Click here for an CycleVIN Motorcycle History Report on this 2019 Yamaha Niken GT. Additional photos are available here for your perusal.
With it’s release in 2018, the Niken soon became one of the most polarizing motorcycles to have entered the market in recent memory. With it’s strange and futuristic front-end design, the Niken was Yamaha’s attempt to display riding technology on a scale that had only been seen in concept bikes previously. With a coined “new type of agility and controllability”, the newly designed front-end offered a stable and confidence inspiring ride for the user, both in adverse conditions or otherwise.
The Niken was shaped around the ever-popular MT-09 engine, a 847cc inline-triple that was good for 113 bhp and 64.6 ft-lb. Niken meaning ‘two swords’, was meant to emulate the style at which a sword master would manipulate their blades – working in perfect harmony to provide a dynamic and invigorating new way of riding. The GT version of the Niken came standard with a plethora of upgrades over the base model, including: two 25-litre semi-soft panniers, a center stand ideal for any ‘touring’ motorcycle, heated grips, a taller windscreen, comfort seat, an additional 12v socket, cruise control, quickshifter, traction control, and a slipper clutch.
As for actual tech, the Niken features 4 total KYB inverted forks (2 for each wheel), offering adjustable rebound and compression, while the rear came with a standard fully-adjustable monoshock, similar to the one found in the MT-09. This whole package comes together in a pairing Yamaha has coined their new Leaning Multi-Wheeler (LMW). Abhi got a chance to ride the Yamaha Niken in 2019, you can find his thoughts on it here.
Manufactured in January of 2019, this example is VIN: JYARN59Y5KA000079. The seller purchased this motorcycle 3 years ago from Moto United – Bellflower.
The odometer shows 22,981 miles. The seller is the original owner and accounts for all miles.
The seller states they have performed oil regular oil changes on this motorcycle.
It is riding on Michelin Road 6 tires with date codes of 3221 and 4220.
The sale includes two keys plus additional keys for the external luggage.
The seller is also including an entire set of extra wheels, new rotors, EBC brake pads, and the Niken owner’s manual.
Cosmetic Blemishes: please see the album up top for all known cosmetic blemishes. Here is a selection:
Currently located in Lakewood, California, this Yamaha is offered on a clean California title with registration current through June 2023.
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