250fx vs YZ450?

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  • Gunner354

Posted March 29, 2015 - 05:48 PM


I'm still on the fence between the 250fx and a yz450 and a 250f. I sold my 09 yz450 that I typically rode in single track and sometimes the desert. I loved the 450 as I had a Rekluse, all the guards,oring chain, tubliss, Evans coolant, 04 cdi and a Dr D pipe. I just backed out the forks compression for my 190lb body and it worked awesome. I wanted an even a lighter weight bike and was set on a yz250f until the fx came out. I have had 250 2 strokes, KTM 300 and Wr450 in the past. My dilemma is that a yz450 and 250fx are real close to weight. My question is has anyone ridden a 250fx, yz450 and 250f to compare?

Edited by Gunner354, March 29, 2015 - 08:12 PM.

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  • YamaLink

Posted April 01, 2015 - 05:56 AM


Though the two bikes may have the same mass, or close to it, the "feel" of the weight can be totally different. Are you a racer doing 100 or multi hour events or do you take breaks every 15 minutes? If the latter I'd get a 450 again.

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