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Turbo MaximusDerek Kimes' Boosted Yamaha XJ750 Maxim

Turbo Maximus

‘Turbo Maximus’ took top honors at the Jekyll Island event, which is not surprising when you consider the XJ900 engine transplant, the properly engineered turbo conversion, and the delicious race replica bodywork.

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Looking Back While Racing ForwardThe Mule Motorcycles / MotoAmerica YZF-R1

MotoAmerica YZF-R1

The story of this bike is also the story of MotoAmerica, the new racing series that hopes to resurrect motorcycle road racing in the United States. The story begins with Richard Varner, best known to motorcycle aficionados as the man behind Champions Moto. Varner along with Terry Karges, current Executive Director for the Petersen Automotive Museum, and Pollock were invited to meet with 3-time MotoGP 500cc Superbike champion Wayne Rainey in Monterey to discuss ways in which Wayne could get involved with motorcycles beyond his regular appearances for Yamaha.

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Gareth Evans: YAMAPRILIAThe Maddest Two-Stroke on the Track

Yamaprilia

Gareth Evans YAMAPRILIA is a Yamaha RZ350 motor, wedged into an Aprilia RS250 frame, and wrapped in a mix of hand-made and top-shelf parts. The project was three years in the making...

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The Real Muscle Bike: Yamaha XJR 1300From ROA Motorcycles

ROA Yamaha XJR 1300

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Puts The Racer In Cafe Racer:Yamaha XSR900 Abarth 2017

Yamaha XSR900 Abarth 2017

The XSR900 Abarth was designed alongside the car company, thanks in large part to their association through Yamaha's MotoGP team and FIAT. To give the XSR the Abarth treatment, a carbon nose cowling and rear seat cowling were added, as well as a low-slung handlebar and fancy Akropovic exhaust. The final touches came in the form of a suede seat, gray paint job with red speed blocks, and Abarth logos.

The full titanium exhaust and lower bars will give this new version of the XSR a decidedly more sporty feeling.

Yamaha is only making 695 of the Abarth edition, no word yet on price or whether any of those will be available Stateside.

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Refined - Redesigned - Remarkable: Yamaha YZF-R6 2017

Yamaha YZF-R6 2017

On track or street, the YZF-R6 was already one of the most advanced and successful supersport machines ever built. For 2017, radical new styling wraps up an even more intelligent racing machine, complete with ABS brakes, new suspension and new electronic rider aids.

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MotoGP is R World: Yamaha YZF-R1M 2016 | 2017

Yamaha YZF-R1M 2016 | 2017

The YZF-R1M features a lightweight and compact crossplane crankshaft, inline-four-cylinder, 998cc high output engine. Featuring a first ever for a production motorcycle, titanium fracture split connecting rods delivering extremely high horsepower and a strong pulse of linear torque for outstanding performance.

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Roland Sands Design: 2 Stroke AttackYamaha RD400 / TZ250

2 Stroke Attack

A two stroke race bike powered by a 1974 vintage Yamaha RD 400 motor wedged into a 1997 TZ chassis. Sourcing parts from the shelves of Team Roberts Grand Prix race bikes as well as Roland’s own stock pile of TZ 250 GP bits the machine’s racing heritage grew into a bike that balanced the custom world with that of GP racing. Fast, incredibly light and good handling the RDTZ is a blast from the past and a look into the future of what custom bikes can be.

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Flying Dutchman: Yamaha XS850 RacerFrom Holland

Flying Dutchman Yamaha XS850 Racer

Every year, Dutchman Maarten Poodt builds a new bike. As winter approaches and the daylight hours shorten, he starts a new project from scratch.

There are a few must-haves. The bike has to be an older, reasonably rare Yamaha. It must be possible to convert it into a sportbike with good handling. And it needs to look ‘factory’-complete with rear fender, if need be. Like this incredible XS850 inspired by vintage racebikes.

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Yamaha XJ750R Endurance Racer (OU28) 1984

Yamaha XJ750R Endurance Racer (OU28) 1984

The 1984 Yamaha XJ750R Endurance Racer (OU28) competed in the Suzuka 8 hour endurance race finishing 5th overall.

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Yamaha RZ350 1984 | 1985

Yamaha RZ350

Yamaha only sold the RZ350 in the U.S. for two years, 1984 and 1985, and it is a sought-after bike today because it is regarded as the last road-going two-stroke motorcycle in America. Street legal two-stroke bikes vanished with the emergence of emission standards.

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Long and low, this Scrambler Ducati 800 is a mix of drag and cafe style. Intriguing work from pro Honda designer Nattapat Janyapanich of @slayerhouse_motorcycle in Thailand.

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From good to great: A textbook guide to tweaking the purest Monster of all, the air-cooled 797. The Barras brothers of @angrylaneleathers know what they’re doing.

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One of the wildest creations we’ve seen lately is this Ducati Panigale 899 from Thailand’s @ranger_korat. The stock fairing has been swapped out for bodywork that looks more like a post-War fighter jet than a 21st century superbike.

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