Shortly after taking delivery of a 2014 Yamaha FZ-09, we put the 847cc, liquid-cooled, inline-three-powered naked bike on the Cycle World Dynojet dynamometer. What did we find? Well, for starters, the engine’s peak power output and delivery characteristics far exceeded our expectations, particularly considering the FZ-09’s MSRP of $7,990. The [...]
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Watch Road Test Editor Don Canet performance testing the 2012 H-D Switchback on the Dynojet i250 dynamometer.
We rolled our 2013 Kawasaki ZX-6R (aka Ninja 636) onto Cycle World’s newly acquired Dynojet 250i dynamometer to determine what, if any, power gains have resulted from the 37cc increase in engine displacement. The accompanying chart compares rear-wheel output of our 2013 model (red) to that of a ’12 testbike [...]
My first order of business upon receiving a 2013 Ninja 300 testbike involved rolling the bike onto Cycle World’s Dynojet dynamometer to measure the ponies corralled in Kawasaki’s Shetland-size sportbike. To better show the performance gains of the new liquid-cooled, 296cc parallel-Twin, we’ve laid dyno graphs of a 2011 Kawasaki [...]