Yamaha

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…

 

YPVS Racer

The Yamaha Past Masters is a race series where it’s not just the machines maturing in age. And the rules are pretty simple – find an old Yamaha RD250 or 350LC, RD350 YPVS, TZR250 or even a TDR250, throw lots of money…

 

The Yamaha RD350LC / YPVS Special

A popular conversion back in the day was to retro fit the RD350YPVS engine in the RD350LC chassis. Over the years it didn’t stop there, modern forks and wheels were often added to these hybrid machines. They maintain the looks…

 

Spondon TZ Triple

Every so often you stumble upon a classic motorcycle that you know nothing about. This Spondon Yamaha racer hides a secret behind that freshly painted fairing, fully expecting to see a Yamaha TZ twin cylinder or the rarer TZ four…