Holeshot Performance Press Release: Dale Walker, owner of Holeshot Performance Products, has been racing, tuning and building hand crafted high performance motorcycle parts for over 34 years. His latest offerings are for the Yamaha FZ8. There are two different cat-back slip-on exhausts. Both high & low mount. They are made in-house from high grade 304 [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
2013 Yamaha FJR1300 and FZ8 – First Look Major makeover for the 2013 FJR, Slicker suspension for the FZ8.
2013 FJR1300A Yes, it really has been ten years since Yamaha’s big sporty-tourer came to America, and Yamaha has seriously upgraded it for 2013. Number one in the minds of many long-distance riders will surely be the addition (at last) of electronic cruise control. And while the engineers were adding that function to the Yamaha [...]Read Full Post | Comments(6)
Cycle World Project: Fazed In – Feature Yamaha’s FZ8 middleweight standard responds to some careful tweaking.
Yamaha’s new FZ8 lives in a tough neighborhood. Not the kind with iron security doors in front and underfed dogs on frayed leashes out back. No, it’s stuffed into that Snoop-dog-eat-dog place in Yamaha’s lineup between the truly high-performance FZ1 and the budget-framed, entry-level FZ6R. Its challenge, besides staying alive for a walk to the [...]Read Full Post | Comments(1)
Middleweight Mayhem – Video Aprilia Shiver 750 vs. BMW F800R vs. Ducati Monster 796 vs. Triumph Street Triple R vs. Yamaha FZ8.
2011 Yamaha FZ8 First Ride – Video Road Test Editor Don Canet rides the 2011 Yamaha FZ8 through the streets and highways of Los Angeles.
Yesterday was one of those clear, dry and mildly warm winter days that draws so many people to Southern California, making it a great day to be out riding the all-new 2011 Yamaha FZ8 middleweight standard. Perhaps the economic recession is partly responsible for Yamaha’s choice of a local venue for the bike’s Stateside riding [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)