WR450F 2-trac Paris Dakar

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  • cat0020

Posted January 12, 2004 - 12:30 PM


WR450F 2-trac Paris Dakar

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2-trac in Berlin show

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I had to sneak this one in

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  • Indy_WR450

Posted January 12, 2004 - 01:02 PM


Way to Cool Pics!!! :) :D :D :D :D :D

  • pedman

Posted January 12, 2004 - 05:16 PM


Way Cool Pics...

I believe I just found a new wallpaper with the beach wheelie :)

  • logansowner

Posted January 12, 2004 - 06:18 PM


Those were awsome pics! My only question is when they offer them for sale, will they come with that huge light setup?

  • ETP

Posted January 12, 2004 - 07:29 PM


Great pics!
Check out that skid plate! Is that to protect the engine from the FRONT wheel rooost??????? :D :)

  • pedman

Posted January 12, 2004 - 08:31 PM


I would be very interested with this Dakar setup. Looks like a true dual sport to compete with KTM, BMW. :)

Dual exhaust - sweet :D

  • cat0020

Posted January 13, 2004 - 05:07 AM


I'm afraid that the dual exhaust bike is a KTM 660 Rallye..
The Yamaha WR450F 2-trac has a single exhauts and maybe a fuel container on the other side..
I think that bashplate also hold water. The Dakar bikes are required to carry a certain amount of fuel and water on the bike before the start of each stage.
They are most certainly not dual sport machines.. I think their sole purpose is to travel long distance through rough terrain at high speed, just awsome.

I would be very interested with this Dakar setup. Looks like a true dual sport to compete with KTM, BMW. :)

Dual exhaust - sweet :D

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  • pedman

Posted January 13, 2004 - 04:33 PM


Look at your last picture, definately dual exhaust. Compare this bike to the BMW F650GS Dakar and I believe it would compete very well.


  • oldbones

Posted January 13, 2004 - 05:09 PM


Yes, that last picture is a very nice one of Cyril Depres on his KTM. Oh, and yes it does have a dual exhaust.

  • pedman

Posted January 13, 2004 - 05:37 PM


Those pumkin bike wannabees. There is a KTM conspiracy to mess with our minds :) :D :D :D


  • logansowner

Posted January 13, 2004 - 07:19 PM


Dual exhaust - sweet :D

Thats a KTM, you should know that. :D And when is the last time you saw a single cylinder engine with dual exhaust? :)

  • pedman

Posted January 13, 2004 - 08:34 PM


I was in a mental warp. New rules :) no KTM's on the Yamaha page.

To be honest I was hoping for a moment that Yamaha did have a dual exhaust. Now I need to make a mental note to remove the KTM from my wallpaper.

Speaking of wallpaper....Time for new screensaver 04 edition? Anyone to volunteer?

  • tiout

Posted January 14, 2004 - 08:05 AM


Fretigné just won today's stage. He stunned all the KTMs. He is 10th overall now.

  • pedman

Posted January 14, 2004 - 07:06 PM


And he is a rookie :D

Go Fretigné :)

  • tiout

Posted January 18, 2004 - 07:05 PM


A Yamaha boy won the Dakar: Stephane Peterhansel
He is often considered as one of the most talented motorcycle rider of his time. He started as a skateboard champ in France....


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