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2016 Yamaha FZ-09 Horsepower Review

2016 Yamaha FZ-09 Horsepower Review

The 2016 Yamaha FZ-09 will be the new series designed not only to serve the global market, but also to act as the replacement for the past FZ8 series with 115 horsepower. There should be several improvements for this new series ride from Yamaha. Regardless of the improvements, Yamaha still maintains the inner core personality of the FZ model. The surprising news for this new FZ is that one of the sides will be covered, which is a weight reduction making the total weight around 414 lbs. Despite the first impression–it has a good aggressive appeal. To some people, the glossy fender may look cheap, but this can be chalked up to “personal taste”.

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At any rate, the 2016 Yamaha FZ-09 is the bike that has the sportiest look compared to the past editions. The price selection will start at around $8,190, with some changes for a few countries.  The bike’s engine is Inline-3 and 4-stroke and 12-valves. Meanwhile, the fuel delivery will have Yamaha Fuel Injection with YCC-T. Both of the transmission settings and the ignition will have TCI or Transistor Controlled Ignition. One of the most impressive details is the performance section. With fuel capacity around 3.7 gallons – riding this motorcycle will be no problem at all. The 2016 Yamaha FZ-09 will have 21.1 inches for the seat height, 56.7 inches for the wheelbase, the Rake section will have 25.0 degrees, and the trail in 4.1 inches. Additionally, the ground clearance will be 5.3 inches, and each unit provides one year of Limited Factory Warranty. The driving experience will be even better with all of those new refinements and

The 2016 Yamaha FZ-09 will have 21.1 inches for the seat height, 56.7 inches for the wheelbase, the Rake section will have 25.0 degrees, and the trail in 4.1 inches. Additionally, the ground clearance will be 5.3 inches, and each unit provides one year of Limited Factory Warranty. The driving experience will be even better with all of those new refinements and specs, and with the new Driving Mode exclusively from Yamaha.

 

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2016 Kawasaki KX250F Release Date

2016 Kawasaki KX250F Release Date

The release date of the 2016 Kawasaki KX250F will be early in 2016. The bike will host several of the latest technologies modestly, with the most surprising details such as Launch Control that will work as an enhancer. The devices will help the rider successfully stimulate the traction. Each member of the KX series for 2016 will have distinctive suitability for certain tracks. The KX series will be on the 250cc capacity engine, reminiscent of the past production of the KX version – this next model will be the first variant in that figures class. Regardless of the specs, the price is not available yet, due to ongoing production at the Kawasaki facilities. The primary thing that we should bear in mind is that the future KX will have the best handling, and be lighter weight, which are two new strengths that will make help the rider reach the podium quickly.

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The electronic upgrades for the 2016 Kawasaki KX250F will provide convenience and improve the riding experience on any level of road difficulties. Moreover, the detailed specifications, such as DOHC engine with water-cooled along with 4-stroke and 1-cylinder. The fuel system will be using the DFI that equips the Keihin Throttle body and consists of two injectors. On the ignition system, this next bike will be using the Digital DC-CDI, and it will have the Chain system for Final Drive sectors. In terms of the color options, due to the major trademark process – the KX will be available in the Lime Green colors only. The bodywork will have an Aluminum Perimeter component.

Technically, the 2016 Kawasaki KX250F brings the unexpected to the world of off-road motorcycle riding, especially the motocross racing competition. The detailing of the whole body dimension even shows that these upcoming series have a light, short, and flexible bodywork. With overall length of 85.4 inches, and width of 32.3 inches – this outstanding motorcycle model will be in lighter size compared with the average motocross bike on the market. In total, the curb weight will be 233.7 lbs, which is excellent for bikes in its class.

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The incredible BRAIN One Motorcycle tracking equipment

The incredible BRAIN One Motorcycle tracking equipment

To improve your riding performance you need good feedback from your driving, either it be from the road itself or from a trainer. Which non of has have anyways…:) But now you can get that feedback to dramatically improve your skills, or just to have fun with! I present to you the BRAIN One tracking and analytic system that’s being crowdfunded at Kickstarter today! But hurry up if you want one, time’s soon up

https://youtu.be/z5cxZVpcSIM

 

Hi Elisa Gazzola! How did you come up with this idea?

BRAIN srl was founded by Simone Grillo (CEO) and Timoteo Ziccardi (CTO)  the 17th of June 2015  after obtaining 150K financial support by Industrio, an important hardware firm in Trentino, Italy.

One day Simone and Timoteo were sitting in front of the TV watching a GP race, staring at the amazing performance tracks of professional pilots and all of a sudden a light bulb went on over their heads and they started to talk about how great it would be if someone invented a device that allows everyone around the world, from professional pilots to amateur, to track their performance in an affordable way.

Simone and Timoteo have combined their passion for technology, hardware and motorbiking to develop the first smart telemetry device that can be eventually used to track all the action sports!

BRAIN Motorcycle Tracking System

Analytics like this is something that only the “big guys” with company sponsors have had access to. I’ve got a feeling that this could become a game changer in the amateur racing sports. How do you think this will change the game field?

Our BRAIN One device allows amateurs to feel like their great champions, because they can have all the metrics needed to improve their self but at a lower price and in a easier way! They don’t need to be mechanics or electronics for using it, because the only things that they should do are attach it (without cables or other boring stuff) and start riding!

 

Sounds easy enough!:) Many of our readers are “casual” bikers and not competitioners, why would you say, should they get the Brain ONE?

They should get a BRAIN One because they can feel like professional pilot even if they are not! They can create event to ride with their friends and to challenge them! Furthermore, they can use it also on the open road, if they want to track a trip on the mountain, they can see all their journey and they can ride in a more safe way, with the GPS Alert System inside the device.

 

I will challange EVERYONE!! Say, if I would want to be more eco friendly in my riding, could this help me figure out how I should do that?

No, our device don’t let you know if you can ride in a more eco friendly way, but, maybe in the future, can be develop a function like this…

 

Maybe not the most fun function but eco friendly driving is the future for many. You have so many sensors in such a small package, incredible! Which sensor is your favorite?:)

Microphone is our special jewel: we do special thing with it! It is used combined with our special algorithms and we can extract metrics like RPM or gear..and thanks to it, we can create also action packed overlaid video!

BRAIN Motorcycle Tracking System Sensors and measurements

So alot of fun youtube videos are to be expected. Finally, tell us: why should your project get funded?

Our project is already funded 😉 We really would like that every person feel like a TV champion. With the video with overlaid data they can see all their race and share it with their friends and their community!

 

Thank you Elisa Gazzola and best of luck on your future endeavors! (Saw that you just reached your goal so I guess luck is not needed…;))

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