Have a Yamaha dealer replace
excessively worn tires. Besides
being illegal, operating the vehi-
cle with excessively worn tires
decreases riding stability and
can lead to loss of control.
The replacement of all wheel
and brake-related parts, includ-
ing the tires, should be left to a
Yamaha dealer, who has the
necessary professional knowl-
edge and experience to do so.
Ride at moderate speeds after
changing a tire since the tire
surface must first be "broken
in" for it to develop its optimal
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT
1. Tire air valve
2. Tire air valve core
3. Tire air valve cap with seal
This motorcycle is equipped with tube-
less tires, tire air valves and cast
Tires age, even if they have not been
used or have only been used occasion-
ally. Cracking of the tread and sidewall
rubber, sometimes accompanied by
carcass deformation, is an evidence of
ageing. Old and aged tires shall be
checked by tire specialists to ascertain
their suitability for further use.
The front and rear tires should
Always make sure that the valve
Use only the tire valves and
After extensive tests, only the tires list-
ed below have been approved for this
model by Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd.
be of the same make and de-
sign, otherwise the handling
characteristics of the motorcy-
cle may be different, which
could lead to an accident.
caps are securely installed to
prevent air pressure leakage.
valve cores listed below to
avoid tire deflation during a ride.