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Yamaha #1 in retails

10 Apr 2020 0 Comment(s) Yamaha
Yamaha Motor Australia would like to thank all its customers and dealers who assisted in Yamaha posting the highest number of retails of all brands across all categories in Australia for the first quarter Jan – March 2020. The win has highlighted Yamaha’s Ténéré 700 adventure twin as Australia’s new favourit...
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Serco Celebrates 20 Years with Yamaha

07 Apr 2020 0 Comment(s) Yamaha
In 1998, Serco Motorsports entered the motocross fraternity. With the introduction of the YZ400F and Serco’s history in motorsports dominated by four strokes, namely speedway and drag racing, Serco’s progression to motocross was a natural one and now 22 years later it’s still going as strong as ever. In those days, Serco Motor...
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Getting to Know Alex Larwood

06 Apr 2020 0 Comment(s) Yamaha
At just 16 years old, South Australia’s Alex Larwood has amassed a pile of state and national motocross championships to his name and is about to embark on his professional career as he enters the 2020 MX Nationals season. South Australia has hardly been the hotbed of motocross in this country over the years. Sure, they have produced some g...
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On the Tools

03 Apr 2020 0 Comment(s) Yamaha
While it’s the riders and team managers who often take the glory for the results, often the hard working mechanic is the man behind the success on race day. They work long hours and devote their lives to building a masterpiece of a race bike that gets destroyed before their eyes each and every race day. With the break in racing, let's meet...
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State of Play

02 Apr 2020 0 Comment(s) Yamaha
The Yamaha Australian Off Road Championships progressed three rounds into their series before grinding to a halt as the world deals with the Coronavirus. Yamaha Active8 Yamalube Racing’s Luke Styke leads the E1 division while Josh Green sits second in the E2 class and their bikes are patiently waiting for things to get fired up again for the...
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Talking with the Two Time Champ

01 Apr 2020 0 Comment(s) Yamaha
Sometimes, post championship celebrations aren’t all they are cracked up to be. After a four round, every race battle of death with Cody Cooper, Yamaha’s Kirk Gibbs emerged as the 2020 MX1 New Zealand Motocross Champion, making him a two time winner. And it was time to party it up… or was it? After a few quiet drinks with the J...
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To Our Valued Yamaha Customers & Community

26 Mar 2020 0 Comment(s) Yamaha
The team at Yamaha strive to put our customers at the centre of everything we do. The health of our customers, dealers, employees and the community we all share is our top priority.  As we collectively watch the news in these testing times, I hope this finds you and your loved ones safe and well. The effects of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pa...
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Toriyabe Down Under

26 Mar 2020 0 Comment(s) Yamaha
2020 will see the Yamalube Yamaha Racing Team expand to three riders as a Japanese rider, Kota Toriyabe, joins Jay Wilson and Levi Rogers on the team and in contesting the MX Nationals. 21-year old Toriyabe, will contest the MX2 class on Australian soil and be mounted on a YZ250F as part of a program to fast track the development of Japanese ride...
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2020 Tracer 900 GT sport tourer has arrived

22 Mar 2020 0 Comment(s) Yamaha
Yamaha is pleased to announce the release of the 2020 Tracer 900 GT sport touring machine, available in two colours for the first time, with a choice of Icon Black or the striking new Tech Black. Ride away pricing is $20,349 incl GST. The price and specifications of the 2020 model are unchanged from 2019. When launched in 2018, stocks of Yam...
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MT-07 the ultimate LAMs machine

20 Mar 2020 0 Comment(s) Yamaha
Yamaha Motor Australia is pleased to announce the arrival of its 2020 MT-07LA middleweight LAMs naked bike The middleweight twin-cylinder legend continues in 2020 with ride away pricing confirmed at $11,699 incl GST, unchanged from 2019. Three colours are available: Ice Fluo, Icon Blue and Tech Black. The LAMs approved version of Yamaha's popula...
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Challenging conditions for racing at Dungog

20 Mar 2020 0 Comment(s) Yamaha
The Yamaha MXstore Ballard’s Off-road Team (YMBOT) was in true form at Dungog NSW over the weekend for Round 3/4 of the Australian Off-road Championships (AORC). The team were well prepared for the true Enduro time card formatted event, which seen the senior riders cover approx. 7 hours of ride time! Jeremy Carpentier tackled the course fir...
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bLU cRU Charges on at Dungog AORC

19 Mar 2020 0 Comment(s) Yamaha
The Dungog round of the Australian Off Road Championships (AORC) allowed many of the Yamaha supported riders and teams to consolidate their positions in their class championships. Constant rain on Saturday night meant Sunday’s racing was cancelled as swollen creeks and rivers left the course unrideable, but three rounds into the national ch...
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YMA to discontinue utility ATVs

19 Mar 2020 0 Comment(s) Yamaha
Due to new Australian government legislation that requires the mandatory fitment of so-called Operator Protective Devices (OPDs) YMA will not sell utility ATVs after the government compliance deadline of 11 October 2021. “The decision to make the fitment of OPDs compulsory is disappointing. The ruling has forced us to withdraw utility ATVs...
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Styke Rebounds at Dungog AORC

18 Mar 2020 0 Comment(s) Yamaha
The weekend tossed up all kinds of challenges for the Yamaha Active8 Yamalube Racing team as they faced stiff opposition, a world heath issue and a good old fashioned down pour that had cancelled racing on Sunday at rounds three and four of the Australian Off Road Championship (AORC). But through it all, both Luke Styke and Josh Green held firm a...
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Solid gold tenth Tragics

13 Mar 2020 0 Comment(s) Yamaha
The annual gathering of Ténéré Tragics celebrated its tenth anniversary with a fun-packed five day adventure ride in the picturesque Victorian countryside. The 2020 Gold Rush Run welcomed the appearance of the all new Ténéré 700 adventure twin and invited a host of celebrity riders to join an 88 strong crew...
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Descente Streetwear Range Release

11 Mar 2020 0 Comment(s) Yamaha
Yamaha and Descente Join Forces for New Streetwear Range Yamaha Motor Australia is excited to announce the release of an industry-first range of stylish Yamaha-branded streetwear clothing. The new range of unisex streetwear polo shirts, pants and jackets is offered by Japanese clothing company and Yamaha Factory Racing Team sponsor, Descente....
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Happy 64th Birthday

11 Mar 2020 0 Comment(s) Yamaha
Celebrate with us for our 64th birthday and you could win the ultimate prize. THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED CONGRATULATIONS to our lucky winner - Nicola Theile @nictheile - we will be in touch very soon. To help celebrate Yamaha's 64th birthday, one winner will receive their choice of Yamaha product up to $10,000 RRP inc GST value across our wid...
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Introducing the 2019 FX Range

11 Mar 2020 0 Comment(s) Yamaha
A busy weekend of PWC racing saw plenty of Yamaha racers vying for podium places. Check out the result from the latest rounds in the NSW and QLD series. Watercraft Racing picked up across the country with Round 3 of the NSW PWC Watercross Series resuming and the start of the QPWC series kicking off in RedCliffe.  There were plenty of Yamaha...
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Introducing the 2019 WaveRunner Range

11 Mar 2020 0 Comment(s) Yamaha
A busy weekend of PWC racing saw plenty of Yamaha racers vying for podium places. Check out the result from the latest rounds in the NSW and QLD series. Watercraft Racing picked up across the country with Round 3 of the NSW PWC Watercross Series resuming and the start of the QPWC series kicking off in RedCliffe.  There were plenty of Yamaha...
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YMA Launches New Website

11 Mar 2020 0 Comment(s) Yamaha
All new site offers state-of-the art customer communication YMA is pleased to announce the introduction of an all new customer focused website. The new website is designed to greatly enhance the user experience to reflect YMA’s customer first policy. The new site runs a completely responsive web design framework built to display on any s...
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Cod Classic Competition

11 Mar 2020 0 Comment(s) Yamaha
Terms and Conditions: 1. This competition (“Competition”) is conducted by Yamaha Motor Australia Ltd ABN 88002556989 Address: 489-493 Victoria Street Wetherill Park NSW 2164 Phone: 1300 593 600 (“the Promoter”). 2. Competition open to Australian residents only and must be 18 years or older to be eligible for the “WI...
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Winning Weekends for PWC Events across the Country

11 Mar 2020 0 Comment(s) Yamaha
A busy weekend of PWC racing saw plenty of Yamaha racers vying for podium places. Check out the result from the latest rounds in the NSW and QLD series. Watercraft Racing picked up across the country with Round 3 of the NSW PWC Watercross Series resuming and the start of the QPWC series kicking off in RedCliffe.  There were plenty of Yamaha...
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Race Report - Yamaha FZR wins at NSW Aqua X

11 Mar 2020 0 Comment(s) Yamaha
Race Report - Yamaha FZR wins at NSW Aqua X On January 31 2016, Stock-Class Yamaha FZR Rider Mitch Wayt #16, raced in Round 2 of the NSW PWC Aqua X against Australia's top-riders. Following a string of wins at the Queensland PWC races in Decemeber, Mitch Wayt was eager to repeat his world-class performance, entering 3 seperate classes. Sto...
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Race Report - Yamaha dominates at Rnd 3 of NSW Aqua X

11 Mar 2020 0 Comment(s) Yamaha
Following his unfortunate accident at the 2nd Round of the Aqua X in January, Mitch Wayt was eager to make ammends with his Stock-Class FZR, and test the waters with his newly-completed Open-Class FZS SVHO tuned by Worx Racing. On February 28 2016, Mitch Wayt #16, raced in Round 3 of the NSW PWC Aqua X against Australia's fastest riders. For the...
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