Jake's Racing Ambitions
Jake Belford's, racing aspirations may have been delayed by the COVID pandemic, but the nerves and excitement of competing at his first-ever motorcycle road race meeting were everything he had expected and hoped for when he finally lined up on the starting grid.
The family-owned Cruise Craft brand is enjoying an amazing journey that shows no sign of reaching its destination. The Australian boat building company was founded in 1946, and over the past 75 years there has been three generations of the Nichols family at the helm.
Tipping The Scales From The Air
Many of the unique native plants and animals that inhabit the picturesque Norfolk Island, situated just three hours off the coast of Australia, live under the threat of extinction from an introduced pest. Yamaha's FAZER R is tackling the issue from the sky.
BEN'S STARRING ROLE
Yamaha Motor Australia's Internal Sales Consultant, Benjamin Cade, may have only been with the company for a short time, but the 21-year-old has already become the star of the show - literally. Ben is one of the faces in the new global short film from Yamaha Motor Company.
Jess Gardiner, Paying It Forward
At just 29 years of age, Australia's queen of off-road racing, Jess Gardiner, has already claimed just about every major title she set her sights on. While her forward progress has always been rapid, Jess always takes time to give back to the sport.
Geoff Bamford's Time Capsule
The Bulli Antique Motorcycle Show attracts unique and interesting machinery, and the tuning fork faithful always turn out to display some classic Yamaha machinery. We discovered Geoff Bamford's 52-year-old Yamaha XS1 that has never been started or ridden.
Lights, Camera, Action! #UBY Behind The Scenes
Yamaha Motor Australia staff and their family members have become the stars of the recently released #UnitedByYamaha brand campaign film, revealing hidden talents beyond the capabilities displayed in their daily roles. Who will get the Logie?
L is for Adventure
If you're going to take the plunge, you may as well throw yourself in at the deep end. That's the approach taken by 24-year-old Veronica Cuiuri when she decided to obtain her motorcycle licence to join the two-wheeled community, and hit the road for the Aus MotoGP.
Fruits Of Robotics
When Steve Saunders and Dr Alistair Scarfe founded New Zealand-based tech company, Robotics Plus, their vision was to develop state-of-the-art technology that would free workers from traditional high labour and menial tasks, so they could be upskilled to work alongside the new tech.
Yamaha Helping To Make Wishes Come True For Brave Lads
Each year the Make-A-Wish foundation grants wishes for children who deserve it most. These brave youngsters are no different to all children their age, so it’s not surprising that the wish for a new motocross bike is a regular one.
Born Ready - Ryan's Tackles His First Track Day With Style
Following years of working towards ticking "Do A Motorcycle Track Day" off his bucket list, 21 year old Yamaha-fanatic Ryan Wilson’s recent decision to purchase a Yamaha YZF-R7 finally provided him with the right bike to do it.
Sharing The Sea's Blessings
Yamaha's Flying Fish
Imagine having your fish meal delivered from the ocean to your restaurant table by a remote-control helicopter! The idea may not be as outrageous as you think. Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd engineers undertook the challenge to transport 20kg of freshly-caught fish using its UAV.
Two Stroke Life
Motorcycle enthusiast, Nicky Steps, was born with two-stroke Yamaha DNA in his blood. His dad owned and raced an air-cooled Yamaha RD350 in the 1970s, and Nicky grew up with the smell of burning two-stroke oil in his nostrils. Now he can’t kick the two-stroke bug.