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2018 Yamaha NIKEN

Yamaha NIKEN electronic aids and benefits

NIKEN: Ride THE REVOLUTION At the heart of this revolutionary motorcycle is Yamaha’s highly regarded 847cc, CP3 engine that features a number of NIKEN exclusive specifications and settings. A key feature of this torque-rich crossplane concept engine is its YCC-T electronic throttle that gives a linear rider-throttle connection for precise engine controllability. In addition, YCC-T […]

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Saltire Motorcycles Yamaha 2018 Auto Fabrica Type 11 custom

Yamaha Sees Triple with Auto Fabrica’s Type 11 Yard Built Project

Auto Fabrica is one of the UK’s most exciting custom builders, bringing cutting edge design to classic style. Yamaha contacted them knowing they’d craft something unique without sacrificing the energy beneath. As a Sports Heritage cornerstone, the XSR900, was chosen as the base for its extensive customisation capabilities, as well as the proven power of its […]

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2018 Scottish motorcycle Racing

Scottish Championship – Round 1

Lewis Paterson – Yamaha R6 – Formula 600 This was Lewis’s first meeting on the new Yamaha R6 and it started in the worst way possible, with a mystery brake problem causing the front wheel to lock on the warm up lap of the first race. He wasn’t happy with the brakes through qualifying, but […]

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MT Helmets Thunder 3 Fractal

MT Fractal helmets (New 2018) Matt Black/Gun/Silver

MT’s do-it-all go anywhere helmet For the urban commute or the long tour, the new Thunder 3 SV will accommodate any ride you throw at it. A multi dimensional fit and available in 2 shell sizes, this helmet will comfortably fit most head shapes. For 2017 an all-new aerodynamic shell design features an internal drop […]

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2018 YZF-R1M

Yamaha YZF-R1M online application system is now live!

YZF-R1M online customer registration The Yamaha YZF-R1M online application system is live from 10.00am (GMT) on Monday 27th November 2017, and Yamaha will accept reservations for the 2018 edition of this exclusive and limited edition track and race bike.   Inspired by the MotoGP-winning YZR-M1 machinery currently being raced by Valentino Rossi and Maverick Viñales, […]

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XT1200ZE Super Tenere Raid Edition

2018 Ténéré 700 World Raid Prototype and XT1200ZE Super Ténéré Raid Edition

2018 Ténéré 700 World Raid Prototype Commitment to Adventure Having pioneered the development of rugged, lightweight dual-purpose motorcycles back in the 1970s, Yamaha has always had a close relationship with the Adventure segment. Developed from the legendary Dakar Rally winning race bikes, models like the original Yamaha XT600Z Ténéré opened up the possibilities of long distance […]

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