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2008 Yamaha YZF-R1 Project Bike Part 2
Wednesday, April 8, 2009
Check out Motorcycle USA's 2008 Yamaha YZF-R1. In this episode we install Traxxion Dynamics fork modifications, a Penske Racing rear shock, Galfer and Ferodo braking components and Bridgestone racing tires.
2009 Yamaha Star VMAX Comparison
Friday, March 27, 2009
Boasting near 200 horsepower, the Yamaha Star VMAX is a potent ride, but can it beat the Suzuki B-King head-to-head? Find out in this Motorcycle USA comparison test.
2009 Yamaha YZF-R6 Comparison
Friday, March 20, 2009
While Yamaha only did a few minor changes for this year – customary BNG plus a re-tuning of the engine for slightly more mid-range – it’s hard to argue that they really needed to change it much.
2009 Yamaha WR250F Motorcycle Review
Thursday, March 19, 2009
Yamaha didn't change its popular enduro dirt bike for 2009, but the WR250F remains one of the best ways to have off-road fun on two wheels.
2009 Yamaha FZ6R First Ride
Friday, February 13, 2009
We swing a slightly frozen leg over Yamaha's latest entry into the sportbike market, the 2009 FZ6R - marketed to motorcycle riders looking for sportbike performance on a beginner's budget.
2009 Yamaha WR450F First Ride
Monday, February 2, 2009
Yamaha refined the 2009 WR450F and the big blue enduro remains one of our favorites despite a lack of blockbuster upgrades.
2009 Yamaha YZF-R1 First Ride
Monday, January 19, 2009
Motorcycle USA jets halfway around the world to ride the all-new, "born from MotoGP" 2009 Yamaha YZF-R1 sportbike.
2009 Yamaha YFZ450R ATV Video Reviews
Thursday, January 15, 2009
We get another take on Yamaha's impressive 2009 YFZ450R with a two-part video review.
Graves Yamaha R6 Test
Monday, December 22, 2008
Believe the Hype: We ride Ben Bostrom’s AMA Supersport Championship-winning Graves Motorsports Yamaha YZF-R6 to see what it is all about.
2009 Yamaha YFZ450R First Ride
Friday, December 19, 2008
For 2009 Yamaha has an ace up its sleeve in the fashion of an all-new R-spec race oriented machine. We attempt to hold on for dear life while this little ATV leaves the track wondering what just hit it.
2009 Yamaha YZ250F Comparison
Monday, December 8, 2008
They just don’t get any more well-rounded than this. The 2009 Yamaha YZ250F is so solid on every platform that it’s practically unshakable.
2009 Yamaha YZ250 2-Stroke Bike Test
Monday, December 8, 2008
The AMA now allows 250 2-strokes to run in the 250F division which has opened a whole new avenue for non-professionals.
2009 Yamaha YZ450F Comparison
Monday, November 24, 2008
Yamaha is the only Japanese OEM not to offer EFI on its flagship motocross bike. However, don't think that necessarily puts the YZ450F at the bottom of the heap.
2009 V Star 950 First Ride
Thursday, October 23, 2008
Climb on while MotorcycleUSA takes the latest V-Star cruiser for a ride through north Georgia to see what it's all about.
2009 Yamaha YZ250 & YZ125 First Ride
Thursday, October 2, 2008
They're not dead - they're better than ever! We throw a leg over the 2009 Yamaha YZ125 and YZ250 and ride the last of the Japanese 2-strokes.
2009 Yamaha YZ450F First Ride
Thursday, September 4, 2008
Glen Helen is just the type of track for a modern 450 and we were happy to spend a day tossing the 2009 Yamaha YZ450F around the National-caliber track.
2009 Yamaha Star VMax First Ride
Monday, August 25, 2008
Follow along as MotorcycleUSA takes a ride on the successor to the original muscle bike that started it all: The 2009 Star V-Max.
2009 Yamaha YZ250F First Ride
Thursday, August 21, 2008
It didn't take much to wake up the 2009 Yamaha YZ250F. Minor changes have a big impact on this Lites class motocrosser which features a better motor and customizable fit.
2008 Yamaha YZF-R1 Project Bike
Monday, July 28, 2008
Follow along as MotorcycleUSA gets its hands on a 2008 Yamaha YZF-R1 and begins transforming it into a pavement pounder both on the street and the track.
2008 Am-Pro Yamaha WR250F 1st Ride
Friday, July 25, 2008
Yamaha was kind enough to let us take Thad DuVall's XC2 Pro Lites race-winning WR250F straight off the podium and onto the race course. It didn't take long to realize this is no stock Yamaha.
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