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Yamaha Confirms YZF-R1 Reveal at EICMA

Friday, October 17, 2014
The latest teaser video from Yamaha confirms the forthcoming EICMA model release is a new R1 superbike.

2015 Yamaha WR250F & YZ250FX First Look

Thursday, October 16, 2014
Yamaha revealed two new off-road machines during the 2014 AIMExpo, both based on the championship-winning YZ250F, the trail-ready WR250F and cross country racer YZ250FX.

2015 Star Bolt C-Spec Unveiled at AIMExpo

Thursday, October 16, 2014
Yamaha revealed a new café inspired Star Bolt during the 2014 AIMExpo, the C-Spec. Star also announced Bullet Cowl versions of its Raider and Stryker models as well.

2015 Yamaha YZF-R3 First Look

Thursday, October 16, 2014
Yamaha announces its new Yamaha R3, an entry-level sportbike powered by a 321cc Parallel Twin and bearing a $4990 MSRP.

2015 Yamaha XJR1300 First Look

Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Yamaha revives its XJR1300 platform for 2015 with two versions inspired by custom builders, the standard XJR1300 and XJR1300 Racer.

Yamaha Hooligan: 2015 MT-07 Moto Cage

Friday, October 3, 2014
Yamaha shows its hooligan side by making a stunt-inspired street bike based on the Twin-powered MT-07, then enlisted the services of Stunter13 to showcase the potential of the 2015 MT-07 Moto Cage.

Yamaha's Teases New Sportbike for EICMA

Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Yamaha began what promises to be a string of teaser videos of a new sportbike, slated to be announced November 3, 2014 at EICMA.

2015 Yamaha Zuma & Vino Classic First Looks

Wednesday, September 3, 2014
Yamaha brings back its popular Zuma scooter for 2015, with 50F, 50FX and 125 models along with the retro-styled Vino Classic.

2015 Yamaha Off-Road Line First Look

Tuesday, September 2, 2014
Yamaha brings back its line of off-road motorcycles for 2015, with models for the youngest and newest riders as well as mounts for those with more aged and experience.

Yamaha Partners with Rockstar for UPROAR

Monday, August 18, 2014
Yamaha has partnered with Rockstar Energy Drink and will be the official motorcycle of the Rockstar Energy UPROAR Festival. There will also be a sweepstakes to win a new FZ-09.

2015 Yamaha FZ-07 First Look

Thursday, June 5, 2014
Hot on the heels of Yamaha’s Triple-powered FZ-09, the Tuning Fork brand offers an even more affordable version: The FZ-07

2015 Yamaha YZ85 | YZ125 | YZ250 First Look

Thursday, June 5, 2014
Yamaha gives its entire two-stroke dirt bike line, including the YZ85, YZ125, and YZ250 a makeover for 2015.

Yamaha Donates Bolt to True American Heroes

Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A. will donate a Star Bolt to the True American Heroes Auction to be hosted by Kenny Roberts.

The RetroMotard, A Creation Tale

Monday, May 5, 2014
MotoUSA contributing editor Courtney Olive recounts the story of his RetroMotard build, a raucous two-stroke Yamaha that harkens back to the Superbikers inspiration for Supermoto.

Yamaha's New "RevStation" Microsite

Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Yamaha's new microsite, "RevStation," is generating interest for two new models set to be released in 2014, the Tricity scooter and an as-yet-unnamed model. Perhaps the R25?

Enter the 2014 Star Virtual Bike Show

Monday, March 17, 2014
Show your one-off creation in the 2014 Star Virtual Bike Show, where judges will pick a "Bike of the Month" each month and the six best will be featured in the 2015 Star Motorcycles Calendar.

2015 Yamaha SR400 First Look

Thursday, March 6, 2014
After years of waiting, Yamaha finally delivers a fresh (to the U.S. market) entry-level street bike with its Japanese-built 2015 SR400.

Chris Peris Joins Yamaha Champions School

Friday, February 21, 2014
Chris Peris is the newest member of Yamaha Champions Riding School at New Jersey Motorsports Park.

Yamaha Champions Opens at New Jersey MP

Monday, January 27, 2014
After ending operations at Miller Motorsports Park in late 2013, Yamaha Champions Riding School continues on with a renewed program at New Jersey Motorsports Park.

2014 Yamaha Viking SE Tactical Black EPS

Tuesday, January 14, 2014
Yamaha has added a special edition Viking to its 2014 line-up, the Yamaha Viking SE Tactical Black EPS.
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