Yamaha R1 Wins 2017 German Design Award

2017 Yamaha R1 Motorcycle Design Award Winner

Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. announced that its flagship supersport YZF-R1 model has been selected as the winner of the transportation category of the “German Design Award” competition. This achievement represents Yamaha Motor’s first nomination for this Award, and was selected as a first-time category winner from among over 4,000 entries. In addition, the German Design Award marks the fourth design award received by the YZF-R1 (2015 overseas model), following on…

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First EnduroCross Win for Alta Motorcyles

Alta Electric Motorcycle Endurocross national victory

Last week in Scottsdale, Arizona, Alta Motors earned their first national race victory with Kurt Nicoll at Round 4 of the EnduroCross series in the vet class. The win is a first for Alta on the national level, and the first for an electric motorcycle in the EnduroCross series. As a relatively young company, Alta Motors has been developing their Redshift electric motorcycle platform since 2010 and only just began serial…

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