05 owners


4 replies to this topic
  • Thumper38

Posted September 21, 2004 - 05:05 AM

#1

Does the 05 450 handle any better than the 03 or 04? :cry:

  • mmbasa

Posted September 21, 2004 - 05:53 AM

#2

I don't know about the 30-04 but compared to an 02 its like going from a school bus to a sports car.

Visit the ThumperTalk Store for the lowest prices on motorcycle / ATV parts and accessories - Guaranteed
  • Ga426owner

Posted September 21, 2004 - 07:59 AM

#3

Does the 05 450 handle any better than the 03 or 04? :cry:


Jason if you are not happy with the handling of your 03 try the "Storm Link" It was the ticket for me as I shared your opinion - now it handles like a YZ250...very nice :cry:

  • Thumper38

Posted September 21, 2004 - 08:09 AM

#4

Thanks for the input. I am waiting on my new one, I want to see if it is any different. I talked with storm linkage and they said that the 05 is much better and was not the same as 03 and 04, so I will just have to wait another week before I can see. I would give anything to make it turn quicker, so I will use the storm link as soon as they put one out! Other than that my 03 was by far the best bike I have ever owned. I have tried them all except the KTM! :cry: :cry: :cry:

  • gonzo

Posted September 21, 2004 - 09:29 AM

#5

They turn about the same. Until they get the motor height down more it's going to stand in corners and be sort of a pig. I have the storm on my 03 and I have an 05 YZ250 and I can tell you that my 03 handles like a six wheel cadillac compared to my YZ250.





Related Content

Forums
Photo

Megabomb Fitment by 288yz450


Dirt Bike   Make / Model Specific   Yamaha   YZ 400/426/450
  • 1 reply
Reviews

Yamaha YZ450F 2017 by Chris.GVS


Yamaha YZ450F 2017
  • - - - - -
  • 0 reviews
Forums
Photo

2016 YZ450 by CaptainKnobby


Dirt Bike   Dirt Bike Technical Forums   Suspension
  • Hot  59 replies
Forums
Photo

yz250x vs 450 4t comparisons (preferably desert riding) needed by JakeNorthrupYZ450F


Dirt Bike   Make / Model Specific   Yamaha   Yamaha 2-Stroke
  • 9 replies
Forums
Photo

Chubby dad, looking at bikes , First trip to the orange/black forum ! by Slow_ride


Dirt Bike   Make / Model Specific   KTM   250-530 EXC/MXC/SXC/XC-W/XCR-W (4-Strokes)
  • Hot  28 replies
 
x

Join Our Community!

Even if you don't want to post, registered members get access to tools that make finding & following the good stuff easier.

If you enjoyed reading about "" here in the ThumperTalk archive, you'll LOVE our community. Come join ThumperTalk today!

The views and opinions expressed on this page are strictly those of the author, and have not been reviewed or approved by ThumperTalk.