Yamaha XSR900

  • Yamaha’s all new XSR900

    Yamaha’s all new XSR900

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    The vintage inspired XSR900 evolves from Yamaha’s iconic sports heritage past, blended with tomorrow’s technology. Yamaha say the XSR900 offers an incredible riding experience for riders looking to go to the next level with performance and style. The new generation Deltabox-style frame is a great example of how the XSR900 blends Yamaha heritage design with…

  • INTERMOT: New colours for XSR700 and XSR900 revealed

    INTERMOT: New colours for XSR700 and XSR900 revealed

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    Now, this is a nice scheme that’s going on the XSR700 (above) and XSR900 (below) bikes for next year. A mix of the firm’s thick horizontal red stripe with a black outline and a lot of silver finishing touches add to the overall retro theme and both models get red stitching on the seat. Expect…

  • VIDEO: Yardbuilt Yamaha XSR900 with 3D printed parts

    VIDEO: Yardbuilt Yamaha XSR900 with 3D printed parts

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    Yamaha Europe has revealed its latest Yard Built custom – made by French bike builders, DAB MOTORS. Based on XSR 900, ‘The ALTER’ incorporates the latest 3D modelling and printer technology, with a range of custom parts and accessories. Clever stuff. The ALTER utilises a range of 3D printed parts – including its aluminium seat…

  • VIDEO: Avon tyres’ NEW Spirit ST rubber: Hypersports touring tyre raises the bar

    VIDEO: Avon tyres’ NEW Spirit ST rubber: Hypersports touring tyre raises the bar

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      Here’s our first look at the new Spirit ST tyre from Avon – and we’re fans already. Take a peak at the video and then read out launch-report on a variety of a bikes kitted out with the impressive hoops. You’ll like these. We do. Carl Stevens went to the world launch of the…

  • Launch report: Yamaha XSR900 Abarth

    Launch report: Yamaha XSR900 Abarth

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        “This’d be fantastic around Cadwell,” exclaimed one journo as he jumped off the XSR900 Abarth. He’s right, but it’s a shame I found it so uncomfortable on the tight twisting roads of Sardinia where we were riding it. To be fair, I was the only one who didn’t seem enamoured with the limited-edition…

  • Yamaha putting XSR900 Abarth special on sale tomorrow (only 95 bikes up for grabs – so be quick)

    Yamaha putting XSR900 Abarth special on sale tomorrow (only 95 bikes up for grabs – so be quick)

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    Yamaha putting XSR900 Abarth special on sale tomorrow (only 95 bikes up for grabs – so be quick). Yamaha is turning on the online registration for those wanting to buy its XSR900 Abarth. Only the first 95 customers will be able to register their online order for the limited edition with the process going live…

  • Oh boy! Yamaha’s plans for an XSR300 (the NEW RD350 retro) revealed in Japanese magazine!

    Oh boy! Yamaha’s plans for an XSR300 (the NEW RD350 retro) revealed in Japanese magazine!

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    Oh boy! Yamaha’s plans for an XSR300 (the NEW RD350 retro) revealed in Japanese magazine! Here’s a story from our friends in Japan that’s going to get the motorcycle world hopping around in New Year excitement – a return of the RD350! Kind of! What this story surrounds is news from our friends at Japanese…

  • Launch ride: 2017 Yamaha MT-09

    Launch ride: 2017 Yamaha MT-09

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    Revamped for 2017, the new MT-09 remains true to its values… WORDS: John Milbank, Editor, Motorcycle Sport & Leisure magazine PHOTOGRAPHY: Yamaha What each of us can afford to pay for a bike is invariably subjective. What some might consider a bargain price, others might well struggle with. But there can be no argument, surely,…

  • Motorcycle Live! Loads of Milan show motorcycles are heading for the NEC next week!

    Motorcycle Live! Loads of Milan show motorcycles are heading for the NEC next week!

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    Motorcycle Live! Loads of Milan show motorcycles are heading for the NEC next week! The EICMA motorcycle show opened its doors in Milan, Italy yesterday with the world’s leading motorcycle manufacturers unveiling even more brand new models for 2017 – many of which will be heading to Motorcycle Live at The NEC, Birmingham next week.…

  • 2017 Sport Heritage range gets cosmetic tweaks and colours for next year

    2017 Sport Heritage range gets cosmetic tweaks and colours for next year

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    Yamaha’s XV950R, XSR900 and XSR700 get a new colour for each 2017 model range – the XV950R gets a Tech Graphite grey, the XSR900 gets a Tech Black option and the XSR700 also gets the Tech Black. The previous colours remain with the XSR700 also getting a newly-black radiator finish on the Forrest Green and…

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