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.

Specifications
Year2006
ManufacturerYamaha
ModelYZ250F
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
TransmissionFive-speed
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.
MSRP$5,999

2015 Yamaha WR250F & YZ250FX First Look

2015 Yamaha WR250F & YZ250FX First Look

Yamaha revealed two new off-road machines during the 2014 AIMExpo, both based on the championship-winning YZ250F, the trail-ready WR250F and cross country racer YZ250FX.

2015 Yamaha YZ250F First Ride

2015 Yamaha YZ250F First Ride

Following a year of significant updates in 2014, Yamaha opts for some subtle changes on its 2015 YZ250F. Do the tweaks help make the machine stronger on track? Check out this first ride to find out.

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