NEW Yamaha FJR1300

Yamaha have upgraded their flagship sports tourer to make it an even more outstanding way to see the world. It still has the comfort of a sports tourer but is now rocking the looks of a sports bike, including lot’s of extra stuff, like a new 6-speed transmission, assist and slipper clutch, front and rear... Continue Reading →

XSR900

Yamaha have added to their amazing sports heritage range, which is one of the most exciting and diverse ranges of motorcycles to come out of Japan. The XSR is a retro looking naked bike with the latest in-line 3 cylinder 850cc Crossplane concept engine held in with an aluminium frame and swing arm. Despite the... Continue Reading →

MT-10

Yamaha has rolled out a masterpiece naked bike. The new flagship model of the MT section, the MT-10 is a naked R1, with all the street smarts of the MT-09 but with a bit more of everything. Using the 998cc, 4 cylinder “cp4” Crossplane engine on a short wheel base chassis give plenty of torque.... Continue Reading →

Ghost Rider

No, it’s not been in a horrible accident, this is the Yamaha V-max that replaced the Harley in the second Ghost Rider film. It takes a lot for Americans to change an America classic for a Japanese cruiser, but the V-max is an incredible machine, menacing, iconic looks, producing more than 200hp from the 1,700cc... Continue Reading →

Bikes in TV shows and Movies

I like movies and tv when i'm not out on my bike, even more when they have bikes in them. So i thought I'd start a new section that I could put some of the iconic bikes from the screen into my blog. The first one I thought I would put in was the bike used in... Continue Reading →

2015 Scottish Motorcycle Show

This years Scottish Motorcycle show was held at the Royal Highland Centre with most of the manufacturers displaying the latest models. Yamaha had the new bikes on display including the new XJR1300 & XJR1300 racer. also on display was the V-max (celebrating 30 years) and looking mean, the excellent custom styled XV950 R, a special... Continue Reading →

30 years of the v-max

Yamaha have a big birthday bash for the v-max, which is 30 years old this year. Yamaha have already released the carbon updated version of the new v-max, now, a german design team called JvB-moto have brought out the "Infared", this is the original v-max, tweaked to make a "cafe racer meets dragster" style. It’s got... Continue Reading →

A good bye…

When i passed my motorbike test back in December 2011, I could not wait to buy a bike. I decided to go and view 3 bikes, two of them away out in Falkirk, and one at a dealership in the Southside of Glasgow. My brother and I decided to go to the Glasgow one first... Continue Reading →

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