Yamaha TriCity trike branching out

Yamaha Tricity recalled on stalling

Yamaha Motor Australia has recalled its Tricity three-wheeler scooters over a potential for engine stalling. The official recall notice was issued through the Australian Competition and Consumer Commissions. It says the problem is caused by a primary fixed sheave nut that may loosen while riding due to inadequate tightening torque: If the nut loosens off, …

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Yamaha OR2T leaning four-wheel motorcycle

Yamaha leaning into motorcycle future

Yamaha seems to be leaning toward tilting bikes with the release of an official video showing its leaning OR2T four-wheel motorcycle prototype being tested. It follows on from their Tricity production three-wheel scooter and their MWT-9 three-wheeled concept motorcycle unveiled at the 44th Tokyo Motor Show last month. The OR2T is powered by the MT-09 triple …

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Trike Wedgetail last

Honda plans three-wheeler motorcycle

Honda has filed patent diagrams for a leaning three-wheeler with two front wheels. While the company has never made three-wheeler motorcycles, Honda Goldwings have been popular donor models for trike conversions and wacky contraptions such as the Wedgetail featured in the main picture above. However, the patent diagrams are apparently for a smaller motorcycle powered …

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Yamaha TriCity trike branching out

Cheap scooters ‘burn’ buyers

A flood of cheap, low-quality Chinese scooters into the market a few years ago has “burned” riders and caused today’s slump in scooter sales, according to Yamaha Motor Australia spokesman Sean Goldhawk, speaking at the launch of the Yamaha Tricity three-wheeled scooter in Sydney. READ THE TRICITY REVIEW “Australia is not yet geared up for scooters. …

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Yamaha MT-07 & MT-09 Street Rally

The “Masters of Torque” range has increased with Yamaha unveiling the Street Rally version of the recently released MT-09 895cc triple and a new MT-07 689cc parallel twin. The Street Rally is a cosmetic update with hand guards, a small beak, air filter covers, small side fairings, a flat and raised saddle and off-road-style footpegs. …

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