2015 YZ85

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Top Features:
  • All-new aggressive styling for 2015 with a new front fender, number plate, radiator shroud and side number plates.
  • Clutch lever reach adjuster to accommodate smaller hands for younger riders.
  • Liquid-cooled, 85cc crankcase reed-valve-inducted six-speed is light, compact and designed to deliver hard-hitting, moto-winning power throughout the rpm range.
  • Smooth-shifting, six-speed close-ratio transmission with heavy-duty, multiplate clutch delivers maximum hookup for outstanding acceleration and corner-exiting power.
  • Ultra-rigid, single-backbone, semi-double-cradle frame is lightweight and strong for sharp handling.
  • Fully adjustable suspension allows a broad adjustment range to suit everybody from rank novice to mini expert.
New for 2015:
  • Enhanced styling for a new front fender, front number plate, radiator shroud and side number plates. New coloring on the triple clamps and handlebars mimics the styling of the big YZs.
  • Improved air intake efficiency as well as intake/exhaust port timing has been revised for improved performance.
  • Clutch lever reach adjuster added to accommodate rider preferences and varying hand sizes.
  • New seat cover color and sharp new graphics.
Engine:
  • 85cc liquid-cooled, crankcase reed-valve-inducted, two-stroke engine inhales through a 28mm Keihin® flat-slide carburetor; seamless throttle response across the powerband is the result.
  • Involute spline set-up in clutch means smoother shifting under power with great durability at competition-level usage.
  • Two-piece clutch cover provides easy access during maintenance.
  • Lightweight radiator has large cores and louvers, and the water pump features a cast aluminum (vs. resin) impeller for maximum cooling efficiency.
  • Lightweight exhaust system design helps create a broader powerband with stronger low-end punch.
  • Airbox design ensures greater air cleaning performance and easier maintenance.
Chassis/Suspension:
  • Rear subframe is removable to allow easy maintenance.
  • Lightweight 36mm KYB® inverted cartridge fork features 10.8 inches of travel with compression and rebound damping adjustability, and low-friction outer tubes and internals.
  • Rear suspension features fully adjustable Kayaba® link-type shock with 11.1 inches of travel and race-tested compression damping valving.
  • 220mm front disc and 190mm rear disc brakes with stainless steel rotors deliver strong, precise stopping power.
  • Lightweight 17-inch front and 14-inch rear rims are durable and reduce unsprung weight for optimal suspension performance.
  • Dunlop® knobbies provide great traction on a variety of tracks and terrain.
Additional Features:
  • Wide handlebar and flat fuel tank, radiator shrouds, side panels and rear fender provide rider with leverage and freedom of movement and weight transfer.
  • Wide foot pegs provide superb comfort and grip.
  • Separate clutch cover with transmission oil filler opening makes for easy maintenance.
  • Fuel tank cap is wider for easier usage, and large tank opening ensures fast, hassle-free refueling.
  • Repackable exhaust silencer.