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Yamaha Sportbike Reviews

Climb on as Motorcycle USA tests new Yamaha sportbikes. Yamaha sportbike reviews feature articles and videos on new Yamaha sportbike and supersport motorcycles. Popular Yamaha sportbike motorcycle models include the R1, R6, YZF and FZ lines.
Featured Yamaha Sportbike Reviews
2015 Yamaha R3 Comparison
Friday, May 22, 2015
Yamaha offers a new entry-level sportbike experience with its R3, a sporty, well-rounded machine that proved tough to beat.
2015 Yamaha YZF-R3 First Ride
Monday, March 16, 2015
Yamaha finally enters the entry-level sportbike market with its 320cc YZF-R3. MotoUSA takes a spin, including some track time at Thunderhill Raceway for a first ride review.
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.
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.
2013 Yamaha YZF-R6 Street Comparison
Tuesday, July 02, 2013
The 2013 Yamaha YZF-R6 takes on its Supersport rivals on the street in MotoUSA's Supersport Street Comparison.
2013 Yamaha YZF-R6 Supersport Comparison
Monday, June 17, 2013
Yamaha’s racy YZF-R6 chases another win in the tenth edition of our Supersport Shootout.
2012 Yamaha YZF-R1 Project Bike
Friday, January 11, 2013
By adding some components from Yamaha’s accessories catalog, the YZF-R1 proves to be more than just a one trick pony allowing for cross-country touring escapades as Motorcycle-USA discovers.
Yamaha YZF-R1 Traction Control Comparison
Friday, August 31, 2012
Yamaha is the latest brand to fit traction control to its YZF-R1 sportbike. Read to find out how it compares to other systems in this traction control comparison review.