2006 Yamaha TT-R50E — Motorcycle USA

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Yamaha TT-R 50 E
Yamaha TT-R 50 E

2006 Yamaha TT-R50E

understands that many of the buying minis aren’t them to junior, that’s why it the TT-R50 with a full of components to deck it out for pit-bike

It’s finally happened. And frankly, we don’t know why it so darn long. A Japanese has stepped up to the plate to challenge and a portion of the huge market of Honda’s massively popular

The bike that single started a pit-bike-racing revolution now has a nemesis: the Yamaha TT-R50E.

didn’t just make a either. While the bike may identical in design to the Honda it’s not — it’s Just kidding, in all seriousness has taken three major to set the TT-R50E apart from CRF50: a user-friendly electric a retail price $150 than the CRF50, and a slew of accessories designed by GYTR in-house aftermarket accessory to increase power, performance, and the bike fit bigger riders.

Yamaha actually acknowledges some bigger kids/adults be riding the bikes. Boy, the corporate lawyers must been out to lunch when the catalog came down the

MotorcycleUSA recently spent a day out at Motocross Park for the bike’s press introduction, including hours of saddle time on the track. The really cool was Yamaha brought out a bunch of GYTR modified TT-R50Es for us big to test along with stock models. Also on were a bunch of kids and families, who got to spend the morning what the bikes were designed to do — making it as as possible for youngsters to learn how to

Press Introduction

Yamaha’s Beal made his presentation and sweet, pointing out that the TT-R50E fills the gap between the PW50 (for the youngest 4-6 years old) and the PW80 and 90E (for 8-10 year Essentially, with a seat of 21.9 inches, Yamaha the TT-R50E is the perfect bike for the 7- to crowd, with a few years to either way.

The TT-R50 has a of features to help parents the riding experience, including a ignition to control when the is ridden and a throttle-stop screw to how fast.

In a nutshell, the bike is a copy of the Honda CRF50, is a good thing. The main is the electric start, which can be on the entire TT-R lineup. feels that the TT-Rs are for learning to ride and having and the magic button makes that much easier.

We know that not even a pro starting a freshly dropped under the hot sun.

Propelling smallest TT-R is an air-cooled, SOHC, 4-… motor to a three-speed gearbox and an automatic clutch. An 11mm Mikuni carburetor with automatic heater meters the fuel, and the is handlebar mounted to maintain the theme. An automatic cam-chain reduces maintenance, and the exhaust contains a quiet, WR-type spark arrestor.

As for the chassis, the steel backbone frame on the uses the motor as a stressed Up front, an inverted fork 22mm sliders provides 3.8 of wheel travel, while the rear suspension is controlled by a coil-over shock with 2.8 of rear-wheel travel. Front and 80mm drum brakes the stopping chores.

Like the bike in its class, the TT-R50 E has a few specific features that it great for younger riders. A key ignition switch deters riding, and a throttle-stop screw the … supervisor restrict while beginners are learning. A side stand tucks up out of the way not in use.

The biggest difference the TT-R50 and its Honda rival is the start, meant to make the curve a little easier for the youngster.

Accessorize Yourself

Here’s the plot thickens. Yamaha just stop with the and production of the bike. Not even.

realized that something half of these bikes be purchased by adults who want to up the biggest craze that’s the motocross nation — pit racing. That’s right, big on tiny toys.

With in mind, Yamaha’s GYTR way ahead of the aftermarket accessory and created just about part anyone could to primp, personalize, and pump up pit racer and make it fit them Among the accessories available the GYTR catalog include: big-bore kit, tall kit and seat, heavy-duty fork and springs, glide plate, kits, brake and shift engine covers, and YZ-style guide.

The 84cc big-bore kit is a kit that comes with needed to make your faster while maintaining its For $899.95, the kit includes an 84cc and piston, large-valve head, 26% intake, 20% larger exhaust, performance camshaft, high air-filter and intake, larger carburetor, high volume oil with 30% more flow, and performance clutch plates.

On The Track

The bikes perform as you expect — very The stock version is indeed for a kid of any age who can at least put their feet on the while seated. The electric is what really separates bike from the CRF50. If a drops the bike, as long as can pick it up, they are on their way a push of the button.

Some simply don’t have the or technique to kick-start a 50cc The electric start does with a small caveat, and that’s the fact that it the bike about 15 pounds than the Honda CRF50 vs. 119 pounds dry).

The throttle comes in very handy for just how fast Junior can go, and the automatic transmission makes a breeze.

Yamaha TT-R 50 E
Yamaha TT-R 50 E

Beefing up the TT-R50 aftermarket accessories allows the big to be more aggressive when obstacles on the track.

The TT-R50E’s delivery and handling feel on par with the little red bike. the overall dimensions, seat and controls are essentially the same as of the CRF50, we would wager most kids couldn’t the difference in what bike were riding if they had the same color plastic.

Like the Honda CRF50, a … can’t comfortably the TT-R50E with much due to the small handlebars and controls. Our and legs simply won’t fit the bars, and our hands are too big for the controls. where GYTR steps in the goodies.

We got the chance to ride TT-Rs fully decked out in conceivable accessory from and they were a blast.

The accessorized TT-Rs flat-out and they handle well. The motor kits give the that grunt that minis need to make more fun for adults and faster The kit is said to double the power of the stock units, and we believe it the bikes pulled much and actually wheelied if you wanted.

The suspension springs, which are twice as stiff in the fork and 2.5 stiffer on the shock, allow big to … obstacles with confidence on the track. The larger controls, seat, shift and levers, and footpegs make the more durable and accommodating for These accessorized TT-Rs as well as any similarly modified save for the ones with motor kits or aftermarket and shocks.

All in all, we think Yamaha has hit the nail right on the with the 2006 TT-R50E. Not is it cheaper ($1149 vs. $1299) and user-friendly than the competition, the GYTR accessory line, it begin to drive that nail into the aftermarket coffins when it comes design and sales for this model. Yamaha did its homework on the

2006 TT-R50E Specifications:

Type: 49cc, air-cooled, four-…, single

Starting: Start

Bore x Stroke: x 48.6mm

Compression Ratio:

Carburetion: 11mm Mikuni VM electric heater

Yamaha TT-R 50 E
Yamaha TT-R 50 E
Yamaha TT-R 50 E
Yamaha TT-R 50 E
Yamaha TT-R 50 E
Yamaha TT-R 50 E
Yamaha TT-R 50 E
Yamaha TT-R 50 E
Yamaha TT-R 50 E
Yamaha TT-R 50 E
Yamaha TT-R 50 E
Yamaha TT-R 50 E


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