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2005 Yamaha Virago 250

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2005 Yamaha Virago 250
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2005 Yamaha Virago 250 Specifications

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Model Type  Cruiser
BASE MSRP(US)  $3,499.00
Warranty  12
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Engine:  
Engine Type  V Twin
Cylinders  2
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Cooling  Air
Valves  4
Valves Per Cylinder  2
Valve Configuration  SOHC
Compression Ratio  10.0:1
Starter  Electric
Fuel Requirements  Regular
Fuel Type  Gas
Transmission:  
Transmission Type  Manual
Number Of Speeds  5
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)  Chain
Wheels & Tires:  
Front Tire (Full Spec)  3 X 18
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  130/90 VR15
Brakes:  
Front Brake Type  Disc
Rear Brake Type  Drum
Technical Specifications:  
Wheelbase (in/mm)  58.7 / 1491
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  2.5 / 9.5
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Great starter bike
By Erin Cardinal(Owner), Nov. 14, 2008
This little Yamaha is fantastic for what it is - a 250. So don't think you're going to take it out on the highway and keep up with 70 mph traffic, unless you weigh 90 lbs. and the road is all downhill. But this is the best choice if you're looking for a first bike to build confidence and learn rid... Read Full Review

 

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Woderful ride
By Robert Francis(Owner), Jan. 3, 2012
I own two Yamaha Virago 250's and one Lifan LF-250.



All are great rides. My Lifan is a 2006 and has just over 75000 miles, both Yamaha's are also well ridden.



No major problems with any of them!



Unlike the other review, I've had great results with the Lifan.



All three bikes will travel a... Read Full Review

 

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Yamaha Good American Lifan Bad
By Ben(Owner), Sep. 16, 2008
This is a good daily rider bike and Yamaha make a great bike for being a 250cc. Beware there is a Chinese copy, Lifan, VIN starts with "LF" that is a piece of S**T! The Lifan LF250 turns into a rust bucket in about 2 to 3 years. Everything on mine has rust pitting and the gas tank is rus... Read Full Review

 

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Most, if not all bikes out there are built in China
By S. Birnbaum(Owner), Aug. 9, 2012
I recently bought a Kawasaki Vulcan 500 (2009 - last year it was made). My partner purchased the 2005 Yamaha Virago. When I looked at the 250s at our local dealer and asked who's the maker behind the curtain, I was told they're all pretty much the same these days. They sure seem to be except the ... Read Full Review

 

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Perfect Commuter and Trainer
By Kari(Owner), Sep. 26, 2013
I've owned my Virago 250 for about one year and put over 1500 miles on it. I bought it to teach two of our children (son and daughter) how to ride (I've been riding for over 35 years). It is light and nimble. The throttle and brakes are progressive, the suspension forgiving, and the clutch pull i... Read Full Review

 

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