Yamaha T7 Tenere

Midweight Yamaha Ténéré for tragics?

Yamaha is reportedly working on a midweight Ténéré adventure bike powered by MT-09 849cc inline three-cylinder liquid-cooled engine. Advrider website is reporting the midweight Yamaha would basically be a more dirt-oriented version of the MT-09 Tracer. The report is a departure to what has been expected from Yamaha after it revealed the T7 Ténéré concept (pictured …

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Video unveils new Yamaha YZF-R6

Yamaha has unveiled the new YZF-R6 in a video that shows it is basically a smaller version of the R1 with similar, styling and the same suspension and front brakes. The bike was revealed overnight at the AIMExpo in Orlando, Florida, and will be available in March. The fact that Yamaha Australia sent the video to …

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2017 Yamaha R6

2017 Yamaha R6 photos leaked?

Yamaha seems to be planning a 2017 model R6 while Honda is believed to be planning to scrap the CBR600RR because of sliding supersports sales and the expense of meeting tough new European emissions laws. The above artists’s impresssion has appeared online showing an R6 that looks very much like the R1 with all its F1 aerodynamic wings that makes …

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2016 Yamaha XSR900

2016 Yamaha XSR900 road test

I had seen plenty of photos of the Yamaha XSR900 prior to riding it – who wouldn’t be curious about the new toy they’ve been given for a week? However, that didn’t quite prepare me for its striking looks in person. It appeared more shapely and interestingly, better designed than I’d anticipated. The design of …

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