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Offline Mapog

Yamaha TT250 info
« on: October 14, 2013, 08:48:14 pm »
Having read about the TT250 and never having seen one, i was curious as to what they are like and what motor they have? Seem quite similar to the XT250? Were they imported by Yamaha into SA and if so when. I dont see any on their SA website. Are they any good and what is the general impression about them?
 

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Re: Yamaha TT250 info
« Reply #1 on: October 14, 2013, 09:11:07 pm »
I had a TTR250. What a great bike!
Very easy to ride on gravel and light.
Downside: Small tank and not build for highway riding.
 
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Re: Yamaha TT250 info
« Reply #2 on: October 14, 2013, 09:22:53 pm »
I also had one for about 18mths, great reliable little DS bike.
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Re: Yamaha TT250 info
« Reply #3 on: October 15, 2013, 07:59:24 am »
I just got one, awesome little bike. Started a thread here:

http://www.wilddog.za.net/forum/index.php?topic=135596.0

They were made since the 90's, but in the "Blue" format from 99 to 06. Mine is a 05. Earlier than 99 there was a Raid model (large tank and round headlight) and an Enduro model (more like the Blue model).

Highway suitability depends on your standards. I did 850 km in two days last week, cruising at 110 kph.
 

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Re: Yamaha TT250 info
« Reply #4 on: October 15, 2013, 08:46:03 am »
Great little bikes. Yamaha SA brought in a few of them last year so parts and spares shouldn't be a problem.
Be great for a farm or for trail riding, but definitely not made for long distance.
 

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Re: Yamaha TT250 info
« Reply #5 on: October 15, 2013, 11:10:18 am »
Siverfox on this forum has a son who had (?) one....I rode with him a few times and was quite amazed. Even on the black stuff....on the 2009 KZN bash we slabbed it from Underberg all the way back to Durban and he kept up...
 

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Re: Yamaha TT250 info
« Reply #6 on: October 15, 2013, 05:22:14 pm »
Awesome bike!, I have one and it also happens to be for sale ;D
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Re: Yamaha TT250 info
« Reply #7 on: October 15, 2013, 05:50:41 pm »
Grunt, PM me some detail. I'm looking for a good bike but cheap-cheap
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Re: Yamaha TT250 info
« Reply #8 on: October 17, 2013, 09:04:29 pm »
Awesome bike!, I have one and it also happens to be for sale ;D

How much are you looking for?
I also have a ttr 250 which I love but it is too tall for me.
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Re: Yamaha TT250 info
« Reply #9 on: October 18, 2013, 12:12:10 pm »
I am seriously thinking of buying one. I am a bit concerned that it will be in trouble trying to pull my fat butt along. I want it for around town, work commute and a bit of play in the quarry.

I do have a 640 adv and a 950 SE but for daily use they are over kill where a scooter would be better, I am not fond of scooters besides older Vespa's. But why ride a Vespa when i can have a TTR 250

Anyone wanting to sell one pm me
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