2014 Star Bolt First Ride

Star Motorcycle’s decision to unleash a randy band of motojournalists on the unsuspecting streets of San Diego was a deliberate decision. Its new 942cc-powered ripper, the 2014 Star Bolt, is primed…

2015 Yamaha YZF-R1 | R1M First Ride

Seventeen years after Yamaha reinvented the literbike class with its original YZF-R1, the Tuning Fork brand pushes the performance envelope further with its 2015 R1 ($16,490, ‘M’ version $21,990). Engineered for competition,…

2010 Yamaha Zuma 125 First Ride

Seriously, what is the matter with kids these days? I’m not talking about the weird unpronounceable drugs they take (LSD was good enough for grandpa, and it’s good enough for…

2012 Yamaha Zuma 50F First Ride

No, that’s not Frank Sinatra coming to visit. That’s the sound of a two-stroke 50cc scooter motor zipping up one of San Francisco’s hills. It can make it up that hill because…