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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
Yamaha Confirms YZF-R1 Reveal at EICMA
Friday, October 17, 2014
The latest teaser video from Yamaha confirms the forthcoming EICMA model release is a new R1 superbike.
2015 Yamaha WR250F   YZ250FX First Look
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Yamaha revealed two new off-road machines during the 2014 AIMExpo, both based on the championship-winning YZ250F, the trail-ready WR250F and cross country racer YZ250FX.
2015 Star Bolt C-Spec Unveiled at AIMExpo
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Yamaha revealed a new café inspired Star Bolt during the 2014 AIMExpo, the C-Spec. Star also announced Bullet Cowl versions of its Raider and Stryker models as well.
2015 Yamaha YZF-R3 First Look
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Yamaha announces its new Yamaha R3, an entry-level sportbike powered by a 321cc Parallel Twin and bearing a $4990 MSRP.
YAMAHA MOTORCYCLE REVIEWS
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.
Cheap Track Yamaha R6 Project - Part I
Tuesday, September 09, 2014
MotoUSA contributing editor Neale Bayly happens on a lightly crashed 2005 Yamaha R6 - an ideal platform upon which to build into an affordable, real-world trackday bike.
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 YZ250F First Ride
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Following a year of significant updates in 2014, Yamaha opts for some subtle changes on its 2015 YZ250F. Do the tweaks help make the machine stronger on track? Check out this first ride to find out.
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