How much weight does the 06 drop off???


7 replies to this topic
  • snow

Posted October 12, 2005 - 07:07 PM

#1

I know this has been asked somewere but I was wondering will the 06 handle way better than my 05??? My uncle will make me a great offer on a 06 but I was wondering if it will be worth it. I rode a 426 and then my 450 and WoW what a pig the 426 felt like maybe it's just me but if the 06 has the same difference I may be interested in the 06. Also would 4500-4000 grand be too much of a asking price for my 05 450 almost new and looks great.

  • tp3dxf

Posted October 12, 2005 - 09:31 PM

#2

How about you have your uncle make me a great deal on one as well. Looks like a great bike. I am glad the 5 speed is back.

Get one and tell us all what is up with the bike.

  • Wyatt

Posted October 12, 2005 - 09:40 PM

#3

It does not lose any weight. It just carries it better

  • CHEEZE13

Posted October 13, 2005 - 09:02 AM

#4

Actually scientists tell me that it weighs one yoctogram (10x^-24) less, so yeah it basically weighs the same.

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  • snow

Posted October 13, 2005 - 04:28 PM

#5

So if there is no weight loss than what would make the 06 so much better other than the 5 speed tranny??? Even if the weight was moved would it make that much difference????

  • markhardgrove

Posted October 13, 2005 - 05:23 PM

#6

Check out these specifications for updates to the 2006 YZ450F
Yamaha Motor Corporation Japan official release dates:
YZ250F: September 20
http://www.yamaha-mo...z250f_50th.html
YZ450F: November 25
http://www.yamaha-mo...z250f_450f.html
http://www.yamaha-mo...n/yz/index.html

  • mackeymx

Posted October 13, 2005 - 05:50 PM

#7

none of those sites work

  • Satch0922

Posted October 13, 2005 - 05:59 PM

#8

lower center of gravity. The only negative the "older" YZF bikes had was the tendency to feel top heavy. I promise you....that is the difference between the CRF and the "older" YZF.





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