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Yamaha Motorcycles

Yamaha motorcycles include the R1 and R6 sportbikes, FJR1300 tourer, FZ1 and FZ6 street bikes, YZF motocross and WR enduro models, as well as quads like the YFZ ATV and Rhino UTV. Star Motorcycles, Yamaha's cruiser lineup, includes models like the Road Star, V Star, Roadliner, Royal Star, Stratoliner and V-Max.

After expanding Yamaha Corporation into the world's biggest piano maker (where their signature tuning fork logo comes from), then Yamaha CEO Genichi Kawakami took Yamaha into the field of motorized vehicles on July 1, 1955. The Yamaha motorcycle lineup is headlined by its high-performance sportbikes, the R1 superbike and R6 supersport. Street bikes include models like the FZ1 and FZ6. A wide array of off-road dirt bikes are led by the YZF motocrossers and WR enduros, alongside a comprehensive ATV and UTV quad lineup. The Star Motorcycle brand showcases Yamaha's metric Twin cruisers with the Royal Star, Road Star, V Star, Roadliner and Stratoliners. The popular V-Max V-Four has been reborn under the Star moniker.  History of Yamaha Motorcycles
Yamaha Motorcycles
YAMAHA MOTORCYCLE NEWS
Best Motocross Bike 2014: Yamaha YZ250F
Tuesday, December 30, 2014
From the first laps it was clear the 2014 Yamaha YZ250F was on another level, and when it came down to it the choice was easy, the updated mount taking MotoUSA's Best Motocross Bike of 2014.
Best Dual Sport 2014: Yamaha WR250R
Tuesday, December 30, 2014
For the second year, Yamaha's WR250R takes top Dual-Sport honors in Motorcycle USA's annual Best Of Awards.
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.
YAMAHA MOTORCYCLE REVIEWS
2015 Yamaha YZ250FX First Ride
Friday, January 23, 2015
Yamaha took the best of its YZ250F motocrosser and added some off-road chops for its new 2015 YZ250FX, including an electric start, six-speed transmission, suspension tweaks and more.
2015 Yamaha FJ-09 First Ride
Monday, December 29, 2014
MotoUSA gets its first ride impression aboard the all-new FJ-09, as Yamaha retools its best-selling FZ-09 for sport-touring duty.
2015 Yamaha Smax Scooter First Ride
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Yamaha’s Smax scooter impresses with its easy handling and freeway-capable speeds making it a choice transportation solution for an urban lifestyle.
2015 Yamaha SR400 Comparison
Monday, October 20, 2014
Rather than mess with success Yamaha revives one of its greatest classics with the return of the kickstart-only SR400 ($5990).
2015 Yamaha YZ450F First Ride
Monday, September 15, 2014
After re-inventing the wheel five years ago, Yamaha gets back to the basics with the latest iteration of its YZ450F motocrosser.
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