2000 Yamaha PW80

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  • Built for the young motorcyclist

    Jun 30, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Small, easy to handle, excellent motorcycle for a beginner
    Cons: Child out grows it quickly

    Summary: You enjoy the feel of riding an off road motorcycle and now your son or daughter has expressed the desire to learn to ride and handle a motorcycle. So, where do you start? You start with a bike that is appropriate for their height, weight, and ability. ... read more

  • Best Beginners Bike

    Jul 16, 2002 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Powerful, smooth riding, Yamalube Autolube injection, Spark Arrester
    Cons: Bad top-end power, little suspension

    Summary: I actually have the BW ( Big Wheel) model which is exactly the same exept for the tires. I thing the PW80 would make for a good beginners bike ( as if it already wasn't ) because of the smooth power characteristics. The little 80 ... read more

  • Excellent beginner bike

    Feb 22, 2002 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Throttle limiter, clutchless
    Cons: None.

    Summary: I recently purchased this bike for my 7 year old son. I originally was going to buy the PW50 but he was way too tall for that bike. My main reasons for selecting this particular bike were: the throttle limiter, low seat height and that its clutchless. ... read more

  • Bad to the motor!

    Oct 12, 2001 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: light, speedy
    Cons: bad for wheelies

    Summary: This is a good bike for 7-10 year olds. it is light and best for kids 50-90lbs. This is a good bike for small jumps but not tricks, and is highly comfortable, unless you've sat on it for an hour or more. I have bent my ... read more

  • Faster Daddy

    Sep 10, 2001 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Held up to two years of abuse by 11 yr olds
    Cons: power

    Summary: My twin 11 yr old boys bought new PW80's in 1999. They pounded the snot out of them for two years. No clutch meant for easy learning. The boys were very hard on the bikes. Mud, mud, and more mud. It's not stuck till you can't see it. After getting used ... read more

  • Yamaha PW80

    Jul 28, 2001 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: It's cheap and easy to repair!
    Cons: Very good bike to start on!

    Summary: I love this bike. In fact it was the first dirt bike I ever owned. There are so many good things about this bike for example it has no clutch, but 3 gears so a child can learn when to shift and good control with a bike before having to use a clutch. I ... read more

  • an enjoyable ride

    Oct 14, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: no clutch, good introduction to beginner riders
    Cons: no class for racing

    Summary: This motorcycle is a reliable, quality built motorcycle, perfect for the youngsters. The Yamaha PW-80 is an ideal motorcycle for a beginner, between the ages of 7 to 11. It is an easy bike to ride and will introduce your child to gears on a motorcycle. ... read more

  • ohh, ouch, my balance ain't that good

    Jun 30, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: flying...
    Cons: falling...

    Summary: I really hate this motorcycle. It has the worst balance of anything I've ever ridden on. The first time I picked it up and started going, I could feel it struggling to toss me like a cowboy on a bronco. It wasn't long before I fell. fortunately I only ... read more

  • great kids bike

    May 13, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: good kids bike
    Cons: it is so good it has no cons

    Summary: This is a great bike for kids and young adults 11-14. It is a small bike and is very quiet. IT does not go very fast so your child wont be in great danger. This bike can be used for trails or just cruising around. Your neighbors wont be angry because ... read more

  • Good Starter Bike

    Apr 13, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Good for beginners
    Cons: Quickly outgrown by size or ability

    Summary: Bought this bike for my 10 year old son. It is easy to ride, has decent power, and has a low seat height. He quickly outgrew the bike however, in both seat height and ability, and now my eight year old son rides it. It is much better suited to a younger, ... read more

  • something to lookout for.

    Apr 11, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: its still a automatic, also the price.
    Cons: may have problems with throttle cable in mud. also getting to the oil.

    Summary: We got the motorcycle because it still is a automatic far as no clutch to use, also the price is lower than some others. My half brother 8 years old likes it alot, He likes that it sits higher than his older motorcycle. Also the yamaha are cold blooded ... read more

  • Young Riders Dream

    Jan 10, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Compact, Good Learner
    Cons: Grow out of it quick

    Summary: This model of the PW-80 Yamaha off-road bike is a great buy for the right person. The right buy mean u should pay about $1300 for a new PW-80. The person I mean for a YOUNG person who wants to experiance the off-road experiance. The ideal rider size is ... read more

  • Express Customer Reviews

  • EXCELLENT VALUE IN A BEGINNERS BIKE

    Jan 1, 2007 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: Low initial cost, quiet compared to 4 strokes, Yamaha making this engine for 20-30 years
    Cons: Soft suspension for adults - not alot of "hop-up" after market stuff

    Summary: I bought this bike because of the size, bigger than a CR50 & smaller than a YZ125 - perfect for 8-10 year olds - 30 lbs lighter than anything in its class. Engine is very quiet, torquey - seems to rum out of steam at around 30 mph - but that is OK for ... read more

  • Want a first bike this is the one for you.

    Feb 3, 2005 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: very reliable great for beginner
    Cons: There is nothing i can say bad about the PW80

    Summary: The PW80 is a very reliable bike due to its very well built 2 stroke engine .It has a 3 geared semi automatic (automatic clutch)gear box.If your between 8 and 13 and have always wanted a bike but never got one this is the ideal bike for you very reliable ... read more

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