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2012 Yamaha R1 Gets Traction Control

Wednesday, September 14, 2011
The Yamaha R1 gets electronic updates for the new model year, set to battle its 2012 Superbike rivals with traction control.

YCRS to Conduct 'Mini-Schools'

Thursday, July 28, 2011
The Yamaha Champions Riding School will conduct a “mini-school” for participants in the Yamaha Appreciation Days, which will take place at Miller Motorsports Park August 13-14, 2011.

Revised from Yamaha Champions School

Wednesday, June 22, 2011
The buzz surrounding the first all-women Yamaha Champions Riding School just ratcheted up a notch: AMA Pro Road Racing star Melissa Paris and the legendary Scott Russell will be at the two-day school on August 17-18 at Miller Motorsports Park as Guest Instructors.

2012 Yamaha Beginner Dirt Bike First Looks

Friday, June 10, 2011
After a small hiatus the Yamaha TT-R50E and PW50 return in 2012 along with the XT250 and TW200 dual sport models.

2012 Yamaha YZ450F & YZ250F First Looks

Friday, June 10, 2011
Yamaha is keeping competitive at the track with updates to its newest motocrossers, the 2012 YZ450F and YZ250F.

Yamaha Reveals 4-Stroke Zuma 50F Scooter

Wednesday, June 8, 2011
Yamaha reveals a pair of 2012 scooter models with its all-new 4-stroke Zuma 50F and the return of its Majesty maxiscoot.

2012 Yamaha ATVs First Look

Wednesday, June 8, 2011
Yamaha refreshes its sport quads and sport utility ATV and side-by-side lineup for 2012. Read more on the Yamaha ATV lineup in this First Look report.

Star Motorcycles Giving Away Custom Stryker

Monday, March 21, 2011
One lucky person will win a 2011 Star Stryker customized by Low and Mean courtesy of a sweepstakes Star Motorcycles is currently conducting.

Miller Motorsport Park Extend Yamaha Contract

Thursday, November 4, 2010
Miller Motorsports Park and Yamaha are pleased to announce they have extended their agreement through the end of 2012.

2011 Yamaha Champions Riding School Dates

Wednesday, October 27, 2010
The Yamaha Champions Riding School, based at Miller Motorsports Park, has announced its 2010-2011 winter schedule of schools to be held at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Valentino Rossi Painting for Yamaha President

Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Former Yamaha Motorcycles worldwide President Mr. T. Kajikawa was presented a specially commissioned painting today to commemorate his years of service during a brief stop at the headquarters of Yamaha U.S. in Cypress California.

IMS 3.0 Gallon Fuel Tank for WR250R/X

Friday, October 15, 2010
IMS has released a new 3.0 gallon fuel tank designed for 2008-2010 Yamaha WR250R/X models, and is capable of holding a gallon more than stock tanks.

2011 Star Stryker First Look

Wednesday, September 1, 2010
Next year Yamaha’s cruiser motorcycle subsidiary, Star Motorcycles, will be introducing an all-new addition to its line-up with the 2011 Star Stryker.

2012 Yamaha Super Tenere First Look

Wednesday, September 1, 2010
Motorcycle-USA readers asked for it, and now after making its European debut this year, Yamaha has wisely chosen to import its flagship adventure touring motorcycle to the U.S. as the 2012 Yamaha Super Tenere.

2011 Yamaha FZ8 First Look

Wednesday, September 1, 2010
Japanese motorcycle manufacturer, Yamaha releases information about its newest creation with the FZ8 street bike.

Yamaha Recalls 54000 YZF-R6 Motorcycles

Monday, August 9, 2010
Yamaha has issued a recall notice for 54,000 R6s due to the front reflector being positioned too low on model-year 2005-2010 machines.

MotoGP Tickets for YZF-R1 LE Owners

Tuesday, June 29, 2010
Yamaha YZF-R1 LE owners who live within 1,000 miles of the Monterey Racetrack will receive a complimentary pair of tickets tickets to the U.S.Grand Prix at Mazda Raceway.

Yamaha Demo Fleet at Vintage Motorcycle Days

Thursday, June 17, 2010
The American Motorcyclist Association is pleased to announce that Yamaha Motor Corp. USA will have both Yamaha sportbikes and Star cruisers on hand for attendees to test ride at AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days this July 9-11.

MMP Announces Yamaha R6 Contest Winner

Wednesday, May 26, 2010
The grand prize winner in the “Win a Yamaha R6” contest has been announced and will be coming to Utah this weekend to claim the brand-new Yamaha R6 sport bike during the USA Round of the Superbike World Championship.

Yamaha Champions Riding School Heads to CMP

Friday, April 30, 2010
The Yamaha Champions Riding School is offering a series of unique training sessions at selected off-site racing venues for the first time in 2010. The next stop on their tour is Carolina Motorsports Park.
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