The 2016 Yamaha XSR900 is a look back in order to see forward. When thinking about value, real value, as Pirsig might define it, this bike is a glimmer of hope in a world that seems doomed to be plastic.
The Star Bolt jumped on the scene for the 2014 model year and was embraced by builders and riders around the world. The bike is an easy platform. It’s got good looks, good performance, but is also full of potential for upgrades.
Rumors have been swirling and the world has been waiting with eyes set on Yamaha. The legendary YZF-R1 had grown a little long in the tooth with no major updates since 2009.
Yamaha has requested several companies to design kits adaptable to change its motorcycles. Called "Yard Built", this initiative began with the roadster XJR 1300 revisited by Danish Cafe Racer builders Wrenchmonkees.
For the ATV lover, there are five top choices that will help to keep the expenses from getting out of control and make the budget conscious buyer happy.