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Jay Leno Auctions Custom VMax for Charity

Wednesday, September 30, 2009
Jay Leno will be at the Barrett-Jackson auction and he'll be helping get the highest bid for his customized Star VMAX motorcycle. The proceeds will go to Bailey's Café, a program that brings art education to New York's toughest neighborhoods.

2010 Yamaha YZ450F Video Blog

Thursday, September 24, 2009
Motorcycle USA rides the new 2010 Yamaha YZ450F motocross motorycle. Check out our initial impressions in this motorcycle video blog.

2010 Yamaha YFZ450X First Look

Wednesday, September 9, 2009
Yamaha reveals a new addition to its sport quad lineup with the YFZ450X Sport ATV, an all-new high-performance trail monster.

Yamaha Riding School at Las Vegas

Wednesday, September 9, 2009
The Yamaha Champions Riding School at Miller Motorsports Park announced today its upcoming class schedule for the remainder of the 2009 season at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

2010 Yamaha YZF-R1 First Look

Tuesday, September 8, 2009
Yamaha's 2010 YZF-R1 gets the mandatory BNG (Bold New Graphics) treatment, including an "LE" edition which is painted to match Valentino Rossi's MotoGP machine.

2010 Yamaha YZF-R6 First Look

Tuesday, September 8, 2009
Yamaha's 2010 R6 gets a host of small changes as well as the mandatory BNG (Bold New Graphics) treatment.

2010 Star Stratoliner Deluxe First Look

Tuesday, September 8, 2009
Star has now joined the “casual full dress touring” ranks with a new flagship model called the Stratoliner Deluxe. Check it out.

Yamaha Generators Perfect Racing Companion

Tuesday, September 8, 2009
Yamaha’s lightweight, fuel-efficient EF2000iS generator is the essential tool for racing enthusiasts and provides up to 2000 watts of power with ease at the shop, in a trailer and even at the track.

2010 Yamaha YZ450F First Look

Tuesday, September 8, 2009
Yamaha mixes things up with its latest 450 motocrosser, the 2010 Yamaha YZ450F sporting a totally new engine and chassis. Read about the details in the 2010 YZ450F first look report.

Yamaha Racing Stars Appear in Hermosa Beach

Wednesday, August 26, 2009
Yamaha Factory Racing stars Josh Hayes and Ben Bostrom plus Graves Motorsports riders Josh Herrin and Tommy Aquino are scheduled to appear at the Lighthouse Café in Hermosa Beach, CA on Wednesday August 26th.

Yamaha Star VMAX Returns for 2010

Tuesday, August 4, 2009
Star Motorcycles is pleased to announce that the 2010 VMAX will go on sale at Yamaha dealerships beginning today via an exclusive priority delivery customer order program and continue through November 30.

Josh Coppins Tests 2010 YZF250F in Berghem

Wednesday, July 29, 2009
FIM Motocross racer Josh Coppins got a chance to test the new 2010 YZF250F on the tough New Seven Hills track in Berghem, Netherlands.

2010 Yamaha YZ250F First Look

Tuesday, July 21, 2009
Yamaha has made huge changes to the YZ250F for 2010, but not in the sense that you might have thought. Take a look at the redesigned Yamaha YZ250F motocross bike and wait for a full review.

Yamaha Learn To Ride at Red Bull USGP

Wednesday, July 1, 2009
Yamaha Motor Corporation U.S. is pleased to remind fans that the popular Learn To Ride Demo event, featuring Yamaha’s TT-R dirt bikes, is returning to the Yamaha Marketplace at this year’s Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.

Yamaha Champions Riding School Helps Charity

Tuesday, June 30, 2009
The newly formed Yamaha Champions Riding School will provide a multitude of services and discounts in support of Racing 2 Save Lives (R2SL), an annual charity motorcycle riding event, at Miller Motorsports Park over the weekend of July 3-5.

Yamaha FJR Sets Continent Crossing Record

Friday, June 12, 2009
John Ryan set a new North American continent motorcycle crossing of 86 hours and 31 minutes on his 2005 Yamaha FJR 1300.

Yamaha Scooters added to Ride First Demos

Wednesday, June 10, 2009
Yamaha Motor Corporation is pleased to announce that select Yamaha Scooter models will be available for demo rides at participating Yamaha dealers now through July 31, 2009.

Yamaha Champions Riding School a Success

Tuesday, June 9, 2009
The inaugural Yamaha Champions Riding School at Miller Motorsports Park concluded Thursday afternoon, June 4, 2009. The graduates of the Yamaha school's first class were greatly improved and more confident riders.

New Yoshimura Exhausts for Yamaha YZF-R1

Wednesday, May 20, 2009
Yoshimura has announced three new products for the 2009 Yamaha R1: The R-77 Slip-on, an updated TRC-D, and Case Savers.

Yamaha Demo Rides at 2009 AMA IWMC

Tuesday, May 12, 2009
The American Motorcyclist Association is pleased to announce that Yamaha will be providing a demo fleet of cruisers, sportbikes and dual-sport machines for attendees to test ride at the 2009 AMA International Women & Motorcycling Conference.
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