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
I have received the 2017 Yamaha WR450F advert poster that a mate and I shot not far from where I live. The poster came up a lot better than I expected but when the team at Graf-X get a hold of something they make it look amazing. The advert (marketing) will run in Yamaha retailers … Continue reading AUS WR450F Ad
If you're like me you've got a van and load your moto into the back quite frequently. Well there are a few van and bike combos that get a little snug when meeting each other and my current combo is one of those. I did a fair amount of research before buying my Hyundai iLoad … Continue reading WR into a van
Most times I ride I like to have some idea of how far I have gone or my lap times if I'm trying to improve my "on bike" fitness. During winter it's ok you can use your backpack and stash your phone. During summer the heat plus the back. Pack makes it a sweat fest … Continue reading Quad Lock
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 … Continue reading Off with the add-ons..
Yamaha Racing releases a few editions of its popular Yamaha Insider magazine throughout each year covering every category where the blue brand is represented. It's definitely worth checking it out if you haven't seen it. http://insider.yamaha-racing.com/issue4/#25 Thanks for reading
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