An are a dealer has a new 2004 YZF450 they would sell for $4,300 plus tax. They also have an 05 they will discount. Would you buy a NEW 04 to save $$ or just get a new one down the road. It's a littel hard to say with no 06's out yet. I've rode/raced YZF's, CRF's and YZ250 2 stroke.