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Noise Cycle’s rad Street Rod 750 tracker gets a revamp

In the world of professional motorcycle racing, development is a constant grind. Hooligan flat track racing is the same. But here, the upgrades are done by racers and builders on tight budgets. Not massive teams of engineers with eighteen-wheeler trucks full of SnapOn tools. So we’re fascinated by the way Scott ‘T-Bone’ Jones of Noise Cycles has rebuilt his fire-breathing Street Rod 750 tracker. It’s the same 2017-spec XG750M he raced with last year—but it’s evolved radically since then. A...
Tags: Motorcycles, Honda, Harley-davidson, Husqvarna, Yamaha, Scott, Rod, Vance Hines, Racing Motorcycles, Harley-Davidson Street, Noise Cycles, Scott T Bone Jones, Flat Track, Brandon Gonz Gonzalez, Gonz


Animal Farm. Purpose Built Moto’s Yamaha XT250 MX Scrambler

Written by Tom Gilroy When you mention a Yamaha XT to any bike enthusiast a few things come to mind. Yamaha’s XT series set the bar in off-road racing for a long time, and since then they’ve been synonymous with durability, performance and reliability. So of course, I have one rolled into the garage that looks anything but. Ex-farm bike. Rolling chassis, motor, box of parts and three words, “Make a scrambler.” The easy route would have been to mount a nice, rounded fender and a run-of-the-...
Tags: Facebook, Australia, Motorcycles, Brisbane, Classic, Scrambler, Moto, Jamie, Yamaha, Bruce, Pipeburn, Tom Gilroy, Koso, Purpose Built, XT250, FMF Powercore


Six useful accessories to customise your Yamaha MT-15

India Yamaha Motors has unveiled the list of accessories for its newly launched...
Tags: Autos, Yamaha, India Yamaha Motors


Yamaha expects India to overtake Indonesia to emerge as its largest base – Report

Yamaha Motor Company is optimistic about the Indian market. The Japanese brand...
Tags: Indonesia, India, Autos, Yamaha, Yamaha Motor Company


1986 Yamaha RD350 revived; gets Bajaj Avenger's disc brake

Prateek Khanna of Bluesmoke Customs is back with another neatly restored Yamaha...
Tags: Autos, Yamaha, Bajaj Avenger, Prateek Khanna, Bluesmoke Customs


Fighting Talk: Harley design boss Brad Richards

Harley-Davidson is under a microscope right now: its every move is dissected, examined and critiqued. And there have been plenty of moves lately. They’ve killed the Dyna while relaunching the Softail. They’ve announced a barrage of new models, including the Livewire. But although revenue is holding up at the moment, sales figures have been declining for several years—and were down 10% in 2018. It’s a challenging time for the Motor Company. So I sat down in Milwaukee with Harley’s VP of Styl...
Tags: Interviews, Milwaukee, Spain, Motorcycles, Ford, Briggs, Harley-davidson, Joe, Exif, Ford Motor Company, Harley, Yamaha, Stratton, Brad, Custom, Brad Richards


Yamaha MT-15 Vs KTM 125 Duke Vs 200 Duke Vs TVS Apache RTR 200 4V Vs Bajaj Pulsar NS200 - Spec Comparo

Yamaha has launched the MT-15 in India at an ex-showroom Delhi price tag of INR...
Tags: India, Autos, Delhi, Duke, Yamaha, KTM


Yamaha MT-15 vs YZF-R15 V3.0 - Differences and similarities listed

Yamaha Motor India has launched the new MT-15 in India, and the motorcycle has...
Tags: India, Autos, Yamaha, Yamaha Motor India


Watch the Yamaha MT-15 in action in the official promo [Video]

After launching its newest product for the Indian market, the MT-15, Yamaha...
Tags: Autos, Yamaha


2019 Yamaha MT-15 launched in India; priced at INR 1.36 lakh

India Yamaha Motor has launched the new MT-15 at an ex-showroom Delhi price tag...
Tags: India, Autos, Delhi, Yamaha, India Yamaha Motor


DOPE DIRIGIBLE. Kacerwagen’s ‘Zeppelina V72’ Board Tracker

Written by Martin Hodgson They were the original kings of the race track, but you won’t ever find a replica of one hanging out at your local cafe bike meet. However over recent years with TV shows like Harley and the Davidsons and Sons of Speed, along with the input of America’s best builders like Billy Lane and Rick Petko, the board tracker is back with a vengeance. But what do you do when you live in a country where finding a ’20s Indian in a barn is as likely as finding the fabled pot of g...
Tags: America, Spain, Motorcycles, Classic, Harley Davidson, Harley, Yamaha, Atlantic Coast, TIG, Zeppelina, Davidsons, Racer, Martin Hodgson, Rick Petko, Shinko, Morini


PIPEBURN INTERVIEW: Calum From DeBolex Finds Oil In The Blood

Written by Andrew Jones What’s better than a movie about motorcycles? If you answered, ‘A movie about custom motorcycles,” then you win the internets for today. Luckily for all of us, Englishman Gareth Roberts is way ahead of the curve. He’s been banging away on a rather epic project for the past three years he’s calling ‘Oil in the Blood’. And unlike those little YouTube ditties we’re all so used to, this one’s a proper cinema release that’s less MTV music video and more Gone With The Wind. ...
Tags: Europe, Usa, Hollywood, London, Interview, Film, France, Motorcycles, Ducati, Other, Italy, Brunei, South London, Event, Eva, Goodwood


Yamaha Fascino Darknight Edition launched in India at INR 56,793

After the YZF-R15 V3.0, India Yamaha Motor has extended its Darknight colour...
Tags: India, Autos, Yamaha, India Yamaha Motor


Yamaha MT-15 India bookings officially start ahead of March 15 launch

India Yamaha Motor has started accepting the bookings for the upcoming new...
Tags: India, Autos, Yamaha, India Yamaha Motor


7 useful official accessories launched for the Yamaha FZ V3.0

The latest generation Yamaha FZ and FZ-S V3.0 could be further customised with...
Tags: Autos, Yamaha


Restored 1990 Yamaha RX-Z looks more appealing than some modern-day motorcycles

In this week?s restoration news, we are back to R Deena?s garage where we have...
Tags: Autos, Yamaha


Yamaha MT-15 teased ahead of India launch on 15 March [Video]

Yamaha has teased the MT-15 in India via its YouTube channel. The minute-long...
Tags: India, Autos, Yamaha


Feel the Illinoise: A DR-Z400 for the streets of Chicago

Federal Moto have  the Midas touch. The builds coming out of their Chicago workshop are sharp-edged, compact and big hits with our readers. But sometimes, success can be a double-edged sword. After releasing ‘The Sunshine State of Mind’ SR500 in 2016, Federal were bombarded with requests for a replica build. “But there’s no fun in building the same bike twice,” says lead builder Mike Müller. “We love the support, but we also want our clients to have a one-of-a-kind bike.” So Federal genera...
Tags: Facebook, Chicago, Motorcycles, Honda, Scrambler, Sc, Moto, Yamaha, Mike, Karoo, Mike Muller, Suzuki, CDI, Hella, Custom Motorcycles, Suzuki Motorcycles


PIPEBURN EXCLUSIVE: A Behind The Scenes Look At Royal Enfield’s New 650 Twins

Written by Andrew Jones It’s September 26th, 2017. Through a series of events I still don’t quite understand, I’m sitting in the boardroom of the new Royal Enfield Technical Centre at Bruntingthorpe, near Leicester in the UK. Next to me is Siddharth Lal who’s the son of Vikram Lal, one of India’s richest men. ‘Sid’, as he’s called, is the CEO of Royal Enfield. Also here is Englishman Mark Wells who is their design guru and American Paul Ventura who does the thinking behind the company’s new p...
Tags: UK, Review, California, India, America, Motorcycles, Sydney, Leicester, Pacific, Classic, Newton, Continental, Bosch, Interceptor, Ventura, Yamaha


Turbocharged Yamaha YZF-R15 hits 180 km/h [Video]

The Yamaha YZF-R15 V2.0 that you see in the video is far more potent than the...
Tags: Autos, Yamaha


Jigsaw pieces together a Scrambler Ducati custom

We reckon the Scrambler Ducati is one of the best-looking factory bikes around. And the healthy sales figures bear that out. That makes it slightly tricky to modify. But the Greek shop Jigsaw Customs has just done a sterling job with a major bodywork swap and a select few smart mechanical mods. Jigsaw is a family-run business just outside Athens, and part of a Yamaha dealership. But in the cooler winter months, they focus on restoring and customizing motorcycles. This commission came from...
Tags: Greece, Motorcycles, Ducati, Athens, Mediterranean, Yamaha, Acropolis, CNC, Randy Mamola, Petros, Custom Motorcycles, Ducati Scrambler, Café Racer, EICMA, Yamaha Yard Built, Motogadget


Custom Bikes Of The Week: 3 March, 2019

We’re back with an extremely oddball selection: possibly the world’s ugliest MV Agusta, a Yamaha XSR700 homage to Claude Fior, a gorgeous Honda CB400 Super Four cafe racer and an absolutely monstrous BMW R1150R scrambler. Grab a coffee and let’s go. MV Agusta 750 Twin Turbo Prototype We associate MV Agusta with some of the most beautiful motorcycles ever made. The F4 is impossibly good looking, and even the entry-level Brutale draws a crowd. But it was not always that way. Corrado Agusta c...
Tags: England, Indonesia, Cowboy, US, Taiwan, Philippines, Motorcycles, Paris, Rotherham, Bmw, Bob, Honda, Taipei, Alex, Triumph, Manila


Custom Bikes Of The Week: 3 February, 2019

We’re back with an extremely oddball selection: possibly the world’s ugliest MV Agusta, a Yamaha XSR700 homage to Claude Fior, a gorgeous Honda CB400 Super Four cafe racer and an absolutely monstrous BMW R1150R scrambler. Grab a coffee and let’s go. MV Agusta 750 Twin Turbo Prototype We associate MV Agusta with some of the most beautiful motorcycles ever made. The F4 is impossibly good looking, and even the entry-level Brutale draws a crowd. But it was not always that way. Corrado Agusta c...
Tags: England, Indonesia, Cowboy, US, Taiwan, Philippines, Motorcycles, Paris, Rotherham, Bmw, Bob, Honda, Taipei, Alex, Triumph, Manila


Meet Mighty Mouse

Ok, so before I disappeared off to take part in the TT2000 I did something foolish and bought another bike.  Except it wasn't foolish - I needed another bike for my single car garage (now containing 3 bikes and a car). Enter the little WR who now shall be dubbed "Might Mouse": After chatting to Colin about his one I had a quick look on Trademe and stumbled on this one.  It looked like it was [Author: Andrew Thomson]
Tags: Motorcycles, Yamaha, Colin, Andrew Thomson, Mighty Mouse, WR250R


FORREST THUMP. Red Clouds’ Twin Yamaha XT500 Enduros

Written by Marlon Slack The Red Clouds Collective are a Portland-based outfit that make bomb-proof waxed cotton moto gear. They make pants, shirts, bags, panniers and tool rolls that are harder wearing and longer lasting than their owners could ever be. And luckily for us Seth and Casey Neefus, head honchos at Red Clouds, also use the business as a front for making gorgeous custom bikes, like this pair of incredible Yamaha XT500s. “We were at a swap meet at the Portland International Racew...
Tags: Facebook, Motorcycles, Portland, Classic, Scrambler, Yamaha, Casey, Seth, PIAA, VMX, Enduro, Portland International Raceway, Pipeburn, XT500, Red Clouds Collective, Casey Neefus


Yamaha FZ range clocks 18083-unit sales in January; Registers 18 percent growth

The Yamaha FZ range has managed to sell 18,083 units in January 2019, which is...
Tags: Autos, Yamaha


Yamaha Tenere 700 European Pricing Announced

No Word on the U.S. Yet The Yamaha Tenere 700 is a highly anticipated adventure touring motorcycle, and its set to debut in Europe in 2019. Yamaha recently released pricing information for the European-spec bike. According to ADV Pulse, the bike will cost €9,299 which equates to about $10,600. The lucky European riders will get to enjoy online ordering, too. This means they’ll be able to get the bike as soon as possible. However, there’s a caveat here, that price is exclusive to online orders. ...
Tags: Europe, Motorcycles, Yamaha, U S, Motorcycle News, Tenere 700, Yamaha Tenere, Yamaha Tenere 700, ADV Pulse


India-spec 2019 Yamaha MT-15 undisguised ahead of Indian launch on 15 March

The India-spec 2019 Yamaha MT-15 has been spied completely undisguised ahead of...
Tags: India, Autos, Yamaha


POWER COUPLE. Zanutto Engineering’s ’71 Yamaha R5 Restomod Racer

Written by Andrew Jones My partner loves talking about motorcycles. Sometimes, she just bangs on and on for hours and hours about two-stroke service intervals, the history of 500cc two-stroke Grand Prix racing and her favourite subject – expansion chamber designs. I’m joking, of course. She hates bikes. But just imagine if there was such a thing. Imagine a partner that was as keen to mix two-stroke as you were. Well, for San Diego’s Eric Zanutto and his wife Melanie, nature has conspired to...
Tags: Japan, California, Fresno, Motorcycles, San Diego, Air Force, Classic, Yamaha, Buchanan, Eric, Melanie, EBC, CDI, Andrew Jones, Rancho Palos Verdes, Racer


Yamaha MT-15 India launch scheduled on March 15

India Yamaha Motor has sent out "Block your date" invites for a...
Tags: India, Autos, Yamaha, India Yamaha Motor



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