Yamaha Announces A New YZF-R6 For 2017

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The 2017 Yamaha YZF-R6 isn’t a middle of the road middleweight, it’s a hard hitting, chiseled machine ready rule the streets, strips, and raceways. On the track or the street, the YZF-R6 was already one of the most advanced and successful supersport machines ever built. For 2017, radical new styling wraps up an even more […]

Off The Line: 2017 Yamaha FZ-10

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  It’s a pattern that’s been going on in the automotive and motorcycle industry for years and it frustrates la lot of enthusiasts. I’m talking about the act of releasing a new vehicle model to only certain regions or markets. This can be done for several reasons such as country or government restrictions/regulations, taxes/fees, market […]

Yamaha Announces FZ-10 for US Market

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It’s a pattern that’s been going on in the automotive and motorcycle industry for years and it frustrates a lot of enthusiasts. I’m talking about the act of releasing a new vehicle model to only certain regions or markets. This can be done for several reasons such as country or government restrictions/regulations, taxes/fees, market demand, […]

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 […]

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, […]

Off the Line: Yamaha Introduces The New XSR900

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If you were to strip down a Yamaha FZ-09 to just its chassis and drivetrain then redress it with more curves and a few dashes of old school styling and a bit of  street tough attitude you’d end up with Yamaha’s newest model the XZR900. While they come from the same blood line, the Yamaha XSR900 is […]

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 […]

The Stepson of Anarchy: Chaparral Motorsports’ Battle of the Bolts Build

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This past fall, Star Motorcycles held a contest called Battle of the Bolts, in which Star Motorcycle dealers had the opportunity customize a stock Bolt or Bolt R-spec for a chance to win big prizes. The rules were pretty straight forward, basically you had to use at least $750 worth of Star parts and accessories, […]

Yamaha Recalls Select 2015 YZF-R3 due to weakened upper triple clamp

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Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A. has decided that a defect which relates to motor vehicle safety exists in certain 2015 YZF-R3 motorcycles. In affected motorcycles, the handle crown (upper triple clamp) could be weakened due to improper casting temperatures during the manufacturing process. The handle crown could crack during operation, causing decreased handling stability that could […]

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

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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 […]