TR1 stories

 

Here you find some development stories of TR1 / XV1000 / XV920 based bikes...


If someone wants to share stories about his/her TR1, please drop me a mail to .

 

 

Hansl's Hot Racer


It all began in May 2010. A friend and I went on the Pannonia Ring where a classic motorcycle event was taking place. We stroll through the paddock, fond of the good and friendly atmosphere of the event, watched the beautiful historic motorcycles, there is suddenly a motorcycle in front of us that could not be associated...
Read more here (or click the picture).

Added November 2013

 

Road Creature


A great story of development of the "Road Creature", which is based on a XV920 engine, can be found here (or click the picture). The page has the original layout. The original site is not available anymore. Thanks a lot to Harold from North Florida for the hint to this great creature.

 

Wasp Enduro TR1


This TR1 was built in the eighties. Read more (in German) about it here (or click the picture). The page has the original layout. The original site (www.endurogespanne.de) is not available anymore.

 

Wild Card


"The TR1 was an excellent motorbike for the epoch, only a few sold unfortunately ..." Read the story of the "Wild Card" here (or click the picture). The page has the original layout and was saved from this site. The original page is not available anymore.

 

Yamton TR1


At the Twins-Only training in Oschersleben, a very classic-looking bike surprised the entire audience. After the first rounds, some of the 996- or Mille-riders sneaked around it with a contrite face. Nearly 100 HP packed in 175 kg are running quite well. Even if it looks old. Read more (in German) about it here (or click the picture). The page has the original layout and was saved from here.

 

XV History


Click here (or click the picture) for a history report of the origins of Yamaha's "American" model tradition. This was originally taken from the Yamaha Japan website. The original page is not available anymore.