A Naked Version Of The R3 Is Coming And It's Going To Be Amazing

Hold the presses, Yamaha is coming out with a naked bike based on the R3?! For anyone who follows the motorcycle industry or new model releases, the only surprise here should be that this hadn’t actually been confirmed yet. For those of you who this is news for, let me tell you about an amazing little sportbike that’s… »8/28/15 12:01pm8/28/15 12:01pm

Is The Yamaha YZF-R1S A New Model Or Nah?

Tales of the Yamaha YZF-R1S have been swirling ever since Yamaha filed patents for the name alongside the names YZF-R1 and YZF-R1M with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in April of 2014. The R1 and R1M were released later in the year, but the R1S has curiously been missing. New California Air Resources Board… »8/21/15 2:30pm8/21/15 2:30pm

In The Chaos Of Racing, Yamaha's MotoAmerica Crew Brings Calm Perfection

Yamaha racer Cameron Beaubier had just broken the 1:25 mark around Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca during SuperPole 2 qualifying on Saturday afternoon. He was at the top of the leaderboard for the Superbike class, beating out his Yamaha teammate and current points leader Josh Hayes. Then he slid out on the way into turn 6. »8/11/15 12:22pm8/11/15 12:22pm

​2015 Yamaha YZF-R3 Is Further Proof It's A Good Time To Be A New Rider

If you're just getting into bikes, the smart money has always been buying something used and then working your way up. That's still the case, but there's been a raft of great new entry-level rides in the last year, including the Kawasaki Ninja 300 and Honda's CBR300 (as well as the CB300F). And now there's this: the… »10/16/14 3:58pm10/16/14 3:58pm