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Re: Motorcyclist magazine

 > > > I don't have the numbers in front of me, but I don't immediately doubt that
 > > > Yamaha's right in feeling that the ST segment is a small one. Also, having
 > > > seen pictures of the FJR, I'm not sure it's aligned with American tastes.

i had heard or read that the FJR is such a new bike, from the ground
up, that releasing it in all markets simultaneously would have been
impractical for yamaha.  (a quick scan of the motorcycle.com preview
uses the phrase "all new" for the engine, transmission, shaft, and

i'd be surprised if we don't see the FJR in north america in a year or two.

  paul fox, pgf@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx (arlington, ma, where it's 34.0 degrees)
  'oh-oh Sprint RS, '91 VX800, DoD #1462, AMA #545601

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