First Look: 2016 Yamaha R-Spec Side-by-Side

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Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A., today introduced the Wolverine R-Spec, an all-new Side-by-Side (SxS)  vehicle that sets a new standard in off-road capability and class-leading comfort. “The all-new Wolverine will extend Yamaha’s Side-by-Side line into the recreation segment creating a new level of durability, quality, handling and superior off-road capabilities not yet seen in the off-road […]

2015 AMA Supercross Anaheim 2 Race Results

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Roczen Stays Undefeated At Anaheim In 2015 With Second Win Of Monster Energy Supercross Season Cooper Webb Goes Back-to-Back in 250SX Class to Grab Points Lead In front of 40,718 Southern California fans, Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, made its second of three visits to Angel Stadium on Saturday night on its […]

Chaparral Motorsports Pro Works Episode 2: Dr. D Exhaust System Install

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One the best ways you can improve the performance of your dirt bike is to swap the stock exhaust system with either an aftermarket muffler or full system. There are many manufacturers such as FMF, Yoshimura, and Pro Circuit that make quality exhaust systems for both 2-stroke and 4-stroke dirt bikes. However, for the Chaparral […]

ChapMoto Pro Works Part 1: Improving Power Delivery on a 2015 Yamaha YZ 450F


In a previous post we discussed our new Chaparral Pro Works Program in which Supercross/motocross industry veteran, Larry Brooks, will show the ins and outs of modding a stock dirt bike into a finely tuned machine ready for the race circuit. There are plenty of dirt bike parts to choose from that will help deliver […]

2015 AMA Supercross Phoenix Race Results

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Tomac Highlights Night of First-Time Supercross Winners In Phoenix With 450SX Class Victory Cooper Webb Breaks Through for 250SX Class Triumph The journey to determine #WhosNext in the 2015 Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, took another turn in the second race of the season from Chase Field on Saturday. A thrilling battle […]

Action Begins In Argentina As 2015 Dakar Kicks Off

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The Yamaha Factory Racing Rally Team Yamalube riders have made a positive start to the grueling Dakar 2015 challenge. Starting from Buenos Aires, the first stage existed of a 144km ride through the Argentinean countryside before reaching the 175km special stage, followed by a long liaison section to the first bivouac in Villa Carlos Paz. […]

The Stage Is Set For Dakar 2015

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With just a few hours before the 2015 Dakar gets under way the whole Yamaha team came together in Buenos Aires to go through scrutineering prior to the start early on the morning of January 4. The tension is palpable but morale in the Yamaha camp is high. After months of preparation the countdown to […]

5 Popular Motorcycles That Stood Out In 2014

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A lot of new and exciting motorcycles were released in 2014 and even more were announced for next year. While next year is certainly going to be a great one for new motorcycles, let’s go ahead and look back on the best of the best in 2014: 1. Harley-Davidson Sportster Superlow It’s tough to find any […]

Highway-Ready 2015 Yamaha SMAX Scooter Released

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Yamaha recently added to its U.S. scooter lineup by releasing the new 2015 SMAX, Motorcyclist Online reported. The Yamaha SMAX is a 155cc scooter that can actually be taken out on the freeway. The scooter has enough power to match some of the 250cc model motorcycles out there and it actually rides at a comfortable 65 […]

Yamaha Star Bolt C-Spec Transforms Cruiser And Café Racer Alike

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Yamaha has been busy in 2014 prepping for next year with its motorcycle lineup. The Yamaha Star Bolt C-Spec gives the Japanese manufacturer another unique ride that could be a big enough cross to please both cruiser and café racer enthusiasts. The Star Bolt has a 945cc V-Twin powerplant that takes a different approach from […]