2014 Yamaha FZ-09 Motorcycle Review

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I take back all the nasty things I said. A couple years ago, Yamaha unveiled a crossplane crankshaft equipped, three-cylinder engine wrapped in a futuristic wire sculpture at a European bike show. At … [Read more...]

New Bike Evaluation: 2013 Yamaha Super Ténéré

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Too many motorcyclists pass judgment on motorcycles that are outside the realm of what they’re familiar with. It’s human nature to resist change, and most people, unfortunately, stick to what they … [Read more...]

BONUS EXTRA: 2013 Yamaha Super Ténéré adventure motorcycle review

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Look for RoadBike's November/December 2013 issue for our long-term wrap-up review of Yamaha's adventure bike, the Super Ténéré. We used it as a daily ride for the better part of an entire riding … [Read more...]

2012 Yamaha Super Tenere

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Good Clean Fun - It’s A Dirty World Out There What is it about an adventure- touring bike that makes people think it needs to be dirty all the time? While most dual-purpose motorcycles are quite … [Read more...]

2011 Star Stryker Motorcycle Review

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Love Struck, Baby - Star’s New Midsized Custom Cruiser Strikes The Right Chord Despite initial press reports criticizing the late bloom for the raked-out, chopperesque Star Raider, its radical … [Read more...]

2011 Yamaha Super Tenere – FIRST LOOK

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The 2011 Yamaha Super Tenere is finally on US shores…almost. Yamaha hosted moto-journalists recently in beautiful Sedona, Arizona, where we were able to put the Tenere through its paces on paved roads … [Read more...]

BMS V Star 250 Bobber

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It won’t be long now, my friends. Soon enough, there will come a day when old school will be old hat; retro will be passé, throwback will get thrown away, and the nostalgic will turn tragic. Instead … [Read more...]