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 … Continue reading Jan 2017 – update
Now after a few rides and a little soul searching for where all of my ride fitness has disappeared to? It was good to finally be able to lap consistently on my practice track. Although no where near my times from earlier this year on the 60th Anniversary edition WR450F my speed and fitness will … Continue reading 171k on the odo
As always the first ride is met with a little nervous energy as you just never know what to expect. This time it could have been a fair bit less as I did have a 2016 WR450F so the "actual" bike wouldn't really be that much different it was just down to how I chose … Continue reading The first ride
Yamaha Motor Australia asked for a few images of the bike for their files once I had the bike built and ready to ride. So I thought it'd be great to take it to a secluded area and fire of some statics while it was clean and the day was beautiful! I did numerous angles … Continue reading Just the two of us at the beach…
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 … Continue reading Unboxed and ready to go..