Yamaha

Make or Break? Yamaha XJ600 Diversion.

Make or Break? Yamaha XJ600 Diversion. “Daft name that!” Diversion, such a stupid name for a bike. It is often shortened to Divvy, which is not much better really, or people call them a Perversion, which isn’t great either. Why do…

 

Make or Break? Yamaha RD500LC.

Make or Break? Yamaha RD500LC. ‘Last Christmas…..’ I am not about to sing Wham’s seasonal hit, nor review a poor film that wanted to be better than Love Actually. I am though taking myself back 12 months when I almost bought…

 

Flogged it Friday! Yamaha FZR600R sales brochure.

Flogged it Friday! Yamaha FZR600R sales brochure. “I used to collect bike brochures.” We’ve all picked up a glossy brochure from our favourite bike dealers over the years. Sometimes it might’ve even lead to a sale, after you’d read the…

 

Make or Break? Yamaha BWS50 Billy Whizz.

Make or Break? Yamaha BWS50 Billy Whizz. “Thought you hated scooters?” Yes, I do, can’t stand the things. This is an opinion formed on handling many rev and go scooters over the years in the name of my work. I have…

 

Make or Break? Yamaha FZR600R 4JH.

Make or Break? Yamaha FZR600R 4JH. “Thought that was a YZF750 at first.” Yamaha loved their fox eye headlights so much back in the mid 1990s that they made them the face of the range. Starting out on the YZF750, they…

 

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…