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First rides! Yamaha R1, R1M, R3, FJ-09

Yamaha has been on a roll of late with a wide variety of strong new models. The trend continues for 2015.

Monday, 16 March 2015 13:46 Published in Feature Stories


Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Completes Second Sepang Test‏

Sepang, Malaysia- The Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Team has wrapped up the second official test of the 2015 season today at the Sepang International circuit in Malaysia. Riders Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi have spent the three days of riding working through a number of testing elements, an update to the gearbox and some intensive work on their YZR-M1 set ups.

Wednesday, 25 February 2015 16:20 Published in Reports, Results & Points


Dual Sport Plus celebrates new era with grand opening

Dual Sport Plus owner Rob Long, General Manager Clint MacBride and their friendly staff welcomed hundreds of adventure enthusiasts to the new location at 581 West Street in Brantford, ON on November 8 for an open house to celebrate the next era of Dual Sport Plus. Former owners Les Clarke and Catharine St. Denis took a break from their No Agenda World Tour, flying up from Arizona to greet new and former customers. Industry stalwarts present included Larry Bastedo, Warren Milner, BMW’s Chris Duff, Honda’s Kim Moore and several others.

Saturday, 15 November 2014 14:14 Published in Feature Stories


Rossi takes 82nd premier class victory in incident packed race

The MotoGP race at the Tissot Australian Grand Prix saw Valentino Rossi take his second win of 2014, with Jorge Lorenzo and Bradley Smith also on the podium. Marc Marquez crashed out of an incident packed race whilst leading and Dani Pedrosa was forced to retire after being clipped by Andrea Iannone.

Monday, 20 October 2014 13:53 Published in Reports, Results & Points


Yamaha introduces new R3, WR250F and more at AIMExpo

Targeting a hole in its sport/supersport lineup, Yamaha yesterday introduced the brand new R3 at the AIMExpo in Orlando.

Noting internal stats that revealed a shift away from its large and middleweight supersport machines and a growing niche in the small displacement category, Yamaha unveiled the R3, expected in Canadian markets by spring 2015.

Friday, 17 October 2014 09:27 Published in Industry News


Nick King Crowned Canadian Yamaha Tech GP Champion

June 27, 2014- (Toronto) - After months of gruelling tests and interviews, Yamaha's top nine technicians from across Canada arrived at Yamaha Motor Canada Ltd. headquarters in Toronto for the 2014 Technician Grand Prix.

Friday, 27 June 2014 16:33 Published in News


Six-seat Viking VI, updated YZ models highlight Yamaha's spring launch

(June 5, 2014) Yamaha Motor Canada is proud to announce the expansion of their side by side line with the addition of the all-new Viking VI. The Viking VI comes in 3 different specification packages to help CONQUER OUTDOORS; the base model, the electric power steering equipped version and the matte silver Viking VI EPS SE, which includes some stylish and practical accessories.

Thursday, 05 June 2014 15:46 Published in Industry News


Breaking news: Yamaha introduces all-new FZ-07

Yamaha Motor Canada is pleased to introduce the newest member of the FZ family for 2015, the Yamaha FZ-07!

Tuesday, 18 March 2014 12:58 Published in News


Friday Daytona race recap - Hayes wins SuperBike!

Three-time champ Josh Hayes reminded the world that he's still the man to beat in AMA Pro SuperBike -- and he won't be beaten easily -- with a stunning victory in Friday afternoon's season opener at Daytona International Speedway.

The Monster Energy Graves Yamaha legend came into the weekend anxious to make up for last year's disappointment, both at Daytona and in his subsequent title defeat. However motivated, he looked very much under threat of having his thunder stolen once again.

Sunday, 16 March 2014 23:09 Published in Reports, Results & Points


Rossi Tops Sepang Test Times

Sepang International (Malaysia)- Yamaha Factory Racing's Valentino Rossi has completed the second official test of the 2014 MotoGP season as the fastest rider. Rossi wrapped up the three days of riding at the Sepang International circuit in Malaysia with a fastest time of 1'59.999, one of only two riders to drop under the two minute mark after an impressive fastest lap today.

Friday, 28 February 2014 10:44 Published in Reports, Results & Points


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