Browsing Tag

Yamaha

YAMAHA TENERE 700 ADVENTURE BIKE: FIRST RIDE

The Yamaha Tenere 700 has finally arrived and we got to spend a day on it in the San Bernardino mountains this week. This is a bike that we’ve been waiting for and wanting to ride for a very long time--even before the bike was officially…
Read More...

RIDING THE NEW YAMAHA WR250F: THE WRAP

With the Coronavirus shut down, the 2021 new model season will be later than usual. In fact, there are still some new-for-2020 bikes that were late arrivals. One of them is the Yamaha WR250F. This bike replaced an aging model by the same…
Read More...

YAMAHA’S 2021 TENERE 700 ARRIVES

Yamaha has just lifted the veil on its first 2021 model. The Tenere 700 has arrived in the U.S. and will be in dealers within a month. The official press release follows. MARIETTA, Ga. – May 22, 2020 – Yamaha Motor…
Read More...

YAMAHA YZ345 PROJECT: TWO-STROKE TUESDAY

On this week's Two-Stroke Tuesday we take another look with some unseen photos of a very unique Yamaha YZ345 built by fabricator Howard Jenkins of MotoFab Industries located in central California. Could you imagine a YZ250 two-stroke engine…
Read More...

2020 YAMAHA YZ250FX: FULL TEST

We’ve said it many times: Motocross bikes make poor trail bikes. That’s why we haven’t jumped on the bandwagon to heap praise on “closed-course, competition off-road bikes” such as the Honda CRF450RX, the Yamaha YZ450FX and the KTM 450XC-F.…
Read More...

DEMO RIDE SEASON STARTS AT DAYTONA

Several manufacturers will be offering demo rides and displays at Daytona bike week and afterward. Here are a few we know of so far: BETA DEMO RIDES Hello Fellow Rider, Just a quick note that we have a few spots available at the…
Read More...

2020 YAMAHA YZ250: A 2-STROKE VIDEO

The Yamaha YZ250 two-stroke remains a fixture in the dirt bike world. Despite the fact that it was designed more than 15 years ago, it continues to win races. In 2020, it has the new role of introducing a new generation of riders to the…
Read More...

YZ250 2-STROKE PROJECT: RAW VIDEO

The Motowhips Prodigy 2.0 was built by Justin Myerson at Motowhips for Dirt Bike Magazine. It started off as a new Yamaha YZ250 two-stroke, and the attention to detail is mind blowing. Carbon fiber components were used extensively,…
Read More...

2020 YAMAHA YZ250F: FULL TEST

Yamaha got back into the game in a big way last year. The YZ250F had been eclipsed by faster, lighter electric-start bikes, and despite a solid run of pro motocross success, it had been saddled with the stinging title of “Good Novice Bike.”…
Read More...

YAMAHA ANNOUNCES PRICING ON 700 TENERE ADVENTURE

Yamaha's Tenere 700 Adventure has taken a big step toward reality recently. First it was announced that it would be an official 2021 model, and now more details are coming into focus. The price will be $9999 in the U.S. and it will be…
Read More...