The Australian Yamaha TTR 250 thread

Discussion in 'Australia' started by sidetrack one, Jul 27, 2013.

  1. sidetrack one

    sidetrack one Chief Tiddler

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    Just picked up one of these yesterday with plans to turn it into a long distance tourer:deal During my research, I noticed that lots of Aussie ADVers have or have had one of these bikes, so please post up your experiences, good and bad, of what I think is a bike that is going to open up a whole new and exciting chapter of my motorcycle touring
    I'm excited!!!!!!:D
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  2. philth

    philth www.motorbikin.com.au

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    put the stock pipe back on sidetrack
    that one will blow ya eardrums out!
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  3. sidetrack one

    sidetrack one Chief Tiddler

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    Yeah, its going Phil, WAYYYY too loud!
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  4. PBee

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  5. podge NT

    podge NT Podge NT

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    I have the GYTR muffler on mine. Sounds good but not too loud. Oh and by the way shit doesn't happen it is caused by arseholes.
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  6. philth

    philth www.motorbikin.com.au

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    love these little bikes
    mine always makes me smile
    i keep em stock, just high bend bars and risers
    thinkin about doing the sa 24 hr on mine next year
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  7. motormail

    motormail Supermoto Posty

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    Everything you need to know from LC8TY here
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  8. DR Steve

    DR Steve Been here awhile

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    Got a mate thinking of dipping his toes in the adventure riding water, but he's short and skinny and does not want anything too big and heavy.

    Was originally thinking of maybe a DRZ 250 to suit him. I assume the TTR would be pretty comparable to the DRZ ?
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  9. Andrew2

    Andrew2 Team 250

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    Hey Dave,
    as discussed I'm doing a similar thing with the wifes ( now mine ) '08 XT250. so I'll be watching with interest.

    Cheers
    A2
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  10. BygDaddee

    BygDaddee Where do I get a pie

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    I had an FMF Q4 and a twin air filter on mine, great little bike, nice wide ratio for cruising,

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  11. MymoJoe

    MymoJoe Ride Ride Ride

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    sort out the suspension, looks like you have high bars and just ride it..

    My bike, Phils old hand me down, is now my GF's bike, she loves it. I put an FMF Q4 pipe on it, but all it really did was make more noise, the standard pipe is back on, plugged up the holes I put in the airbox try to get more air and fuel in.., pretty much back to standard with the jetting. it goes just fine.

    Joe




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  12. Woody2627

    Woody2627 Grey Wobbler

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    Wrong choice Dave, that test ride I gave you should have shown you that. Let me know when you bring it down this way, I'll show you the error of your ways. :D
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  13. sidetrack one

    sidetrack one Chief Tiddler

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    The biggest issue with the CRF was that I felt like a kangaroo on a ping pong ball, the TTR is a full sized bike,nearly the same as the DR

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  14. Woody2627

    Woody2627 Grey Wobbler

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    Yeah, lucky I'm a little bloke. Once I load it up there is not much room left for me. When you get a plate on it you will have to bring it up, I've got a trip planned. Have to be after mid October though, I have some more cervezas to scoff.:D
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  15. Jono660

    Jono660 Yamafied

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    Watching with interest:thumb. In the market for a TTR 250 right now to finnish off my 5 bike plan. Keen to hear the info.
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  16. TerryK

    TerryK Ulysses

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    I bought a new TTR a few months ago, just hold it flat & keep changing gears seems to work.
    Good ride, nice brakes, nice gearbox & not as busy at 100kmph as my XR400 was.

    A little more power would be nice but I can learn to live with it & at my age it's time to slow down anyhow.

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    Cheers Terry
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  17. TerryK

    TerryK Ulysses

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    The little TTR can cruise dirt rds quite quickly

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  18. TerryK

    TerryK Ulysses

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    new bike, had 60kms on the clock, standard exhaust

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  19. TerryK

    TerryK Ulysses

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    Single track

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  20. TerryK

    TerryK Ulysses

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    2 x TTR's

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