Electric Mobility Innovation at CES 2019

Beyond cars, some of our favorite one- and two-wheel vehicles

At this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES), the attendees were hovering, around many major car brands’ electric vehicles and the numerous future-fantasy aircrafts on show. Audi and Mercedes-Benz unveiled theirs, while Nissan debuted a revision of an earlier debut, and Bell collaborated with Uber. But, some of the most practical innovations on exhibition this year plan to solve the mobility issues plaguing cities and drivers in closer quarters—with …

The Yamaha Champions Riding School

Everyday riders learn the skills to win a motorcycle race at this permanent New Jersey location

On a cloudy morning in Millville, New Jersey, a group of men and women—who look like superheroes in full leather suits—gather around instructor Nick Ienatsch. “Clear your mind and have fun,” he shouts. Ienatsch—who is the head instructor at The Yamaha Champions Riding School—is starting off the first day of the two-day course by asking students to be open-minded and with this, he ensures, “You …

Star Motorcycles by Yamaha

New technology and design for the classic cruiser

Cruisers have come a long way since the likes of Easy Rider. That iconic image of counterculture in the late 1960s, the rebellious spirit of two dudes on choppers, seems to have been replaced by a bunch of middle-aged guys. At least that’s what I thought before I had a chance to experience the full line of Star Motorcycles cruisers. These performance-driven bikes manage to …