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Yamaha Release Naked R1 – ok it’s an MT10

Yamaha proudly proclaim that the new MT-10 is the “most remarkable naked bike to be developed by Yamaha so far”, and there’s no doubting the naked R1’s aggressive impact goes far beyond any previous Yamaha naked. The Ten puts the firm into an completely new segment of...

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New GSXR1000 for (mid) 2016

Well Well Well, a new GSXR-1000 is being rushed out, looks similar to the old model, but a raft of changes, 200hp, 10 settings TC (no antislide or anti-wheelie) launch control Variable Valve Timing, it will be a 2017 model but available mid 2016 Suzuki are claiming...

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Qstarz LT-Q6000 GPS Laptimer and Datalogger

So there I was preparing for our first trackday of the year to Le Mans for two days in July, me on my Crossplane R1 and the missus on the GSXR and wondering the best way to see if there were any improvements between sessions, and of course from the first session to...

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New Metzeler Sports Touring Tyre

Metzeler has launched a very important new tyre for the Sports Touring market yesterday, the Roadtec 01 - Developed to offer class leading levels of grip in all weather conditions, perfect for Sports Touring, Naked/Sports bikes and Adventure machines. - Gives...

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2016 R1S

Yamaha announce the release of a budget R1S in the USA with cheaper components and lower rev limit, it will be available in two colors: Matte Gray and a White/Black/Red combo, both priced at $14,990. Interestingly, there’s no badging to identify this newest R1 as an S...

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Ride game released for USA market

Bandai America have finally released Ride on the PS4 and Xbox One. In Europe we have been playing this game for an age now, since it was released in March 2015, as a massive Yamaha fan I have the Yamaha add on pack giving me the new 2015 R1 and the R1M as well a stack...

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