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Yamaha Recalls 2013-2015 XT250 Motorcycles

Thursday, December 18, 2014
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has issued a recall notice for certain 2013-2015 Yamaha XT250 motorcycles owing to a potential defect in the air induction pipe and hose.

Josh Hayes at 2014 New York IMS Show

Wednesday, December 10, 2014
AMA Pro SuperBike Championship winner Josh Hayes will be signing autographs at the International Motorcycle Show in New York City on December 13, 2014.

New ShopYamaha.com E-Commerce Site

Tuesday, December 9, 2014
Yamaha has announced the launch of its new e-commerce site, ShopYamaha.com.

Yamaha Recall for 2014 YZF-R6 Motorcycles

Thursday, December 4, 2014
The NHTSA has issued a recall notice regarding certain 2014 Yamaha YZF-R6 motorcycles owing to an issue with the hardness of the front and rear wheels.

2015 Yamaha FJ-09 First Look

Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Yamaha builds on sales floor momentum by debuting an touring version of its popular FZ-09 street bike in the 2015 FJ-09.

2015 Yamaha YZF-R1 | R1 M First Look

Monday, November 3, 2014
After a six-year production run Yamaha raises the bar in the Superbike class with a completely overhauled YZF-R1 sportbike.

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.
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