Since 1955 Yamaha has grown from being one of dozens of Japanese manufacturers struggling for domestic survival into a global brand. Yamaha built and sustained a profile of design creativity and technical innovation, responsible over the last fifty years for some of the most iconic and ground-breaking street bikes of our time.
Colin MacKellar has been writing about motorcycles for the past twenty-five years, and prior to this book he has published four titles including Yamaha Racing Motorcycles and Honda GP Racers with Crowood. He was an early adopter of web-based journalism, working with Motorcycle Online from 1996 until 2002, including stints as World Super Bike and Moto GP correspondent. Following a busy career in telecoms, Yamaha Street Bikes is his first book for over ten years. Resident - Holland