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2013 R1 v 2014

Discussion in 'Bike Reviews, Questions and Suggestions' at netrider.net.au started by Malleeman, Aug 14, 2015.

  1. Many good deals out there on new 2013 & 2014
    Any opinions on relative merits/differences appreciated
    From what I see - traction control and $$
    Cheers MM


     
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  2. 2013 on the left. 2014 on the right

    gaylesbiantraveltelaviv.
     
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  3. 2009-2014 are the same bike fool!
     
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  4. Thanks for that Nick
     
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  6. Why is left seemingly sniffing right? I may be overanalysing this photograph.
     
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  7. Really?
    I thought Yamaha put some kind of traction control system on the R1 around 2012?
     
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  8. Yes you are correct they did put traction control on the 2012-2014.
    But that was the only change in 5yrs.
    2009-2014 is the same bike except for the traction control added on the 2012 no other changes were made.
     
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  9. Soooo not the same bike then lol
     
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  10. Do you mean difference between a 2013/14 and the current, all new model?
     
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  11. By that logic, if you put an aftermarket exhaust on your bike, it is no longer the same bike.
    TC is just an accessory really.
     
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  12. Yeah an accessory which separates cutting edge sports bikes from the previous generation
     
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  13. Um no. You may choose to put an aftermarket exhaust or even ecu unto a new bike in which case YOU have modified the bikes performance or driveability.
    Other than paint schemes, anything which changes a bike performance or driveability is different no matter how small it appears to be.

    I would suggest that is why there is a difference in price combined with slightly less depreciation due to it being one year newer.

    Which I believe was what the op originally asked.
     
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  14. There were a host of small changes actually, but the bones of the bike were the same similar.

    Same could be said between the 04-05 and 07-08 R1as they looked similar but we're actually quite different.
     
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