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2023 Motorcycle of the Year

If Rider’s Motorcycle of the Year, now in its 34th year, were a person, it would have graduated from college or completed military service,...

2024 Yamaha Tracer 9 GT+ Review | Road Test

When a bike wins Rider’s Motorcycle of the Year award, as the Yamaha Tracer 9 GT did in 2021, it’s a special machine that...

A Yamaha Ténéré 700 Adventure from Biarritz, France, to the Bardenas Badlands

The following Yamaha Ténéré 700 adventure story about a trip to beat the winter blues in France came from a new contributor, Jean-François Muguet,...

Yamaha Announces Updated Ténéré 700, Other Returning 2024 Models

On the same day that Yamaha announced the all-new Tracer 9 GT+, the company also released details on an updated 2024 Ténéré 700, a...

2024 Yamaha Tracer 9 GT+ | First Look Review

Just two years after introducing the Tracer 9 GT sport-tourer, which won Rider’s 2021 Motorcycle of the Year award, an upgraded version has been...

2024 Motorcycle Buyers Guide: New Street Models

This 2024 motorcycle buyers guide highlights new or significantly updated street-legal models available in the U.S. As with previous buyers guides, we will also...

Best Motorcycles for Smaller Riders: Seat Height 31-31.9 Inches

Choices for smaller, affordable motorcycles are growing, and that’s good news for riders looking for a fun bike that won’t break the bank. Whether...

2023 Yamaha MT-09 SP | First Ride Review

In January of this year, EIC Greg Drevenstedt asked me what was on my list of “riding resolutions” for 2023. I had heard about...

Prototype Yamaha Stability Assist System Focuses on Starting and Low Speeds

As part of Yamaha Motor’s goal of reaching zero motorcycle fatalities by 2050, using a three-pillared approach of technology, skills, and connectivity, the company...

2023 Yamaha MT-10 | Tour Test Review

Some rides are more challenging than others. Sometimes we seek out the challenge, and sometimes the challenge finds us. It was a little of...

Best Motorcycles for Smaller Riders: Seat Heights 30-30.9 Inches 

Walking into a dealership as a shorter rider, or as someone who just wants a smaller ride, can feel a little limiting. You stroll...

A Century of Supercharged and Turbocharged Motorcycles

Contributor Erik Slaven takes us on a ride through a century's worth of history on supercharged and turbocharged motorcycles, the Wonder Twins of forced...

Backcountry Discovery Routes: Two Buddies on Yamaha Ténéré 700s in Utah and Arizona

During the long, dark winter in Minnesota, when the ground is covered in snow and ice and our motorcycles are mothballed for months, dreaming...

Best Motorcycles for Smaller Riders: Seat Heights Under 30 Inches

Choices for smaller, affordable motorcycles are growing, and that’s good news for riders looking for a fun bike that won’t break the bank. Whether...

2023 Yamaha MT-10 SP | First Ride Review

Gracing the cover of Rider’s October 2022 issue was the Yamaha MT-10, a thrilling naked sportbike based on the YZF-R1. I had the privilege...

Yamaha Announces 2023 Updated and Returning Models

Yamaha has announced the release of its remaining 2023 motorcycle lineup, which includes the first extensive update to the Yamaha XMAX Sport Scooter since its...

2022 Motorcycle of the Year

For the past 32 years, Rider has selected a Motorcycle of the Year. With the exception of two years when we made a People’s...

2023 Motorcycle Buyers Guide: New Street Models

This 2023 motorcycle buyers guide highlights new or significantly updated street-legal models available in the U.S. We will continually update the guide as new...

2022 Yamaha MT-10 | Video Review

We test the updated 2022 Yamaha MT-10, the 160-hp scream machine that's at the top of Yamaha's Hyper Naked lineup. Aggressive new styling includes...

2021 Yamaha Tracer 9 GT | Long-Term Review

Related Story: 2021 Yamaha Tracer 9 GT | Road Test Review Mileage: 6,294Base Price: $14,899 (2021); $14,999 (2022)Accessories: $729.95 After a year together, it’s finally time...

2022 Yamaha MT-10 | First Ride Review

Streetfighter, naked bike, sport standard – take your pick, but a motorcycle like the Yamaha MT-10 should really be called The Answer. The Question? You’ve...

Yamaha Announces 2023 Off-Road YZ Lineup

Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA, has introduced the new 2023 lineup of YZ off-road motorcycles. Designed for competition, highlights for the 2023 lineup of Yamaha YZ motocross and cross-country machines include a new...

2022 Yamaha XSR900 | Video Review

We test the updated 2022 Yamaha XSR900, which sports new livery inspired by the '80s-era Sunauto Yamaha GP team. The Legend Blue colorway shown...

2022 Yamaha XSR900 | First Ride Review

Custom cafe racers were all the rage when the Yamaha XSR900 debuted for 2015. If that wasn’t evident in the XSR’s classically shaped tank,...

Yamaha Donates 2022 YZF-R7 to Charity

Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA, is pleased to partner with the Rookies of ’79 and Friends charity for the 2022 season in an effort to...

2021 Yamaha Ténéré 700 | Long-Term Ride Review (Part 2)

RELATED: 2021 Yamaha Ténéré 700 | Long-Term Ride Review (Part 1) Mileage: 9,035MSRP: $9,999 (2021); $10,299 (2022)Accessories: $1,015.86 (new); $4,350.78 (total) Our long-term Yamaha Ténéré 700,...

2021 Yamaha Tracer 9 GT | Road Test Review

Some motorcycles are fantastic right out of the gate. Others take a little time to find their way. They’re diamonds in the rough, requiring...

2022 Yamaha MT-10 and MT-10 SP | First Look Review

Yamaha’s “Hyper Naked” lineup includes six MT models, with MT standing for “Master of Torque.” The range starts with the entry-level MT-03 and works...

2022 Yamaha XSR900 | First Look Review

Yamaha knows that motorcyclists are not all the same, and one of the major dividing lines when it comes to choosing a motorcycle is...

2021 Yamaha Tracer 9 GT | Video Review

We test the 2021 Yamaha Tracer 9 GT, which won Rider’s 2021 Motorcycle of the Year award. It’s a fully featured sport-tourer powered by...

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