06 WR450 vs 07 TE510
Posted February 07, 2007 - 06:54 AM
Riding will be quite varied from wide open fire roads to tight and twisty forest. I live in Calgary Alberta Canada and will ride there as well as out in the rocky mountains of BC. Previous bikes were 2 strokes (250’s) back in the late 90’s and then I went street bike racing for a few years. Very excited to get my hands on one of these new 4-strokes, they look like a riot and I’m sure the torque is going to put a big smile on my face!
My current dilemma is to buy the 06 WR450 for $6,500 or the 07 TE510 for $9,000 (Canadian $$). From the reviews I have read and talking with people, the TE is very highly rated and a dream to ride and work on but is it really worth an extra $2,500?? I’m not poor but I’m not rich either and $2,500 is a significant savings, especially around Valentines Day when I could get moocho brownie points by getting something nice for the wife. Having been off of dirt bikes for many years, not sure if I could appreciate all that the Husky has to offer and maybe the $2,500 is not worth it.
Please let me know what you all think about the 2 bikes.
Posted February 07, 2007 - 04:03 PM
Posted February 07, 2007 - 04:40 PM
Posted February 07, 2007 - 06:44 PM
But you are saying that you are going to ride tight trails. So the smaller bike would be better.
You havent' been on a dirt bike in many years, so again, the smaller bike would make sense.
You can also get the smaller bike (but still quite powerful) and then get your wife something... How can you pass that up?
You will LOVE that wr. I know because I have one.