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Yamaha Factory Racing: 2014 Dakar News Stage 3

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Yamaha Riders Impress on First Dakar Marathon Stage The first of the 2014 Dakar Rally Marathon stages saw Yamaha Factory Racing’s Cyril Despres make up valuable time today with an impressive ride on his Yamaha YZ450F machine to close the gap to the front. The five-time Dakar winner’s experience and race craft saw him make […]

Yamaha Factory Racing: 2014 Dakar News Stage 2

Yamaha Dakar Stage 2

The second day of the 2014 Dakar Rally proved to be a challenging one for Yamaha’s Dakar riders in Argentina as they tackled Stage 2, San Luis to San Rafael. The day’s riding included some of the fastest sections of the rally and the competitors first taste of sand dunes. Yamaha Factory Racing rider Cyril […]

The Dirt Bike Guy: 2014 Yamaha YZ450F

2014 Yamaha YZ450F

Introducing the 2014 Yamaha YZ450F Previous versions of the Yamaha YZ450F weren’t without their problems. With a lot of criticism surrounding the model during the past few motocross seasons, in addition to a few less-than-stellar reviews, the dirt bike had its fair share of doubters. Now, Yamaha has responded. The manufacturer is gearing up for the […]

The Dirt Bike Guy: 2013 Yamaha WR450F

2013 Yamaha WR450F

2013 Yamaha WR450F: Handles Any Off-Road Trail If you enjoy off-road riding and you’re looking for a new dirt bike, you might want to check out the 2013 Yamaha WR450F. This motorcycle was bred to get dirty – based on a race model, the WR450F offers plenty of power, excellent performance and impressive handling. You will […]

Yamaha Counts Down To Adventure For The 2013 Dakar Rally

Frans Verhoeven 2013 Dakar Rally - Yamaha Netherlands

As the New Year begins, so does Yamaha’s first racing challenge of 2013. Having spent 21 days at sea crossing the Atlantic and passing through the Panama Canal, the Yamaha Netherlands Verhoeven Team’s Yamaha YZ450F four-stroke based machine and support equipment for Dutch rider Frans Verhoeven has arrived in South America and is undergoing technical […]

The Dirt Bike Guy: Is Yamaha’s 2013 Dirt Bike Lineup Slightly Dissappointing?

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I love the summer, not only because it means I have more time to go riding, but also because all the major manufacturers are announcing their plans for their new models.

2012 AMA Supercross Las Vegas Finale Results

2012 AMA Supercross Las Vegas Finale Podium - Photo: Hoppenworld.com

Ryan Dungey Wins The Las Vegas Supercross Red Bull/KTM Factory rider Ryan Dungey earned his fourth victory of the season when he took another win at the Las Vegas Supercross Finale at Sam Boyd Stadium. Dungey’s win in Las Vegas solidified that he has made a full recovery and is 100% ready for the outdoors. […]

2012 AMA Supercross Salt Lake City Results

Ryan Dungey and Davi Millsaps on the winner's podium - Photo: Hoppenworld.com

Ryan Dungey Wins Salt Lake City Supercross In only his second week back after returning from injury, Red Bull/KTM Factory rider Ryan Dungey claimed his third Supercross class victory of the season as he crossed the finish line first at the Salt Lake City Supercross. Dungey’s day started with mixed emotions. He was able to […]

2012 AMA Supercross New Orleans Results

2012 AMA Supercross New Orleans winner's podium - Photo: Frank Hoppen

Ryan Villopoto Continues Dominance With New Orleans Victory Ryan Villopoto has already clinched the 2012 AMA Supercross series, but that didn’t seem to change his riding style much at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans. One week after officially capturing the title, Villopoto turned in perhaps his most dominant performance to date, easily picking up […]

2012 AMA Supercross Toronto Results

Ryan Villopoto in 2012 Toronto SX

Ryan Villopoto’s Seventh Win Makes Championship A Foregone Conclusion Ryan Villipoto leads the quest for the championship – Photo: Frank Hoppen Even when Ryan Villopoto makes significant mistakes, it seems as if nobody in the AMA Motocross field can keep up with him, as he notched his seventh win of the season this weekend in […]