Why the Yamaha Niken Makes Sense - Motorcycle Review

19 Rgs 2019
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Two’s company, three’s a crowd. Or is it? Yamaha’s Niken tries to blend motorcycling fun with three-wheeled stability, all while looking like a show bike for a whey powder brand. We try to make sense of this newfangled third dimension of motorcycling. [Details below]
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  • Stupidest shit Yamaha has ever made. They trying to go under?

    Fufner KeywheelFufner KeywheelPrieš 2 dienas
  • Even if I had money to burn I wouldn't want that bike..

    Barret NorcrossBarret NorcrossPrieš 3 dienas
  • THE BIKE is JUST TOO WIERD FOR ME, two front wheels two sets of forks no thanks, it's probably a half million dollars for the bike..NO Thanks

    Barret NorcrossBarret NorcrossPrieš 3 dienas
  • Nope. Weird ass contraption. Old fashion trike for me, one upfront, two in the back. 👍👍

    daniel garciadaniel garciaPrieš 3 dienas
  • I watched the whole video to find that sense🥲

    Sandipan NaskarSandipan NaskarPrieš 4 dienas
  • well made !! Thank You 🙏✌️

    Chris Rigoni TattooerChris Rigoni TattooerPrieš 7 dienų
  • I want purpose built road legal quads for the U.S. market.

    Shambler ShamFamShambler ShamFamPrieš 9 dienų
  • I'd sure like to try riding one.

    Matt SmithMatt SmithPrieš 11 dienų
  • Came back just watch that intro again.

    Thomas KimThomas KimPrieš 12 dienų
  • It looks unique in a lean, but moderately abysmal, otherwise.

    MJorgy5MJorgy5Prieš 12 dienų
  • Weirdest feeling bike I've ever sat on

    Jeremy GJeremy GPrieš 13 dienų
  • Thank you Yamaha, for being you.

    Triple 675Triple 675Prieš 13 dienų
  • I’m not even into motorcycles, yet I’m hooked on your videos.

    Max DrelingerMax DrelingerPrieš 14 dienų
  • And electric, and it is a selling concept.

    UnbiasUnbiasPrieš 14 dienų
  • Hummm well does he like it or not? Is it a good buy? Now take the Tricity from yahama its fun falls over no abs heavy front but 2 breaks up front and goes over big holes in th road is 1/4 the price much better buy!

    Gregory HarstoneGregory HarstonePrieš 14 dienų
  • Damn this Channel puts out really good content. JUST NEED MORE NOW please :)

    ToddToddPrieš 14 dienų
  • So this is where the bike in Death Stranding came from.

    GreekFireGamingGreekFireGamingPrieš 15 dienų
  • This is like top gear.

    Jamaal SJamaal SPrieš 15 dienų
  • Insane production quality! 👏🏼👏🏼

    Joël van TwillertJoël van TwillertPrieš 16 dienų
  • You are....special

    Dunno AnyoneDunno AnyonePrieš 16 dienų
  • If this is a person's first bike for any length of time, good luck going to a two wheeled version... the riding dynamics would be very different.

    TT PPTT PPPrieš 16 dienų
  • Interesting persective.. I forgot the Brand of the front end that locks up under 10 MPH so some one with a bad or short legs can stay upright with minimal efforts.

    Mike SkidmoreMike SkidmorePrieš 17 dienų
  • I like the Rick Mercer 22 minutes inspiration.

    Christopher WestChristopher WestPrieš 17 dienų
  • Ryan, your films are informative and inspiring in many ways. Keep up the great work. Those roads you get to ride are stunning, no matter what bike you ride. Stay safe. Just itching to get out on the UK roads again once lockdown ends.

    Steve BSteve BPrieš 17 dienų
  • Off-road machine.

    M A R K H O RM A R K H O RPrieš 18 dienų
  • these three legs should be on honda goldwings

    Hady fHady fPrieš 18 dienų
  • Last time I rode one was in PUBG Mobile 😂

    Ethan AdeyEthan AdeyPrieš 18 dienų
  • Amazing video with cinematic like quality & an interesting bike...

    Jasper HolzapfelJasper HolzapfelPrieš 19 dienų
  • Hahahaha, that thing is an abomination. Kill it with fire!

    Jamie HolmesJamie HolmesPrieš 20 dienų
  • Am I the only one who thinks Nikon looks like the trike in Death Stranding?😉

    Feliscatus HsuFeliscatus HsuPrieš 23 dienas
  • I've always wanted to test-ride one of these things, but I haven't seen one at any of the dealerships.

    sandakurevasandakurevaPrieš 23 dienas
  • Ridiculous waste of assets that could have benefited the T7, a replacement for the anemic WR250R, and restyling the MT and XSR machines. In Texas we call the Nikken, fugly...

    BoomerBoomerPrieš 24 dienas
  • They made the crochet Nikin just for the video. Enough said

    Into The Mystery ⓭Into The Mystery ⓭Prieš 29 dienų
  • one tire is missing though

    MVPMVPPrieš mėn
  • I never thought in this way about this bike until this 0:14 now it doesn’t go away from my head

  • So if you're older this is the perfect solution. Here's another thing you forgot: injured bikers. Even with protective gear you can still get nasty injuries. This is perfect for some of them.

    A AaaA AaaPrieš mėn
  • I can't help losing it at the intro. What am I...

    Dubeli2Dubeli2Prieš mėn
  • I give like for his explanation not for the bike :))

    cst tdcst tdPrieš mėn
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    Russell LeuRussell LeuPrieš mėn
    • @FortNine I figured it was along 99 somewhere... We went to Kamloops the wrong way a few years back. Thanks again, I've added another must ride road to the list.

      Russell LeuRussell LeuPrieš mėn
    • Hint hint: 50.661051, -121.986770 ~RF9

      FortNineFortNinePrieš mėn
  • I stopped and laughed at that Amy Schumer part.

    Umesh ThorboleUmesh ThorbolePrieš mėn
  • Never seen a more annoying review

    CoolVideos4LifeCoolVideos4LifePrieš mėn
  • 6:37 God i was expecting it to say 'Hello Michael'

    Keith MarshallKeith MarshallPrieš mėn
  • Anyone know if this niken would be covered under m3 in Virginia licensing or would it still be under m2

    Mark HosbroughMark HosbroughPrieš mėn
  • Being now cursed with both a short inseam and a bad hip, I'm wanting a motorcycle that can meet my needs, sadly the Niken misses both marks. The Can-Am Spyder is WAY too fat (snowmobile on wheels) but stable.

    P McCreadyP McCreadyPrieš mėn
  • Holy production video!

    Achmad FauziAchmad FauziPrieš mėn
  • this is one of the most ugliest bike i've ever seen.

    Deniz KendirciDeniz KendirciPrieš mėn
  • Who is this guy and why is his video quality so high?

    Diego BarragánDiego BarragánPrieš mėn
  • "It could be a killer" Yeah, it'll kill you if you ride on it. Remove one wheel and call it a bike, or add one and call it a car. This is just dangerous =/

    【Vocaloid English】【Vocaloid English】Prieš mėn
  • Does it need a stand ?

    Aryan SinghAryan SinghPrieš mėn
  • the ugliest bike ever made

  • Could be a good choice for a winter road bike but we have here , in Qc '' La belle province de caves '' a stupid law that obliges us to put winter tires on our motorcycles from Dec. 1th to mid mars . Winter tires with the Mtn-flake logo , not m+s , knobby or anything else . Only Hedenau to my knowledge offers that and certainly not in any size ... two15'' here

    martin martinmartin martinPrieš mėn
  • An excellent discussion of the flawed design of the Niken. The original designer of the Tesseract was an Italian, who has built a 4 wheeled motorcycle in Switzerland, not doing that well (called the Quadro). It is too bad that Yamaha is run by committees instead of pursuing a pure design that lets you go to 50 degree lean....

    Edward De JongEdward De JongPrieš mėn
  • .....you've sure got some beautiful country to explore (even on this monstrosity)!

    R. O.R. O.Prieš mėn
  • These are like mini indie films. Beautifully done.

    Michael SkinnerMichael SkinnerPrieš mėn
  • YeahMaha

    TimeGallonTimeGallonPrieš mėn
  • Could you swap the front suspension left to right so the wheels were on the outside and make it wide enough to legally be a trike?

    popuptoasterpopuptoasterPrieš mėn
  • 🤘🤘

    SDP 123SDP 123Prieš mėn
  • Tyre manufacturer: we need to sell more tyres. Yamaha: Have we got an idea for you!

    Johnsy's ChannelJohnsy's ChannelPrieš mėn
  • So, simply put, it doesn't.

    Яков РуденокЯков РуденокPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • It was the most uncomfortable vehicle I ever rode. Very hard on my back!

    Nicholas J HeinzNicholas J HeinzPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • Ngl i want one

    KilowattKilowattPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • Anybody knows the music at 8:40 ?

    Emilio LerailleEmilio LeraillePrieš 2 mėnesius
  • why it makes sense, you watch the video, it doesnt lol

    Rui ReiRui ReiPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • That is truly awful

    BusterBusterPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • I wonder if you can ride these with a car license in the UK as it could potentially be classed as a trike? Interesting thought!

    Jay GreenJay GreenPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • Looks like it has a gun in its mouth 🤣🤣🤣

    F99OF99OPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • take it and modify it like a 3 wheel scrambler.

    Blitz 4Blitz 4Prieš 2 mėnesius
  • Sons of anxiety 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣

    TalTalPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • See, this is why the company "Nike" should be pronounced "Naik" not "Naikeeee". Otherwise this thing would be called the "Naikeeeeaan" which would be closer to an ancient phone company then an actual name.

    Peter AugustPeter AugustPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • "the triple is ripped from elsewhere...sorta like an Amy Schumer joke". ok. subscribed! lol

    oldmanwitherspoonoldmanwitherspoonPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • honda sushi 😂😂

    Egor RubanEgor RubanPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • I started my motorbike “career” riding a 3 wheel Piaggio in Europe (now I have a full motorbike license and now ditched the 3 wheeler). When I first saw this I could not understand why Yamaha spaced the 2 front wheels which means it can not be ridden on a car license in Europe. So many people want to upgrade from the Piaggios and I am convinced they would have sold huge numbers had they targeted this market. The fact they did not - your film sums up the thoughts of 99.9% of all 2 wheeled motorcyclists - why?

    Mark LevyMark LevyPrieš 2 mėnesius
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    Rudra N RoyRudra N RoyPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • 5:24 with a front end slips you're either roadkill or marc marquez Ryan F9,2019

    JokerJokerPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • One more tyre need on back,then we can call car

    Vineeth VkVineeth VkPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • Uglier than hayabusa

    Karan LKaran LPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • Would you experience a tank diaper, shimmy, wobbles will this?

    GG NextGG NextPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • i love your channel’s theme and way of presenting content

    Ashish RajAshish RajPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • 3 wheeler

    Mr PolekarMr PolekarPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • Harley davidson has done a great job holding onto their customer base by offering a mobility scooter.... once again Yamaha is copying Harley🤣

    vf12497439vf12497439Prieš 2 mėnesius
  • I was hoping the Niken might be an answer for my friend who has a really bad ankle that won't support a motorcycle's weight. Too bad it isn't.

    Ken DonovanKen DonovanPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • First thing I ever rode with less than 4 wheels (except a bicycle) was a Piaggio MP3 350cc trike-thing in Greece, which you can ride with just a normal car licence in Europe (EU bike licenses meant I couldn't have ridden anything more than a 250cc on a bike license anyway due to my age). No need to lecture me about getting on a top heavy moped with a pillion passenger, on the opposite side of single track mountain roads in another country, with just a helmet and no prior motorcycle experience - dumb, but I survived and had no dodgy incidents. However, they're fun to ride despite the sluggish corner speeds, and probably much easier to learn on than a bike. No need to worry about hitting a pothole or driving over a slippery grate, as you won't even notice them.

    James BalazsJames BalazsPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • From "What a ridiculous toy" to "Maybe it has potential" in 11:39

    Blackpill OverdoseBlackpill OverdosePrieš 2 mėnesius
  • JAI HIND 🇮🇳🇺🇳

    KËSHÅV RÀÏKËSHÅV RÀÏPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • The Honda Sushi still remains like a Mona Lisa compared to the Niken

    Bozz LPBozz LPPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • Amazing video edit, next level.

    AKASH K BAKASH K BPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • How does this guy get the production value so darn high???? He should make a "making of episode "....

    luuko656luuko656Prieš 2 mėnesius
  • his voice doesn’t match with his face

    Ashraf EvanAshraf EvanPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • Great production values! Excellent review.

    MrOldandslowMrOldandslowPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • I promise you that this bike will not be a success. How do I know? It is ugly and dorky AF. No one wants to be seen on such a dumbars$ looking machine. Ok? ok.

    Poker ChannelPoker ChannelPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • 😂❤️✌️

    kareem habibkareem habibPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • Tip top production as ever.

    James StevensJames StevensPrieš 2 mėnesius
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    T V CT V CPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • I thought it was double suspension. Why the hell does it have double front wheels?

    Suomalainen PallokalaSuomalainen PallokalaPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • so beautifulllll

    Vinh LuongVinh LuongPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • bullshit

    Juan Joseph OclaresJuan Joseph OclaresPrieš 2 mėnesius
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    Lakes BikerLakes BikerPrieš 3 mėnesius
  • 6:58 Ohh....Hello Toothless

    Vaibhav SawantVaibhav SawantPrieš 3 mėnesius
  • How is this not a show on some streaming platform. This could be the motorcycle Top Gear without the annoying presenters.

    Wayne KentWayne KentPrieš 3 mėnesius