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Motorbike insurance for your Yamaha

A brief history of Yamaha motorcycles

Find out about Yamaha and how we can help you insure your motorbike

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If you own a Yamaha or you're looking to buy one, our motorbike insurance offers you great benefits and features, making sure you’re covered for the road ahead.

Why should you choose LV= to insure your Yamaha?

A 5 year guarantee on repairs when you use our recommended repairer

10% discount for existing LV= car and home insurance customers

Helmet and leathers cover included, so if yours are stolen or damaged in an accident, we'll replace them to make sure you stay safe

Optional £100k motor legal expenses to help with legal costs should you ever need it

Side car and motorbike accessories are also included in your cover

Up to 180 days European cover included

Proud to be the UK's most recommended insurer

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0800 316 1225

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History of Yamaha

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The signature Yamaha logo, a trio of interlocking tuning forks, represents the humble origins of the company as a musical instrument manufacturer of mainly piano and reed organs, established in 1887.

It wasn't until 1955 that Yamaha, a Japanese manufacturer, moved into motorcycle production. Although seen as a relative latecomer to the market, the competitive spirit of Yamaha meant that they soon produced a 125cc two-cylinder motorcycle, the YA-1.

As soon as it was built, Yamaha put the motorbike through its paces in an unprecedented 10,000km endurance test, to make sure that the quality and build were top class.

Predicting the importance of creating environmentally-friendly vehicles, Yamaha realised that the two-stroke was doomed and so, set about production of four-stroke sports machines.

In 1998 Yamaha launched the R1, remembered by many as the ultimate super sport bike of the decade.

Today, Yamaha produces scooters from 50cc to 500cc, as well as a range of motorbikes from 50cc to 1,900cc, including cruiser, sport touring, sport, dual-sport, and off-road bikes.

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Did you know?

The first man to hit a face-melting 300mph on a bike, was Don Vesco in 1975. He was riding a 1496cc Yamaha Streamliner.

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