Discover your Dark Side

Published: 20 June 2014

Yamaha is launching a 5-weekend test ride tour at selected venues around the UK, where riders can ‘Experience the Dark Side of Japan’ by riding one of the latest MT models, including the MT-09 Street Rally and new MT-125.

The tour will showcase the whole MT range, and many of the models are fitted with Genuine Yamaha accessories like screens, rear-sets, seats and Akrapovic exhausts.

A fleet of MT models will be available for demo road tests for riders with a full motorcycle license - while novices, A1 and A2 license holders can sample the MT-125 and the 35kW version of the MT-07 on a special test course with instructors on hand to assist.

The MT Tour also hosts the official launch of the new MT-09 Street Tracker, which will be its debut in the UK.

Also on tour will be the Dave Coates Stunt Show, the chance to have a go on the MT-09 Extreme Wheelie Machine, plus visits from Yamaha VIP’s, apparel and accessories on display, a paddock for existing MT owners.

The icing on the cake is the chance to win a brand new MT-07, by simply picking up a MiYamaha PCP finance quotation at the event. Riders will be entered into a prize draw, and one lucky Tour visitor from the five events will win the new MT-07.
The Yamaha tour truck will be visiting:
Bristol (Clifton Rugby Club) - 12th/13th July 
London (Box Hill nr. Dorking) - 26th/27th July
Birmingham (National Motorcycle Museum) - 2nd/3rd August 
Edinburgh (Highland Centre) at the Great Scottish Motorcycle Show - 9th/10th August
Manchester (Belle Vue Speedway Track) - 16th/17th
Riders wanting to take a test ride can book in advance online for a specific date/time. More information about the tour can be found at

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