Yamaha FJR1300AE – Ultimate Edition

Yamaha FJR1300AE –  The Ultimate Edition Yamaha FJR1300AE – The Ultimate Edition A few years ago we spent a brilliant twelve months on the class leading tourer and R1 in disguise on an open road! We’ve done Bikesafe with the Police Service of Northern Ireland. While we were there we […]

Yamaha Tracer 700 – Learner Legal Adventure

Yamaha Tracer 700 – Learner Legal Adventure Yamaha Tracer 700 – Marvellous As a seasoned motorcyclist the Yamaha Tracer 700 may seem a little small when it comes to entering the sports tourer market. That is until you thumb the starter on that motor and the 681cc twin jumps to […]

Yamaha Neo’s – Take Back Your City

Yamaha Neo’s – Take Back Your City Yamaha Neo’s – Take Back Your City How best do we introduce the idea behind the Yamaha Neo’s? Does anyone remember Cathal and the lads from Fatima Mansions? If not then maybe you should ask your Da about one of the best things […]

Yamaha Tracer 900 GT – In A Class Of Its Own

Yamaha Tracer 900 GT – In A Class Of Its Own Yamaha Tracer 900 GT – The Tracer GT Has The Best Of Both Worlds The Yamaha Tracer 900 GT was derived from the companies MT 09. So before we begin, its important to note that the when we rode […]

Yamaha PW 50 – Revs Our Hearts

Yamaha PW 50 – Revs Our Hearts Yamaha PW 50 – A 50cc Fully Automatic Motorcycle A lot of us who ride bikes today will remember our first time on two wheels with fondness. For some it was in a yard with our instructor on the first day of our […]

Yamaha X-Max 400 – To The Max

Yamaha X-Max 400 – To The Max Yamaha X-Max 400 –  Practical luxury Yamaha have added to their innovative ‘MAX’ scooter range with a new Yamaha X-Max 400 model. This all-new maxi-scooter is built to the same high levels of performance, quality and design as the, now ionic, T-Max. The […]

Yamaha MT 03 – When Small Feels Big

Yamaha MT 03 – When Small Feels Big Yamaha MT 03 – Nakedly Honest Yamaha’s MT range has been nothing short of a stroke of genius for the Japanese giant of motorcycling. Taking the triple cylinder engine back from that UK brand was a clever move with the MT 09. […]

Yamaha Tracer 900 – Make Mine A Tracer

Yamaha Tracer 900 – Make Mine A Tracer Yamaha Tracer 900 – Useable Torque The Yamaha Tracer 900 is now available here in Ireland. The engine is Yamaha’s new 900 triple and it has oodles of wonderful, useable torque. The motor was well proven before it ever got to be used […]

Yamaha Niken – Red Dot Winner

Yamaha Niken – Red Dot Winner Yamaha Niken Gets A Red Dot Award The Yamaha Motor Company has announced that its Sports LMW*1 NIKEN has been chosen as the “Best of the Best” in the globally-renowned Red Dot Award Product Design 2019 competition. This achievement marks the second design award received by the […]

Yamaha Niken – Three’s Company

Yamaha Niken – Three’s Company Yamaha Niken – A Whole Lot Going On There is a whole lot of stuff going on with Yamaha’s latest offering. For a company that was finding things a touch difficult during the downturn, they have come back in such a powerful way. The MT […]

Yamaha MT10 – The Best Ever?

Yamaha MT10 – The Best Ever? Yamaha MT10 – New Year, New Look The Yamaha MT10 has been our go to bike for all and any on track shenanigans for the last number of years. For this year it’s been re released in a new colour scheme which looks just […]

Yamaha Tricity – Beat The Urban Commute

Yamaha Tricity – Beat The Urban Commute Yamaha Tricity – City Buster I recently experienced the sheer joy of taking a car into the centre of Dublin during rush hour. To say I was less than impressed would be an understatement. I did, however, get an insight into what is […]

Yamaha XSR900 – Cafe Racing

Yamaha XSR900 – Cafe Racing Yamaha XSR900 – Café Racing… The Yamaha XSR900 already has a lot going for it. Thanks to Yamaha’s ‘Faster Sons’ options on the range it now has even more to offer in the styling and performance stakes. Indeed the motorcycle we were presented with this […]

Yamaha NMAX 125 – Everyday Life Included

 Yamaha NMax 125 – Everyday Life Included Yamaha NMAX 125 – Your daily trip into the city is about to become something to enjoy! Riding the sporty styled Yamaha NMAX 125, your daily trip into the city is about to become something to enjoy rather than something to endure! This […]

Yamaha Aerox – Life Is A Race

Yamaha Aerox – Life Is A Race Yamaha Aerox – Better than your wife’s Volvo In a world where political correctness takes precedence, where health and safety policies dictate so much that we refer to 200bhp sports bikes as being ‘dynamic’ and ‘precise’ when what we really mean is ‘very […]

Yamaha YZF R1 2009 – From Track To Road

2009 Yamaha YZF R1 – From Track To Road With Yamaha’s new R1 grabbing all the attention recently it may be a little easy to forget how good the previous model was. However, when we first road tested the Yamaha YZF R1 six long years ago in 2009, it was a […]