06 or 07?


2 replies to this topic
  • minidad

Posted March 25, 2008 - 12:21 PM

#1

I am getting my son a used 450 and have decided on a Yamaha. The 07 should be better, but is it that much better then a 06.
What makes the 07 better then a 06?
Thanks

Visit the ThumperTalk Store for the lowest prices on motorcycle / ATV parts and accessories - Guaranteed
  • grayracer513

Posted March 25, 2008 - 12:51 PM

#2

They aren't that much different, frankly, and the right deal on either one will be a great bike.

The '06 has a little bit stronger low/mid power, the '07 has a little stronger mid/top end. That makes the '07 a little more suited to bigger tracks and faster riders, where the '06 is a little more suited to newer riders, smaller tracks, and recreational riding. By "a little", I mean you call tell the difference, but it isn't huge. Both bikes have smoothly delivered, manageable power in large quantities.

The '07 suspension is just a bit stiffer in the opinions of most, here again making the '07 slightly more suitable for faster people than the '06, but again, not a huge difference.

  • minidad

Posted March 26, 2008 - 10:35 AM

#3

Thanks for the info, thats just what I was looking for.





Related Content

Reviews

Yamaha YZ450F 2017 by Chris.GVS


Yamaha YZ450F 2017
  • * * * * *
  • 1 review
  • Last review by Tommyk_55
  • On January 15, 2017
Forums
Photo
Supercross

Wilson the Blue Privateer by jetfuel


Dirt Bike   Special Interest Forums   Pro Racing
  • Hot  50 replies
Forums
Photo

The "going back to the other darkside" adventure... by Monk


Dirt Bike   Make / Model Specific   KTM   250/350/450/505 SX-F & XC-F (4-Strokes)
  • Hot  113 replies
Forums
Photo

Is it worth it? (Cam and High compression piston) by macgi77


Dirt Bike   Make / Model Specific   Honda   CRF 150/230 F/L
  • Hot  36 replies
Forums
Photo

Chubby dad, looking at bikes , First trip to the orange/black forum ! by Slow_ride


Dirt Bike   Make / Model Specific   KTM   250-530 EXC/MXC/SXC/XC-W/XCR-W (4-Strokes)
  • Hot  28 replies
 
x

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.