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Yamaha Introduces 2015 TMAX Scooter

2015 Yamaha TMAX

Rider Magazine Staff
February 13, 2015

2015 Yamaha TMAX Yamaha says its new 2015 TMAX scooter offers more road-going performance than ever in a scooter that handles like a sportbike. The TMAX features a new-for-2015, 530cc, liquid-cooled, four-stroke, twin-cylinder engine that is also fuel-injected and designed specifically to deliver maximum... Read more »

2015 Yamaha R3 – First Look Review

2015 Yamaha YZF-R3 in Team Yamaha Blue/Matte Silver

Greg Drevenstedt
October 16, 2014

2015 Yamaha YZF-R3 in Team Yamaha Blue/Matte Silver Entry-level sportbikes have been coming on strong lately, with the recent release of the all-new KTM RC390, the updated-for-2015 Honda CBR300R and the Kawasaki Ninja 300, which received a major revamp for 2013. Now Yamaha is getting into the game, as... Read more »

2015 Yamaha FZ-07 – First Look

2015 Yamaha FZ-07 in Rapid Red

Rider Magazine Staff
June 6, 2014

2015 Yamaha FZ-07 in Rapid Red Hot on the heels of its popular FZ-09, Yamaha will add a new FZ-07 to its lineup for 2015. Designed to appeal to experienced and entry-level riders alike, the FZ-07 is powered by an all-new, liquid-cooled 689cc parallel twin with a “Crossplane” 270-degree crankshaft... Read more »

New Yamaha Champions Riding School


Press Release
January 24, 2014

Yamaha Motor Corporation is partnering again with the talented team that makes up the Yamaha Champions Riding School (YCRS). Working in conjunction with the world class New Jersey Motorsports Park (NJMP) in Millville, New Jersey, lead instructors Nick Ienatsch and Ken Hill, along with heroes Scott Russell... Read more »

Yamaha U.S. Employees Raise More Than $100,000 For Feed The Children Charity Day

Feed The Children Yamaha

Rider Magazine Staff
December 26, 2013

Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A., presented world-renowned charity Feed the Children with a check for $100,500 as part of its Seventh Annual Feed The Children Charity Day. The record funds raised for Feed the Children this year came from employee donations plus two special promotions that contributed... Read more »

2013 Yamaha FJR1300 and FZ8 – First Look

2013 Yamaha FJR1300

Rider Magazine
October 2, 2012

Just as this issue was going to print, Yamaha revealed updated FJR1300 and FZ8 models for 2013. The four-cylinder, 1,298cc FJR1300 sport tourer (we test the 2012 version in this issue) gets a new fairing design, new headlights and revised electric windscreen for improved protection. It features quicker... Read more »

Yamaha Announces 2013 Models

2013 Yamaha Super Ténéré in Matte Gray

Press Release
September 28, 2012

Yamaha Motor Corp U.S. recently launched additional models of its 2013 motorcycle product. In the SuperSport category, the 2013 YZF-R1 ($14,290) and YZF-R6 ($10,999) come back in a variety of new and exciting colors. The FZ1 ($10,790) and FZ6R ($7,790) also return for those who enjoy casual canyon carving... Read more »

See and Ride 2012 Yamaha Motorcycles at the AMA International Women & Motorcycling Conference


Press Release
July 23, 2012

Now you can see and demo a variety of Yamaha bikes, including the FZ6R, during the AMA International Women & Motorcycling Conference in Carson, Nevada. Head to the Yamaha demo booth to get in on the action. Demo rides are available Thursday, July 26 through Sunday, July 29, 2012. The AMA International... Read more »

Yamaha Announces Activities Scheduled During Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix

Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A., has a complete schedule of customer-focused activities for the July 27-29 Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in Monterey, California.

Press Release
June 27, 2012

Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A., is pleased to announce its complete schedule of customer-focused activities for the July 27-29 Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in Monterey, California. Yamaha is celebrating its 7th consecutive year as a marketing partner of the event, and most... Read more »

No-Crash Course Yamaha Champions Riding School

YCRS limits enrollment to 20 students to ensure everyone gets what he/she needs. You'll get plenty of track time and plenty of coaching.

Greg Drevenstedt
May 6, 2012

(This Riding Around article was published in the May 2012 issue.) By Greg Drevenstedt • Photography by Jeremy Henrie I’ve got a confession to make. I crashed several test bikes during my first couple of years at Rider. Sure, I could B.S. you with tired clichés like, “If you don’t crash once... Read more »

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