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Yamaha Marketplace to Host Full Slate of Activities During Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix

October 15, 2013 by  
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Cypress, CA – July, 2013 – Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A., is pleased to announce its complete schedule of customer-focused activities for the July 19-21 Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in Monterey, California. Many of the activities during the weekend will take place in the Yamaha Marketplace, which is located in [...]

Kenny Roberts and Eddie Lawson to Join in Fan Laps during Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca

November 24, 2011 by  
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Cypress, California May 24, 2011…..Yamaha is pleased to announce that Former World Champions Kenny Roberts and Eddie Lawson will participate in a very special fan lap promotion during a scheduled break in practice and qualifying for the Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix on Friday, July 22. Up to 200 lucky fans will have the opportunity [...]

2012 Yamaha Zuma 50F Review

November 23, 2011 by  
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Most serious motorcyclists see 50cc scooters as no more than pit bikes, handy for scooting around on at tracks, but not seriously intended for real transportation tasks. To refute that notion, Yamaha invited a bunch of writers to San Francisco to take part in a city tour with 10 scenic spots conveniently programmed into a [...]

Yamaha Announces Custom Sport Bike Show Series and MotoGP Contest.

November 23, 2011 by  
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Cypress, California May 17, 2011-Yamaha Motor Corporation is pleased to announce the return of the annual custom sport bike show, the SSB Yamaha Custom Showdown Presented by Silver Star Casting Co. and Yamalube. This year the show features a new name, new sponsors, and a whole new set of exciting incentives and recognition for amateur [...]

Yamaha & NESBA give you the chance to Demo a new 2011 Yamaha Sportbike on the Track

November 22, 2011 by  
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Cypress California, April 22, 2011 – Yamaha Motor Corporation and the Northeast Sport Bike Association are pleased to announce the start of the 2011 YAMAHA/NESBA sport bike demo program. Now in its 5th year, this program allows any licensed motorcycle rider to demo one of Yamaha’s class-leading sport bikes, including the 2011 R1, R6, FZ1, [...]

Yamaha's R1 Gains Traction Control for 2012

November 19, 2011 by  
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Cypress, CA, September 14, 2011- Hot on the heels of capturing its second consecutive AMA Pro Racing American SuperBike Championship with Josh Hayes, Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA, introduces its new 2012 R1, along with its compete lineup of Super Sport Motorcycles. The R1 has been updated for 2012 with innovations derived from the World-Championship-winning YZR-M1. [...]

2011 Yamaha FZ8 Review

November 14, 2011 by  
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Photos by Riles and Nelson Yamaha considers its naked-bike lineup (call them streetfighters if you will) part of the sportbike category. Adding the sales of its own FZs and all of the other naked bikes from rival companies to the numbers of fully faired supersport models sold, Yamaha figures the sportbike segment is about 20-percent [...]

Spies, Crutchlow and Hayes To Sign Autographs At Progressive International Motorcycle Show In Long Beach

November 7, 2011 by  
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Cypress, CA, December 7, 2011 – Three of Yamaha’s brightest racing stars will be on-hand this weekend at the Progressive International Motorcycle Show in Long Beach. Yamaha MotoGP rider Ben Spies, Monster Tech 3 Yamaha MotoGP rider Cal Crutchlow, and two-time defending AMA Pro Racing American SuperBike Champion Josh Hayes will all be signing autographs [...]

2012 Yamaha YZF-R1 Review

November 2, 2011 by  
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Yamaha’s YZF-R1 won a World Superbike title in 2009 with Ben Spies, and no less than two American Superbike Championships on the trot under Josh Hayes. That was enough glory to put the model at the top of the liter sportbike sales charts. Accordingly, we did not expect much to change on the 2012 version [...]

2010 Yamaha R1 LE Rossi Replica

November 30, 2010 by  
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Expert Riders Only, please! Yamaha’s R1 has been around in its current form since 2009, and it has already garnered a Superbike World Championship in the capable hands of America’s own Ben Spies. Of course, a World Superbike entry differs in many ways from the stock streetbike, and you probably wouldn’t want to ride one [...]

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