As the only Japanese manufacturer of full-sized two-stroke motocross race bikes, it would be easy for Yamaha to ignore development of the YZ250. However, the 2022 Yamaha YZ250 gets some updates this year that shows the two-stroke still has life in it beyond European brands.
1. The outstanding KYB Speed-Sensitive System fork gets updated. The class-leading fork gets a new mid-speed-valve leap spring.
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