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1980 Yamaha YZ250 G
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1980 Yamaha YZ250 G

Date Added March 21, 2000

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girlcrazy_4
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Location: Kelowna BC Canada


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Sep 27, 2004

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Posted: Sep 27, 2004 1:04 AM   Back to Top
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Power
The best power in a bike that I have ever owned.
Suspension
Great for jumps, trails and was VERY smooth
Brakes
The fronts seemed to lack but the rears always locked up.
Comments
I loved the bike so much I just bought a 1987 YZ250. I havnt even ridden it yet so I will update when I find out.
Rating
95
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dirtrider4life
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Location: Kelowna BC Canada


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Jun 18, 2001

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Posted: Jun 4, 2002 10:28 AM   Back to Top
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Power
lots of torque in mid range.
Suspension
suspension is good for and 80. But I have tightened the rear so i am able to jump.
Brakes
the brake work. there drum not the greatest. But the back locks up easily front sucks.
Comments
good bike for someone who is just starting off. it has lots of torque in mid. fun to ride
Rating
90
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kade
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May 24, 2001

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Posted: May 31, 2001 4:03 AM   Back to Top
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Power
The '80 YZ 250's low-end power was rather mellow. The power quickly surged into an unbelievably strong mid-range. The bike's engine would wind into the upper RPM range with authoritive power.
Suspension
For its time, the suspension performance was very good. The rear would absorb the big hits, and take up some of the small and medium bumps fairly comfortably. Yamaha never came to grips with the odd handling characteristics inherit with the "DeCarbon" backbone monoshock design. It would hop sideways, or "Yamahop", on sharp, squared off hits when braking. The forks worked very well, and offered a great deal of initial travel plushness. By today's standards, the suspension performance is rather archaic.
Brakes
They were very good for drum brakes
Comments
The bike was rather low-slung. Taller riders felt cramped on the bike. The transmission was a 6-speeder. This, combined with the bikes light weight, decent suspension, and improved turning ablilities, made the '80 YZ 250 a very versatile and popular dirt bike for its day! If you find one in reasonable condition, buy it! They still make great trail/play bikes!
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100
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