Ralph’s Yamaha R6 Motorcycle


Written By: Ralph Antonio

So, my brother Russ decided to get himself a bike.  Being a good older brother & not wanting him to ride alone; I also decided to purchase a bike!  After a few quick riding lessons, with my good friend Hue running beside his bike, while I rode it…hehehe; I purchased the brand new 2006 Yamaha R6!  Within a couple weeks, some minor modifications were made & I was happy!  Andrenaline rush, it definitely is!  Open stretch of road, watch out!

PERSONAL BIO

  • Name: Ralph Antonio
  • Member Since: Founder

VEHICLE

  • 2006 Yamaha R6 – Blue – RETIRED

ENGINE/DRIVETRAIN

  • 600cc, Liquid cooled, 4-stroke, forward inclined inline 4 cylinder, DOHC, 16-titanium valves

SUSPENSION

  • 41mm inverted telescopic fork w/adjustable preload, separate high & low-speed compression damping, rebound damping; 4.7″ travel (Front)
  • Single shock w/adjustable preload, separate high & low-speed compression damping, rebound damping; 4.7″ travel (Rear)

STREET WHEELS / TIRES

  • 120/70-ZR17 (Front)/Dunlop Sportmax Qualifier
  • 180/55-ZR17 (Rear)/Dunlop Sportmax Qualifier

BRAKES

  • Dual 310mm floating discs w/radial mount, forged 4-piston calipers (Front)
  • 220mm disc w/ single-piston caliper (Rear)

EXTERIOR

  • Puig blue double bubble windscreen
  • Anodized black GYT-R fender eliminator
  • Hotbodies flushmount turn signals
  • Anodized blue Puig windscreen mounts & matching grommets
  • Chrome GYT-R w/logo front reservoir cap
  • Chrome GYT-R w/logo rear reservoir cap
  • Chrome R6 engraved swingarm spool sliders
  • Chrome ProGrip gas cap cover
  • Chrome bolt caps
  • Chrome hand grips
  • Chrome brake & clutch levers
  • Chrome mirror blocks
  • Billet GYT-R oil cap
  • MotoGP 2-Piece chrome/silver tank pad
  • Color matched GYT-R seat cowl
  • Color matched lower fairings
  • Color matched tail-hugger
  • Color matched upper-fairing inserts
  • Hyper blue running light
  • Clear Alternatives integrated signal tail-light w/blue tinted lens
  • Blue pin-striped rims
  • R6 frame plugs
  • Scorpio SR-I500se alarm w/perimeter & anti-hijack
  • Lockhart Phillips carbon fiber race frame sliders w/polished end caps
  • StreetGlow Neo-Blue L.E.D. Strips

INTERIOR

  • Team Yamaha Blue

I.C.E.

  • Microsoft Zune