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Marco Melandri to test Yamaha R1 at Valencia

25 April, 2020
With the debate is still on if Yamaha will allow Valentino Rossi to test the Ducati Desmosedici after the final race at Valencia, team Gresini Honda has already made their choice and have denied Marco Melandri’s request to test Yamaha…

Yamaha R1 drifting in Willow Springs: amazing video

25 April, 2020
American company Graves Motorsports - which produces special parts and has an important history in racing - has created a special version of the Yamaha R1 designed for drifting and dubbed Graves Drift R1, and to show what their new…

Stiggy Racing Switches to Yamaha in 2010

24 April, 2020
According to Italian website Motosprint, WSBK team Stiggy Racing will be officially switching from Honda’s CBR1000RR to Yamaha’s R1 next season.Apparently the switch was made possible by Monster Energy who will be the satellite team’s official sponsor and will co-finance…

2009 Yamaha YZF-R1, more pics

23 April, 2020
It’s still the lovely Yamaha YZF-R1 2009 and one of the most anticipated supersports motorcycles for next year. Motociclismo.es has put together these shots from MCN, collected from some spying and rumour mongering going on.The company is said to be…

WSBK – James Toseland Returns to Base

18 April, 2020
Former two time WSBK Champion James Toseland will be returning to World Superbikes next season, after two disappointing seasons in MotoGP. Speaking to MCN, the British rider talks about how he would have liked to remain MotoGP another year and…

Mivv exhaust for ten years of the Yamaha R1: MY98 to MY08

17 April, 2020
To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Yamaha R1, Mivv has decided to produce a special series of mufflers and exhausts dedicated to all the different versions of the Yamaha superbike.The owners of the 1998 version can purchase various options…

Ben Spies reveals all his winning secrets

16 April, 2020
Here’s another awesome and funny video from Yamaha USA, starring WSBK sensation and points leader Ben Spies. ‘Elbowz’ spills the beans and lets everyone know his amazing and unbelievable secret of learning the layout of unknown tracks so fast, what…

Rossi Yamaha R1 Project to be auctioned by Bonhams

15 April, 2020
Some of you may remember the one off Valentino Rossi Yamaha YZF-R1 that was unveiled at Cycle World International Motorcycle Show at Long Beach, California last year.The bike was specially prepared to raise funds and create awareness for Riders for…

High-speed motorcycle ride with Yamaha R1: video

15 April, 2020
Never ride a motorcycle in Russia. That’s the lesson we’ve taken from this video and while it would be morbid to take bets on how long this motorcyclist will live, the guy is clearly a total nutcase. The Yamaha R1…

2011 EICMA: Yamaha YZF-R1 m.y. 2012

14 April, 2020
The new Yamaha YZF-R1 for the year 2012 is obviously at the 2011 EICMA too, showing a bunch of electronic and aerodynamic upgrades inspired by their MotoGP experience. The model is powered by a 998 cc in-line 4-cylinder engine using…

Eugene Laverty explains his Yamaha R1

14 April, 2020
Back in 2009 Yamaha had Ben Spies and crew chief Tom Houseworth explain the Yamaha R1 for fans and now they have rookie Eugene Laverty doing it with his 2011 R1, but with a lot less technical info, but it’s…

A Yamaha R1 goes Gold

13 April, 2020
When you see a gold plated swingarm and frame on a motorycle you just know it’s not going to be used for some serious riding, but it’s just some rich guy’s show off statement.According to French website Motorevue, it was…

BSB Video – Gowland’s Yamaha takes a dip in the lake

12 April, 2020
Take a look at Graeme Gowland’s crash during Race 1 of this British Superbike weekend at Oulton Park. Gowland fortunately wasn’t injured, but we can’t same the same for his Yamaha YZF-R1, who decided to jump the crash barriers and…

Motor bike expo Verona

11 April, 2020
Two motorcycle events in Italy are currently, being held, wtih the Motor Bike Expo in Verona, and the Bike Expo Show “next door” in Padua. In Verona you’ll find plenty of famous brands and bikes, including the Aprilia RSV4 R…

Yamaha R1 2009 according to MCN

10 April, 2020
MCN has published in its own weekly the design of the 2009 Yamaha R1. The design has been created on the basis of rumours collected from English journalists.New aspects regarding the 2009 version of the YZF-R1 come from 10 years…

Yamaha R1 Roberts by Roland Sands Design

10 April, 2020
Roland Sands is, without a doubt, an artist. Recently he did some work on a Hypermotard, before attempting the Supersingles bike. Sands now turns his hand to this R1 Yamaha.In addition to the special parts and technology, the new colour…

Yamaha R1 goes sexy with Amanda

9 April, 2020
Our cousins at Motosblog.fr are big connoisseurs of fast motorcycles (France has a controversial 100bhp limit law on street bikes) and beautiful women as this gallery of sexy biker babe Amanda with a Yamaha R1 can confirm. Enjoy the gallery.

Video Yamaha R1 2009 at MotoGP

8 April, 2020
Here’s a brief video of the Yamaha R1 from the Indianapolis leg of the MotoGP season. While it doesn’t reveal too much detail, it’s always exciting to see something in the flesh. You can get an idea of the impressive…

Jorge Lorenzo at the Vairano Circuit with the Yamaha R1

8 April, 2020
MotoGP rider Jorge Lorenzo was on hand yesterday at the Vairano di Vidigulfo circuit in Italy, where Nolan was presenting their new 2010 Nolan X-Lite range to the press.Lorenzo took to the track with the Yamaha YZF-R1, but with the…

Ben Spies Yamaha M1 Valencia Livery?

8 April, 2020
Yamaha confirmed that Ben Spies next year would be putting in a wildcard appearance at the MotoGP season finale at Valencia before his official switch to the series and added that they would be sending two M1’s directly from Japan…

Win Rossi's TT Yamaha R1

6 April, 2020
If you’re a UK resident (not fair to the rest of us who don’t live there) and Yamaha and Rossi mad, here’s your lucky chance because MCN has a competition to win the Yamaha R1 that Valentino Rossi used during…

Yamaha R1 Street Tracker by Gregg Customs

5 April, 2020
How about this 2009 Yamaha R1 modified to be a street tracker? This work of art is by Gregg Des Jardins of Gregg’s Customs and was seen at the Yamaha party that was held at the Yamaha Musuem during the…