• 2021 Yamaha YZ250FX

    4 days ago - By Motorcyclist

    2021 Yamaha YZ250FX Ups The 250cc four-stroke engine excels at midrange torque and even nips at the heels of 350cc engines Free Power Tuner app expands the engine's versatility Well-balanced handling Confidence-inspiring suspension Downs Slightly wide compared to competition Pocketed seat limits rider maneuverability when sitting Has difficulty starting in gear Verdict Although it may feel wider and also place the rider further back in its seat, the Yamaha YZ250FX provides a confidence-inspiring suspension package and manageable power for a ride that has the capability to conquer the...
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  • 2021 Yamaha WR250F

    2021 Yamaha WR250F

    4 days ago - By Motorcyclist

    2021 Yamaha WR250F Ups Very little clutch use required thanks to well-spaced gear ratios and sufficient roll-on power Highly praised stock suspension is softer than the YZ250F, but maintains plenty of bottoming resistance Lower gears are useful when navigating technical terrain; second gear in particular has good low-speed capability and can pull longer than expected Downs Engine is difficult to start when in gear Adjustments to the ergonomics are preferred No stock hand guards Verdict When you pull DNA from the top-of-the-class YZ250F, there aren't many downsides. The WR250F is a capable...
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