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Two-Stroke Tuesday: 2009 Yamaha TZ250 5KE GP Bike
3 weeks ago

Two-Stroke Tuesday: 2009 Yamaha TZ250 5KE GP Bike

I had ridden a 1991 TZ250 in a one-off ‘Stars of Tomorrow’ meeting at Lakeside in 1994 grabbing one of my early road race wins in the process and the …
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World Launch: 2022 Yamaha Ténéré 700 World Raid
7
1 month ago

World Launch: 2022 Yamaha Ténéré 700 World Raid

Back in 2019, Yamaha chose to follow a different route with its Ténéré 700 middleweight adventure bike. As bikes in this class are getting ever bigger, more powerful, and complex, …
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Throwback Thursday: Sonauto Yamaha OW31 TZ750 Bol d’Or Racer
2 months ago

Throwback Thursday: Sonauto Yamaha OW31 TZ750 Bol d’Or Racer

The OW31 was the most quixotic, most improbable yet also the most deadly serious attempt to do the two-wheeled impossible in modern times. Imagine if Yamaha was to fit lights …
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Prototype: Yamaha Electric Trials Bike Revealed
3 months ago

Prototype: Yamaha Electric Trials Bike Revealed

Yamaha has released a new version of the TY-E electric trials bike. The TY-E 2.0 features a newly designed monocoque frame made of composite laminates housing an electric power unit …
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Review: 2022 Yamaha YZF-R7LA & HO
9.4
4 months ago

Review: 2022 Yamaha YZF-R7LA & HO

We’ve tested the HO version, we have taken the learner approved Yamaha YZF-R7LA edition for a big ride, spending a few weeks enjoying the life of a modern sportsbike riding …
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Racer Test: Period 6 1989 Yamaha FZR1000
5 months ago

Racer Test: Period 6 1989 Yamaha FZR1000

My mate Chris and I have been building our P6 bike for years now, a 1989 Yamaha FZR1000. It has gone through all sorts of changes since, but I thought …
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Review: 2022 Yamaha Tracer 9 GT
8.9
5 months ago

Review: 2022 Yamaha Tracer 9 GT

Midway through last year, in the middle of lockdown, Zane managed to squeeze in a quick spin on the new Tracer 9 GT. We have since got the bike back …
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Review: 2022 Yamaha YZF-R7 HO, track test, road spin
8.1
6 months ago

Review: 2022 Yamaha YZF-R7 HO, track test, road spin

I have been eagerly awaiting a turn on the new Yamaha YZF-R7 after it was announced earlier in 2021, with COVID outbreaks and border closures the launch of the all …
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New Model: 2022 Yamaha Ténéré 700 Raid Prototype, EICMA 2021
7 months ago

New Model: 2022 Yamaha Ténéré 700 Raid Prototype, EICMA 2021

The Ténéré 700’s serious off road abilities have enabled many thousands of riders to satisfy their spirit of adventure by getting involved in long distance road trips, as well as …
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A gift for Vale – Yamaha YZF-R1 VR46 Tribute, EICMA 2021
7 months ago

A gift for Vale – Yamaha YZF-R1 VR46 Tribute, EICMA 2021

To celebrate the legendary MotoGP career of the biggest star to grace the sport, Yamaha has produced a special R1 GYTR VR46 Tribute, designed with unique spec’s, to give to …
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