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The Yamaha TT-R110E was especially designed for the young dirt bike raiders, but thanks to its practical character it can also be used by the older family members.

Like the previous generation the 2013 version features a convenient seat height of only 26.4 inches which makes the bike accessible for a wide range of riders. To make the young rider’s life easier, Yamaha equipped the TT-R110E with an electric starter and an automatic clutch which eases the process of learning.

The bike is fitted with a torquey 110cc air-cooled SOHC four-stroke powerplant which is tuned for maximum off-road performance in a wide range of trail conditions.

The engine is mounted on a steel frame which ties the steering head and swingarm pivot together via a straight line. Featuring about four-and-a-half inches of wheel travel at both ends-non-adjustable damping, the TT-R110E’s suspension is perfectly suited for the compact engine and simple design of the bike.

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The Yamaha WR250R is a direct descendent of the WR250F – a rugged motorbike designed only for off road. Unlike its sibling the WR250R has a more serene character and can be used without problems for both street and dirt riding.

The first street legal Yamaha WR250R was launched in 2008 and since then it continued to impress the dual purpose bike lovers with its superior performances.

After four years, the WR250R’s design remained almost unchanged and all you get for 2013 is a new set of graphics.

The bike features a competent alloy chassis which is combined with a reliable 250 cc liquid-cooled DOHC engine. The engine is combined with two titanium intake valves and two steel exhausts.

To help the bike deal with harsh terrains with poise, Yamaha gave it a special asymmetrical swingarm which comes with cast aluminum crossmembers, extruded arms and a 22mm rear axle. Furthermore a fully adjustable 46mm fork provides 10.6 inches of wheel travel.

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The dual sport character of the Yamaha XT250 has conquered a lot of fans. To keep its fans loyal, Yamaha came up with a series of small upgrades for the 2013 model year. The biggest change is represented by the new fuel injection system which replaces the earlier model’s 33mm Teikei carburetor. Yamaha claims that thanks to the new fuel injection system the bike offers an improved fuel economy of 76 mpg - a 3 mph improvement when compared to the old 73 mpg rating.

The bike is propelled by a 249cc air-cooled SOHC engine married to a five speed transmission. The engine remained unchanged, but it received a larger gas tank to improve the bike’s range (2.6 gallons versus 2.4 gallons on last year’s model). Another important modification was the replacement of the old CDI (Capacitive Discharge Ignition) ignition system with a new TCI (Transistor Controlled Ignition) technology.

The suspensions remained unchanged and the bike continues to sit on a 35mm telescopic fork with 8.9-inches of travel and a swingarm with rebound-adjustable monoshock with 7.1-inches of travel.

As far as breaking power goes, the 2013 Yamaha XT250 is equipped with 245mm front and 203mm rear disc brakes.

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After the radical makeover received in 2010 the Yamaha YZ450F continued to receive small upgrades which help it remain on the same line with its rivals. The year 2012 brings a series of small upgrades as well. The most significant modifications were made to improve the ride, smoothen the gearbox and to give the engine a better response.

To help the bike absorb bumps easier, Yamaha gave it a new set of valves which help the suspension to deal easier with the difficult parts of the track thus transferring fewer vibrations to the saddle.

The engine’s modifications were kept to minimum and the unit received a more rigid shift fork to improve the transition between second and third gears. There were also made a few tweaks to make the throttle smoother and to increase its response in the low-mid range.

The engine is mounted on an aluminum double “S” bend Bilateral Beam frame which is perfectly suited for off road driving.

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Searching for a rugged and strong ATV? Then you should take a closer look at the Yamaha Grizzly 550. The vehicle features a robust construction, is packed with a muscular 558cc engine and is also available with power steering which helps you move with agility in any situation. The 558cc engine delivers a generous amount of torque helping you tow big loads without any problems. The Grizzly 550 EPS has also a pretty good fuel economy and sports a high-capacity 20-litre fuel tank which offers a generous autonomy.

The ATV features Yamaha’s push-button On-Command 2WD/4WD system with locked-differential which lets you easily switch between drive modes, offering a fast change from crawling to climbing.

The ride quality is assured by a long-travel suspension that helps you deal easy with rugged terrain. The double A-Arm front suspension and Independent Rear Suspension can also adapt to a wide range of terrains.

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After has spent a lot of time on muddy tracks and harsh terrains, the old Yamaha YZ250 was blessed with a complete upgrade in 2010. The bike entered in 2011 without any changes, but the year 2012 has brought a new series of upgrades which help it remain at par with its rivals.

The YZ250F is one of the best looking small bore bikes in its class and we’re glad to see that Yamaha decided to keep the overall designed unchanged. Most of the upgrades were to the engine, frame and chassis, so all the action took place under the skin. Thanks to the new tweaks, the engine’s power was increased in the upper rev range. On the other hand, the upper frame rails have been changed from a two-box section to a three-box section to control flex, while the cast swingarm section and the engine brackets were also modified.

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All dirt bikes have a special aura which makes them slightly different than the rest of their siblings. One of their secrets is their perfect balance between comfort, practicality and performance, three ingredients that will always guarantee a fun riding experience.

One of the best bikes in this class is the Yamaha YZ250, designed to make you adrenaline levels explode every time you jump on the saddle.

The YZ250 is powered by a 249cc liquid-cooled reed-valve-inducted two-stroke engine which features special-design carbon fiber reed-valve petals for a sharper throttle response. The engine is mated on a five-speed, close-ratio transmission with heavy-duty, multiplate clutch. You can bring the bike to halt with the help of the front-brake caliper and wave-style front and rear discs.

The YZ250’s backbone is an advanced, lightweight aluminum frame which offers superior handling abilities. To reduce weight even more the removable aluminum rear subframe is constructed of square-section tubing.

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In a world where time is considered the most important currency, the Yamaha X-City 250 is the kind of scooter that can get you where you want to go, offering the power and performance you need for executive commuting.

The ingenious design of the scooter touches on features that you normally wouldn’t find in a scooter. It’s got a glossy instrument panel, an adaptable windscreen, and a stylish front design that includes a sculpted dual seat and plenty of storage and passenger grips.

The X-City 250 also comes with unique high wheels that provide superior riding stability and greatest grip. Powerful front and rear disc brakes bring controlled stopping while a responsive and powerful 250cc liquid-cooled, fuel-injected 4-stroke engine makes you think of just how awesome it would be to be behind the wheel of such a powerful scooter.

Just forget everything you have known about scooters because the high-wheel X-City 250 will change your mind in a hurry. The high fashion, high-wheeled X-City 250 is the perfect scooter for a person with a busy executive lifestyle.

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Yamaha had the great idea of choosing the best motorcycle builders and ask them to play with their new V Max. One of these famous builders was Frenchman Ludovic, which spent a lot of time and creativity to develop its unique version of the Yamaha V Max.

Frenchman Ludovic has a factory in Annecy-le-Vieux, near the Swiss border, where he turns out two, three and four-wheel creations – including unique car/bike hybrids such as R1-engined bespoke quads and a supercharged 84bhp Yamaha TMax.

Ludovic combines his background as a design graduate and passion for muscle machines. It’s a mix of brain and brawn that results in mad modifications that could come straight out of movie – Mad VMAX. He’s famous for his silhouette style and for his first iconic VMAX customization: taking a wrecked 1991 model, fitting special parts and an LCD screen with a rear-view video link to create a unique hyper-modified VMAX.

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The thing with scooters is that people don’t buy them if they’re looking for a powerful road warrior. The appeal with these bikes is that they can get you where you need to go, and do it with utmost efficiency. To that point, the Yamaha X-Max 250 ABS is all that - and more.

Its sporty attitude is clearly identifiable, thanks to sleek bodywork and a rigid, lightweight frame. The aerodynamic and compact design is not only a real spellbinder, but it also enhances handling and quickness. In addition, the X-Max 250 ABS also comes with extensive weather protection that allows riders to go wherever they want to go in whatever road conditions.

At the heart of the X-Max 150 ABS is a fuel-injected, 4-stroke, 250cc engine that offers the responsive power that can impress you. The large wheels, optionally with ABS, stability and control will also surprise you. And to complete the ‘weekend-away’ credentials of the X-MAX 250, Yamaha dressed up the scooter with a quality finish and generous storage space.

Enjoy every ride with the stylish X-MAX 250, a scooter that blends the absolute practicality of a city commuter with an additional level of comfort and sports attitude.

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