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2006 Yamaha YZF600R (Blue Streak)

Last updated Apr 14, 2007  

Photo of a 2006 Yamaha YZF600R (Blue Streak)


I decided to pick up this little beauty back in November of 2005. Since then I've only put about 8300 miles on it, but once the weather stops being crap that number should double, or even triple. I didn't get much time to ride while I was working 70 hour weeks, but I've changed jobs since then so I should be hitting the road more often.


599cc, liquid-cooled, DOHC, inline 4-cylinder 16-valve
Bore x Stroke - 62mm x 49.6mm
Compression Ratio - 12:1
Carburetion - (4) 36mm Keihin CV downdraft
Ignition - Digital TCI
Transmission 6-speed w/multiplate clutch

Suspension/Front 41mm telescopic fork w/adjustable preload, compression and rebound damping; 5.1" travel
Suspension/Rear Single shock w/remote reservoir and adjustable preload, compression and rebound damping; 4.7" travel
Brakes/Front Dual 298mm floating discs w/4-piston calipers
Brakes/Rear 245mm disc w/single-piston caliper
Tires/Front 120/60-ZR17
Tires/Rear 160/60-ZR17

Length 81.1"
Width 28.5"
Height 46.9"
Seat Height 31.7"
Wheelbase 55.7"
Rake (Caster Angle) 25.0"
Trail 3.82
Fuel Capacity 5.0 gal.
Dry Weight 417 lb.

Factory Options



OES Accessories frame sliders
Flush mount turn signals
Shaved undertail
A lot of Bondo.. :(