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Moving You Vol. 14-Hands Like His Father:Inheriting Skills and Spirit

Representing Taiwan in the World Technician Grand Prix is young Wu Chang Wei, just as his father before him. The 1970s in Taiwan were known among mechanics and factory workers as hei shou, roughly translating to “hands blackened with oil”, and his father lived through those times with all the pride and dignity of a worker. Wu Chang Wei grew up watching and learning from his father, and now he is writing a new [...]

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Moving You Vol.13 – Challenge, Ascend, Overcome. Youthful Passion to the World.

Inside Yamaha’s R&D departments there is a climate that encourages spontaneous, independent research. There, efforts are being made to expand engineers’ horizons so that they can facilitate innovation with Yamaha style. This is the story of how one amateur trials-riding engineer got his colleagues involved in his passion, and went on to form a team that took on the challenge to be the best in the world.

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Trailer for Moving You Vol. 13 – Challenge, Ascend, Overcome. Youthful Passion to the World.

Inside Yamaha’s R&D departments there is a climate that encourages spontaneous, independent research. There, efforts are being made to expand engineers’ horizons so that they can facilitate innovation with Yamaha style. This is the story of how one amateur trials-riding engineer got his colleagues involved in his passion, and went on to form a team that took on the challenge to be the best in the world.

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Moving You Vol. 10 “Skill India: Schools for India’s Dreamers

Yamaha Training Schools (YTS) are open to young people in India who otherwise wouldn’t have the means or opportunity to study or receive vocational training, and they provide training and instruction for them to become certified motorcycle technicians. These schools are being opened throughout India and young people, each with their own personal dreams and goals, make the daily trip to learn each day. We [...]

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Trailer – Moving You Vol. 10 “Skill India: Schools for India’s Dreamers

Yamaha Training Schools (YTS) are open to young people in India who otherwise wouldn’t have the means or opportunity to study or receive vocational training, and they provide training and instruction for them to become certified motorcycle technicians. These schools are being opened throughout India and young people, each with their own personal dreams and goals, make the daily trip to learn each day. We [...]

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Ch. VII: An Everlasting Quest for True Innovation – Pioneering Bikes for the Dirt “Off-road Mania”

Yamaha’s challenges and pioneering off-road continues, from the bLU cRU program supporting Yamaha riders competing off-road and the popular Yamaha Demo Program in the U.S. bringing more and more people into the off-road motorcycling world, to the PED2 electric motorcycle prototype that represents the next generation of off-road riding.

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Ch. VI: It Was a Labor of Love – Pioneering Bikes for the Dirt “Off-road Mania”

Envisioned as a Christmas present for American kids, the long-selling PW50 born in 1980 is the smallest product of Yamaha’s Off-road Mania, and it wasn’t just a scaled-down off-road bike.

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Ch. V: A Game-changer: The 4-stroke Motocrosser – Pioneering Bikes for the Dirt “Off-road Mania”

At first, nobody believed a 4-stroke YZ would be viable, but today it is a world standard in the off-road category.

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Ch. IV: From the Desert Sands: Ténéré – Pioneering Bikes for the Dirt “Off-road Mania”

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The story behind Yamaha’s pioneering of the Adventure category, beginning with the XT500. The tale starts with Jean-Claude Olivier’s entry into the Paris-Dakar Rally and the release of the XT600 Ténéré.

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Ch. III – Evolution of the Monocross Suspension – Pioneering Bikes for the Dirt “Off-road Mania”

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In 1973, Yamaha Motor developed the “Monocross suspension” and took the 250cc Motocross World Championship title. This suspension design would eventually become a standard for motorcycles worldwide.

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Ch. II – Birth of the DT-1 – Pioneering Bikes for the Dirt “Off-road Mania”

Yamaha Motor’s first off-road model, the DT-1 made its debut at a Yamaha dealer meeting in the U.S. in October 1967, and would go on to become a huge hit.

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“Pioneering Bikes for the Dirt “Off-road Mania” Ch. I – The YZ250FX and WR250F “

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Yamaha has been on a challenging and never-ending quest to pioneer new categories and technologies for off-road motorcycling fun. We revisit some hallmarks of this quest in this 7-chapter series covering the more than 47 years that have passed since the release of the revolutionary DT-1.

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Moving You Vol. 5 “The engine control engineer linking Rossi with his YZR-M1”

“In MotoGP, the premier class of motorcycle road racing, high-performance machines ridden by the world’s best riders battling for victory sometimes reach speeds of up to 330 km/h. These races are broadcast to fans all over the world, and it is said that a total audience of around five billion people watch the races with excitement in front of their TVs each year.
The [...]

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Moving You Vol.4 – Yamaha Riding Academy

“Today, Brazil is busy preparing venues and plans to host two grand-scale international events: the 2014 FIFA World Cup and the 2016 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. In addition to infrastructure such as the event stadiums and the surrounding roads and lodging facilities, another vital component of the preparations are the hard-working and capable police officers tasked with the [...]

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Moving You Vol.3 – World Technician Grand Prix

Yamaha motorcycle mechanics around the world are entrusted with performing technical services like inspections and maintenance on the treasured machines of the customers to ensure that they can ride them with the utmost assurance. Taking the “”One-to-One Service”” ideal to heart, each and every mechanic seeks to build and strengthen the customer relationship through high levels of [...]

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