There’s something distinctly cool about old British motorcycles. From the wire wheels, the minimal bodywork, and the exposed engines which give off a thunderous bark, I’ve always loved looking at old Triumphs, BSAs and the like from the 60s. I’ve never owned one though. The reason is simple: old British bikes are needy little maintenance […]
The Yamaha FZ-09 Really Can Do It All – Video
Around here, it’s no secret we’re fans of the Yamaha FZ-09 (MT-09 for those reading this outside the U.S.). It’s a great do-it-all motorcycle, and for $7990 it’s a great value, too. Apparently, Mark Toia is well aware of how useful the FZ-09 can be as well.
Toia was extremely impressed with the versatility of the FZ-09 and how easy it was to ride. He says, it “would make a great work bike, stunt bike, race bike, cruise bike… [it's] actually great for almost anything!” This versatility became the inspiration for the video below, where Toia decided to “build the films idea around those points.” He continues, “I wanted to show the bike actually doing what impressed me so much when I first rode it.”
Do you own a Yamaha FZ-09/MT-09? Tell us what you think of it in the comments section below.