Yamaha

Flogged it Friday! Yamaha XJ550 front brake calipers.

Flogged it Friday! Yamaha XJ550 front brake calipers. “Is this braking news?” Some motorcycle models slip from the biking landscape without us even realising it. Whilst every Tom, Dick and Harry can reminisce about the Yamaha RD350LC that comes from the…

 

Flogged it Friday! Yamaha TZR250 frame emblem.

Flogged it Friday! Yamaha TZR250 frame emblem. “Isn’t emblem a posh word for a badge?” This emblem was tucked away in the bottom of a cardboard box that hadn’t seen the light of day for yonks. I wasn’t actually too…

 

Flogged it Friday! Yamaha R1 4XV screen.

Flogged it Friday! Yamaha R1 4XV screen. “Why are people buying standard screens again?” Any new motorcycle is a blank canvas for the owner to take and put their mark on. Some people do this at point of sale, buying…

 

Flogged it Friday! Yamaha YZF750 Frame.

Flogged it Friday! Yamaha YZF750 Frame. “That looks light” Yamaha had a good run with their Deltabox frame technology. Born from their 500cc GP race bikes and endurance racers of the 80s, it filtered down to street bikes that any…

 

Make or Break? Yamaha Fazer 600 5DM.

Make or Break? Yamaha Fazer 600 5DM. “That looks tidy, what’s up with it?” First impressions, they can often mess you up. People, houses, motorcycles, they can all catch you out if you take them on face value. This Fazer…

 

Make or Break? Yamaha YZF1000 Thunderace.

Make or Break? Yamaha YZF1000 Thunderace. “Wasn’t that a Thunderace once?” Project bikes, I love them. There isn’t a day goes by where I don’t hear the ins and outs of a customer’s high hopes for either the shitbox bike they’ve…

 

Flogged it Friday! Yamaha TZR125 fairing panels new.

Flogged it Friday! Yamaha TZR125 fairing panels new. “Aren’t those Yamaha TZR125s getting collectable now?” Yes, and rightly so. The TZR125 was a great looking bike. It took lots of input from larger capacity bikes in the Yamaha range and then…

 

Flogged it Friday! Yamaha XJ650 Turbo clocks.

Flogged it Friday! Yamaha XJ650 Turbo clocks. ‘Some things are rare for a reason.’ Quite often rare parts can command a decent premium over more readily available parts. To maintain a yin and yang to my daily eBay sales, I…