Win a one off Yamaha R1 signed by Rossi

Posted September 7th, 2015 in Uncategorized Leave a comment

The man is a legend; not only the most famous motorbike racer in the world but one of the best-known sportsmen in the world. In MotoGP, Valentino Rossi is a global superstar, having been crowned world champion an incredible nine times. Wherever he goes, he is mobbed: but CharityStars is now offering a unique motorbike for auction, which comes with the hallmark of a champion. No auction of this type has ever been offered before, making this truly a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, which will only appreciate in value.


Yamaha has donated a YZF-R1 2015 Movistar MotoGP replica motorbike signed by the World Champion. There are only three bikes in the world signed by Rossi, making this an incredibly rare auction which us being hosted by CharityStars, Britain’s leading online charity marketplace.

Special features of the motorbike include the Movistar Yamaha MotoGP 2015 livery, which is not available on the market; Rossi’s autograph on the front fairing, and on the tank and the bike is Rossi’s iconic number 46. It can be ridden and enjoyed immediately – as one of the most impressive motorbikes on sale today – or kept as a unique work of art and museum piece, which captures the modern golden age of MotoGP competition.

This is one of the most special lots that CharityStars has ever offered, both on an emotional and technological level.

Please find a technical description of the bike, which retails for around £15,000 in standard form, below:

– New 998cc 200PS crossplane 4-cylinder engine

– Highly advanced electronic control systems

– 6-axis IMU with Gyro/G sensors for 3D motion data

– Banking sensitive Traction Control/Slide Contro

– Front Lift Control and Launch Control

– Banking sensitive Racing ABS/Unified Brake System

– New short wheelbase aluminium Deltabox frame

– 199 kg wet weight

– Upward truss type swingarm/magnesium rear frame

– Magnesium wheels and aluminium fuel tank

– One-click’ adjustable riding modes

– New Thin Film Transistor (TFT) LCD instrument

Proceeds from this auction will support La Gotita Onlus, an Italian charity, which aims to support the educational, social and economic development of children in need. With charitable projects being very close to the hearts of both Rossi and Yamaha, this is a perfect opportunity to own a piece of two-wheeled history, while benefitting children in desperate need of help.

The generosity of Rossi and Yamaha has been hugely appreciated in making this bike available. It has to be seen – and experienced – to be believed. To find out more, and to see some more images of Rossi signing the bike, please visit:

For further information, and to bid on this incredibly rare item, please visit:

Written by 2Commute (Ian Grainger), © 2021 all rights reserved.
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