Yamaha T-Max 530

What is it? The Yamaha T-Max is technically a scooter, but things have moved on a bit since Yamaha gave us the Passola, those more-noise-than-motion two-stroke irritations from the 70s and 80s. This is the new 530cc T-Max, recently released as an upgrade of the first-generation, 500cc edition from 2001. It’s part of the recent […]

Yamaha XT1200Z Super Ténéré

What is it? This 1200cc dual-purpose bike is the big brother of the XT 660 Ténéré. Despite its size the “Super Ten” is a pleasure to ride off road, will eat gravel highways with impunity and is surprisingly nimble for commuting to boot. Since its launch in South Africa in June 2010, the Super Ténéré […]