2011 Yamaha YZ250F

2011 Yamaha YZ250F
MSRP $7,150

The 2011 KTM YZ250F is a purpose-built 250, not a resized 450. The Bilateral Beam frame provides added cornering speed and stability, while the fuel tank is positioned close to the center of gravity for light handling. The optimized engine delivers power in the low-to midrange with great torque and power for blasting out of the corners.

2011 Yamaha YZ250F First Ride

2011 Yamaha YZ250F First Ride

Motorcycle USA samples the new 2011 Yamaha YZ250F motocross bike in this dirt bike first ride review.

Engine TypeDOHC 4-stroke; 5 titanium valves
Engine Displacement250cc
Bore Stroke77.0 mm x 53.6 mm
Compression Ratio13.5:1
Fuel SystemKeihin FCR MX37
Starting SystemNA
TransmissionConstant-mesh 5-speed; multiplate wet clutch
Final DriveChain Drive
Rake TrailNA
Seat Height38.9 in.
Wheelbase57.7 in.
Front SuspensionSpeed-Sensitive System inverted fork; fully adjustable, 11.8-in travel
Rear SuspensionFully adjustable single shock; 12.0-in travel
Front BrakeHydraulic single disc brake, 250mm
Rear BrakeHydraulic single disc brake, 245mm
Front Tire80/100-21
Rear Tire100/90-19
Fuel Capacity1.7 gal.
Dry Weight224.8 lbs. (Wet)

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.