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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…

M1 2008 Replica Valentino Rossi by GP Motorsports

22 April, 2020
This Yamaha YZF-R1 has been transformed into an M1 replica, of which only the chassis of the original seems to have remained.The engine is a Superbike-spec, with the same forks used by Carlos Checa in the 2003 MotoGP, and an…

Sound Yamaha YZF-R1 2009

22 April, 2020
Reader djpiraro sent us this tip of a video which is more about listening to the new Yamaha YZF-R1 2009 than watching it. It’s an impressive sound from the supersports model, and if you want to know more, check out…

Yamaha YZF-R1 2009: details and official pics

16 April, 2020
The Yamaha YZF-R1 2009 has been presented for the European market, showing a radical superbike look with some great technological innovation. The 998cc engine has been developed with a MotoGP culture, and never before has this bike been so linked…

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…

Nina Prinz wins 2008 Women's European Championship

14 April, 2020
Yamaha is keeping up the good work, but this time amongst the ladies. A Yamaha press release reveals another champion win with the female German rider Nina Prinz winning the 2008 Road Racing Women’s European Championship.Nina dominated the entire 2008…

Yamaha YZF-R1 10th anniversary

5 April, 2020
It seems like yesterday when the first model of the YZF-R1 was presented and yet ten years have already passed. To celebrate ten years of success, Yamaha has commercialised the R1 10th anniversary edition. It’s being produced in only 500…

Best sportsbike of 2009: Triumph Daytona 675

4 April, 2020
Before the Tourist Trophy kicked off, MCN had a little ride around the Isle of Man to elect the sports bike of the year, 2009. In a test ride, it compared the KTM RC8 R, the Yamaha YZF-R1, the Aprilia…

Video: Yamaha YZF-R1 2009

31 March, 2020
Here are the first two official videos of the new Yamaha YZF-R1 2009 model. The first is an introductory video, and in the second you can see Colin Edwards who describes the characteristics of the new Yamaha model.Both videos were…

Yamaha YZF-R1 on track wallpaper

27 March, 2020
In a gallery of pics of the 2010 Yamaha YZF-R1, we get a closer look at this lovely bike for 2010, with some new colours. If that’s not special enough for you, check out the Yamaha R1 Fiat Team Replica…

Fiat Yamaha Team Replica kit for YZF-R1 and YZF-R6

18 March, 2020
Yamaha Motor Italia has presented the Fiat Yamaha Team Replica kit for the YZF-R1 and the YZF-R6. Both the supersports models of 1000cc and 182 hp, and 600cc with 129 hp get the official Fiat Team replica livery to celebrate…

Perfect year for Paola Cazzola

15 March, 2020
It was a perfect year for the Italian female rider Paola Cazzola, who was riding with the Yamaha YZF-R1 from the Yamaha team Pielle Moto- Villa Sandra. Paola won the five races in the Championship, achieved five pole positions and…