It’s been a while since I sampled a Yamaha WR450 so I was pretty interested to see how the reverse-cylinder YZ-F motor would go in the 2016 enduro spec WR450F.
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On surface value scooters and motorcycles often draw very different crowds, but I know from both my own experience and from meeting fellow riders, that many appreciate having a scooter … Read More
With a full test of the 2016 FJR on the way next week, we thought it was time to revisit this grand high speed tourer!
Yamaha first introduced the FJR1300 … Read More
Doing a 3000km round trip to Phillip Island was a great opportunity to test Yamaha’s MT-09 Tracer in the twisties and the boring straight line, normally bum numbing, roads.
It might be over 20-years later but finally we have a four-stroke bike that is equally as hoonable, practical and fun as an RD350LC, in the MT-07. This is a … Read More
The story of this Kenny Roberts Rep Custom Anniversary Edition 2006 Yamaha YZF-R1 starts simply enough, with Ian spotting the bike and knowing straight away it needed to be his, … Read More
After riding these six nakedbike beasts in anger and after a bloody long day testing a total of 22 motorcycles flat-out and doing over 450km in laps, I’ve never tasted … Read More
I mentioned in my World Launch Report on the YZF-R1, I’ve had the pleasure of having lived with four YZF-R1 in the past. I had a 2005 model, followed by … Read More
It’s fitting that the YZF-R1 was launched at a racetrack. For the third generation in a row, Yamaha chose to conduct the World Press Test of a new R1 model … Read More
This bike has to be the most blinged R1 that I have ever come across. I could fill this entire column alone just writing about the amazing computer and electrical … Read More