Yamaha launched its Star Motorcycles brand in 1996 in order to differentiate its cruisers from the main brand, with the American market a huge area for possible growth in this … Read More
There are some bikes you can jump on after a lengthy hiatus and just gel with the machine immediately. Sometimes it’s because you owned one for years. Other times it’s … Read More
First impressions count but don’t judge this book by its cover. As tested, the Yamaha WR250R had the optional white 13.8L fuel tank for exceptional fuel range – around 400kms … Read More
The MT-09 is probably one of the most significant motorcycles launched by Yamaha in years. I can’t think of a bike that has come from Yamaha that has made as … Read More
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.
… Read More
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