2006 Yamaha YZ250F

2006 Yamaha YZ250F
MSRP $5,999

The tuning fork company came back swinging this year by upgrading the YZ-F’s steel chassis to an aluminum perimeter frame. The bike also received a host of minor technical changes such as a new oil reservoir and engine placement.

2006 Yamaha YZ250F First Ride

2006 Yamaha YZ250F First Ride

After redefining the motocross world in 2001, Yamaha has redefined the YZ250F for '06 with a ton of changes that make the new model a serious force to be reckoned with in the world of 250Fs.

Engine TypeSingle cylinder 4-stroke
Engine Displacement249cc
Bore Stroke77 x 53.6mm
CoolingLiquid cooled
Compression Ratio12.5:1
Fuel System37mm Keihin FCR flat-slide
IgnitionDigital CDI
Starting SystemKick
Final DriveChain
Rake TrailN/A
Seat Height38.7 in.
Wheelbase58.5 in.
Front Suspension11.8 in.
Rear Suspension12.4 in.
Front BrakeDisc
Rear BrakeDisc
Front Tire80/100-21
Rear Tire100/90-19
Fuel Capacity1.8 gal.
Dry Weight206 lbs.

2016 250F Shootout

2016 250 Motocross Shootout

MotoUSA’s 2016 250 Motocross Shootout features six machines from six different manufacturers all vying for supremacy in the 250 MX class.

2016 Yamaha YZ450F

2016 Yamaha YZ Models First Look

Yamaha released its 2016 line of motocross models, including the 2016 YZ450F, two-strokers, and a special 2016 YZ250X built specifically for Cross Country and Hare Scramble competitions.