Yamaha FJR -03

I purchased my dream bike from a dealer in July of 2004 by trading in my Magna. I wrecked my highly modified bike in a high speed tumble on a German autobahn near Lübeck in July of 2007. That just meant that I had to get me a new one.

Technical specifications

Model Yamaha FJR 1300 ABS, model 2003
Category Sport tourer
Engine type 1 298 cc, water cooled, 4 stroke 4 cylinder straigh
Cylinder dimensions 79 mm (bore) x 66,2 mm (stroke)
Valves 16 (4 per cylinder)
Power 143,5 hp (8000 rpm) (before modifications)
Torque 134,4 Nm (7000 rpm) (before modifications)
Gearbox 5 speed
Final drive Shaft
Front tyre 120/70-17
Rear tyre 180/55-17
Front brakes two 320 mm discs ABS
Rear brakes single 282 mm disc ABS
Seat height 800 mm
Wheelbase 1545 mm
Fuel capacity 25 l
Dry weight 264 kg

Accessories installed at purchase

  • Givi Wingrack luggage rack
  • Givi E51 Maxia top case with back rest
  • 2 Givi E41 Keyless side panniers

Accessories added

  • Power Commander III injection control system
  • Yamaha 600 alarm system
  • Yamaha grip heaters
  • Muzzy 4-1 exhaust system and muffler
  • K&N air cleaner
  • California Scientific screen
  • Mounting bracket for Garmin 2620 GPS
  • Blind spot mirror additions