Jan 2017 – update

The adjustability of modern off-road motorcycles is impressive. You have the ability to make a bike more comfortable or handle differently.  For years the Yamaha WR range has had the ability to move the handlebars in two positions on the top triple clamp. Combining this with offset handlebar clamps and you have four positions that [...]

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Off with the add-ons..

Recently I was asked to shoot the 2017 WR450F in it's "competition look"or should I say "enduro trim". This involves a lot of changes and modifications most notably the brake light and rear blinker structure. The replacement (smaller) LED brake light assembly is part of the "Enduro Kit" that came with my bike. It also comes [...]

Unboxed and ready to go..

Out of it's wrapping and ready to go, well if only it was that simple. Most motorcycles are freighted from their manufacturing facilities directly to their retail stores in crates like the one you see in the picture below. Once the cardboard is off, it's time to remove the outer metal sections of the crate [...]