Yz450f set up for a little guy!

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  • ktmracer53

Posted March 06, 2011 - 05:59 PM


Hey guys, i have a 2006 yz450f, im 5'5 130 pounds and ride ruff rutty moto tracks. The bike throws me around like a rag doll and having a hard time staying in ruts. So if you could could you please name some stuff off that could help?

Thanks alot,


Posted March 06, 2011 - 06:18 PM


eat more food and lift heavy weights.

  • Pmason718

Posted March 06, 2011 - 07:05 PM


That's mean

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  • YamaLink

Posted March 06, 2011 - 07:10 PM


Make sure you are properly sprung for your weight. Need to achieve proper sag range of around 100mm.

Consider getting the suspension revalved for your weight and riding style/ability.

  • yz450girl

Posted March 06, 2011 - 07:20 PM


yamalink !!!

  • Kx450fguy

Posted March 06, 2011 - 07:23 PM


yeah the sag on my bike was all jacked up, i am 6'0 190 and the guy that rode it before was 5'3 125. i blamed it on me, but when i cahnged the sag, i had a whole different bike. try that 100mm out. it will most likely be a huge improvement


Posted March 07, 2011 - 06:46 AM


That's mean

Not trying to be rude, I was once a 130 lb dude too. People have it right about getting your sag set, But he made it sound like the bike was controlling him too much, which a bit of weight and strength would help him take control of it. But then again there are a few advantages to being 130 lbs.

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