2007 Yamaha YZ85

New 2007 Yamaha Dirt Bikes

Sep. 01, 2006 By ORC STAFF
New Features and Refinements
2007 Yamaha YZ85
  Key Features:
  • Liquid-cooled, 85cc crankcase reed-valve inducted six-speed is light, compact and designed to deliver power throughout the RPM range.
  • Ultra-rigid twin-spar 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.
  • 85cc liquid-cooled, crankcase reed value inducted, two-stroke engine inhales through a 28mm Keihin flat-slide carburetor; seamless throttle response across the powerband is the result.
  • Digital CDI ignition system puts out a more precise spark and monitors engine speed to ensure optimal timing for quicker, stronger response during hard acceleration.
  • Smooth-shifting, six-speed close ratio transmission with heavy-duty, multiplate clutch delivers maximum hook-up for outstanding acceleration and corner-exiting power.
  • Involute spline set-up in clutch means smoother shifting under power with great durability at competition-level usage.
  • Clutch cover features a sub-cover for easy access during maintenance.
  • Gearbox features a shift shaft for smoother shifting feel with no spring friction.
  • Lightweight radiator has large cores and louvers and 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.
  • Primary kickstarting allows starting in any gear.
  • Rear subframe is removable to allow easy maintenance.
  • Lightweight 36mm inverted Kayaba 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 11.3 inches of travel and race-tested compression damping valving.
  • 220mm front disc and 190mm rear disc brakes with stainless steel rotors and competition-spec pads 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 for 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.
  • Cleated rear brake pedal and folding shift lever tip provide great grip and excellent durability.
  • Wide, footpegs are cleated to provide superb comfort, grip and ground clearance.
  • Separate clutch cover with transmission oil filler opening makes for easy maintenance.
  • Fuel tank cap is wider-diameter for easier usage and large tank opening ensures fast, hassle-free refueling.
  • Repackable exhaust silencer.
  • Durable, comfortable handlebar grips.
  • Stainless steel clutch cable ensures longer life.

2007 YZ85
Engine Type 84.7cc, liquid-cooled, 2-stroke, reed valve
Bore and Stroke 47.5 x 47.8mm
Compression Ratio 8.2:1
Carburetion PWK28 x 1
Fuel System MikuniTM VM12
Ignition CDI
Transmission Constant mesh 6-speed/wet, multiple-disc coil spring
Final Drive Chain Drive
Front Suspension Telescopic Fork, coil spring/oil damper, 10.8" travel
Rear Suspension Swingarm (link, suspension), coil spring/gas-oil damper, 11.1" travel
Front Brake Hydraulic single disc brake, 198mm
Rear Brake Hydraulic single disc brake, 146mm
Front Tire 70/100-17-40M
Rear Tire 90/100-14-49M
Overall Length 71.7"
Overall Width 29.8"
Overall Height 45.7"
Seat Height 34"
Ground Clearance 13.8"
Wheelbase 49.5"
Dry Weight 146 lb
Fuel Capacity 1.3 gal.
Warranty 30 Day (Limited Factory Warranty)
MSRP*$3,149 (Team Yamaha Blue/White) Available from July 2006

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