Yamaha

Yamaha Fizzy – Chasing the Myth Part 2

    Best described as the ‘crap’ stage, the point where our little Yam is in a hundred corroding pieces, either dripping oil or crammed into boxes; from here things can only get better. The frame turned out to be…

 

Yamaha FZR1000 EXUP Project

It’s Christmas time 1989, I’m sat on a bus that’s bound for Romford and all that I have for company is a motorcycle mag. My motorcycle licence was enjoying an enforced holiday in Swansea, a nice judge had handed me…

 

Beautiful Bikes…The Yamaha YZR-500

For many of us, things don’t get much better than two-strokes. Now, stop sniggering or being rude at the back, we are on about motorcycle engines. Yes, for many of us, we are into classic bikes because we have a…

 

Yamaha Fizzy – Chasing the Myth Part 1

Yamaha’s seventies moped of choice, its legendary status continues as much from the teens that didn’t have one, as the cool kids that did; ironically 40 odd years on, I still can’t afford one! In 1974, several issues held me…

 

Yamaha TRX850 Review

Here at CB-Net, it’s not just the chart-toppers and yardstick bikes that we like to talk about – we love reminding you about the bikes that didn’t quite make it that big… Seen by some as Ducati 900SS clone, the…

 

Yamaha GTS1000A – Classic Bike Sin Bin!

Of course we love old bikes here at CB-Net – but we have to draw the line somewhere and this is ‘somewhere.’ We should start this latest ‘sin bin’ off by saying that Yamaha’s GTS1000A was a brilliant bike and…

 

Beautiful Bikes – The Yamaha YZF-R1

If you look, you’ll realise that it’s finally happened: people have realised that 20-year-old sportsbikes are modern classics… And especially when they look this good… Back in 1996 work began on the YZF-R1, at the same time as work was…