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    Another 'Scoop'; Yamaha MT-09

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    Confirmed.

    This bike will be on show at Yamaha Chiang Mai on the evening of Saturday March 8th.
    On that morning Yamaha will be holding a Yamaha Riders ride to Doi Inthanon.

    The MT-09 will cost 435,000 baht.

    More details following
    A happy rider is one who can enjoy an unexpected detour along the way.

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    A review.

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    Tested: 2014 Yamaha MT-09 | CycleOnline.com.au

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    And if you’re a hopeless wheelier, after a day on the MT, you won’t be. Promise!"

    (CycleOnline)
    A happy rider is one who can enjoy an unexpected detour along the way.

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    That's a good price! Non-ABS I assume.

    Is the 09 imported or assembled here?

    I hope that doesn't mean the 07 is not coming...
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    Confirmed today at Yamaha Square, Chiang Mai.

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    MT-09 price will be 435,000 baht.
    It does not have ABS.
    It will be fully imported.
    Initially the 2 available colours will be grey (with blue wheels) and red, with other options becoming available later.

    The bike will be unveiled at Yamaha Square 6pm Saturday 8th March.
    For early orders delivery will occur 'end of May.'

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    Saturday 8th 8-30am at Yam Square will be a registration of 400 baht for a Yamaha Group ride to Doi Inthanon. (not with the MT-09!)
    The fee includes food, park entrance and a T-shirt.

    Awaiting confirmation of a possible Test Ride day of the MT-09 and their 'Bolt' 950.

    (Whilst at Yam Square a rider arrived on his new 'Bolt' and said he was delighted with it, however he was experiencing a minor
    vibration from the front end. He was having a pillion seat fitted to his bike).
    A happy rider is one who can enjoy an unexpected detour along the way.

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    I love the gold fork legs but I don't like the red tank... red is for girls...

    The grey one is a bit bland but the black one with the blue rims - my favorite!

    But I don't need 115 horses; the MT-07 would be enough for me - too bad that's not a triple!
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    red is for girls...
    That should get a response if nothing else does!
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    Hey gold fork legs are for pimps. My PCX is red 'cos Thunderstorm Black with knife blades sticking out the 'bars and chrome wheels , straight through exhaust and radical cams were not available that week , but keep it to yerself Ron.

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    Seems that an FJ-09 is in the pipeline too!

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    Yamaha Files Trademark Application for FJ-09 » Motorcycle.com News

    "Yamaha‘s next three-cylinder motorcycle may be a sport-tourer, if a recently-filed trademark application is any indication.'

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    And the MT-09 Cafe Racer concept looks ok too!

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    ^ Nice forks but too much red...
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    Quote Originally Posted by steaminjungle View Post
    Hey gold fork legs are for pimps.
    Tell that to all the CRF250L owners on this forum!

    Scooters are for girls, too! Admit it, you bought the red one because it don't come in pink!

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    The MT-09-Tenere concept.

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    Theres a loas of concept sketched on the facebook group.. Slick looking street tracker concept.. hang on.

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    The FZ-09 is now in the Yamaha Square showroom; and it looks very nice indeed.

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    And tomorrow (Friday) there will be a chance to test ride some of their big bike collection, including the 'Bolt' and T-Max.

    Official unveiling of the MT-09 is Saturday 6pm.
    A happy rider is one who can enjoy an unexpected detour along the way.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 2wheels View Post
    The MT-09 is now in the Yamaha Square showroom; and it looks very nice indeed.

    <img src="http://www.rideasia.net/motorcycle-forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=27628"/>

    <img src="http://www.rideasia.net/motorcycle-forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=27629"/>

    And tomorrow (Friday) there will be a chance to test ride some of their big bike collection, including the 'Bolt' and T-Max.

    Official unveiling of the MT-09 is Saturday 6pm.
    Just come from yamaha Sq. They say no mt09 test bike....only R1 and the cruiser?
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    Sat on one today, tank seems very wide





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    ^ But it's not wide where the knees go.

    Love that black and blue, and the gold forks, of course.
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    I'll see if I can photograph their red one for you Mr Thump!
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    Yeah, that'll make some girls happy!
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