Tag Archives: Yamaha
Cafe racer

Taste of Italian cafe culture

ITALIAN motorbikes have always had their devotees, including the cafe racing machines. Most of the top marques have had plenty of books written about them, but until now no one has produced one specially covering cafe racers. Coming from a nation with a great motorcycle racing heritage, Italian motorcycles have, unsurprisingly, always had a sporting […]

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Beaulieu and bikes… the perfect mix

WITH the hot weather forecast to hang around for a while yet, it’s time to get out on your bike and soak up the sun… and the miles. If you are in the area, or fancy travelling from farther afield, why not pay a visit to the Motorcycle Ride-in Day at Beaulieu this weekend? The […]

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Yamaha style available for all riders

YAMAHA has unveiled its new clothing collection for 2013, along with a range of novelty items sure to tickle the fancy of bikers everywhere. Designed to reflect the history of the Japanese bike builder, the range contains a mixture of new and old looks. The Heritage range has a vintage feel and looks to the […]

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Guy and Conor bid for Isle Of Man TT glory

WILL this be the year when Kirmington TT legend Guy Martin finally gets his first victory? The rider, who has become something of a celebrity with his TV and film appearances, has had numerous podium positions, but a win just seems to elude him. 2013 could see the end of that hoodoo. Practice is already […]

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Ooooh funky moped… the chariot of choice!

THEY were the chariots of choice for a generation of youngsters… the sports moped. The chances are, if you are aged somewhere between 35 and 50, your first bike was one of the buzzing little machines. And to help you recall those memories, Funky Mopeds!, written by Richard Skelton, has gone in to print again. […]

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Stay safe and make a PACT with safety

SPRING is on its way… it might be taking a while to get here as winter clings on stubbornly, but soon the clocks change and light evenings will be with us. Bikers aiming to make the most of their rides are being urged  to make a ‘PACT’ with their tyres. The call is being made […]

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The MCN London Motorcycle Show

MCN London Motorcycle Show: Bikes set to ‘Excel’

The MCN London Motorcycle Show opens on Friday – HARRIET RIDLEY has look at some of the star attractions. GREY skies getting you down? Suffering from February blues? Well here to break the winter tedium is the MCN London Motorcycle Show. And with most of the big manufacturers in attendance at the event to be staged […]

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Yamaha XVS950A Midnight Star

Yamaha aims to tempt you to two wheels

The Yamaha XVS950A Midnight Star is one of three models on offer. RISING fuel costs, snarled-up roads, indifferent public transport links — more and more people are finding the daily commute a frustration. Buses and trains are seeing fares go up and crowding get worse. With these issues to the forefront, Yamaha is aiming to […]

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