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2022 YZ450F Monster Energy Yamaha Racing Edition Dirt Bike Review

2022 YZ450F Monster Energy Yamaha Racing Edition Dirt Bike has bright graphics. It also provides Monster Energy-inspired, class-leading racing bikes.

2022 YZ450F Monster Energy Yamaha Racing Edition Dirt Bike – Features

2022 YZ450F Monster Energy Yamaha Racing Edition Dirt Bike

Top Features

The new 2022 YZ450F Monster Energy Yamaha Racing Edition Dirt Bike is an upgrade version of the bike created by the inspiration of the YZ450F raced by Monster Energy® Star Yamaha Racing’s pro-Super cross and Motocross teams. The Monster Energy® Yamaha Racing Edition presents an attractive color and graphics package that is much better than similar bikes at the track or on the trail. YZ450F provides the most excellent power delivery and suspension performance and this bike is produced to win the races. 2022 YZ450F Monster Energy Yamaha has a compact and powerful engine, carefully refined chassis and powerful ergonomics that help the rider to get the ability to perform at their best lap after lap.

The ultra-compact four-stroke power plant has a high-compression cylinder head, aggressive cam profiles, forged piston, and many other futures inside which collectively give YZ450F’s riders the best balance of open-class power and best control. Yamaha’s Freeware Power Tuner app adds to the flexibility and precision in tunability of the GYTR® Power Tuner and gives the capabilities into your Smartphone. This app can change the setting of fueling and ignition timing instantly and upload these settings to the bike, which helps in ultimate track-side tuning.

2022 YZ450F Monster Energy Yamaha has a lightweight aluminum bilateral beam frame that is the main feature in the intuitive handling character. This bike has a carefully designed structure that enhances overall rigidity balance to provide excellent handling, especially in fast, bumpy riding conditions. Spring-type KYB® forks along with superior, speed-sensitive damping and linkage-type rear suspension presenting KYB® shock endow the YZ450F with its famous, class-defining suspension performance straight are the central area of focus.

2022 YZ450F Monster Energy Yamaha Racing Edition Dirt Bike

2022 YZ450F has the front and rear damping, improved cornering performance, tuned in concert with the chassis traction along with bump absorption. The bike while having smooth chassis movement, provides the rider with most of the most exceptional engine power with better confidence. YZ450F Monster Energy Yamaha Racing bike in introducing the rigid front caliper and compact rear caliper work along with the aggressive pad compound and enhanced rotor contact area that helps to boost brake feel and control. The 240mm rear brake rotor dispels heat more efficiently and provides consistent performance under all racing terrain conditions. It also has optimized gear widths and shapes that enhance the shifting feel and precision during racing under even the most extreme riding conditions without compromising Yamaha’s reliability.


2022 YZ450F Monster Energy Yamaha Racing Edition Dirt Bike provides a distinct rearward-slanted cylinder design having legendary light and compact engine of YZ450F that was designed for delivering ideal position within the frame for excellent weight distribution.

2022 YZ450F Monster Energy Yamaha also presents the internally steep valve angles that allow for an even straighter down-draft intake port. The aggressive cam profiles and more big diameter exhaust header joint along with the higher compression bridge-box-design piston, longer connecting rod to churn out a broad, DLC-coated piston pin and a usable powerband, all of these features are being provided by 2022 YZ450F that gives the rider, an exceptional level of chassis control and balance.

2022 YZ450F‘s free-of-charge Power Tuner app allows the rider to dominate the power of the GYTR® Power Tuner through iOS® or Android® device. Wireless connectivity is used to communicate between the app and the bike’s onboard CAN-bus network. THE Rider can adjust air/fuel mixture and ignition timing maps to tune engine performance for different prevailing track conditions through the app. It also allows recording race log information and monitoring a range of data helpful in maintenance and system diagnosis and engine run time etc. A Map switch that is mounted on the handlebar gives the rider ability to quickly select between preloaded engine maps through the help of an app for on-ride adjustments to changing track and prevailing weather conditions.

2022 YZ450F Monster Energy Yamaha Racing Edition Dirt Bike

2022 YZ450F Monster Energy Yamaha engine has a 44mm Mikuni® throttle body that has a high-pressure electric pump that guarantees optimum fuel atomization and powerband for a different range of riding conditions. This ultra-compact throttle body is also helpful in weight reduction and improves mass-centralization. The YZ450F is also presenting radiators angled to optimize the incoming air stream to increase cooling, even when there is a most demanding race condition for that along with blacked-out radiator louvers that increase the bike’s aggressive look.

2022 YZ450F Monster Energy bike has transmission gears that have a wide surface area to use that is balanced against updated clutch components. The design enhances the durability and increase feel with a shorter, more direct stroke when the rider is changing the gears. This bike also has an updated exhaust pipe design that improves the mass centralization by heartrending the rear end of the new exhaust pipe farther forward. This update enables the muffler to be positioned closer to the bike’s center of mass is achieved with the help of a broader joint profile and power development is increased too. The YZ450F has brought a compact electric starter system that helps to minimize restart delays on track. This fast restart system helps to increase convenience everywhere else. A high-capacity and ultra-lightweight four-cell lithium-ion battery are present in the bike that provides power to the design and has minimal weight. Innovative LCS enhances the engine output that is helpful in quicker, smoother race starts every time and enhances the controllability ensuring the best chance to grasp the opportunity and win.


2022 YZ450F Monster Energy Yamaha Racing Edition Dirt Bike is presenting an advanced and updated aluminum bilateral beam frame that has precisely tuned flex characteristics that provide the riders with the ultimate combination of enhanced cornering performance along with bump stability and traction feel. This app can tun the rigidity of balance of the chassis along with changes into the lateral beams, engine mounting points, engine cradle tube thickness and triple clamps. These are the best features boost the rider’s confidence to new levels.

2022 YZ450F has brought the high-spec fully adjustable KYB® coil spring-type fork with speed-sensitive damping that gives an exceptional balance between bump absorption and handling. The bike has linkage-type rear suspension that has KYB® shock with damping characteristics to meet the bike’s race-tuned chassis. Newly reviewed settings take full advantage of the lightened rear wheel assembly to improve performance further. 2022 YZ450F Monster Energy Yamaha bike has brought the large 270mm front rotor for riders mated with a rigid caliper and aggressive pad material that provides excellent braking performance and machine control. The rear system reduces the weight with a compact caliper and 240mm rear rotor to better heat dissipation.

2022 YZ450F features compact, stylish bodywork that includes a narrow fuel tank specially designed for motocross demands. The lower and forward-positioned handlebar and the firmer seat help the rider keep their weight forward during aggressive riding and racing conditions. This bike has computer-aided refinement for each wheel’s cross-sectional profile that reduces the valuable weight without sacrificing durability. First time in the entire history of Yamaha off-road competition models, this model’s rear-wheel comes laced with a new three-cross-spoke pattern that has enhanced impact absorption and feels.

Additional Features

2022 YZ450F Monster Energy Yamaha Racing Edition Dirt Bike has the top triple clamp design that balances rigidity that enhances the steering feel. The four-position adjustable handlebar clamp is rubber-mounted to increase comfort and reduce handlebar vibration and easily tunable bar position. 2022 YZ450F Monster Energy Yamaha has enhanced the top-spec details including 1-1/8-inch aluminum tapered handlebars along with wide footpegs, stylish blue rims, a quick-adjust clutch perch and a lightweight gold drive chain.

New For 2022

2022 YZ450F Monster Energy Yamaha Racing Edition Dirt Bike is providing a new rear sprocket, lightweight rear hub along with the drive chain decrease unsprung weight and driveline inertia, contributing to delivering more agile handling. It is the first time in history a Yamaha off-road competition model is the new three-cross-spoke pattern on the rear wheel that further enhances impact absorption and adds in overall feel.

2022 YZ450F Monster Energy Yamaha bike is already famous suspension performance that is further improved with revised settings designed to use full advantage of the lightened rear wheel assembly. The upgrades are designed to enhance stability on corner entry/exit and increase bump reaction.

2022 YZ450F Monster Energy Yamaha Racing Edition Dirt Bike

2022 YZ450F Monster Energy Yamaha Racing Edition Dirt Bike – Price

The new 2022 YZ450F Monster Energy Yamaha Racing Edition Dirt Bike is available at $9,799 only.

2022 YZ450F Monster Energy Yamaha Racing Edition Dirt Bike – Technical Specifications


Engine Type 450cc liquid-cooled DOHC 4-stroke; 4 titanium valves
Bore x Stroke 97.0mm × 60.8mm
Compression Ratio 13.0:1
Fuel Delivery Mikuni® fuel injection, 44mm
Transmission 5-speed; multi-plate wet clutch
Final Drive Chain


Front Suspension KYB® spring-type fork with speed-sensitive damping; fully adjustable, 12.2-in travel
Rear Suspension KYB® single shock; fully adjustable, 12.5-in travel
Front Brakes Hydraulic disc, 270mm
Rear Brakes Hydraulic disc, 240mm
Front Tires 80/100-21 Dunlop® Geomax MX33F
Tires / Rear 120/80-19 Dunlop® Geomax MX33


L x W x H 86 inches x 32.5 inches x 50.6 inches
Seat Height 38 inches
Wheelbase 58.5 inches
Rake (Caster Angle) 26.9-degree
Trail 4.7 inches
Maximum Ground Clearance 13 inches
Fuel Capacity 1.6 gal
Wet Weight 245 lb


Warranty 30 Day (Limited Factory Warranty)

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