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Yamaha FJR1300A
Yamaha FJR1300A
Yamaha FJR1300A

Listing Information Motorcycles

Manufacturer Yamaha
Model FJR1300A
Price 10,772
Top Speed 154mph
Insurance Group 14
Engine Size 1298cc
Engine Type Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, forward-inclined parallel 4-cylinder, DOHC
Compression Ratio 10.8 : 1
BH Power 143bhp
Torque 134.4Nm
Gears 5
Seat Hight 805mm
Ground Clearance 130mm
Fuel Capacity 25 Litres
Dry Weight 291kg
Front Suspension Telescopic forks, 48mm
Rear Suspension Swingarm (link suspension)
Front Tyre Size 120/70 - 17
Rear Tyre Size 180/55 - 17
Brakes Front Dual discs, 320mm
Brakes Rear Single disc, 282mm

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User reviews

Average user rating from: 3 user(s)

Overall rating: 
 
9.0
As a Long Distance Tourer:
 
9.7   (3)
Off Road Capability:
 
5.3   (3)
Around Town:
 
9.3   (3)
Additional Equipment Availability:
 
9.7   (3)
Reliability:
 
9.3   (3)
Handling:
 
9.3   (3)
Engine:
 
9.7   (3)
Value for Money:
 
9.7   (3)
 
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Off Road Capability*
Around Town*
Additional Equipment Availability*
Reliability*
Handling*
Engine*
Value for Money*
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Yamaha FJR1300A

Overall rating: 
 
8.0
As a Long Distance Tourer:
 
9.0
Off Road Capability:
 
2.0
Around Town:
 
9.0
Additional Equipment Availability:
 
9.0
Reliability:
 
9.0
Handling:
 
8.0
Engine:
 
9.0
Value for Money:
 
9.0
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Got my 2005 - FJR1300A in May last year and I have done 17000Kms since then, throughout Europe and loved every minute. This bike ticks all the boxes for me. Bucket fulls of power from low down sometimes feels like a Auto as it will pull from 30KMS/h to max in 5th gear like a train. Its comfortable and reliable with a good fuel range thanks to the big 25L tank. The adjustable winscreen is another major plus which makes my mates enviouse no more buffeting down motorways put the screen up and hide in the quiet zone.
Due to the low scoop faring this is not any good for off roading as there is a very low ground clearance plus the heavy weight can be a problem to balence.
The only regret I have is that the bike could do with a 6th gear as it has the grunt for it, I keep finding myself trying to change up on motorways.

I went on a couple of trips with mates on Hyabusa and a Fireblade and kept up with them without any problem although it is a heavy long bike so tight bends have to taken carefully.

The only changes that have made are to change the standard Continental tyres for new Dunlop Sports MAX which has transformed the handling and the brake pads thats it.

I have installed a Garmin Zumo 660 GPS, a 12v power socket.

The bike is very easy to maintain and service myself which is satisfying and saves money.


Satisfaction 90%
Reliability 100%
Looks 100%
Comfort 90%
Running cost Low just depends how much you open the taps for fuel economy
Build Quality 95%

Wants:-
6th Gear
Reduced weight

I have no intention of changing it in the future and loking to soaking up ore tarmac in the comming seasons.

Review Information Motorcycles

Time owned 9 months
I liked Looks, Power, comfort multi purpose bike
I Disliked Needs a 6th gear, loose some weight
Would you buy again Yes
In one line Long or short distance its just a scream to be ridding it
Grin Factor (0=crap 10=I loved it) 10
 

Yamaha FJR

Overall rating: 
 
9.4
As a Long Distance Tourer:
 
10.0
Off Road Capability:
 
7.0
Around Town:
 
9.0
Additional Equipment Availability:
 
10.0
Reliability:
 
9.0
Handling:
 
10.0
Engine:
 
10.0
Value for Money:
 
10.0
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful

I've owned my FJR for 4 years. Its a 2001 model, in black, and I have updated it with an MRA screen, Tomtom rider satnav, heated grips and a few other bits and pieces.

It is definately the best bike I have owned in the 21 years that I have been riding.

The engine is amazing. Even fully loaded it will pull to warp factor speeds with little or no effort.

I have used it for 4 trips across to Europe and it has never let me down.

I recently looked at trading it in for a R1200 GSA. I test rode several BMWs and even though I enjoyed them when I got back onto the FJR I realised just how comfortable it was.

An added bonus for me is my annual insurance cost, fully comp/protected NCB is £65.....

Overall - an awesome bike that I would not hestitate to recommend to anyone.

Review Information Motorcycles

Time owned 4 years
I liked Engine power, comfort, tank range
I Disliked Heat from the engine in the summer
Would you buy again Yes
In one line Would not hesitate to buy another FJR
Grin Factor (0=crap 10=I loved it) 10
 

FJR1300

Overall rating: 
 
8.6
As a Long Distance Tourer:
 
10.0
Off Road Capability:
 
7.0
Around Town:
 
10.0
Additional Equipment Availability:
 
10.0
Reliability:
 
10.0
Handling:
 
10.0
Engine:
 
10.0
Value for Money:
 
10.0
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful

I bought my FJR unseen un ridden based completely on the write ups in the bike media and of course the renowned pedigree of the FJ100 and FJ1200. It was one of the 1st FJR1300's on the road in 2001. And I have never been disappointed.

If I could only ever have one bike The FJR1300 would deffiatively be IT! last answer ;)

I Have covered 140,000 Kms mostly 2 up on this outstanding bike and it is still as strong and interesting to ride as the day I bought it. I also own a Triumph Rocket III and a Moto Guzzi Stelvio 4v

Review Information Motorcycles

Time owned 9.5 years
I liked Everything 100%
I Disliked Having to get off it
Would you buy again Yes
In one line Truley the best bike I have owned in 34 years of Biking
Grin Factor (0=crap 10=I loved it) 10
 
 
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FJR 1300A best bike
RoadTrekker
Got my FJR1300A in May last year and I have done 17000Kms since then, throughout Europe and loved every minute. This bike ticks all the boxes for me. Bucket fulls of power from low down sometimes feels like a Auto as it will pull from 30KMS/h to max in 5th gear like a train. Its comfortable and reliable with a good fuel range thanks to the big 25L tank. The adjustable winscreen is another major plus which makes my mates enviouse no more buffeting down motorways put the screen up and hide in the quiet zone.
The only regret I have is that the bike could do with a 6th gear as it has the grunt for it, I keep finding myself trying to change up on motorways.

I went on a couple of trips with mates on Hyabusa and a Fireblade and kept up with them without any problem although it is a heavy long bike so tight bends have to taken carefully.

The only changes that have made are to change the standard Continental tyres for new Dunlop Sports MAX which has transformed the handling and the brake pads thats it.

I have installed a Garmin Zumo 660 GPS, a 12v power socket.

The bike is very easy to maintain and service myself which is satisfying and saves money.


Satisfaction 90%
Reliability 100%
Looks 100%
Comfort 90%
Running cost Low just depends how much you open the taps for fuel economy
Build Quality 95%

Wants:-
6th Gear
Reduced weight

I have no intention of changing it in the future and loking to soaking up ore tarmac in the comming seasons.
RoadTrekker , January 05, 2012

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