Yamaha is set to put into production two new sporty bikes — the R400 and R650 — according to “Young Machine” a Japanese motorcycle magazine. If true, this would fill a huge void in the manufacturer’s beginner sportbike bike lineup. It would make sense, considering the success of Suzuki’s SV650 (which later morphed into the Gladius […]
Reunions Are Best Done On Motorcycles
When we were kids, life was much simpler. We could play outside all day without a care in the world. If we were lucky, our parents bought us dirtbikes to use in the field, or in Australian Mark Toia‘s case, his favorite hill. It’s a spot where he and three of his childhood friends would spend much of their days. Inevitably, time caught up with them, they became adults, led adult lives and motorcycles took a back seat.
For Toia, receiving a Yamaha WR450F reignited that playful spirit he shared with his childhood friends. This film, entitled, “Reunion,” ties together the bonds of friendship and motorcycling in a beautiful way. Hopefully, the next two minutes and 16 seconds will move you as well.