What Happens In Vegas…Chad Reed & Cooper Webb Ready for Supercross Finals

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– May 4, 2017 – Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas, NV is the site of this Saturday’s Monster Energy Supercross Finals, and the Monster Energy/Yamalube/Chaparral/Yamaha Financial Services/Yamaha Factory Racing Team is aiming to wrap up the season on a high note in the high desert. “With the season playing out the way it has […]

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 Drop The Gate In The Gateway City

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  Cypress, CA – March 30, 2017 – St. Louis is the next stop this weekend for the Monster Energy/Yamalube/Chaparral/Yamaha Financial Services/Yamaha Factory Racing Team as Chad Reed and Cooper Webb race inside The Dome At America’s Center in the Gateway City. Despite being injured by another rider’s bike that landed on him during the […]

Head to Head: Entry-Level Sport Bikes

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  Ninja 300 Manufacturer: Kawasaki MSRP: $4,999 Engine: 296cc, liquid-cooled, DOHC, 4-stroke, parallel twin Bore x Stroke:  62mm x 49mm Transmission: 6-speed Fuel Delivery: DFI® with dual 32mm throttle bodies Power:  34.9 hp @ 10,870 rpm, 17.6 lb.-ft. @ 9960 rpm* Curb Weight: 383.7 lbs Seat Height: 30.9” Fuel Capacity: 4.5 gal MPG: 70 (according […]

Two Recalls issued for Yamaha YZF-R3

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Yamaha’s YZF-R3 has been hit with back to back recalls filed with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Both recalls affect certain model year 2015-2016 Yamaha YZ-R3 F/G motorcycles manufactured between January 1, 2015 and April 15, 2016. A total of 11,280 units are affected by the recalls. The first recall was issued on […]

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 Announces New YZF-R3 Sportsbike

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In mid-October, Yamaha announced its newest member to the R series sportsbikes with the YZF-R3, Cycle News reported. The newest frame will have Yamaha sportsbike enthusiasts picturing some of the larger bikes the motorcycle company makes when they see the R3. The R3 is a 320cc small entry-level sportsbike that will be able to challenge […]