Yamaha XJ6 Diversion (A2)

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Yamaha XJ6 Diversion (A2)

#1 Post by Kfisherxj6 » Fri Oct 11, 2013 12:26 am

Hi All,

Have just got myself and ridden for a month a new XJ6 Diversion A2 restricted and I love it!

For anyone going from 125 to a medium sized bike or starting at a 600 it rides beautifully!

Throttle restricted for A2 but you would not realise especially coming from a 125 the difference is incredible!

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#2 Post by Throttled » Fri Oct 11, 2013 9:54 am

I did my DAS on a XJ6n and it sounds, looks and goes brilliantly. Great choice, all we need now are some pictures :cheers:
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#3 Post by SaveMeJeebus » Thu Oct 30, 2014 12:32 pm

XJ6 is on my list of bikes I might get now that I am on A2 license, I need to go and sit on one now!

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#4 Post by Penny » Sat Nov 01, 2014 10:13 pm

My first big bike was an XJ6, it's a cracking bike! Lovely engine, dead easy to ride, loads of poke. Nice low and narrow seat too. Had mine for 2 years.

The only things I didn't like were the tyres that came with it (Bridgestones BT021s) and it's quite top heavy (mine kissed the floor 3 times :cry: )

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#5 Post by CGD217 » Sun Nov 02, 2014 12:40 am

I have an XJ6 Diversion. It's brilliant sounds lovely even if it's a little quiet. Goes well. Reliable and comfortable two up or solo.

Would recommend. Downside is that it is a heavy bike but you get used to it. It's really well balanced at low speed just moving the bike about when your off it is what I find the hardest.
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#6 Post by Sam dude29 » Sun Sep 09, 2018 2:46 pm

Kfisherxj6 wrote:
Fri Oct 11, 2013 12:26 am
Hi All,

Have just got myself and ridden for a month a new XJ6 Diversion A2 restricted and I love it!

For anyone going from 125 to a medium sized bike or starting at a 600 it rides beautifully!

Throttle restricted for A2 but you would not realise especially coming from a 125 the difference is incredible!
How much does the throttle turn when it is restricted. I've heard it's only about 25% of the normal. Is this true?