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Demo a 2012 Yamaha Sportbike on the Track

Friday, April 13, 2012
Yamaha and NESBA offer riders a chance to demo a new 2012 Yamaha Sportbike on the track.

SSB Yamaha Custom Showdown Returns

Wednesday, April 11, 2012
The SSB Yamaha Custom Showdown returns with an online competition and custom shows for amateur and professional sportbike builders.

Yamaha ATVs are Consumer Digest Best Buy

Wednesday, April 4, 2012
Consumers Digest names five Yamaha ATVs to their Best Buy list. The all-new Grizzly 300 receives a Utility ATV Best Buy; and four Raptors earn a sport quad nod.

Streaming Live! Low n Mean V Star 950

Friday, March 9, 2012
Low and Mean's streaming it's latest customizing project live. Tune in as they trick out a V Star 950.

Hayes & Herrin Visit YCRS Vegas Event

Friday, February 24, 2012
During the February YCRS at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Monster Energy/Graves/Yamaha’s American Superbike Champion Josh Hayes and AMA Superbike rookie Josh Herrin brought their championship winning approach to Las Vegas.

Yamaha Alaskan Adventure Sweepstakes

Friday, January 6, 2012
To celebrate its best selling ATV, Yamaha is launching the Grizzly Alaskan Adventure Sweepstakes which features an all-expense paid trip for two to one of the world’s toughest ATV testing grounds.

Tokyo Motor Show: Yamaha RYOKU

Thursday, December 1, 2011
Every bike show features quirky concept models. This is one of our favorites from the Tokyo Motor Show – the Yamaha XTW250 RYOKU.

Yamaha Y125 Moegi at Tokyo Motor Show

Thursday, December 1, 2011
Yamaha's Y125 Moegi concept weighs only 176 pounds and is a fuel sipper powered by a 125cc Single. The motorcycle/bicycle hybrid garnered plenty of attention on press day at the Tokyo Motor Show.

YCRS Instructors to Conduct Seminars at IMS

Tuesday, November 29, 2011
Yamaha Champions Riding School instructors to conduct seminars at upcoming motorcycle shows with Nick Ienatsch, Ken Hill, and Scott Russell taking the stage.

Yamaha Wins Georgia Court of Appeals Ruling

Thursday, November 17, 2011
Georgia Court of Appeals reverses trial court ruling regarding Yamaha Rhinom orders judgement for Yamaha. With the ruling in McTaggart vs Yamaha, Yamaha now is victorious in all Rhino cases that have gone to trial.

2012 Star Raider SCL First Look

Wednesday, September 14, 2011
Star Motorcycles extends its presence in the factory customs market with the launch of the 2012 Star Raider SCL as part of its new Star Custom Line.

2012 Yamaha WR450F/WR250F First Look

Wednesday, September 14, 2011
Yamaha broke wraps on its 2012 off-road motorcycles highlighted by the 2012 WR450F which is now fuel injected, runs on a bilateral beam frame like the YZ250F and has slimmer bodywork.

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.
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