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Yamaha engineers smiles Moving You
Vol. 9 Northern Mongolia’s Durable Duo
Mongolia
October 31, 2016
There are 99 national parks spread across Mongolia. Protecting the natural beauty and wildlife of these parks from poachers and illegal campers are some 400 rangers at work nationwide. Often living in the harsh environments of these wildlands, these rangers patrol the vast stretches of wilderness using small utility motorcycles as their means of transportation. To check on the Yamaha AG200s procured for the rangers by the Mongol Ecology Center non-governmental organization, a member of Yamaha’s International Cooperation Group visits Lake Hovsgol for the first time in a year.
Vol. 8 "A Desert Christmas"
United States of America
September 10, 2014
The Glamis Dunes are located in the southeastern-most corner of the state of California in the United States and extend into the state of Arizona and on into Mexico. The beautiful dunes here are a virtual paradise for off-road motorcycle and ATV riders, and on the weekends and holidays they become the playground for crowds of off-road enthusiasts and their families and friends. It is a scene of unrestrained recreation, with dynamic riding under clear blue skies in the daytime and relaxing dinners around a campfire at night. In these gatherings, you can sense the same type of American spirit of adventure, fun and close-knit bonds with family and friends that drove the pioneering of the American West over a century ago.
Vol. 7 Made in Mauritania: An Instructor-trainee Relationship without Borders
Islamic Republic of Mauritania
May 28, 2014
At a recently completed boatbuilding factory in a port city in northwestern Mauritania, production has started on a long-awaited new type of fishing boat that carries the hopes of people here for the development of a prosperous fishing industry. Instructing the factory’s employees in the construction methods and expertise needed to build these new boats is a veteran engineer from Japan with the spirit of a true craftsman. At times, he is strict and demanding, but at other times, he shows embracing warmth, communicating the intricacies of the boatbuilding process and sharing the great excitement and satisfaction when the job is done.
Vol. 6 Supporting lives and livelihoods of peoples of the Far North
Russian Federation
January 31, 2014
In the harsh natural environment of Russia’s northern regions, the peoples here continue to follow their traditional nomadic lifestyle of raising and herding reindeer. For these peoples, snowmobiles are necessities of life, and a recently opened Yamaha dealership in a city north of the Arctic Circle is now there to supply them. This is the story of a Yamaha man who came to the land of the northern peoples, with a respect for their native lifestyle and a desire to learn their ways and customs as he supplies the Yamaha products and service they want and need.
Vol. 5 The engine control engineer linking Rossi with his YZR-M1
Germany / Japan
October 26, 2013
MotoGP is the pinnacle of world championship motorcycle road racing. It is where the star riders of the world compete all-out for victory and where the engineers pour all of their intellect into perfecting a single machine. Here we introduce the engineer who analyzes the enormous amounts of machine data and weaves it like silk into the engine’s control systems to allow Valentino Rossi to put his legendary riding ability to work in its entirety.
Vol. 4 Spreading the word about the "mentality and skills" of safety
Brazil
June 28, 2013
The Yamaha Riding Academy is one of Yamaha's global promotional activities, designed to raise safety awareness and teach people how to use their Yamaha products properly. Its Chief Instructor travels all over the world, always taking his favorite helmet along - a "missionary" for new motorcycling experiences.
Vol. 3 A smile seeing off another's smile. The skill and pride of a mechanic
Vietnam / Japan
December 27, 2012
The spirit of "One-to-One Service" is about creating and strengthening the bonds with each and every customer. It is the guideline and mindset shared by all Yamaha motorcycle mechanics around the world. Having been crowned world champion and returning to his home country of Vietnam in triumph, this man was also an embodiment of "One-to-One Service."
Vol. 2 Grow up strong and healthy! Fifty-two Miles of Adventure at Sea
Japan
October 18, 2012
Summer vacation's last training session for open-sea sailing. The children attending the yacht school at Hayama set off on a challenging adventure at sea, heading for the island of Oshima. Working together with their fellow sailors, the children went on to become stronger and stronger through their experiences in the natural environment out on the water.
Vol. 1 Working to Change Water and Lives in Africa
Republic of Senegal
July 24, 2012
This is an account about how a Yamaha water filtration system was set up in a small village in West Africa. When we visited the water drawing station that the villagers now manage and operate on their own, the sound of joyous laughter greets our ears.
 
 
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