Yamaha Racing Riders Get Things Underway At Morocco Rally 2016

Yamaha Racing Riders Get Things Underway At Morocco Rally 2016

Yamalube Yamaha Official Rally Team riders Adrien Van Beveren, Alessandro Botturi, Rodney Faggotter and Hélder Rodrigues have got their participation in the OiLibya Morocco Rally 2016 off to a positive start, completing the short but demanding prologue ahead of the competition’s first full competitive stage in Agadir. Little more than a quick shakedown on the dusty Moroccan trails the opening […]

October 3, 2016 at 7:58 am 0 comments

Yamalube Yamaha Official Rally Team Fired Up

Yamalube Yamaha Official Rally Team Fired Up

All-set and ready to contest the OiLibya Morocco Rally, the Yamalube Yamaha Official Rally Team have their sights set on wrapping up the 2016 FIM Cross-Country Rallies Championship on a high. Making their debut aboard the heavily updated WR450F Rally machine, the team of Hélder Rodrigues, Adrien Van Beveren, Alessandro Botturi and Rodney Faggotter will battle against the elite of […]

October 3, 2016 at 7:49 am 0 comments

Yamaha Riders Make First Kilometres in the 2016 Dakar Rally

Yamaha Riders Make First Kilometres in the 2016 Dakar Rally

After yesterday’s agitation caused by the cancellation of the first special stage, the Yamaha riders were impatient for the 2016 Dakar Rally battle to officially kick off today. Yamalube Yamaha Official Rally Team’s Alessandro Botturi and Hélder Rodrigues ranked within the top 13, while Yamalube Yamaha Junior Rally Team’s Adrien Van Beveren and Xavier De Soultrait did well to make […]

January 4, 2016 at 7:52 am 0 comments

Dakar 2016: First Stage Cancellation

Dakar 2016: First Stage Cancellation

Today bad weather was forecast for the first Dakar Rally stage, especially at the route’s last sector of the special that would bring the competitors from Rosario to Villa Carlos Paz. After various reconsiderations, delaying the starting time several times between 7:00 and 10:00AM local time, Amaury Sport Organisation finally took the decision to cancel today’s special for safety reasons. […]

January 3, 2016 at 7:59 am 0 comments

The KTM Fighters: Yamaha YZ450FX & WR450F

The KTM Fighters: Yamaha YZ450FX & WR450F

Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A., today debuted the all-new 2016 YZ450FX, an off-road racer conceived, engineered, and built specifically for hare scrambles and GNCC® competition. The company also introduced an all-new WR450F, along with the 2016 YZ250FX and the WR250F. All four off-road models feature easy, push-button electric starting and precise fuel injection–handy features to have for hare scrambles, GNCC, and […]

October 7, 2015 at 2:57 pm 0 comments

The New 2016 YZ250X Walk-Around

The New 2016 YZ250X Walk-Around

Six-time AMA Hare Scrambles Champion Jason Raines provides a first look at the completely new 2016 YZ250X, designed and engineered specifically for riders who want to compete and win in cross country races on a 2-stroke machine.

Test Ride: Yamaha’s TW200 Dual Sport

Test Ride: Yamaha’s TW200 Dual Sport

Have you ever thought how awesome it would be if you could jump on your dirt bike and ride it out of the garage out on to the public roads? Well there are plenty of people spending time and money to convert their dirt bikes into dual sport type bikes so they can travel in between trail systems, everyday transportation, […]

January 16, 2015 at 11:20 am 0 comments

2015 WR250F and YZ250FX Media Intro

2015 WR250F and YZ250FX Media Intro

David Pingree and Ami Houde were at the 2015 WR250F and YZ250FX Media Intro for Racer X Films at Cahuilla Creek and share their thoughts on the 2015 models.

December 15, 2014 at 3:56 pm 0 comments

Is This “The Changing Of The Guard”?

The Yamaha YZ250FX is the new entry into the GNCC style of racing.

Well Christmas is upon us and cold weather has set in for the next few months across the entire country. Usually this time of the year is a great time to prepare yourself and your bike for the upcoming riding season. For those of you looking to buy a new off-road bike before the upcoming season should know that Yamaha […]

December 12, 2014 at 3:27 pm 2 comments

Yamaha Introduces All-New WR250F and YZ250FX

2015 YZ250FX

When Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A. introduced the all-new 2014 YZ250F last year it ushered in a tidal wave of winning. The first wave to hit was the shootout wins, then the 2014 AMA Outdoor Motocross Championship and now, two all-new models that carry the same winning DNA. Introducing, the all-new 2015 WR250F and 2015 YZ250FX. The 2015 WR250F and YZ250FX […]

October 17, 2014 at 2:55 pm 0 comments

Yamaha 450F Rally Revealed in Bid for 2014 Dakar Glory

Yamaha 450F Rally Revealed in Bid for 2014 Dakar Glory

Yamaha today revealed its official racing livery for the 2014 Dakar Rally. The clock is ticking down now and the final stages of preparation are completed ahead of the 5th of January start. Expectations are high as Yamaha Factory Racing’s latest evolution of the YZ450F Rally will be in the hands of Dakar legend Cyril Despres on the start line […]

December 20, 2013 at 8:03 am 0 comments

Introducing Active8 Yamaha Yamalube Racing Team

Introducing Active8 Yamaha Yamalube Racing Team

Join the 2014 line-up for Active8 Yamaha Yamalube Racing Team as they prepare their assault on the upcoming season.

December 9, 2013 at 8:16 am 0 comments

2014 450 Offroad Comparison

2014 450 Offroad Comparison

Dirtbike Magazine took out all the 450 machines to their local stomping grounds for their 450 Offroad Comparison. Just because a bike or bikes does well in the motocross world doesn’t necessarily mean it will fair the same in offroad. We put these bikes to the test for several weeks to find a winner. You will have to wait for […]

November 20, 2013 at 8:07 am 0 comments

Yamaha Motor Corp. is Proud to Introduce The All-New 2014 YZ450F and YZ250F

Yamaha Motor Corp. is Proud to Introduce The All-New 2014 YZ450F and YZ250F

Cypress, CA June 11, 2013 – Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A. is proud to introduce the all-new 2014 YZ450F and YZ250F. Yamaha has led the modern motocross bike movement, beginning with the YZ400F in 1998 and continuing in 2001 with the YZ250F. Not content with that, the needle was moved again with the introduction of the revolutionary 2010 YZ450F, with its […]

The New 2014 Yamaha YZ250F

The New 2014 Yamaha YZ250F

The 2014 YZ250F model is a completely new beast and we are ready to free our fuel injected and flighty racing machine to decimate tracks across the globe.

The New 2014 Yamaha YZ450F

The New 2014 Yamaha YZ450F

The new YZ450F has been overhauled to bring a razor edge to the strongest elements of the bike. The innovative fuel injected rearward-slanting single cylinder engine has been reworked for more usable power while the snaking exhaust pipe is just one of a raft of fresh features to centralise the weight of the motorcycle.