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Up-Close with the 2017 Yamaha YZF-R6

Up-Close with the 2017 Yamaha YZF-R6 The 2017 Yamaha YZF-R6 is more than just “bold new plastics” as one A&R commenter said, with traction control, ABS, new suspension, and R1-esque bodywork being added to the supersport machine – among other changes. Still very much “evolution” rather than “revolution” for the Japanese manufacturer, the Yamaha R6 […]

Is This the 2017 Yamaha YZF-R6?…Nope

Is This the 2017 Yamaha YZF-R6?…Nope Someone is trying to pass off the above photo as the eagerly awaited 2017 Yamaha YZF-R6 – unfortunately, it’s a fake. I’m actually surprised this piece of photoshop has some legs, and is making its way around the internet, considering how obvious the forgery. To verify its authenticity, all […]

The Bike That Got Away: 1983 Yamaha Venture

The Bike That Got Away: 1983 Yamaha Venture Two years after MC reader Hubert Cormier started riding, he bought this beautiful new ’83 Venture, and he shares the only photo of it with us. Two years after MC reader Hubert Cormier started riding, he bought this beautiful new ’83 Venture, and he shares the only […]

Gallery: Inside the 2017 Yamaha FZ-10

Gallery: Inside the 2017 Yamaha FZ-10 A closer look at Yamaha’s new naked bike A closer look at Yamaha’s new FZ-10 naked bike and its R1-derived technology… Gallery: Inside the 2017 Yamaha FZ-10 (image) A closer look at Yamaha’s new naked bike A closer look at Yamaha’s new FZ-10 naked bike and its R1-derived technology… […]

The Bike That Got Away: 1989 Yamaha SRX6

The Bike That Got Away: 1989 Yamaha SRX6 Ralf Arend worked all summer and ditched his plans to buy a Harley for this now-classic Yamaha. Ralf Arend worked all summer and ditched his plans to buy a Harley for this now-classic Yamaha. The Bike That Got Away: 1989 Yamaha SRX6 (image) Ralf Arend worked all […]

Video: The Next Generation of Racing—the WORKS Yamaha R3

Video: The Next Generation of Racing—the WORKS Yamaha R3 Riding the Graves Racing Services Yamaha R3 racebike that will help the novice rider concentrate on riding instead of the myriad details of race prep Sport Rider rides the Graves Racing Service Yamaha R3 racebike that helps the novice rider concentrate on riding instead of all […]

Hail To The King Exclusive Test: Romain Febvre’s World Championship-Winning Factory Yamaha YZ450FM.

Hail To The King Exclusive Test: Romain Febvre’s World Championship-Winning Factory Yamaha YZ450FM. Late last year, while Ryan Dungey was busy wrapping up the 2015 Lucas Oil AMA Motocross title in America, a storm was blazing across Europe by way of the 2015 FIM Motocross World Championship. Considered the toughest and deepest season in FIM […]