NEWS: Weekend Tragedy at Pikes Peak

For many who have followed Carlin Dunne’s career would know that Dunne had rode through Pikes Peak many, many times. He is also a four-time winner at Pikes Peak International Hill Climb.

On Sunday, the 36-year-old was mourned by many as he was killed in a motorcycle crash at Pikes Peak, just a quarter mile short of the finishing line. He was riding the Ducati Streetfighter V4 Prototype.

Pikes Peak officials confirmed his death in a statement on Sunday.

“We mourn the tragic death of Carlin and he will remain in our hearts forever as part of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb family,” race organizers said.

He has won Pikes Peak IHC in 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2018 and he earned his legendary status there. The race is run on a 12.42-mile public toll-road and is comprised of 156 turns as competitors climb 4,720 feet, from the 9,390 feet start line to the 14,115 feet finish line at the mountain’s summit.

It was a tragic accident and a great loss to the motorcycle industry. Our heartfelt condolences to his family & loved ones.

NEWS: Exciting New Colours For Yamaha 135 LC

Hong Leong Yamaha Motor Sdn. Bhd. (“HLYM”) has announced 3 new colours for the longest running and best selling kapchai, 135 LC, also widely known as “LC”.

While retaining its reliable 135cc auto-clutch, liquid cooled, SOHC engine, they now coming with an additional horn cover, additional air scoop on the left and right, an under-cowl panel, as well as a new speedometer design.

The 135 LC now comes in Fiery Red, Storm Blue and Comet Grey.

Additionally, buyers also now receive a stainless steel Yamaha disc lock for every purchase of this model.

Recommended basic selling price of the motorcycle is RM 6,868.00, excluding insurance, roadtax, and any other fees and is now available at all authorised dealers nationwide.

NEWS: Yamaha Balik Kampung Road Safety Campaign

Seremban, May 28, 2019 – as Ramadhan comes close to the end, Hong Leong Yamaha Motor Sdn Bhd launched its 21st Yamaha Balik Kampung Road Safety Campaign at Betaria Business Centre here in Seremban in conjunction with the upcoming Hari Raya and in collaboration with Malaysia Motorcycle and Scooter Dealers Association (MMSDA).

YB Anthony Loke officiating the campaign, with him are Managing Director of Hong Leong Yamaha Motor, Dato’ Jim Khor, and Chairman of MMSDA, Mr Wee Hong.

Tunggang Berhati-hati, Keluarga Tersayang Menanti takes caution fro Continue reading “NEWS: Yamaha Balik Kampung Road Safety Campaign”

Akibat Tuil Brek Hadapan Patah, Yamaha YZF-R3 Dipanggil Semula (DIKEMASKINI)

DIKEMASKINI: Model Yamaha YZF-R25 dan XMAX 250 di Malaysia turut terlibat dalam program penggantian tuil brek hadapan ini. Kami sertakan kenyataan dari pihak Hong Leong Yamaha Malaysia (HLYM) di bawah.

Hampir 200 unit Yamaha YZF-R3 yang dijual di Amerika Syarikat dipanggil semula akibat tuil brek hadapan motosikal tersebut yang mungkin patah disebabkan keporosan logam.

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NEWS: Yamaha Austria Racing Team Wins Slovakia Ring #FIMEWC

After an epic 8-hour battle filled with drama, YART Yamaha emerged the winners on the Slovakia Ring, ahead of Suzuki Endurance Racing Team and F.C.C. TSR Honda France. SERT now lead the world rankings.

The Austrian Yamaha squad have won the 8 Hours of Slovakia Ring for the second year in a row. YART Yamaha’s Broc Parkes, Marvin Fritz and Niccolò Canepa never lost the lead. After battling Honda Endurance Racing and F.C.C. TSR Honda France from the start of the race, they ende Continue reading “NEWS: Yamaha Austria Racing Team Wins Slovakia Ring #FIMEWC”