Yamaha Introduces 2018 Cross Country Motorcycle Models

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CYPRESS, Calif. – June 12, 2017 – Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA, today introduced the company’s roster of championship-ready cross country motorcycle models for 2018. The lineup includes the return of the enduro-based WR450F and WR250F machines, and the cross country competition-focused YZ450FX, YZ250FX, and YZ250X. 2018 WR450F & WR250F Yamaha’s 2018 WR450F is a highly-capable […]

Yamaha Announces 2017 Motocross Models

Cypress, CA – June 8, 2016 – Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A., is pleased to introduce its championship-winning and bLU cRU-inspired 2017 Motocross model lineup, which includes the YZ250F and YZ450F four-stroke machines, along with the iconic YZ250, YZ125, and YZ85 two-stroke models. For 2017, the YZ250F incorporates many changes including revised intake geometry for additional […]

I Spy: New Mid-Weight Yamaha FZ-07 Tenere’ Spotted

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If you still aren’t convinced that the Adventure Bike/Dual Sport segment is red hot, multiple motorcycle media outlets such as VisorDown, Motorcycle.com, and Motorcyclist have images of a new mid-weight FZ-07 Tenere’ from Yamaha. The spy shots (visit one of those sites to see the images) show a very pre-production MT-07 Tenere’ (the Euro version […]

Head to Head: 2016 450 MX Motorcycles

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In this head to head comparison we look at a couple of 2016 450 dirt bikes 450 SX-F Manufacturer: KTM MSRP: $9,299 Engine: 1 cylinder, SOHC, liquid cooled, 4-stroke Bore x Stroke: 95mm x 63.4mm Transmission: 5-speed Fuel Delivery: Electronic fuel injection Curb Weight: 224 pounds Seat Height: 37.79 Peak Horsepower*: 58.08 @8934 rpm As […]

Yamaha’s Activities Schedule For This Saturday’s Supercross Event In Anaheim

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Cypress, CA – January 7, 2016  – To kick off the 2016 Monster Energy AMA Supercross season this Saturday, January 9 at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, CA, Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A., will have a whole host of activities for fans to enjoy while attending the event. Check Out The New Yamaha Motorcycles The 2016 PW50, […]

Scrambled Egg: ChapMoto Cooks up a Tasty Bolt Scrambler

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When Star Motorcycles introduced the Star Bolt several years ago, the new model ticked off a lot of boxes on many motorcyclists’ wants and desires lists. The bike is nimble, lightweight, has great modern styling, and is easy for beginners to ride yet offers enough pep and aggression to keep veteran riders thoroughly entertained. The […]

Yamaha Unveils DT-07 Dirt Tracker Concept at AIMEXPO Motorcycle Show

Yamaha DT-07 Flat Track Concept

Codenamed the “DT-07,” Yamaha designed and built this is a one-off creation in conjunction Jeff Palhegyi Design with Yamaha’s U.S. race shop. The DT-07 features a special race-tuned FZ-07 twin-cylinder engine with a Graves Motorsports exhaust. Keith McCarty, Yamaha’s US racing boss, explains the idea behind the DT-07 Concept: “Yamaha’s history started in dirt track with […]

Yamaha Introduces All-New 2016 YZ450FX, All-New 2016 WR450F, and 2016 YZ250FX And WR250F Off-Road Models

2016 Yamaha YZ450FX

Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A., today debuted the all-new 2016 YZ450FX, an off-road racer conceived, engineered, and built specifically for hare scrambles and GNCC® competition. The company also introduced an all-new WR450F, along with the 2016 YZ250FX and the WR250F. All four off-road models feature easy, push-button electric starting and precise fuel injection–handy features to have […]

Yamaha Releases 2016 YZ Motocross And Dirt Lineup

2016 Yamaha YZ450F

The off-road and motocross Yamaha lineup has always been a well respected group of motorcycles. However, for the company’s 2016 releases, riders can expect a lot more in the YZ models. Yamaha YZ250F While the release date isn’t set until July, the 2016 Yamaha YZ250F is a vast improvement on previous models. Some of the […]

New 2 Stroke Dirt Bike Introduced for 2016 Yamaha Line Up

2016 Yamaha YZ250X

For 2016, Yamaha unveiled a pure, closed-course competition lightweight 2-stroke GNCC/Woods racer. The 2016 Yamaha YZ250X will be arriving at Chaparral Motorsports soon. Highlights include: –New Piston A new lightweight forged two-ring piston uses a flat piston crown surface with additional strengthening ribs and a shorter, more durable piston pin with diamond like carbon (DLC) […]