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Yamaha plans leaning three-wheel VMax

Imagine a Yamaha VMax with 147.2kW of power and 166.8Nm of torque packed into a leaning three-wheeler motorcycle with two front wheels. That’s Yamaha’s vision of the future as they have applied for a patent for the design. The filing comes as Yamaha is launching its Niken leaning three-wheeler based …

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Yamaha recalls MT-03 over noisy gears

Yamaha Motor Australia has issued a fourth recall on their learner-approved MT-03, this time for a machining defect that makes the gears noisy. The official recall notice issued through the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission says the machining defect in the primary drive and driven meshing gears could make the …

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Yamaha investigates hybrid engines

Yamaha is developing hybrid engines for cars with the technology helping the Japanese company produce electric motorcycles. Company boss Yoshihiro Hidaka (pictured above) says Yamaha has been supplying engines for Toyota since 1967, but now must develop hybrid engines to keep pace with Toyota’s hybrid powertrain development. “I have a …

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Congratulations to Aussie Dakar trio

Congratulations to the three Aussies who competed in the bike event of the 2018 Dakar Rally for finishing in commendable positions. Even finishing the gruelling rally is a triumph as only 85 of 142 bike competitors made it to the end. Our first Australian Dakar champion, Toby Price, clenched his …

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Yamaha chases three-wheeler riders

Yamaha appears serious about chasing the leaning three-wheeler market with its Tricity scooter, concept models and now the purchase of Norwegian patents. Leaning three wheelers provide the feel of a motorcycle with the safety of extra road grip and the ability to stop without having to put your foot down …

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Yamaha Tricity recalled on stalling

Yamaha Motor Australia has recalled its Tricity three-wheeler scooters over a potential for engine stalling. The official recall notice was issued through the Australian Competition and Consumer Commissions. It says the problem is caused by a primary fixed sheave nut that may loosen while riding due to inadequate tightening torque: …

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