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RIDING THE 2021 YAMAHA YZ250F: THE WRAP

If you watched any of the 2020 Lucas Oil Pro motocross series, you probably think that the Yamaha YZ250F is the all-time horsepower king of the 250 class. That’s clearly true of the bikes ridden by Dylan Ferrandis, Justin Cooper and the other Star Racing/Monster Energy team members, but on the production level it’s a […]

YAMAHA YZ250F FIRST RIDE: 2021 VIDEO SERIES

The Yamaha YZ250F is already one of the most popular and successful bikes in the 250 class, and the 2021 version is here with a number of significant changes. It starts with the best low-end-power of any bike in the class, and for 2021, Yamaha went looking for more power. Check out the new YZ […]

2020 YAMAHA YZ250F: FULL TEST

Yamaha got back into the game in a big way last year. The YZ250F had been eclipsed by faster, lighter electric-start bikes, and despite a solid run of pro motocross success, it had been saddled with the stinging title of “Good Novice Bike.” Then 2019 came and everything changed. The new YZ250 had been recast […]

YAMAHA ANNOUNCES 2020 WR250F

An all-new Yamaha WR250F was revealed today by Yamaha motor Corporation. The 2020 WR250F follows the format of the WR450F released as a 2019 model. It is based on the current YZ250F motocross bike, but is EPA approved as an off-road bike. The official Yamaha press release follows: All-New 2020 WR250F The 2020 Yamaha WR250F is […]

2020 YAMAHA MOTOCROSS MODELS ANNOUNCED: SURPRISE COLOR OPTION

Yamaha’s YZ450F and YZ250F are built on a platform unlike anything else in the world and that platform returns for 2020 with a big updates and a color option that might surprise you. The YZ two-stroke line also returns for 2020 with minor update but thats not necessarily a bad thing. We love that Yamaha […]

THE PROBLEM WITH CARBURETORS: MR KNOW-IT-ALL

  PILOT ERROR Dear Mr. Know-It-All,, I have a 2008 YZ250F that I use for trail and play riding. Up until recently, the bike was good, started nicely and ran fine. Then, two weekends ago, it started right up, and a few minutes into the ride it wouldn’t run down low. It kept dying and […]

YAMAHA 2017 MODELS

Yamaha announced its 2017 two-stroke, motocross, off-road and dual-sport models today. The line will include the 13 models that were in showrooms last year, plus a surprise new entry in the “Scrambler” division called the SVC950. The YZ250F motocross bike and the YZ250FX off-road competition bike have the most significant changes of the dirt models. […]