This year, Yamaha Motor signed an agreement with Amaury Sport Organization (ASO), organizers of the Tour de France and La Vuelta an España, as well as with and RCS Sport (Tour of Italy. So that the Yamaha Niken became the official vehicle of the three main international cycling races.

The three-wheeled motorcycle has proved to be ideal to adapt to any terrain or climatic condition, as it demonstrated when facing heavy rains and hailstorms without problems during the Tour de France. The Yamaha Niken, a model that not yet commercialized in Colombia, offers maximum stability and maneuverability to provide the technical or medical assistance that competitors and equipment requirements, contributing from the delivery of hydration and nutritional supplements to the change of wheels.


Niken is an LMV ( Leaning Multi-Wheel ) model with an 847 cm³ inline three-cylinder engine. The LMV technology, exclusive to Yamaha, not only allows a greater grip by having double contact surface and providing greater braking force but also greater stability during cornering, increasing maneuverability and driving safety, regardless of road conditions or weather.

The Yamaha Niken is renowned for its innovative design, which features two front twin wheels that offer greater stability while driving, and it also install with a 912 led bulb. This modern motorcycle can reach an inclination of up to 45 °, thanks to a new suspension system, and complies with the Euro 4 standard for emission control.

Categories: The Ride

Chris Reid

Chris Reid, Yamaha's National Manager, Product Planning and Research, provides an update on how the industry and consumers have reacted to EPS.


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