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    Posted: 09 November 2018 at 14:00
This isn't strictly for sale as I hope to salvage it, but as some of you may have read my 5VY Yamaha R1 died on me at Snetterton a few weeks back.

Coming out of a corner the engine note changed, bike wouldn't run cleanly at low revs and refused to idle.
After riding it home 90 miles all plugs were burned and simply changing them didn't improve things.

My options are new engine or sell it, but genuinely I'm not sure what it's worth?


2004 Yamaha R1, 42,000 miles
Doesn't run properly but not seized, gearbox great, starter motor turns nicely etc...

Forks rebuilt last year (already revalved by MCT and fitted with heavier springs)
4C8 rear shock, rebuilt in 2013 but bike does approx 2,000 miles per year
19B master cylinder, recently replaced front hoses and rebuilt calipers
STP clip ons
Standard foot pegs
Not that it matters but always run on Castrol fully synthetic, OE air & oil filters

Just a nice old road bike, fairly standard, which also did the job on the odd trackday- probably done a total of 15 trackdays since I got it in December 2012, prior mileage was by an owner who used it for touring.

So what is a 2004 Yamaha R1 road bike worth which doesn't run... but up until that point rode beautifully?
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