YZ450 replace stock handlebars? Reccomendations


6 replies to this topic
  • MistaPoodlePants

Posted July 05, 2008 - 06:22 AM

#1

Just picked up an 06 YZ450f. It still has the 5XC stock bars on it but they are tweaked and I would like to replace them. I am a bigger rider, 6ft 240. Any advice on replacement bars? I mostly trail ride at this point and am a novice rider.

Thanks!

  • grayracer513

Posted July 05, 2008 - 07:31 AM

#2

I very much recommend the Windham bend. They are a little tall at first, but also place your hands forward of the original position, which gives you more room to stand over the bike in a more relaxed posture, and improves the handling as well.

(5'10", 180)

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  • deanmain

Posted July 05, 2008 - 02:39 PM

#3

Windham BEND Rocks!!! That what I Did!!

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  • MistaPoodlePants

Posted July 06, 2008 - 06:45 AM

#4

Thanks for all the great info, I am going to try a set with the Windham bend. I found these at MotoSport, do I need clamps too or will the stockers fit this bar?

PRO TAPER EVO HANDLEBARS
FITS: 2006 YAMAHA YZ450F
WINDHAM / MAGNESIUM — In Stock

  • grayracer513

Posted July 06, 2008 - 06:51 AM

#5

The stock clamps will handle all 1 1/8' bars, including those.

  • Justin89

Posted July 06, 2008 - 10:07 AM

#6

I also have the Renthal Twinwall Windham bend bars and I love them! Very strong!

  • MistaPoodlePants

Posted July 06, 2008 - 10:25 AM

#7

Thanks everyone!





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