With so many riders jumping to new steeds this year so many unknowns make it hard to predict anything. Notably, Maverick Vinales continues to impress on his new Yamaha in off season testing landing him at the top of the recent test at Valencia. As a side note, anyone else get the “I-dont-want-to-be-here” vibe from […]
Yamaha’s YZF-R1 is saying, “I shall dub thee, Mini-me.” If you follow motorcycle news in any way shape or form on social media, you have been bombarded on the news about Yamaha’s new 2017 YZF-R6 undoubtedly. Any motorcycle news or blog outlet has spammed this all day long and I’ve stopped going on Instagram because […]
Seriously? Yamaha’s first teaser of the new YZF-R6 was released last week and ended with a date of 10/4/2016 for more details. Granted they promised nothing but they dropped another teaser this morning. I guess they didn’t want to compete with all the noise generated by all the other manufacturers.
Today Yamaha leaked some photos of their aesthetic updates to the 2017 Yamaha YZF-R1 line. As someone who is moving up to a liter bike in 2017 this makes me very happy. The 2015/16 R1’s were great but the colors they offered just didn’t do it for me. Sure the 60th Anniversary Yellow/Black speedblock colors […]
If you follow Yamaha’s social media accounts here in the USA, you probably woke up to the video below. No clue what it is, but the engine note was very distinct and obviously what Yamaha wanted us to hone in on. Perhaps it is the long awaited revamped YZF-R6? With the dying 600cc market it […]
Damn. KTM CEO Stefen Pierer just threw some shade at the Italian team by saying that Ducati signed a rider who can’t perform in the rain. Ouch. We all know how Jorge Lorenzo struggles in the rain, but the man is still a five time world champion. Put some ‘spect on his name! With that […]
“He who serves the public serves a fickle master.” -Danish proverb So SKULLY, the once darling, white knight of the motorcycle industry, who had the hopes and dreams of techy moto dudes the world over salivating for some Akira/Minority Report-esque technology in their helmets has fallen from grace. For a while I couldn’t find a […]