HEADS UP!!!

Site upgrade in progress... Core site functions are working, but some non-critical features/functions will be temporarily unavailable while we work to restore them over the next couple of weeks.

Please post any bugs you encounter, but before you do, check to see if it's already listed.

Thanks for your patience while we work to improve the community.

Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0
adamdf

Dirt Rider: 07 450 Test, way too brief

5 posts in this topic

what is up with the mags this year? I find twmx did the same thing with their reviews on the ktm and the rmz250, they are really holding back on "the good stuff". I guess we have to wait and actually buy the magz this year, last year the reviews online were atleast a good hint of what the bike was like, now its just a teaser.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

If you are reffering to the CRF450 article, I think it was just a "initial impression", not a full-blown test. Besides, they have to give you a reason to keep buying the magazine... :thumbsup:

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

no, i'm referring to the 2007 YZ450 first impression, right there on the main page

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
no, i'm referring to the 2007 YZ450 first impression, right there on the main page

"Look for a more in-depth pounding of the bike in Dirt Rider, and a shootout to come soon!"

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I was happy I got an '06 when I heard they lengthened the shock on the '07's to raise the backend. The seat height of my '06 is high enough, I don't need it higher still.

I was even happier when I read this...

A more aggressive cam is in place as well, and it makes the bike very lively from 1/3rd throttle on up, but the engine is much smoother below a third. It is also reluctant to pull a tall gear when there is traction. If you actually use the five-speed you will like this motor. If you want to do the whole track in one or two gears, you may lament the passing of the ’06-spec engine.

Coming off an '03 the stock '06 low end was soft enough already for me. The best part of the big bores is having tons of power EVERYWHERE, not just on top. It looks like my '06 will keep me happy at least until they get the EFI figured out in a few years. :thumbsup:

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!


Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.


Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0