How much more Power?


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  • Vengeancemaster73

Posted April 21, 2006 - 07:51 AM

#1

Hi i was wondering how much more power the 06 yz250f has than the 450. I'm 6'0
182pounds. Do you think i could handle a 450? :thumbsup:

  • grayracer513

Posted April 21, 2006 - 07:57 AM

#2

The '06 250F has roughly 35 hp. An '03 YZ450 has around 48.5, and the '06 has 50. Did you ask the question you meant to ask?

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  • Zique

Posted April 21, 2006 - 08:16 AM

#3

Hi i was wondering how much more power the 06 yz250f has than the 450. I'm 6'0
182pounds. Do you think i could handle a 450? :thumbsup:


I think you meant 'how much more power [does the 450 have over the 250]?

It is a pretty significant difference (as grayracer has shown). Can you handle it? It all depends on your riding style and experience. The way I look at it, the bike only goes as fast as you roll the throttle :confused: . If you have any control over yourself, you start slow, get the feel, and eventually you'll grow into it. I jumped from a 125 smoker to a 426f and had no problems, but I'm not a major racer or anything. :thumbsup:

Just be careful (like we all should be with everything) and you should be fine.

  • xcape

Posted April 21, 2006 - 08:40 AM

#4

yep play it safe ask yourself do you need the power? will you use the power? The 250 rocks for the track. I like my 450 I am used to running powerfull bike and have learnt to respect them and my arms are about 2" longer after only one ride...easier to reach stuff :thumbsup:





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