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2015 Yamaha SR 400
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redbirds Offline
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Patterson, GA, USA
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2015 Yamaha SR 400
Saw this over on Motorcycle Daily. Nice looking bike that I'm certain will be the basis for a few Cafe Racers. I like it just the way it is.

http://www.motorcycledaily.com/2014/03/y...015-sr400/
03-06-2014 11:59 AM
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Capo Offline
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Sea Girt, New Jersey USA
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RE: 2015 Yamaha SR 400
(03-06-2014 11:59 AM)redbirds Wrote:  Saw this over on Motorcycle Daily. Nice looking bike that I'm certain will be the basis for a few Cafe Racers. I like it just the way it is.

http://www.motorcycledaily.com/2014/03/y...015-sr400/

Very cool that they're bringing this in to the US, I was doubtful they would. Nothing like a lightweight thumper for backroad fun and cafe- ization.

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03-06-2014 12:00 PM
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MRM Offline
Break-In Period

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RE: 2015 Yamaha SR 400
(03-06-2014 12:00 PM)Capo Wrote:  
(03-06-2014 11:59 AM)redbirds Wrote:  Saw this over on Motorcycle Daily. Nice looking bike that I'm certain will be the basis for a few Cafe Racers. I like it just the way it is.

http://www.motorcycledaily.com/2014/03/y...015-sr400/

Very cool that they're bringing this in to the US, I was doubtful they would. Nothing like a lightweight thumper for backroad fun and cafe- ization.

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03-06-2014 05:30 PM
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Robo Offline
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Alabama
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RE: 2015 Yamaha SR 400
That is not bad at all. I have a CB400 that I bought to get back into riding again last summer and around town it is great. It seems like old school is really making a comeback and it's spreading! What an exciting time to be returning to motorcycling!
(This post was last modified: 03-06-2014 06:44 PM by Robo.)
03-06-2014 05:55 PM
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Pauley Offline
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Walnut Creek, CA
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RE: 2015 Yamaha SR 400
Very cool ride! This would be perfect for my wife if it only had an electric starter.
03-06-2014 06:03 PM
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Cormanus Offline
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Queensland, Australia
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RE: 2015 Yamaha SR 400
Great looking bike.
03-06-2014 06:09 PM
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Robo Offline
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Alabama
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RE: 2015 Yamaha SR 400
Mine is also kick start only. I actually really like it! Makes it kind of feel like authentic motorcycling.(maybe I've just been away too longDodgy)
Not that this bike has diverted me from my plans for a 2014 CB1100(because it surely hasn't) but I find any new retro offering interesting. I wonder what the black thing right in front of the crankcase is?
03-06-2014 06:15 PM
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Pauley Offline
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RE: 2015 Yamaha SR 400
(03-06-2014 06:15 PM)Robo Wrote:  Mine is also kick start only. I actually really like it! Makes it kind of feel like authentic motorcycling.(maybe I've just been away too longDodgy)
Not that this bike has diverted me from my plans for a 2014 CB1100(because it surely hasn't) but I find any new retro offering interesting. I wonder what the black thing right in front of the crankcase is?

The black thing, whatever it is, kind of ruins the lines doesn't it.
03-06-2014 06:39 PM
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Randy B Offline
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San Jose CA
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RE: 2015 Yamaha SR 400
[Image: SRtop1.jpg]

After looking at it, it seems to a charcoal canister. (edit)

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03-06-2014 06:44 PM
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ride4now Offline
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Florida / Georgia USA
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2015 Yamaha SR 400
Here's a couple other shots of the bike.... there's no 'canister' on this one. Nice looking bike...
There's an article on Cycle World.com.

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03-06-2014 07:10 PM
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