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The annual Motor Cycle News awards celebrate all that’s best in motorcycling and the 2013 Awards were presented last night by MCN editor Andy Calton.

Yamaha machines scooped two of the most coveted awards of the evening with the FJR1300 being voted Best Tourer and the all new XV950 declared as Best Custom.

Unfortunately the new MT-09 just missed the cut-off date for judging this years awards as MCN had not tested the bike before the judging date – so who knows it might have been and even bigger haul of trophies if it had been included!

 

Now Available to view in our Showroom!

We are proud to confirm that we are a main stockist of the R&G product range. We stock a full
range of crash protection for Yamaha motorcycles & numerous other manufactures. This includes
products like:
  • Paddock stand bobbins & cotton reels.
  • Tail Tidies.
  • Radiator Covers
  • Exhaust Protectors
  • Bar End Sliders
  • Bike Covers

Why not come & see for yourself! Just visit our Parts & Service Department situated in our showroom.

On Monday 6th of Febuary Nick Sanders, the most experienced solo motorcycle adventurer in the world, visited us as part of his dealer tour – The Incredible Ride.

Many thanks to all who attended! We had a really good time hosting the event and we hope you enjoyed yourselves. We hope to host more events similar to this in the future and would be happy for all who attended the Nick Sanders evening to come again. Please keep an eye on our news page and also your emails as we will be informing you of any more exciting events.

Here is some feedback we have received…

”Hi…

Just to say thanks for a great evening,

Nick is mad but also very entertaining, and a great biker

Who are you going to get in next, [...]

Yard Built SCR950

by Jeff Palhegyi Designs
Yard Built SCR950 by Jeff Palhegyi Designs

    

The Yard Built programme is ready to take on 2017 in style with another year of stunning custom work lined up. The New Year kicks off by returning to the USA for the second custom build of the all-new Yamaha SCR950 machine. Yamaha has enjoyed some amazing collaborations already in America with numerous leading custom builders, including icons such as Greg Hageman of Hageman Cycles, Californian Roland Sands’ and his multiple Yard Built creations, including the XSR900 “Faster Sons”, and the SCR950 “Chequered Scrambler” from California-based builder Go Takamine of Brat Style.
“After seeing the SCR950 for the first time, I knew that it would be a really cool bike to customize,” said Palhegyi. “But there have been a lot of scrambler builds lately, and we wanted to do something [...]

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