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2018 Yamaha YZ250F | Review

2018 Yamaha YZ250F | Review By Jeff McConkey I first rode the 2018 Yamaha YZ250F at the YZ450F media launch at Motopark in Chatsworth, Ontario. My first impression, it was very easy to ride and go fast on right away. I didn’t adjust the bars or levers and I still felt right at home. The YZ had great power all of the way through the gears and never seemed to

On the Radar | Connor Stevenson | Yamaha Motor Canada

On the Radar | Connor Stevenson | Yamaha Motor Canada By Billy Rainford You may or may not have heard of this young Canadian motocross ripper, but Connor Stevenson is really coming into his own at a very young age. In fact, the 13-year-old has been burning up the Colorado motocross classes against riders older than him. We got in touch with Connor at his transplanted home in Denver to

Yamaha Announces Retirement of John Bayliss

Yamaha Announces Retirement of John Bayliss It is with great respect and appreciation that Yamaha Motor Canada announces the retirement of John Bayliss after more than 30 years with the company. Bayliss started his career with Yamaha Motor Canada in April of 1987. Always positive and enthusiastic about motorcycling and all things Yamaha, John was a Product Manager from 1988 up until his retirement. His most recent title was Product

Ride Motopark for Free at Yamaha bLU cRU Rider Appreciation Day!

Ride Motopark for Free at Yamaha bLU cRU Rider Appreciation Day! ___________________________________________________________________________________________ September 12, 2017 (Toronto, ON) – This Saturday, September 16, Yamaha Motor Canada is inviting all Yamaha dirt riders to ride for free at the first annual bLU cRU Rider Appreciation Day, held at the Motopark MX facility in Chatsworth, ON. Any rider who shows up to Motopark on Saturday, Sept. 16 with a PW, TT-R, WR or

FIRST 2017 YAMAHA bLU cRU FACTORY RIDE AWARD WINNER ANNOUNCED

FIRST 2017 YAMAHA bLU cRU FACTORY RIDE AWARD WINNER ANNOUNCED Ontario rider Jake Tricco earns Yamaha award in Deschambault August 10, 2017 (Toronto, ON) – Junior national motocross rider Jake Tricco (Collingwood, ON) earned the first Yamaha bLU cRU Factory Ride Award of the 2017 racing season after a dominant performance at the Eastern Canadian Amateur National, held at Motocross Deschambault in Quebec on August 6. Tricco, age 15, finished

Frid’Eh Update #31 Presented by Yamaha Canada

Frid’Eh Update #31 Presented by Yamaha Canada By Jeff McConkey and Billy Rainford Welcome to Week #31 of the DMX Frid’Eh Update Presented by Yamaha Motor Canada. We haven’t seen Utah native Dusty Humphries at a round of the Rockstar Energy MX Nationals, but if we did, he’d be running the big #31. Dusty is one of the many riders who seem to be from Utah and have been lured

Yamaha Releases All-New 2018 YZ450F

YAMAHA ELECTRIFIES WITH THE NEW 2018 YZ450F _________________________________________________________________________ Purpose built for bLU cRU riders to dominate the motocross track June 12, 2017 (Toronto, ON) – Yamaha launches out of the gate with the release of the new 2018 YZ450F. bLU cRU riders will now be able to start the best-selling 450 competition MX bike in Canada with push-button electric start. A newly developed chassis, head-turning style, and an all-new Power