In Asia, up-and-coming road racers work their way up the scooter ranks before they graduate to “real” motorcycles. Grids are usually packed at these “Underbone” events, and when you get grids sometimes 40-deep of youngsters full of adrenaline lined up on the starting line, you often get incredibly close racing. Other times, however, carnage ensues. […]
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.”
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