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.

Find out more about the Yamaha TT-R230 after the jump.

  • 2011 YAMAHA TT-R230
  • Year:
    2011
  • Make:
  • Model:
  • Engine:
    air-cooled, SOHC four-stroke engine
  • Displacement:
    223 L

Engine

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  • Super-reliable, electric start, 223cc air-cooled, SOHC four-stroke

puts out smooth, widespread power perfectly suited for all kinds
of trails and riders.

  • Smooth-shifting, six-speed transmission with heavy-duty clutch

geared for maximum versatility and usable power delivery.

  • CDI magneto ignition system is ultra-reliable and nearly

maintenance-free.

  • YZ-type air filter for easy maintenance and maximum airflow.
  • Lightweight exhaust with muffler and quiet, USFS-approved

spark arrestor.

  • Automatic cam chain tensioner means minimal maintenance

and longer engine life.

Chassis and Suspension

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  • Steel frame with compact wheelbase and low seat height

combines accessibility to new or smaller riders with superb
maneuverability and super-responsive handling.

  • Linkage-mounted adjustable rear shock serves up 8.7 inches of

smooth, progressive rear wheel travel for great bump absorption
and handling.

  • 36mm front fork with 9.5 inches of wheel travel provides plush,

confidence-inspiring control over rough terrain.

  • 11.6 inches of ground clearance should be enough to deal with

almost any trail.

  • Aluminum box-section swingarm features snail-type chain

adjusters for quick and easy chain adjustments.

  • Front 220mm disc and 130mm rear drum brakes for powerful,

confident stops.

  • Full-size 21-inch front and 18-inch rear aluminum wheels

keep unsprung weight down, while knobby tires provide
motocross-spec grip.

Specifications

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Model TTR230A
Engine Type 223cc air-cooled 4-stroke, SOHC
2 valves
Bore x Stroke 70.0 x 58.0mm
Compression Ratio 9.5:1
Fuel Delivery Y26P
Ignition DC-CDI
Transmission Constant-mesh 6-speed;
multiplate wet clutch
Suspension/Front Telescopic fork; 9.5-in travel
Suspension/Rear Single shock; 8.7-in travel
Brake/Front 220mm single disc
Brake/Rear 130mm drum
Tire/Front 80/100-21 NHS
Tire/Rear 100/100-18 NHS
L x W x H 81.3 x 31.5 x 46.5 in
Seat Height 34.2 in
Wheelbase 54.5 in
Ground Clearance 11.6 in
Fuel Capacity 2.1 gal
*Wet Weight 251 lb
Color Team Yamaha Blue/White
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