Video: The Hottest Bikes of 2019 at EICMA
The Hottest Bikes of 2018 at EICMA
With steaming hangovers from a night of debauchery in Milan (thanks Tom), we rolled into the EICMA show feeling like a pair of Honda Deauvilles on a superbike grid. We needn’t have worried though, as the world’s largest moto-only show didn’t disappoint – a blend of fresh lines, wiz-bang... Read more
Yamaha Debuts Bluetooth ‘Power Tuner’ App
Like most manufacturers, Yamaha has just ripped the sheets of its 2018 motocross range, halfway through 2017, and there’s something particularly salacious about the new YZ450F. As well as a new engine, a new chassis and the introduction of electric start to compliment a host of fresh upgrades, Yamaha... Read more
Video: Yamaha MT-10 SP Review
In recent years, press launches have slowly found a consistent home in Spain, so it was nice taking a long-haul flight to sample Yamaha’s MT-10 SP. Home of some of the world’s sexiest roads and backdrops, Cape Town hosted the updated Öhlins-infested MT and a bonus chance for a... Read more
Video: EICMA Highlights
44T was live on the frontline at EICMA in Milan – the world’s biggest dedicated motorcycle exhibition – and spent a few days capturing 2017’s finest machinery and a feast of juicy, dubplate gossip for you guys to dribble over. We could have devoted an entire channel to what... Read more
All you need to know about the 2017 Yamaha R6…
After quite possibly the teasiest of all teasers, one of the most anticipated sportsbikes of all time has finally been unveiled. Yamaha has just released pics and a soupcon of detail on the 2017 YZF-R6 following a public shindig at the AIMExpo show in Florida, with traction control, a... Read more
Supercharged Yamaha SR400 by Krugger
The latest addition to Yamaha’s Yard Built lushness is this inconspicuous SR400 retro racer. Built by Belgian custom builder, Fred ‘Krugger’ Bertrand, the 1970s lookalike takes inspiration from one of Valentino Rossi’s mechanics, Bernard Ansiau – who has also spannered for the likes of Wayne Rainey and Kenny Roberts.  ... Read more
All-new Yamaha & Öhlins Öfferings
Öhlins and Yamaha go together like a ham and cheese sandwich. The Swedish suspension überlord was once partly owned by the Japanese tuning fork brand and, although Kenth Öhlin bought back his majority shareholding in 2007, the two brands have always remained synonymous. And now there’s a fresh collaboration... Read more
Video: 44Tour – A Day To Forget – EP03
If you haven’t already subscribed to our YouTube channel, then why not? You’re missing out on dubplate video releases on the UK’s fastest-growing channel and, with reviews like, “the motorcycling equivalent of Porn Hub,” and “what a pair of hoofwanking bungletwats,” what are you waiting for? Anyway, here’s the latest... Read more
Video: R1 v ZX-10R – 44Tour Episode 01
There isn’t a better, more thorough method of testing sportsbikes than riding 1000 European road miles in every possible condition followed by two days of balls-deep circuit appraisal – garnished with mates for the full flavour. Here’s the first episode of our eagerly anticipated Yamaha R1 v Kawasaki ZX-10R:... Read more
Yard Built VMAX ‘CS_07 Gasoline’
Yes, this is a VMAX, albeit an unrecognisable VMAX that triggered social media uproar today. The whimsically named ‘it roCkS!bikes’ duo from Portugal are responsible for this piece of art: the radical ‘CS_07 Gasoline.’ Yamaha’s European-inspired Yard Built project continues to produce some striking one-offs. This retro dragster is... Read more
Yamaha Concepts at the Tokyo Show
With the 44th Tokyo Motor Show now well underway, Yamaha is the latest to showcase its concept offerings – including a bloody car. As well as displaying six brand-new production models, the theme of Yamaha’s 2015 booth is ‘Resonate’, and our pick of the bunch is this Resonator 125... Read more