The Yamaha FZ-07 quickly became a favorite of motorcyclists and motorcycle industry publications when the bike launched in 2014. It was called the FZ-07 in North America until 2017, when Yamaha changed the name to MT-07 to match it’s name ...Read More »
Is it possible to have cruiser styling in a functional mid-size touring package? Our Yamaha V-Star 1300 Deluxe Special Edition review gives an in-depth examination of Yamaha’s premium tourer. In it we look at price and aesthetics, performance, ergonomics, technology, and ...Read More »
The Yamaha XSR900 is a part of a growing retro-inspired movement taking the motorcycle industry by storm. Based on the FZ-09, the XSR 900 blends vintage looks with a 3-cylinder motor tuned to modern specs. In addition to all of the standard FZ-09 goodies, the XSR boasts traction control and ABS equipped brakes, a slipper clutch, and sporty performance. Check out this video review!Read More »
Wobbly Cat offers an in-depth and comprehensive Yamaha FJR1300 review after spending a week on the Yamaha's sport touring icon.Read More »
Valentino Rossi, the Doctor, Moto GP’s most beloved meets his replacement in the future of Team Yamaha… Motobot. Motobot uses sensors to know when to brake, shift, and lean. Motobot can not only ride an “unmodified” Yamaha R1, but he ...Read More »
A 6 minute video review of the Yamaha Raider XV1900S. Yamaha's custom-inspired cruiser with a chopperesque attitude.Read More »
This question jumped into my mind at 5 AM. So much for getting any sleep tonight. Think about your motorcycle. Now think about your dream motorcycle. Now look back at your motorcycle. It's not your dream bike, is it? Maybe you don't even have a dream motorcycle. Maybe you have a list of a few you'd really. I know I do.
I've been riding for 6 years now. In that short time I've owned 11 motorcycles or scooters. I've owned everything from a stable of midsize cruises, to a heavily modified 1990 Honda Hawk GT650 N, to a couple two-stroke scooters. I'm still trying to get it right, but along the way I'm learning what I like, what I dislike, what I keep coming back to, and why.
The only question left for you and I now, reader, is what are we going to ride next?
The Yamaha V-Star250 has been around for generations, and aside from a name change, the bike has received no real improvements or changes in over twenty years. Formerly known as the Virago 250, the V-Star 250 is the beginner motorcycle cruiser that new motorcyclists continue to flock to year after year.Read More »