PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT
very carefully and replace it as
The wheels on this model are not de-
signed for use with tubeless tires.
Do not attempt to use tubeless tires
on this model.
To maximize the performance, durabil-
ity, and safe operation of your motorcy-
cle, note the following points regarding
the specified wheels.
The wheel rims should be checked
for cracks, bends, warpage or
damage before each ride. If any
damage is found, have a Yamaha
dealer replace the wheel. Do not
attempt even the smallest repair to
the wheel. A deformed or cracked
wheel must be replaced.
The wheel should be balanced
whenever either the tire or wheel
has been changed or replaced. An
unbalanced wheel can result in
poor performance, adverse han-
dling characteristics, and a short-
ened tire life.
Ride conservatively after changing
a tire since the tire must seat itself
on the rim properly. Failure to al-
low proper seating may cause tire
failure, which may result in dam-
age to the motorcycle and injury to