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Offline Varadero

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Yamaha WR250R
« on: October 15, 2009, 01:28:54 pm »
Just having a look through the 2009 Yamaha "Adventure" catalogue; as in the brochure you get when you look at the Tenere at a Yammie dealer.  Ok so there's the Tenere and then there's the good old XT660R and then there's the WR250R!  Awesome looking little bike and plenty features : electric start, 6 speed box, aluminium frame, 46mm upside down forks, digital dash, fully road worthy ....  Damn I think I could convince myself that not only do I want 1 but that I really need 1!!

Is this just the replacement for the TTR?
 

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Re: Yamaha WR250R
« Reply #1 on: October 15, 2009, 03:25:11 pm »
Dont think so....its an Enduro bike ne? Very pretty :drif:
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Re: Yamaha WR250R
« Reply #2 on: October 15, 2009, 03:29:39 pm »
This is a whole new little adv bike and different to the enduro version,i see the merrycans really loving them on Advrider!
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Re: Yamaha WR250R
« Reply #3 on: October 15, 2009, 03:30:19 pm »
This is a whole new little adv bike and different to the enduro version,i see the merrycans really loving them on Advrider!
Going onto Yammies site...
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Re: Yamaha WR250R
« Reply #4 on: October 15, 2009, 03:37:23 pm »
It really does look like an awesome little piece of machinery, well not that little : its seat height is 930mm (compared to the Tenere at 895mm); also its minimum ground clearance is 300mm (the Tenere 260mm).  Also not that heavy at 134kg (with petrol and oil).  Ok, so the down side?  Its only got a teeny little 7.6lt tank.
 

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Re: Yamaha WR250R
« Reply #5 on: October 15, 2009, 03:41:02 pm »
Downside is a)price
                  b)lack of cc`s 
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Re: Yamaha WR250R
« Reply #6 on: October 15, 2009, 03:42:44 pm »
Downside is a)price
                  b)lack of cc`s 

+ weight.

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Re: Yamaha WR250R
« Reply #7 on: October 15, 2009, 03:46:20 pm »
True, knowing SA's pricing structure it will probably cost just less than a Tenere  :biggrin:  And yes nothing quite beats cubic cm's, I reckon if I lived in the US I'd probably be a redneck just so that I can drive a V10 Dodge Ram  :mwink:  I suppose I don't even have to be a redneck to do that though; and given that my sister isn't also my mother I reckon I'd better just stay away from them rednecks  :biggrin: