Is XSR700 a good bike?
Love this bike and would recommend to anyone who wants a fun bike at a reasonable price. Handling is great, light weight helps, but so chuckable….
|Summary of owners’ reviews|
|Ride quality & brakes:||4.2 out of 5 (4.2/5)|
|Engine:||4.9 out of 5 (4.9/5)|
|Reliability & build quality:||4.8 out of 5 (4.8/5)|
Is the XSR700 fast?
Top Speed: 120 mph (Est.)
Where is XSR700 made?
The Yamaha XSR700 is a motorcycle manufactured by Yamaha. The production takes place in the Yamaha-MBK plant in Rouvroy, France. The launch of the naked bike took place in March 2016.
Does Yamaha XSR700 have ABS?
ABS is standard on the XSR700, and intervention can be felt only when aggressively braking at slow speeds.
Is the Yamaha XSR700 a good bike?
Yamaha’s XSR700 is a soft, friendly machine with safe styling that can be used daily with no discomfort but with lots of riding pleasure. Up the pace and its squishy suspension is a major annoyance, but for the vast majority of riding conditions it’s perfectly acceptable and is a lovely machine to ride and enjoy.
Should I replace the rear shock on my XSR700?
Our Yamaha XSR700 owners’ reviews are glowing: it’s clear owners are pleased with their purchase. The only feedback is that the rear shock isn’t the best, and should be replaced with an upgraded item. Yamaha themselves will sell you an Ohlins unit, in fact.
Is the XSR700 suitable for a low-tech street-scrambler?
With the engine from the popular MT07 and forthcoming XT700 Tenere in a retro format, the XSR700 was broadly suited to my low-tech, street-scrambler conversion. • Peg-bar-knee ergos all wrong for standing up. Oh well • So was the LED headlamp.
How much does a Ohlins XSR700 cost?
Yamaha themselves will sell you an Ohlins unit, in fact. The new XSR700 was priced at £6249 new, £500 more than the ABS-equipped MT-07. Even at that price it’s still excellent value for money.