Yamaha is recalling each and every YZF-R1 and YZF-R1M, their new flagship superbike, all over the world. Because it could light you on fire. Or seize up and make you crash.
Okay, so most of these car/motorcycle/track videos are complete and utter bullshit, but I think Michelin nailed it with this one. Because porn is always the answer.
Of the four Japanese brands, Suzuki were the ones hit hardest by the recession, which is why they’ve been the slowest to update or release new models. But, they’re back with a bang with the all-new GSX-R1000—the first superbike to use variable valve timing technology.
In August, we found reference to a bike called the Yamaha R1S in Yamaha’s CARB filings for 2016. We wondered whether it was a new bike or just a different naming structure. Well, the Yamaha R1S was announced today, and we think it’s the liter bike you should buy.
Dear Ducati and Kawasaki, we hope you you’ve enjoyed yourselves, but fun time is over. We’re coming back to WSBK, bringing our R1, and taking aim at the title. Sincerely, Yamaha.
Sweet baby Jesus, this Yamaha R1 in Speed Block livery is sexy. Start your week off right with a beautiful photo gallery of this stunning bike.
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…
The new R1 underwent a radical transformation for 2015, but Yamaha couldn’t leave well enough alone. That meant creating something special – the track-focused R1 M – and rather than keeping all its trick tech shrouded in metal and plastic, one OCD nutter inside the company sliced it in half to show what makes it so…
Today’s wicked wild Nice Price or Crack Pipe LoCost isn’t just Yamaha-powered, it’s also Jalop owned. Sent to me by ace3, you now need to weigh in on the price letting him know if that was a wise move or not.
I often wonder why more people don't ride motorcycles. After all, you and your buddies can assemble them in a garage in a matter of hours. What's not to love about that?
How do you turn an iconic British economy car into a serious FWD performance machine? From the looks of this Mini currently listed on Ebay it appears a very good answer to that question involves stuffing a 170hp engine from a Yamaha R1 underneath the hood of the tiny car.
Nicknamed the "Black Devil of Moscow", this Russian madman weaves and wheelies his Yamaha R1 through Russian traffic at a pace that is hard to believe. We hope the Black Devil remains a continent away from our daily commute. [EnglishRussia]
Fleeing from police at 157 MPH, a 19-year-old Yamaha R1 rider lost control in a gradual curve. The bike's dead. The rider? Amazingly, he survived... to face Aggravated DUI, Reckless Driving and Criminal Speed charges when he's released from hospital.