2014 Yamaha FJR1300ES – First Look


Source:  CYCLEWORLD

Something about this touring bike we have always liked.  In Canada the base price is

/// $18,499.00…as always we seem to pay thousands more than the USA for the same bike.  Our Dollar just FYI has been in and around par with the USA for years but we are always told it’s about supply and demand…importing etc…I say that is crap. ;-)  But we shall always “accept” our prices will never be at par and move on…

2014 Yamaha FJR1300ES studio 3/4 view

Irvine, CA — After a long slumber, Yamaha and Star are finally waking up and delivering some very cool new motorcycles for 2014. And now–joining the much-anticipated FZ-09 Triple, hot-selling Star Bolt and updated four-stroke YZ MXers (YZ250F and YZ450F)–comes the FJR1300ES. Those letters at the end stand for Electronic Suspension, and this feature helps update the bike further (after an overhaul in 2013) in the face of some pretty stiff competition in the sport-touring class. Continue reading

Bike Build – Yamaha Super Ténéré XT1200Z


Yamaha Super Ténéré XT1200Z Bike Build – Touratech is celebrating the arrival of Yamaha’s new Super Ténéré XT1200Z by building a project bike. We’ve added ergonomic upgrades, bolted on the essential protection items and given it luggage solutions that enable the bike to hit the road for extended travel. Follow

“Slo-Mo” TAC Anti Speed TV Ad


Many people were skeptical that driving 5 km/h slower could make a difference to speed on impact.

With the help of crash expert Dr Ian Johnston, and an airfield, it is shown conclusively that a 5km/h difference when braking makes a 27km/h difference on impact.
Launched: 2002.
Victorian Road Toll that year: 397.
http://www.tac.vic.gov.au

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Utah Backcountry Discovery Route (UTBDR) Extended Trailer


This is a really good trailer to watch and see some of the back country of UTAH.  Especially good for those who read this BLOG from outside North America.  One thing missing from this video is a female ADV rider….HINT!!!!!!  ;-)  Love their KLIM suits, Touratech seems to be a sponsor of everything as well as KLIM.  The KTM and BMW bikes look awesome….sure makes you want to ride!!!!!!!!!!!  Enjoy!

Got this link from Pacific Motosports  They are working on their new site….have look at their old site…this is our BMW dealer.

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