The 2014 Yamaha TT-R230 is a pretty impressive machinery that was carefully forged to be able to deal with any type of terrain with poise.
As far as power is concerned, the motorcycle is propelled by a 223 cc, air cooled, SOHC, 4 stroke, 2 valves engine which is kept under control by a constant mesh 6 speed transmission with multiplate wet clutch.
To be able to tackle any terrain without problems the 2014 Yamaha TT-R230 received a steel frame, a linkage-mounted adjustable rear shock and 36mm front forks.
The bike’s speed is kept in check by a front 220mm disc and a 130mm rear drum brake. You also get full-size 21 inch front and 18 inch rear aluminum wheels wrapped in 80/100-21 NHS and 100/100-18 NHS tires, respectively.
The 2014 Yamaha TT-R230 is offered with a base price of $3,990.
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With its rugged tires, great ergonomics and the capable engine the 2014 Yamaha TT-R110E is ready to tackle any terrain with poise.
The motorcycle weighs only 159 lb and is propelled by a 110cc, air-cooled, SOHC, four-stroke engine which was especially develop to reward you with a strong low end torque for first class off road performances. The engine’s power is transferred to the rear wheel through a constant-mesh 4-speed transmission.
To be able to deal with difficult terrains without backing down, the Yamaha TT-R110E needed a set of adjustable suspensions. Therefore it comes with a front 31 mm telescopic fork (4.5-in travel) and a rear swingarm (4.3-in travel).
The motorcycle’s speed is kept under control by front and rear drum brakes which offer a pretty strong stopping power.
The 2014 Yamaha TT-R110E is offered with a base price of $2,240.
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The 2013 Yamaha TT0R50E is a compact, light and pretty agile motorcycle that was especially developed for the young riders.
At its heart lies a 49cc, air cooled, SOHC, 4 stroke, 2 valves engine. This compact unit is brought to life by an electric starter and sends its power to the rear wheel through a three speed automatic transmission which is perfect for learning.
The motorcycle is built on a curved steel backbone frame which keeps it narrow and easy to handle.
As far as suspensions are concerned, the bike features front Inverted forks with 22mm sliders that provide 3.8 inches of wheel travel and monocross-style rear suspensions controlled by a single coil-over shock that provides 2.8 inches of wheel travel.
The motorcycle’s speed is kept in check by a set of front and rear 80 mm drum brakes.
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When it replaced the old TT-R225, the Yamaha TT-R230 was seen by many riders as one of the best dirt bikes in its class. Even after a few years since its debut the bike is still considered one of the most practical and rugged models in the segment, being perfectly suited for a wide range of applications.
At the heart of the Yamaha TT-R230 lies an electric start, 223cc air-cooled, SOHC four-stroke engine which rewards you a smooth response and a widespread power band perfectly suited for all kinds of trails and riders. The engine is much stronger than expected for an entry level youth bike and you’ll also like the smooth-shifting, six-speed transmission which features a heavy-duty clutch.
Additionally the Yamaha TT-R230 is fitted with a reliable CDI magneto ignition system and a lightweight exhaust with quiet muffler and USFS-approved spark arrestor.
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On the long list of beginners’ bikes you’ll also find the Yamaha TT-R125LE, a four-four-stroke-powered model that offers a pretty exciting riding experience. What makes the bike interesting it’s not its engine power - which is pretty limited- , but its lightweight nature and the superior maneuverability.
To make the bike more versatile, Yamaha gave it a relativelly high seat height which is rated at less than 32 inches. The bike comes with more than 11 inches of ground clearance combined with a long travel suspension at both ends which help it deal reasonably with harsh tracks. Though, don’t expect to any wonders, as the TT-R125LE’s suspensions have their limitations and due to their choppy character will keep you from going very fast.
Like the previous model, the 2013 Yamaha TT-R125LE features push-button electric start, 19 and 16-inch wheels, an aluminum swingarm and a 220mm front disc brake. The MSRP of the 2013 Yamaha TT-R125LE is $3,290.
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The Yamaha TT-R110E was especially designed for the young dirt bike raiders, but thanks to its practical character it can also be used by the older family members.
Like the previous generation the 2013 version features a convenient seat height of only 26.4 inches which makes the bike accessible for a wide range of riders. To make the young rider’s life easier, Yamaha equipped the TT-R110E with an electric starter and an automatic clutch which eases the process of learning.
The bike is fitted with a torquey 110cc air-cooled SOHC four-stroke powerplant which is tuned for maximum off-road performance in a wide range of trail conditions.
The engine is mounted on a steel frame which ties the steering head and swingarm pivot together via a straight line. Featuring about four-and-a-half inches of wheel travel at both ends-non-adjustable damping, the TT-R110E’s suspension is perfectly suited for the compact engine and simple design of the bike.
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Just like its twin brother, the Off-Road TT-R230 , the 2012 TT-R230 is a serious trail bike that is accessible to a wide range of riders, especially beginners. It’s got a Yamaha YZ-inspired design that features a low seat height, and a simple and easy-to-read instrumentation panel.
The bike also has a simple engine set-up that features a stout 223cc air-cooled, SOHC four-stroke engine that produces predictable, broadband power, making it the perfect choice for both beginner and intermediate riders.
As far as the chassis and suspension of the bike are concerned, the TT-R230 has a steel frame with a compact wheelbase and low seat height that combines accessibility to new or smaller riders while also being set up as having superb maneuverability and super-responsive handling. A 36mm front fork with 9.5" of wheel travel provides plush, confidence-inspiring control over rough terrain while the 11.6" of ground clearance should be enough to deal with almost any trail. Rounding out the set-up for the bike are 21" front aluminum wheels and 18" aluminum wheels with 220mm front disc brakes and 130mm rear drum brakes for powerful, confident stops.
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Riding a motorcycle is just like anything we do when we’re trying to learn it; you start off with basic equipment and gradually move on to more sophisticated ones when you’ve gained enough experience.
So it doesn’t make any sense if you try to jump into the big, bad cruisers of the world. You have to start simple with a bike like the Yamaha TT-R230 . Powered by a reliable, electric-start, 223cc air-cooled, SOHC four-stroke engine that puts out smooth, widespread power perfectly suited for all kinds of trails and riders, the TT-R230 is an ideal intro bike for riders looking at breaking into trail riding. The powertrain is then mated to a smooth-shifting, six-speed transmission with heavy-duty clutch geared for maximum versatility and usable power delivery.
In terms of its design, the bike comes with a steel, diamond-type-design frame that provides great handling and strength. Likewise, a 36mm front fork with 9.5" of wheel travel makes for a sturdy set-up to go with an aluminum box-section swingarm featuring snail-type chain adjusters for quick and easy chain adjustments. As for the brakes, the TT-R230 carries a 220mm front disc and 230mm rear drum brakes that give powerful stopping power, especially in uneven trails. A competition-style flat seat/tank junction provides great rider mobility while the electric start feature makes getting started a complete push-button exercise. The bike’s gripper sit has been designed to be comfortable, allowing for easier ride movement while a 2.1-gallon capacity allows for ideal range to enjoy the thrills of the outdoors. The TT-R230 also has large, folding, cleated foot pegs for excellent footing in all outdoor conditions and durable fork boots that have excellent fork seal and stanchion tube protection.
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Yamaha ’s TT line of four-stroke bikes is the perfect family bike to take the kids out on those weekend trail trips. It doesn’t matter that it doesn’t come with the kind of performance capabilities that other bikes have, the TT-R125LE does provide the kind of overall fun that allows riders - whether they’re kids or adults - to enjoy every minute of the trip.
For the 2012 model, the Yamaha TT-R125LE features a long, gripper-style seat that aids seat-of-the-pants feel. The bike also comes with Team Yamaha-inspired colors, graphics and front and side number plates; a sleek and narrow fuel tank that helps create a big-bike look and feel; large, folding, cleated footpegs that provide excellent footing, even in wet or muddy conditions; and durable fork boots to ensure excellent fork seal and stanchion tube protection.
As far as its handling capabilities are concerned, the TT-R125LE has a rigid frame design that features a long wheelbase to accommodate bigger riders while maintaining quick, agile off-road handling. A 31mm telescopic front fork with 7.1" of travel comes with preload adjustability for confidence-inspiring control over rough terrain. Likewise, a single rear shock with 6.6" of travel and compression and rebound damping adjustability provide predictable handling for the aggressive rider.
In terms of performance, the TT-R125LE comes with a reasonable 124cc air-cooled SOHC four-stroke powerplant with a 20mm Mikuni carburetor that ensures crisp, dependable throttle response. The engine is mated to a five-speed transmission with a heavy-duty clutch that’s been geared for superior versatility.
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Unlike most specialty bikes that cater to a specific market, a bike like the Yamaha TT-R10E offers plenty of fun for the whole family, begging to be ridden by just about anybody with a remote interest in motorcycles.
The seat height for the TT-R110E reaches only 26.4", making it easily accessible to most riders of any shape and size. That goes well with 7" of ground clearance that offers great suspension at both ends of the bike. In addition to that, the TT-R110E is powered by a very palatable 110cc air-cooled SOHC four-stroke engine that has been tuned for maximum off-road performance in a wide range of trail conditions. This goes with a four-speed gearbox with automatic clutch that offers the right gears for just about any terrain.
For the 2012 model, Yamaha is also offering a slew of new additions, including a long YZ-style gripper seat, Team Yamaha-inspired colors, graphics, front and side number plates, large, folding, cleated foot pegs, and a key-type ignition switch that prevents unauthorized riding.
There’s always a place to start when you’re looking into satiating your desire to ride bikes. Whether you’re a young kid or a start-upper, the Yamaha TT-R110E has what you need to learn the ropes.
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