Yamaha Motorcycle Reviews

Can you really have the best of both worlds?

We're granted exclusive first UK ride. Yamaha enters the traction control club, revising its flagship sportsbike for 2012. Does it move the game on?

We've lived with the Fazer8 for 3 weeks, how has it held up?

"A roadbike that ticks all the boxes" - we have four weeks to find out

I know the R6 well not only 'cos I raced one for three seasons in World Supersport but also because we used 'em as marshals' bikes on our track days.

One man's floor is another man's ceiling. The words'sports bike' can mean very different things, so we compare two contrasting takes takes on a common theme.

Yamaha hadn’t achieved the racing success they wanted with their OW01, but Ducati enjoyed the opposite with the very pinnacle of 851 development in 1993

So you want a brand new 2010 R1 but don’t have £13,000 burning a hole in your pocket? Despair not – the older model is a peach, so leap in there, grab a bargain. Here's how

In 1985 Yamaha launched an unashamed brute of a bike. Born on the drag strip the V-Max was a mass of metal and chrome which instantly drew a cult following. Now, 23 years on, does the old master still command any respect?