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2002 Yamaha YZ426F Photo Gallery

The Yamaha 4-strokes have proved to be plenty capable at the track, the woods and everywhere in between. Check out what we thought about this bike during our 2002 Yamaha WR426F Bike Test.

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The blue plastic often comes under fire for the unsightly white scratches and creases, but they just give the bike character.
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The 426cc powerplant produces some of the best power available from an enduro spec machine.
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You are looking at could be a riders worst enemy, the decompression lever of the left bar of the WR. Those folks who have trouble dressing themselves in the morning may want to avoid the sport of off-road riding altogether. Or else you could learn the process and have yourself a damn fine day riding your WR426.
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If you hop on a stock WR426 you will swear it might be a TTr125...but uncork the highly restrictive exhaust and remove the throttle stop and the bike is ready to get it on.
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The WR shares Nissin brake components with the track ready YZs. That is why these brakes can be summed up in one word: Great.
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The WR is at home in the woods. The big thumper will dispatch obstacles at an alarming rate so its best to keep on guard at all times.
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2002 - Yamaha YZ426F