Pics of the 450 at Laguna Seca

Me Got a Woody

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Plus

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plus

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and just for grins me next bike after I go IPO

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Enjoy

If you want to see some pics of Laguna go here

Laguna Superbikes

[ July 15, 2002: Message edited by: E.G.O.**** ]

So Ego, ya gonna write a big fat check for that benelli?

Id hold out for a Petronas!

I dont like the huge exhaust, this was a major gripe in the Honda forum about the CRF450, I wonder why Yamaha choose to go the same way. Loop out once and it looks like you will be buying a new one.

Shawn

If we go IPO I wont buy anything with a check

Cha-Ching :D

In fact I have looked at the following:

the benelli

the Duc 998r

and the MV-Agusta f4

Or maybe All three :D

then I retire to the seclusion of having a job at a Bike Shop parts or just sweeping..... :)

BTW

Yes Thats me holding the Bike, We all turn into Kids :D

[ July 15, 2002: Message edited by: E.G.O.**** ]

DaveJ

Was not there my son took the pics. I had to send me daughter off to camp so guess what one (Me beautiful Daughter always Wins).

If I was there believe me I would have been bouncing that puppy to know end and begging I mean writing chks to ride it :)

[ July 15, 2002: Message edited by: E.G.O.**** ]

Dang EGO, that Benelli looks sweeeeeeet, BUT.........that seat tank junction looks ummmmmm, like it could be painful :) !!

Dodger :D:D

Only if you did not have a package to fill the gap :)

Ya big draw back isnt it

That tank to seat junction is what is gonna keep that thing from ever being run a the Island of Mann for sure. Can you imagine 4 feet of air at 100+ and hitting that tank? Vienna Boys chior here you come!!

EGO,

Was anyone riding the bike? Or was it for demo purposes? If so how did it sound with the 10ft muffler LOL?

E.G.O. - Thanks for the Laguna pics! It must have been a GREAT time up there. Love the pics of the Dukes. Too bad brother Ben didn't go 2-2, oh well we will get'em next year.

Is it just me... or does that rear fender look like it needs some Viagra? Looks a little droopy... :)

Originally posted by Yak:

I dont like the huge exhaust, this was a major gripe in the Honda forum about the CRF450, I wonder why Yamaha choose to go the same way. Loop out once and it looks like you will be buying a new one.

Huge? That's an understatement....it looks like they added a TRASHCAN to the back end LOL....

I see lots of hacksaws coming out of storage for this bike...

:):D

The new plastic makes a good looking bike look great! I want to know if the tank, seat, side panels, and air box will fit on my 01 250F?!?!?! I might have to add a subframe to the list too.

All those photos and not a single umbrella girl!!??

I'm so disappointed.

BTW, did anyone take the bike off of the stand and move around on it?

Hey EGO - I drove by Laguna Seca on Friday. I thought about going in but had to much to do. Moved my wife and kids to Pacific Grove that week.

If I'da known they had the 450F!!!! Dag-nabbit!

Cool pics. Thanks to your son.

Steve T

skthom2320

We were in Cannery Row Friday Night, thats what I call a bike rally, there were some fine looking bikes there. We ran into Miguel Duhamel at the peer, I shook his hand and said even though I am a Yamaha Fan Good luck, he laughed and we spoke a little bit about his Dad Yavonne Duhamel. I told him I saw his old man bail on the cork screw way back when in the ealry 80's. Miguel Crashed in the same freaking spot this week-end

I figure now he is gonna kick me butt for hexing him :)

Hey I hope your moving with the wife and kids ?

[ July 16, 2002: Message edited by: E.G.O.**** ]

Originally posted by Yak:

I dont like the huge exhaust, this was a major gripe in the Honda forum about the CRF450, I wonder why Yamaha choose to go the same way. Loop out once and it looks like you will be buying a new one.

Loop out once and you will be in the hospital for a while. :)

Anyone have any info on when the 450F will be out. My local dealer said 2 months, but I think the guy was just guessing.

it looks like the nozzle on the back of the exhaust is welded on...

I'm wondering why Yamaha put a trials seat on it. Every time Yamaha redesigns their bikes the seat gets thinner and thinner. Next time around it will just have a decal that looks like a seat!

I liked my 95 YZ250 couch. Now that was a seat!

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