Yamaha

There are plenty of people who purport to be experts on the LC, after all it is one of the great icons of the 80s, and with a…

 

This is what happens when the Japanese get it so nearly right and proceed to improve on the ethos year on year, finally nailing it at the third…

 

Elsie, my long lost love Having missed out on the craze the first time around, Colin Olivier has, some 26 years on, really got the LC bug. Having…

 

For such a large capacity machine, the XS is physically small. The lithe and compact bike feels, and indeed looks, as if it was created out of left…

 

Baby LC Never a massively popular machine in the UK, the baby LC is arguably the most pleasing aesthetically, although getting one back to running order can prove…

 

The TZ750 story begins during the latter part of 1970 when Yamaha felt upstaged by the other Japanese manufacturers progress with large capacity Superbikes. Honda had the CB750,…

 

Yamaha’s first true race replica caused a scene when it was launched back in 1984 and the furore carries on today, the bike achieving a true cult status…

 

The Yamaha RD125 is a strange mix of ages, taking much of its architecture and design from the Yamaha’s of the 60s. With only minor engine mods separating…

 

The Yamaha FJ series are great big, dependable bikes with a large following and buoyant owner club. As bikes go the FJ is easily capable of travelling huge…

 

To the average UK motorcyclist the R1-Z will appear strangely familiar, and yet not instantly recognisable. There is just enough of the usual indications telling you it is…