The transmission is still a six-speed, and the manual clutch is cable-actuated. In front, the YZ65 has a coil-spring KYB fork with adjustable rebound and compression damping. In the rear, Yamaha made an interesting decision to mount the KYB shock directly to the swingarm, doing away with linkage.
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