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Yamaha TT-R230

Yamaha TT-R230

4.6 from 24 reviews · View Statistics

Pros

  • Good top speed

  • Affordable maintenance costs

Cons

  • Rear drum brakes are weak

  • Seat uncomfortable for long rides

Reviews

4.6

24 reviews
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    Oztog

    OztogSydney

    • 3 reviews

    Great dirtbike for fun times

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    Chose this for my first dirt bike. I was a moderate level street rider and never had ridden on dirt, this bike made it easy and fun I loved my CRF230. The handling as you would hope from this bike is great as is the suspension which I did aggressively and it performs very well.

    Date PurchasedDec 2015
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    Stable

    Stable

    • 19 reviews
    • 23 likes

    Pretty good, not made in Japan but good non the less.

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    Date PurchasedJan 2008
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    Donna

    DonnaSingleton

    • 6 reviews
    • 3 likes

    Great bike

    published

    Got one of these when I needed to upsize/upgrade. Mostly use it to ride around the property and muster cattle. I’m definitely not an overly experienced rider but found this bike smooth, easy to handle yet still had enough power when I needed it. Found it easy to do a basic service myself. Electric start was also a bonus. Good reliable bike even for the less experienced rider.

    Date PurchasedOct 2016
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    Questions & Answers

    Karl K.

    Karl K.asked

    How much does it cost?

    No answers
    dakotamrsasser

    dakotamrsasserasked

    I have a 2019 Yamaha ttr230 and after an hour of trail riding the bike cuts out and wont start after an hour or so.(it has been awhile since an oil change) does anyone know how to fix this problem or cool it off faster besides an oil change?

    No answers
    Connor

    Connorasked

    I have a ttr230 2014 model and when i adjust the chain it is fine but when i go for a ride one side pulls and the chain comes out of adjustment how can I fix this?

    2 answers
    Stable
    Stable

    Get someone who knows about bikes to look at it.
    Could be a heap of things, either simple or complicated.

    Connor
    Connor

    Righto thanks

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    Details

    Features

    The Yamaha TT R230 sports a single cylinder, 4 stroke, air cooled 223CC motor. This is a carbureted motor which means this is a simple and low cost fuel feeding system, helping with a low cost of maintenance.

    You also have an electric starter, 29.46cm (11.6 inches) of ground clearance, front disc brakes, and rear drum brakes. Standard tires include MX-Style wheels and tires, which means the TT R230 is ready to head off-road straight from the factory.

    And for additional protection, you have rubber tubing protecting the suspension forks and seal, and grippy foot pegs that are designed to keep your boots secure to the bike in slippery conditions.

    Points of Praise

    • Great dirt bike for farm work
    • Compared to its competitors, it has a better top speed, holds its value due to demand and is light enough to pick up if you fall off it or drop the bike in slippery conditions.
    • A reliable bike, and easy for beginners to ride.
    • Basic servicing is easily carried out by one’s self if you live in a remote area.

    Pain Points

    • Front light position angle hits too high off the ground, requiring a custom bracket to bring the light position further down to increase ground visibility
    • Rear drum brakes can be weak, which can increase braking distances.
    • Seat can get uncomfortable after a day of riding.
    CategoryTrail Bikes and Learner Approved Bikes
    Engine Capacity223cc
    ManualDownload manual

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