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Wr450

Do these ones actually start on the button ???
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Anybody have any long time reviews of their 19/20 WR450?

Close to pulling the trigger on either the 450 or 250.

Last WR450 i had (2014), i swore i'd never buy another 450 again. The thing pummelled me. Awesome fun when i was fresh but a nightmare in the whoops towards the end of the day.

Had a WR250f in 2015 and the thing was a scalpel, so much fun, pin it all day with no worries. but not so good on the long dirt roads that area an unfortunate inclusion into trail rides in this area.


Geoff Ballards' youtube vids have me intrigued when he mentioned he normally doesn't like 450's but this one is different, lighter feeling and smooth power.

Looking to get some opinions on owners.

TIA
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Lightbulb Tobz your not giving this problem your full undivided attention

The real question here Tobz is - Have you had your 'colours' read lately?
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Human beings being complex types - well our most beneficial personal colours change slightly throughout the years.

450
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Interesting response to say the least .

But a KTM is a no from me. owned one and rode a couple. they're just weird feeling and uncomfortable, while they have great conponents, they lack in some departments. Yamaha's are comfy to me and do everything well, a jack of all trades if you will.

Thanks for the reply tho
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Interesting response to say the least .

Excackery !
Who wants a boring thread !

Now keep an open mind Tobz ...could be Blue too
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Anybody have any long time reviews of their 19/20 WR450?

Close to pulling the trigger on either the 450 or 250.

Last WR450 i had (2014), i swore i'd never buy another 450 again. The thing pummelled me. Awesome fun when i was fresh but a nightmare in the whoops towards the end of the day.

Had a WR250f in 2015 and the thing was a scalpel, so much fun, pin it all day with no worries. but not so good on the long dirt roads that area an unfortunate inclusion into trail rides in this area.


Geoff Ballards' youtube vids have me intrigued when he mentioned he normally doesn't like 450's but this one is different, lighter feeling and smooth power.

Looking to get some opinions on owners.

TIA
Ive gone from the 2015 WR250f to the 19 WR450f, 1st ride i was a little self doubting if I made right decision, but Ive learnt how to ride the 450 again and am absolutely rapt with it, (I too owned the 2012 WR450f and absolutely hated it) Cheers Lofty
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Thanks Lofty, tis pretty much what I'll be looking at doing. Can I ask what were your concerns from your first ride that you didn't like?
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Thanks Lofty, tis pretty much what I'll be looking at doing. Can I ask what were your concerns from your first ride that you didn't like?
It was more the power thing to be honest (just being used to the 250) and suspension was way too soft, Ive since done suspension and valving, changed maps,( the second map switch works a treat). Cheers Lofty
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