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Among all the obvious classic timeless design with the SCR950, Yamaha made sure to include some modern features, a couple of them being the LED speedo and tail light, but could Yamaha have done more? Should they do more?
 

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I think they've added just enough. Nice subtle and effective modern elements so that it doesn't seem outdated but still remains retro looking. The wire wheels I think are ideal on the SCR950 as well. I think possibly implementing a set of HID headlights or LED headlights and it'll be perfect.
 

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Not a fan of those number plates on the side even if it's a nod to the scrambler style. Would have liked to see something else, maybe a small fairing piece to cover that part if it's really necessary.
 

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I think there are going to be a good margin of people that'll be thinking the same thing, which leads me to believe there may be an aftermarket solution coming for that eventually. Could even try to reach out to a company to see if they can design something ?
 

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you can always remove the plate and I can see some people already doing it or just wrapping it in black to be hidden the later will be easier to do, even if its just plasti dip which can cost you $5 and an hour of your time at most. quick and easy solution.
 

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I'm not too sure, because it's kinda large, I think it would look very weird being plasti-dipped. Wrapping it is definitely an option. Even wrap it and put on your own custom decal or something along those lines.
 

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If they made the design too modern, it'll no longer look like a scrambler. I think it's fine as is, just needs a fender eliminator to make the rear end shorter.
 

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They've also updated the scr950 with a flangeless fuel tank, brakes with wave-type rotors and a carbon-fiber-core belt final drive. Not really all for aesthetics reason but they are new.
 

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Not sure if I like the flangeless fuel tank bur it should be too hard to add one later one. Keeps the tank looking clean without something jutting out.
 

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i'm glad they went that route since I prefer the cleaner look and these days that seems to be the direction more and more bike makers are moving towards with bikes like this.
 

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Yea.. but that would be too retro I think. In this day and age, we need to have some sort of technology and I think they hit the mark. It's not a fully LED or OLED screen, it's a nice basic LCD
 

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Among all the obvious classic timeless design with the SCR950, Yamaha made sure to include some modern features, a couple of them being the LED speedo and tail light, but could Yamaha have done more? Should they do more?
I was thinking they would at least had offered ABS and a tach but I guess the price would not compete with Ducati or Triumph?
 

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I was thinking they would at least had offered ABS and a tach but I guess the price would not compete with Ducati or Triumph?
Probably just a case of them saving things to add in future production years. It's how these things always play out. Seen it over and over again. Classic way to make the most out of a product that has to last x amount of years.
 

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Don't put all your eggs in one basket. Spread out some features for future years, bring a bit of the interest back and sell more.
 
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