Yamaha Sports Ride Concept – New Photos + Video

Of all the vehicles shown at this week’s Tokyo Motor Show, Yamaha’s Sports Ride concept car is perhaps the most intriguing. It’s notable because it might signal the emergence of Yamaha as an automobile builder and because of its innovative carbon-fiber chassis that results in a weight claimed to be just 1,650 lbs. Our initial […]

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Yamaha Sports Ride Concept

Leave it to a motorcycle manufacturer to create a car that moto enthusiasts can appreciate! The Yamaha Sports Ride Concept is a lightweight little two-seater with supercar proportions, engineered with a carbon-fiber chassis to keep weight to just 1,650 lbs. Key to the concept is the iStream manufacturing process developed by Gordon Murray Design. (Murray […]

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Yamaha DT-07 Dirt-Tracker Concept Revealed + Video

Yamaha has leveraged its history of dirt-track racing to create the DT-07 concept. Based on the successful and fun FZ-07 introduced in 2014, this concept bike radically strips down the FZ-07 to just the bare necessities for flat-track racing – notice there isn’t even a front brake. 2014 Middleweight Mash-Up Six-Way Shootout! + Video The […]

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New Kawasaki H2R Tops 210 mph!

The hype surrounding Kawasaki’s supercharged H2R has been as immense as its power output, said to be in the region of 300 horsepower. Intermot 2014: Kawasaki Ninja H2R Well, it appears the H2R’s speed capabilities are commensurate with the hype. “I went 210mph on it today,” said Kawasaki test rider and racer Jeremy Toye on […]

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2013 AIMExpo: Skidbike

One of the most inventive devices seen at this week’s AIMExpo is the Skidbike, a novel creation that helps teach riders the skills to balance and to master threshold braking. It’s a Swedish/American invention originally designed to educate riders how to sufficiently apply brakes to avoid an accident without the danger of tipping over and […]

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Kenny Roberts Joins Inaugural American International Motorcycle Expo

We’ve posted several articles over the past few months about the inaugural American International Motorcycle Expo (AIME) because the motorcycling public is invited to attend what looks like an industry/trade show. And we’re not the only ones excited to check it out. Kenny Roberts, perhaps the best-known American motorcycle racer of all time, has signed […]

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Kenny Roberts Dirt-Tracking a Star Bolt!

Of all the charity events we know of, Kenny Roberts’ True American Heroes benefit is at the top of the heap. Getting a chance to meet King Kenny is exceptional on its own, but being able to visit his storied ranch vaults the event into something extraordinarily special. Oh, and don’t forget the event is […]

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