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  • idiot_on_426

Posted March 21, 2006 - 10:34 AM


i was just wondering if anyone knows what the best 450 is for 2006, i know most of us here are yamaha lovers, but lest be honest.. i heard that kawasaki got bike of the year. is that true

  • boyonblue52

Posted March 21, 2006 - 10:46 AM


Yeah the kawi got bike of there year in a few of the mags. But you have to remeber there just testing those bikes for a short time being. Try owning one for 2 years and see what bikes last longer....the YAMAHA's do! they have the best 4 stroke motors out there in motocross right now so if i had to choose even though im a huge honda fan i would buy a yzf over a crf. Also it all depends on how well the owners keep up with the tuning and mantinence

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  • Troutman

Posted March 21, 2006 - 01:37 PM


Kawi got bike of the year in one of the mags, Honda got it in another and Yamaha got it in another. I am not sure who got it in the 4th of the big four mags. So take your pick and you will be fine.

  • NYMXer

Posted March 21, 2006 - 02:20 PM


I can tell you that my experiance has the Suzuki a real close second to the Yamaha. Actually, they were tie IMO but my Yamaha dealer is better than the Suzuki. :thumbsup:

  • Ga426owner

Posted March 21, 2006 - 02:25 PM


yea and one year Cannondale got "Bike of the year"

geez screw the what you ride and like the best :thumbsup:

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