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What is the difference between R6 and R6S?

I am planing to buy a new bike and pretty much interested in Yamaha R6. When I visited Yamaha website they had R6 and R6s. Just wondering the differences between them.
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well... The r6 has performance and style and The r6s two wheels..The r6s has NO performance to it and a little style..On the yamaha web site you can compare the r6 to the r6s ans see the difference in the parts...like the r6s has no slipper clutch. the r6 does..

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R6 vs R6s

I use to sell Yamahas, for about five years. Basically, the R6"S" was the R6 until 2006, when a new "track" focused model was introduced as the R6. Sure, a R6 has a little more power, weighs a little less, has better "track" suspension and all the latest technology, but do not overlook the R6 S. Remember, the rider makes the bike. I can out-ride most on a R6 S, due to experience.
If this is to be your first bike, the most important thing for you is which one is most comfortable for you. Think of the R6s as a road bike first and a track bike second and the R6 a track bike first and a street bike second.
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if it is your first one, i would recommend the R6s. The plain R6 just seems too twitchy to me. Maybe its because I am used to my 2003 R6.

My 2003 R6 was the first motorcycle I had ever rode. Love it. It wasn't hard to learn on. Smooth as silk. Just a dream. The R6s is the same exact bike.
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Get R6S and you will love it, i have 2005 r6 which is practically same as r6s and is just amazing bike for street and track riding. get R6 if you planning doing track only..
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I have the 2003 R6 (like others have said is the new 6S) and I love it. Riding position is a little more comfortable than the 06 and up R6 and still fast as hell.....
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I love my 03 R6...ive got over 30k miles on it, and i love the bike!
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I also have an 2003 R6, with 30040 miles on it, and I also love it!!!
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well...The r6s has NO performance to it and a little style....
congrats, you don't know anything

the R6S has plenty of style and performance -- by the way you talk, i know plenty of folk who would roast you on their "s" model v.s. your R model.

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I use to sell Yamahas, for about five years. Basically, the R6"S" was the R6 until 2006, when a new "track" focused model was introduced as the R6.
the R6 "s" is the '03-'04 model not the '05...the 2005 had the inverted forks and radial mounted brakes..
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I take you have an r6s....r6s's have NO performance at all..I have nothing against the r6s..if you like the r6s ..its cool..but if you want performance and style and and being a little uncomfortable on long rides then the r6 is your choice..remember Ben Bostum had a very sucessful championship winning 2008 season. Sporting the Yamaha YFZ-R6 ...NOT an r6s...nothing personal..

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