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2015 Yamaha SR400 First Ride

Thursday, August 14, 2014
Yamaha brings back one of its classics with the return of its retro-styled SR400. We take it for a quick spin around the crowded streets of Venice, California.

2015 Yamaha FZ-07 First Ride

Monday, June 30, 2014
We spend a day tapping into the Parallel Twin of the 2015 FZ-07 around Seattle and Bainbridge Island during our first ride on Yamaha's latest budget-friendly street bike.

2014 Yamaha FZ-09 First Ride

Tuesday, September 24, 2013
One of the most anticipated bikes in the 2014 model year, Yamaha’s FZ-09 sports a new Inline Triple and jaw-dropping $7990 MSRP. But how does it ride?

2011 Yamaha FZ8 First Ride

Friday, January 14, 2011
Motorcycle USA takes a ride on Yamaha’s latest street bike entry for the American market in its FZ8 naked middleweight.

2012 Yamaha Super Tenere First Ride

Friday, November 12, 2010
Join MotorcycleUSA.com as we ride the new 2012 Yamaha Super Tenere during the First Ride US press intro in Sedona, Arizona.

2006 Yamaha FZ1 First Ride

Monday, March 27, 2006
The geezer sportbike gets sharper in 2006, with more power, a stiffer chassis and bolder styling.

2005 Yamaha MT-01

Sunday, September 4, 2005
A bike like no other, the MT-01 combines a hot-rodded cruiser motor with a standard-style naked bike to deliver a unique riding experience. Sadly, it won't be coming to America.

2001 Yamaha FZ1

Wednesday, November 13, 2002
I've just returned from another insane afternoon spent aboard the fantastic FZ1. Excuse me if I already sound very enthusiastic about the model so early in this review, but the FZ isn't the kind of bike to leave you under-whelmed.