Yz 450 or Cr 450?

5 replies to this topic
  • Xtreme1

Posted December 08, 2004 - 10:40 AM


Hi guys im new here and love tt already. I am in the process of purchasing a new 450 and am torn between the yz and cr. I heard the yz is suited for larger riders. I am 6'2" 250. I used to race a yz 250 in the early 90s and a cr 250 in the late 80s and they were both great bikes. I had a cr500 for the last 5 years and it was just too much for the riding i do now. I never go on a mx track anymore only woods and trail riding. I know this has probably been asked a hundred times but i would like you guys opinions on this cuz i wanna make the right choice. Thanks


Posted December 08, 2004 - 10:57 AM


whats your favorite color?j\k :cry: their both great bikes but for trail riding and woods i would probably lean towards a wr and not a yz or crf.

  • Todd98YZ400F

Posted December 08, 2004 - 11:04 AM


Yeah, a WR sounds more suitable for you. After doing all of the free mods you'll have the same performance as the YZ. You'll have the headlight too.

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  • MXKyle

Posted December 08, 2004 - 11:44 AM


The Honda will be better suited for trail riding because of it's five speed tranny. I prefer the YZ for moto though.


  • Ga426owner

Posted December 08, 2004 - 11:50 AM


No motocross - I would not buy either - YZF or CRF

For Trails/ Woods only I would buy:
1. KTM 300EXC or the 450EXC!!!! There is no better woods bike PERIOD! :cry:
2. CRFX450
3. WR450

  • Bergi600

Posted December 08, 2004 - 03:46 PM



Trailriding!!!!....the Cr and the YZ are motoheads.....definetly go to the KTM dealer and buy a EXC525......you will love it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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