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Action Begins In Argentina As 2015 Dakar Kicks Off

Alessandro Botturi 2015 Dakar Yamaha Team

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

2015 Dakar Yamaha Team

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

2015 Yamaha SMAX

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

2015 Yamaha Bolt C-Spec - Action

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 […]

2015 Yamaha FJ-09 Debuts At 2014 EICMA

Yamaha released its second bike at the EICMA with the 2015 FJ-09.

The 2014 EICMA motorcycle expo has given riders from across the world a look at the newest bikes for 2015 and another one added to list was the 2015 Yamaha FJ-09, Motocycle.com reported. While it goes by the MT-09 Tracer in Europe, the newest sport-touring motorcycle was officially announced at EICMA in Milan. The Yamaha motorcycle […]

Yamaha Reveals Its Newest 2015 Raptor 700 And Raptor 700R

2015 Yamaha Raptor 700R - In Desert

Currently, Yamaha holds the crown for the best sport ATVs and with its latest announcement on the 2015 Raptor 700 and Raptor 700R, it’s unlikely any other company will be taking its spot at the top anytime soon, the Yamaha press release stated. As the No. 1 selling sport ATV brand in the nation, Yamaha expanded the playing […]

Yamaha Announces New YZF-R3 Sportsbike

2015 Yamaha YFZ-R3 - Action

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 […]

New 2015 Schedule Released By MotoAmerica

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MotoAmerica Racing recently released its tentative 2015 schedule for its premier motorcycle racing series, according to a press release. One of the locations that will be left off the tour is the Daytona International Speedway, the host of the Daytona 200 which has typically been the traditional kickoff for the AMA Pro Road Racing series, […]

First Look: The New 2015 Star Bolt C-Spec

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You would never think coffee and hardware would go together…and make sense. But that’s exactly where we are at with the release of Yamaha Star Motorcycles’ new Bolt C-Spec—all the stripped-down, no-nonsense attitude many have come to love about the Bolt, but with a hot splash of café styling. With a few simple additions and […]