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Yamaha Motorcycle Reviews

Yamaha Motor Company is a Japanese manufacturer which began motorcycle production in 1955. Yamaha is famous for its forward-thinking technology and cutting edge design in model development. Evidence comes in the form of the YZ-F line of dirt bikes which were the first to feature a 4-stroke production engine and the radically popular styling of the R1 and R6 sportbikes. The color commonly associated with Yamaha is blue. Motorcycle USA tests all the new Yamaha motorcycles in print and video reviews.
Featured Yamaha Motorcycle Reviews
2015 Yamaha YZF-R1  R1M First Ride
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
The bike we’ve been waiting for... Yamaha gets serious in the Superbike class with its fully redesigned YZF-R1. Our Road Test Editor fills us in.
2015 Yamaha WR250F First Ride
Friday, January 30, 2015
The Yamaha WR250F was long overdue for a change, so the Tuning Fork brand offers a completely revamped WR for 2015.
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.
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.