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Displaying items by tag: Yamaha - Belt Drive Betty, serving the Canadian Motorcycle Community since 2003! - Belt Drive Betty, serving the Canadian Motorcycle Community since 2003! https://beltdrivebetty.com Tue, 23 May 2017 18:34:51 +0000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb Yamaha confirms new touring motorcycle coming soon. https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5478-yamaha-confirms-new-touring-motorcycle-coming-soon https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5478-yamaha-confirms-new-touring-motorcycle-coming-soon

news feeds icon 150Yamaha has confirmed the rumour going around: the manufacturer plans to unveil a new touring motorcycle in the near future.

Last month, there was some conjecture that Yamaha was planning a new sport-touring motorcycle bearing the Tracer name. READ ON

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    News Feeds Wed, 10 May 2017 14:54:00 +0000
    Yamaha Patents Two-Wheel Drive Bike Design — The Future Of Motorcycles? https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5312-yamaha-patents-two-wheel-drive-bike-design-the-future-of-motorcycles https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5312-yamaha-patents-two-wheel-drive-bike-design-the-future-of-motorcycles

    designYamaha, one of the leading Japanese two-wheeler manufacturers, is working on two-wheel drive motorcycle.

    The company has filed for patents on the designs regarding the development of the motorcycle. READ ON

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      News Feeds Mon, 13 Mar 2017 10:35:05 +0000
      Tech3 Yamaha rookie Jonas Folger surprised by MotoGP test pace https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5239-tech3-yamaha-rookie-jonas-folger-surprised-by-motogp-test-pace https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5239-tech3-yamaha-rookie-jonas-folger-surprised-by-motogp-test-pace

      Tech3 Yamaha rookie Jonas FolgerTech3 Yamaha rookie Jonas Folger admits he was surprised with his pace to finish fourth in MotoGP's Phillip Island test.

      The German is one of four riders stepping up from Moto2 this year, and partners Moto2 world champion Johann Zarco in Tech3's all-rookie line-up. READ ON

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        News Feeds Sun, 19 Feb 2017 13:08:13 +0000
        Once rivals, Honda, Yamaha Motor announce scooter tie-up https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5045-once-rivals-honda-yamaha-motor-announce-scooter-tie-up https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5045-once-rivals-honda-yamaha-motor-announce-scooter-tie-up

        Honda, Yamaha TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Honda Motor Co Ltd 7267.T and Yamaha Motor Co Ltd 7272.T on Wednesday said they were joining forces to develop scooters for the domestic market, burying the hatchet on a decades-old rivalry and consolidating production in response to a shrinking motorcycle market.

        Honda, the world's largest motorcycle brand by sales, said it would start producing Yamaha's 50-cc engine scooter models for the domestic market at its plant in southern Japan by the end of 2018, based on the manufacturing platform for Honda's small scooter models. READ ON

         

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          News Feeds Wed, 05 Oct 2016 20:24:59 +0000
          2017 Yamaha SCR950 Motorcycle Test Ride And Review: Another Scrambler Joins The Chase https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/4941-2017-yamaha-scr950-motorcycle-test-ride-and-review-another-scrambler-joins-the-chase https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/4941-2017-yamaha-scr950-motorcycle-test-ride-and-review-another-scrambler-joins-the-chase

          2017 Yamaha SCR950Did you get the memo? Café Racers are out; Scramblers are in. The new 2017 Yamaha SCR950 motorcycle is the latest factory-built take on the current custom bike trend, following hot on the trail of the successful Ducati Scrambler lineup that debuted in 2015.

          Scramblers first bloomed in the late 1950s/early 1960s as home-built custom modifications. READ ON

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            News Feeds Tue, 23 Aug 2016 11:58:25 +0000
            Mel Brown Bio: Retirement from racing at 81 https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/4939-mel-brown-bio-retirement-from-racing-at-81 https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/4939-mel-brown-bio-retirement-from-racing-at-81

            Melvin BrownMelvin Brown was born in Cortland, NY, in 1935.  He turned 81 this year.  He has been riding motorcycles for 61 years.

            He was 20 when he bought his first bike while stationed with the US ARMY in North Carolina. It was a 1953 "74" Harley, and he's owned a Harley ever since. READ ON

             

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              News Feeds Sat, 20 Aug 2016 19:43:49 +0000
              Yamaha Motor Racing Reconfirms Leading Role In Health & Safety And Environmental Management https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/4889-yamaha-motor-racing-reconfirms-leading-role-in-health-safety-and-environmental-management https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/4889-yamaha-motor-racing-reconfirms-leading-role-in-health-safety-and-environmental-management

              news feeds icon 150Yamaha Motor Racing‘s continuous efforts to excel in both health & safety and environmentally responsible operations is a long-term project evolving from the conviction that health and safety are not an option but are a necessity.

              The journey towards achieving these milestones started in 2008 when the company decided to change the way it operated, focussing on a number of factors such as personnel training, the management of dangerous goods, safety procedures, recycling and the way the hospitality is constructed and dismantled. READ ON

               

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                News Feeds Tue, 09 Aug 2016 16:31:32 +0000
                Yamaha YZF-R3 Recall: Defective Clutch Pressure Plate Bearing https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/4852-yamaha-yzf-r3-recall-defective-clutch-pressure-plate-bearing https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/4852-yamaha-yzf-r3-recall-defective-clutch-pressure-plate-bearing

                Yamaha YZF-R3Certain model year 2015-2016 YZF-R3 F/G Yamaha motorcycles manufactured January 1, 2015, to April 15, 2016 are being recalled.

                According to information from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the clutch pressure plate bearing may break due to an insufficient load rating, causing the clutch to not disengage and preventing the transmission from shifting properly. READ ON

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                  News Feeds Sun, 31 Jul 2016 20:33:00 +0000
                  Yamaha Motor Exhibits 04GEN at First ‘Vietnam Motorcycle Show’ https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/4260-yamaha-motor-exhibits-04gen-at-first-vietnam-motorcycle-show https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/4260-yamaha-motor-exhibits-04gen-at-first-vietnam-motorcycle-show

                  news feeds icon 150IWATA: Yamaha Motor Co. Ltd., announced today that it will exhibit the 04GEN scooter design concept model at the Vietnam Motorcycle Show 2016. To be held in Ho Chi Minh City from April seven to 10, the show will be the first motorcycle show event held in Vietnam.

                  The 04GEN was designed based on the run-way concept, which evokes the image of women with an air of dignified elegance and grace in mind and body. Read On

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                    News Feeds Thu, 07 Apr 2016 11:07:23 +0000
                    Yamaha received the award for its Saluto motorcycle. https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/4186-yamaha-received-the-award-for-its-saluto-motorcycle https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/4186-yamaha-received-the-award-for-its-saluto-motorcycle

                    news feeds icon 150Yamaha Motor Ltd's Indian subsidiary, India Yamaha Motor Private Limited received award for India Design Mark (I Mark) by the India Design Council for its Saluto motorcycle, which is produced and sold to the family market, as well as for its Fascino fashion scooter.

                    After initially receiving it in 2012, the company now receives this award every year. Read On

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                      News Feeds Mon, 28 Mar 2016 13:16:57 +0000