Yamaha bLU cRU Rider Justin Cooper To Make AMA Pro Motocross Debut At Unadilla

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  Cypress, CA – August 11, 2017 – Fresh off his double-championship and 2017 Nicky Hayden AMA Motocross Horizon Award-winning performance last week at the 36th Annual Loretta Lynn Amateur National Motocross Championships, Yamaha/Rock River Powersports/bLU cRU rider  Justin Cooper–who hails from Cold Spring Harbor, NY–will make his AMA Pro Motocross debut in his home […]

Yamaha Factory Supercrossers Chad Reed & Cooper Webb Are Looking For Giant Results As They Jet Aboard Their YZ450F Machines In NJ

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  Cypress, CA – April 27, 2017 – MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ–home of the NFL’s Giants and Jets–is this weekend’s stop for the Monster Energy/Yamalube/Chaparral/Yamaha Financial Services/Yamaha Factory Racing Team’s Chad Reed and Cooper Webb. In Salt Lake City last weekend, both riders recorded top-ten finishes, with Chad notching a sixth-place result and […]

Yamaha Factory Supercrossers Chad Reed And Cooper Webb Are Ready To Roost In The Seahawks’ Nest

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  Cypress, CA – April 6, 2017 – The Monster Energy/Yamalube/Chaparral/Yamaha Financial Services/Yamaha Factory Racing Team will be in the Pacific Northwest on Saturday as Chad Reed and Cooper Webb race at Seattle’s CenturyLink Field, which is the home of the NFL’s Seattle Seahawks. Both Chad and Cooper will be looking to bounce back from […]

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 […]

ChapMoto MX Ride Day & Hangout

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Even though a good portion of the employees at Chaparral Motorsports ride dirt bikes, and a few often ride together, we had never really organized a day where we could get a good size group together to enjoy a day at the track. It was one of those ideas that pretty much all of the […]

2016 Supercross Finale Reigns in Firsts

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There is always a lot of excitement with the final Supercross race of the season, but this year’s Las Vegas race proved to be exceptionally special not only because of the first place winners, but because there were several significant firsts, along with the number one regularly occurring throughout the evening. To start, from what […]

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, […]

Two-Stroke vs Four-Stroke Dirt Bikes – A Beginner’s Guide

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For dirt bike riders, there’s one common debate that seems to never die – which is better, two-stroke or four-stroke dirt bikes? This argument can spur a lot of arguments between riders, but in the end, there’s really not a correct choice. Instead, choosing a two-stroke or four-stroke is based on personal preference and riding style. […]

Break In Your New Dirt Bike Before You Hit The Trail

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Buying a new dirt bike can be an exciting time and you most likely are eager to hit the tracks right away. However, if you take your bike directly from the showroom onto the trail, you might have some challenges or even worse, you could harm the bike on your first run. That’s why it’s smart to break […]

Yamaha Releases 2016 YZ Motocross And Dirt Lineup

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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 […]