Im going to get a new bike

3 replies to this topic
  • Family Man

Posted June 26, 2007 - 07:00 PM


Im going to be buying a new bike and am thinking 2007-2008 yamaha 450 or 2007 honda

What are the advantages and weakpoints of each. So far Im leaning twords the 2007 yamaha yz450f, it looks sweet in white with pro tapers, excels, wave discs after market exhaust etc. the only yamaha Ive ridden has been a 2003 yz250 2 stroke, I liked it. havent riden a yamaha four stroke though. I have ridden a few honda 450r's, liked them. how do the two bikes compare to each other, yzf vs honda?:thumbsup:

  • grayracer513

Posted June 26, 2007 - 07:33 PM


I can talk about it for page after page, and in the end, there is one very certain way for you to know: ride one. If you are on the fence at all, one ride on a properly set up (sag and suspension close to right, with the right tires on it) YZ450 is all it will take.

There is, in my admittedly biased, and far from humble opinion, little to nothing that the Honda does better.

Visit the ThumperTalk Store for the lowest prices on motorcycle / ATV parts and accessories - Guaranteed
  • 02YZ426

Posted June 26, 2007 - 07:40 PM


I know one thing Yamaha does better... they can build one heck of a reliable, bulletproof machine. Honda is yet to prove they can do the same IMO

  • kyle450rider

Posted June 26, 2007 - 10:41 PM


They both handle well and have good power.Best way for you to decide is to get out and ride both.

Related Content


Should I buy this bike? help....... by Numsa Hul

Dirt Bike   General Dirt Bike Forums   What bike should I buy?
  • * * * * *
  • 10 replies

Snake pit oct 30th by The Anvil

Dirt Bike   Dirt Bike Regional Discussion   California
  • Hot  293 replies

2016 YZ450 by CaptainKnobby

Dirt Bike   Dirt Bike Technical Forums   Suspension
  • Hot  59 replies

James Stewart back on a YZ450F by YamaLink

Dirt Bike   Special Interest Forums   Pro Racing
  • Hot  47 replies

BIGBORE FOR YZ450F 2006? by Taattie94

Dirt Bike   Make / Model Specific   Yamaha   YZ 400/426/450
  • 3 replies

Join Our Community!

Even if you don't want to post, registered members get access to tools that make finding & following the good stuff easier.

If you enjoyed reading about "" here in the ThumperTalk archive, you'll LOVE our community. Come join ThumperTalk today!

The views and opinions expressed on this page are strictly those of the author, and have not been reviewed or approved by ThumperTalk.