PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR
Always check the tires before operating
the motorcycle. If a tire tread shows
crosswise lines (minimum tread depth),
if the tire has a nail or glass fragments
in it, or if the sidewall is cracked, con-
tact a Yamaha dealer immediately and
have the tire replaced.
●It is dangerous to ride with a
worn-out tire. When a tire tread
begins to show crosswise lines,
have a Yamaha dealer replace
the tire immediately.
●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.
This motorcycle is equipped with cast
wheels and tubeless tires with valves.
●The front and rear tires should
be of the same make and de-
sign, otherwise the handling
characteristics of the motor-
cycle cannot be guaranteed.
●After extensive tests, only the
tires listed below have been ap-
proved for this model by
Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd.
●Always make sure that the valve
caps are securely installed to
prevent air pressure leakage.
●Use only the tire valves and
valve cores listed below to
avoid tire deflation during a
1. Tire sidewall
2. Tire wear indicator
3. Tire tread depth
Minimum tire tread depth (front and
1.0 mm (0.04 in)
1. Tire air valve
2. Tire air valve core
3. Tire air valve cap with seal