Yamaha WR450F Long Term Test Bike: Final Update
The news that I’d be steering a Yamaha WR450F upon my triumphant return to the magazine had me pumped, but also a little nervous.
Yamaha WR450F Long Term Test Bike: UPDATE #7
THIS MONTH I went back to the place where it all begun with the Yamaha WR450F long-termer.
Yamaha WR450F Long Term Test Bike: UPDATE #6
It’s been our goal since taking possession of the Yamaha WR450F long-termed to make it lighter, nimbler and easier to ride in tight techy stuff.
ADV TEST: Kawasaki Versys-X 300
Clubby has ridden Kawasaki's Versys-X 300, the manufacturers newest small-bore adventurer, and reckons it's got what it takes for Aussie adventures.
Yamaha WR450F Long Term Test Bike: UPDATE #5
OVER THE LAST month I’ve made good progress on the Yamaha WR450F and I’m enjoying it more every ride.
Switching It Up! 2018 Kawasaki KX450F vs KX250F
Who makes the swap easier; a 250F rider to 450F or a 450F rider squeezing onto a 250F? ADB Tech Editor Mat Boyd and Wes Mills find out.
Yamaha WR450F: The Blue Bomber
Early this year, RideADV Trail Boss Greg Yager was approached by a customer to develop a trio of Yamaha WR450Fs for him and his mates to use in a RideADV Simpson Desert Crossing ride.
Yamaha WR250R: The Yager Bomber
As the personal mount of RideADV's Greg Yager, this WR250R represents the zenith of RideADV’s WR-R development and packs more bolt-ons than the line-up in a Miss Nude Australia contest.
Yamaha WR450F Long Term Test Bike: UPDATE #4
This month has been big for our YamahaWR450F. Our mates at Teencee Graphics in South Penrith whipped up a custom sticker kit for it and long-term ADB friend Suttos Motorcycles fitted a Rekluse clutch.
TESTED: 2018 RM-Z450WS
ADB MX Editor Lee Hogan was in Japan for the unveiling of Suzuki's all-new RM-Z450. There weren't allowed to ride the production model but he did get the chance to ride the 2018 Suzuki RM-Z450WS
2017 KTM 250SX
TWO-STROKE MOTOCROSS tragics who’ve been lying awake at night worrying about the future of their beloved smoke machines must have heaved a sigh of relief.
Daniel Milner's KTM 450 EXC-F
This year, some guy called Daniel “Darren” Milner piloted his factory KTM 450 EXC-F to 10 wins from 10 starts on his way to claiming his second Australian Off-Road Championship (AORC) overall title.