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2016 YZ85/LW

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Some forty years on we’re still a major force in youth MX - and it’s this in-depth experience that gives the Yamaha the edge. Featuring advanced engine and chassis technology and sharp bodywork, the YZ85 and YZ85LW large wheel look super cool

The YZ85/LW has a reliable 2-stroke liquid-cooled 85cc engine which produces smooth and useable power – and with its easy handling chassis and modern image, this cool Motocross bike is the choice of future champions.

At a glance

  • Also available in large wheel (YZ85LW) option
  • Large diameter lightweight disc brakes
  • Long aluminium swingarm
  • Sharp bodywork and graphics
  • Styled like the bigger YZ models
  • Upside down front forks with 275mm travel
  • Link-type Monocross rear suspension
  • Close-ratio 6-speed transmission
  • Revised port timing for more useable power
  • Powerful and useable 85cc 2-stroke engine
  • Lightweight youth motocross race bike
  • Semi-double cradle tubular lightweight frame
Full Features & Techspecs


Decades of development on and off the track are designed to keep the Yamaha YZ85 at the front of the pack.

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    Always wear a helmet, eye protection and protective clothing. Yamaha encourage you to ride safely and respect fellow riders and the environment. Images shown depict professional riders performing under controlled conditions. Specifications and appearance of Yamaha products as shown here are subject to change without notice and may vary according to requirements and conditions. For further details, please consult your Yamaha dealer.