MoreBikes was FIRST to test ride the new Street Rally, and you can try one at the tour

MoreBikes was FIRST to test ride the new Street Rally, and you can try one at the tour


Building on the critical acclaim the extraordinary new MT range has received, Yamaha has created a unique and exciting tour to be held over 5 separate weekends, at selected venues around the UK, where riders can ‘Experience the Dark Side of Japan’ riding one of the latest MT models including the MT-09 Street Rally and new MT-125, whilst also enjoying a whole host of other riding experiences. 

One of the FREE tour events is being held at the fantastic Carole Nash Scottish Bike Show in Edinburgh – supported by Motor Cycle Monthly and MoreBikes – having just ridden the Street Rally, we know how popular these bikes are going to be, so make sure you book your place!

To book a test ride and/or get more information about what’s happening at each tour venue, visit:  www.yamaha-motor.eu/uk/experience/mt-tour/index.aspx



Test ride an MT, but probably best you don't do this...

Test ride an MT, but probably best you don’t do this…

The tour showcases every bike in the MT range and offers the perfect way to be able test ride a range of MT models, many fitted with Genuine Yamaha accessories like screens, rear-sets, seats and Akrapovic exhausts. A fleet of MT models will be available for demo road tests for riders with a full motorcycle license – while novices, A1 and A2 license holders can sample the MT-125 and the 35kW version of the MT-07 on a special test course with instructors on hand to assist. 

The MT Tour also hosts the official launch of the new MT-09 Street Tracker which will be seen for the first time in public, plus, sitting alongside will be the MT-125 which is not due to arrive in dealerships until shortly after the final Tour event. 

In addition to the unique test ride opportunity the MT Tour events will include the incredible Dave Coates Stunt Show, the chance to have a go on the MT-09 Extreme Wheelie Machine, plus visits from various Yamaha VIP’s, the amazing MT Tour truck with exclusive MT apparel and accessories on display, a paddock for existing MT owners with special prizes, exclusive finance and insurance services and much more. 

And as if this was not enough there will be a chance to win a brand new MT-07!  By simply picking up a MiYamaha PCP finance quotation at the event, riders will be entered into a prize draw and one lucky Tour visitor from the 5 events will win a new MT-07. 

Darkside-Tour-A1-logoThe tour is completely FREE to attend and Yamaha’s tour truck will be visiting: 

Bristol (Clifton Rugby Club) – 12th/13th July;   
London (Box Hill nr. Dorking) – 26th/27th July; 
Birmingham (National Motorcycle Museum) – 2nd/3rd August;   
Edinburgh (Highland Centre) at the Great Scottish Motorcycle Show – 9th/10th August; 
Manchester (Belle Vue Speedway Track) – 16th/17th. 

Riders wanting to book a test ride at their chosen tour venue can either book in advance online for a specific date/time or on the day for an experience that will guarantee they ‘discover their Dark Side’. 



Tony Carter

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