2008 Yamaha WR250F motorcycle review @ Top Speed

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Yamaha WR 250 F



With consecutive world titles to its the WR250F is the most successful 4-… off-road machine built! And weather you’re a pro or club rider, this is designed to unleash your potential.

And the WR250F offers more than class-leading and chassis performance it’s one of the most rideable off-road in any category. And when you’re hard all day, it’s a rider-friendly character that the difference between winning and


Yamaha started to the WR250F in 2001 as an YZ250F-inspired dressed in an enduro-friendly package came with the guarantee of

What made the bike a good performer was its titanium-valved, 250cc powerplant, mated to a designed, wide-ratio 5-speed Everything was carefully positioned an YZ-inspired chassis anchored by KYB suspension, but what detached it its competition was the enduro-legal lighting, a fuel tank, resettable and 18-inch rear wheel.

didn’t built the bike for a one success so in order to keep it at the top of the charts, the 2002 model received a host of updates. The 5-valve 250cc motor had some modifications aimed at and broadening the spread of power that made the Yamaha so good in its first year of New carburetor settings, remapped and timing changes are claimed to the engine response better and the happier.

This lead to the performance anyone thought from a 250cc 4-…

If the engine was the central part, the equipment launched the WR even The Yamaha WR250F featured rear suspension, lighter rim and improved oil flow in the aim of greater but the new hydro-formed swingarm really its point.

Other improvements an 8-litre fuel tank the 250F well fed, clutch lever adjuster at the and a larger 245mm rear brake.

2003 brought the WR250F. Thoroughly massaged stern to stern, this carving knife entered the new with much of the same as its big-bore WR450F brother, with invaluably handy, new for convenient electric start.

In greater ease of use and precision of shined throughout, with a lighter-weight frame providing lateral rigidity resulting in handling with less

Recalibrated front and rear settings, coupled with a stiffer swingarm ensure damping action with precise wheel control.

became even spicier the adding of the all-new, lighter-weight master cylinder and front and disc brake calipers stronger stopping power greater feel.

In 2004, and the amazing hot-start lever firing the WR250F a snap, in your right thumb of pushing the button.

The fearsome high strength containment of a frame is even more suspended, thanks to its strong inverted fork’s revised and cool new anti-stiction coating.

seemed well in place a new front brake master and new calipers with lightweight pistons entered the scene with the new gripper-style seat This proved that the can be taken one step further.

One year later, the WR250F was as the machine featuring a new combustion shape and head modifications. The and ignition settings were so they can handle with the

The seat position was significantly through a 10mm-lower and slimmer complemented by narrower shrouds and tank.

Also new for 2005 the 48mm fork tubes, Renthal handlebar and aluminum

2006 improved what the year introduced as being new. I am referring at the new, handlebar clamps giving the Renthal bar 10mm of adjustment and the new reinforced swingarm.

Brand new was the new digital enduro computer speedometer, clock, tripmeter, In basic mode or pace functions such as timer, tripmeter, average speed switched to race mode.

The important change for 2007 year is the one to an aluminum frame, much like that on the ’06 and ’07 YZ four-strokes.

With its awesome balance of handling, weight and size, the is the strongest competitor for the Yamaha It is also the perfect off-roader for riders and pro racers alike. with its impeccable CRF250R add electric start, wide-ratio new-for-2008 ignition timing, new rotors and a slimmed-down fuel once again Honda it is ready for the battle.

Suzuki enters the popular middleweight bike battle by offering the power combined with handling, and the DR-Z250 claims to set the for the class. Grab a handful of and you’ll be rewarded with performance across the powerband. And the trails get nasty, you can count on the long-travel suspension for a plush


Yamaha made that the WR250F will customers with good by inspiring its design on the championship-winning YZ The result was an off-road motorcycle only needs a look at it to warn you about what you are to experience.

Front end is defined by the headlight positioned above the front fender which is only by the white mudguards. The and White dominates the scene and a clue on the bike’s abilities Very important is the 21-inch wheel giving the tone to the arrangement.

The front fork massive and completes the positive inspired by the bike.

The adjustable supported by that very fork are positioned to provide a riding position but it would of nothing if the seat wouldn’t so low and the footpegs so well arranged. So the formed by these elements is successful and apart from it has an important role when riding the bike.

Side are cool looking and feature racing-inspired decals and the thick features a two-tone color and blue).

The arrow looking fender continues the lines of the which, at its time, followed the tank’s lines. Let’s not the actual purpose of protecting the from mud. It completes it so that 18-inch rear can be carried over all kinds of

Anyway, an off-road rider its best with some mud on its and equipment.

Test Drive

Yamaha WR 250 F
Yamaha WR 250 F

I had the occasion to test ride sweet machine and I have to that I was very anxious to do it since the news reached my

What I immediately began was the aluminum frame introduced the 2007 model year. It is much like the one found on the YZ and that says a lot. As the YZ this motorcycle implements same solid, confident which can only mean but in a slightly different way.

the trails; and I bet you are familiar with feel.

The frame change required other chassis and this resulted in a new, and lighter machine for 2008 year. The bike hasn’t a lot from this year’s but we all know that small always make the difference it comes to performance and most of handling. I noticed that the provides a svelte feeling and require all your energy to you look like a professional

I’m not a pro but I spent some on off-road machinery and this is the appropriate for trail riding in my This is mostly due to its frame and

The suspensions welcome the rider on and, given to new plus, and active settings, provide an feedback. They cover the between stiffness in the woods and on the wide open terrain.

A element speaks more the YZ series and that is the WR250F’s DOHC 4-…; 5 titanium engine. The engine is basically a unit which has been for delivering strong low-end even if that meant the actual TopSpeed of the bike.

especially sacrificed the top-end and tuned the smooth engine in to work best in collaboration the close-ratio five-speed gearbox. You can’t reflect in better than “WOW” the adrenaline that goes through body while you’re gears in full throttle. is well behind and you can only to that efficient headlight for you the way through those trails.

front and rear brakes are efficient and put an end to any of those enthusiastic at full blast but I noticed although extremely efficient and operating, the rear brake a bit more strength given to the increase that it suffered on the bike’s progress.

I appreciate bike for its compact feel, seat, especially at the rear, where you sit while hammering trails, there is more and padding.

I wouldn’t change the handling and responsive delivering of for anything else on those for a simple fact: there anything like it out there.


Yamaha people how to put in value their skills and better and better performing but they seem to have a small aspect. The MSRP of for which this of-roader is offered makes it a real and I would like to stop But I can’t!

I would have to advise you consider the WR250F if you are to buy a middleweight trails machine.

When it comes to Yamaha, you go fast without the full and with the 2008 WR250F, performance it exactly what you Performance, comfort, and good are its dominating features which not to disappoint anyone and we haven’t notice that something that had ever happened.

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