assist and slipper clutch. While some might ask why an engine this small might need a slipper clutch, a single mis-shift mid-corner on a wet road will change your mind, and quickly.
      Clicking the six-speed gearbox through the cogs, we found engagement to be precise and positive, with a very definite point felt where the dog slips each gear into place. Lever throw was moderate and we had no issues riding the R15 whether wearing street shoes or riding boots.
      No false neutrals were evident during our time with the R15, though it remains to be seen whether the gearbox holds up to hard use and redline gear changes. Which is about the only way to ride the YZF-R15.
      Designed as it is for the young rider coming up from the underbone class, or the fresh licence holder, the R15’s engine needs to be wound out hard. As the R15 screams through the gears, you will find acceleration is best when the revs are kept up, as befits the displacement of the engine.

      It is at this point, after rowing frantically through the gears with the throttle pinned to the stop, you run into the R15’s top speed of… well… enough. It is faster than the Aerox 155 and the NMax, we will say that much, enough to keep you moving at a pace faster than highway traffic, but just stay out of the fast lane.
      Riding the YZF-R15 around, we found it to be a physically small bike, notably in the area of rider accommodation. The seat distance is just enough for the rider to get into a tuck and that’s about it.
      Seat comfort itself is acceptable but we would be hesitant to take journeys longer than about two full tanks long. No feedback on pillion seating as our usual passenger took a look at the rear pillion pad and said, “it’s ok dad, I’ll stay home this morning.”
      Those are the limitations of the R15, in that it is basically designed for 18-year old crotch rocket jockeys and not plus-sized senior riders, but what is it like to ride? Well, for one thing, handling on the R15 is on the sporty side of acceptable.
      Throwing the bike into corners revealed that the upside-down forks in front performed well, if a little on the low side in terms of compression damping. At the back, the monoshock performed acceptably, showing a bit of weave and bob in high speed sweepers.
      Front Suspension System: Telescopic Fork Rear Suspension System: Swingarm (link suspension) Front Brake: Hydraulic single disc brake Rear Brake: Hydraulic single disc brake Front Tyre: 100 /80-17M / C52P Tubeless Rear Tyre: 140 /70-17M / C 669 Tubeless In terms of tracking, the YZF-R15 proved to be stable at highway speeds with no sign of weaving. Be cautious overtaking bigger vehicles though, especially when entering the backwash, as the R15’s 137 kg wet weight did not do much to keep the bike planted in strong side winds.
      The YZF-R15 performed best doing quick riding in town, the sharp handling making weaving around cars on surface roads easy. That Yamaha did not cut corners in the handling stakes, despite the budget pricing of the R15, is shown in the Deltabox frame and the cast and welded aluminium swingarm.
      This goes some way to explaining the performance intentions of the YZF-R15’s riding position and VVA engine. We expect to see quite a number of R15’s being raced in its home market of Indonesia next year.
      Tyre sizing also goes towards displaying the racing intent of the YZF-R15, with a huge (for a 150) 140/70-17 tyre at the back end. It carries a 100/80-17 in front, which will make finding performance rubber for the R15 a breeze since the OEM fitment IRC rubber lack definite feedback and grip when pushed to the edge.
      What we did like about the YZF-R15 is its overall road-going performance. While we did notice a lot of buzziness in the R15, that is the nature of business for a single-cylinder sports machine, and it did not give a lot away in terms of acceleration.
      Overtaking did need downshifting a couple of gears, especially if the rider is in a hurry, but if leisurely acceleration is acceptable, the R15 would happily chug along in fifth gear. Much to our surprise, sixth is not an overdrive that lowered engine revs, instead giving a few more km/h in speed.
      Not a highway cruiser then, or making any sort of pretence to long-distance comfort. This is a sports bike through and through and designed to charge through corners, riding a slingshot out the other side.
      When charging into corners, the front 282 mm diameter disc proved up to the task, and the feedback and bite from the brake lever was almost at superbike level. A gentle caress of two fingers on the lever and the R15 slowed without fuss.
      If more braking was needed, the rear brake was brought into play, but we rarely found a need to do so, except when really gunning it for corners on our usual test loop up the mountain and down again. In any case, after several hard corners with lots of downshifting and full-handed grabbing of the front lever, we noticed the lever coming back to the bars slightly more, but there was no deterioration in braking performance.
      What we did note is the frugality of the YZF-R15 – not surprising really, given the engine capacity. Riding around town, we got a best of 2.5 litres per 100 km while highway riding returned even better numbers at 1.9 litres per 100 km, or in more common terms, 40km/litres.
      Inside the cockpit a premium touch – for this market segment – is the monochrome LCD panel that displays all the necessary information the rider needs. Complemented by LED lighting front and rear, the panel includes a gear indicator and average fuel consumption, features usually found in higher end motorcycle instrument displays.
      So, who needs a Yamaha YZF-R15, at S$14,000 including COE and taxes, but before insurance - Well, aside from the lack of ABS, which we did not really expect at this price point, the YZF-R15 is positioned as a sports bike.
      One thing is for sure, the YZF-R15 will teach the rider a lot about making the most of the power available. Carrying corner speed is paramount on the R15, and conservation of energy, or in this case, forward momentum and cornering lines, will be lessons hard learnt.
      This means the intended market is the young rider with a fresh Class 2B licence. Or a senior rider who wishes he was 18 again, hanging outside the convent school gate waiting for his girlfriend to show up. Either way, it’s one well worth considering.
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    • By ZrayZaiden
      I saw one under my block. And I saw a few around Singapore. Anyone got owned MT-15? Can give review for it?
    • By Akmilo
      Hi all. I’m still on my p-plate, and I was wondering if anyone can help me. I am riding a R15 V3, all parts are stock. Heard from a friend that the brand “Devil” exhaust pipe is street legal for my bike. Can anyone tell me how do I check if it is really street legal? If it is, what’s the whole process of changing my stock pipe to the Devil pipe?
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