Annual Buyer’s Guide

A year in the motocross industry is slightly different than the calendar year that most people follow. With new-year-model bikes starting to fall into our dirty little hands sometimes as early as late June of each year, we typically start a new year about six months before the common non-motocrossing folk. And with the outdoor National motocross series not concluding until mid-September, our year is typically about 15 months long because of the crossover. Does that make sense? Take this very moment, for example (mid-August). As we’re preparing this Annual Buyer’s Guide Issue that you currently hold in your hands, we’ve already tested a number of 2005 bikes, yet the 2004 Nationals are still running. Get it? Good! As the 2004 racing season is quickly winding down we can reflect back on what an exciting “year” it’s been in our sport. Bike buyers had the largest selection of MXers ever to choose from, a speedy Australian was named Supercross champion, Bubba’s shown the world that you don’t have to be on a 250cc four-stroke to dominate the 125cc class, and the redheaded kid from Florida proved that even after a major injury, he is still the man!

Will 2005 prove to be as exciting? We think more so. If all goes as planned when the racing season kicks off at Anaheim Stadium in January, we should see the start of the most intensely competitive racing action in the sport’s history. If all the rumors and speculation are true, defending champ Chad Reed will be sitting in the starting gate at A1 alongside Ricky Carmichael, James Stewart, Kevin Windham, Travis Pastrana, and the King himself, Jeremy McGrath. Now that’s the way to kick off a season…a racing season that is. But let’s not get too far ahead of ourselves…

While our heroes are spending their “off-seasons” dialing in their 2005 bikes and gear in preparation for the ’05 season, shouldn’t you be doing the same? To help guide you in the right direction, we’ve once again put together the buyer’s guide of all buyer’s guides. Kicking off this year’s motocross bible are 19 of the most technologically advanced motocross bikes ever (including Suzuki’s new 450cc four-stroke and two new aluminum-framed YZs). Backing them up are the gear offerings from everyone who’s anyone in the sport, a boot buyer’s guide featuring 18 pairs of the best MX kicks available, and wrapping things up is a new bike prep guide to help you give your new ride the TLC she deserves. About the only things you’ll find absent from this year’s guide are the Honda CR125R and CR250R two-strokes. Rumored to have significant changes, the two CRs are set to make their debuts at the Honda dealer show just four days after this issue went to print. So rest assured, friends, they, along with all of the other two-stroke MXers, are still in existence.

So without further ado, here’s your 2005 Buyer’s Guide…

KAWASAKI KX125

List price

$5,099

Engine type

liquid-cooled, single-cylinder, two-stroke

Displacement

124cc

Claimed dry weight

192lbs.

+ Bore x stroke

|

54 x 54.5mm

+ Compression ratio

|

11.1:1 (low speed), 8.5:1 (high speed)

+ Carburetion

|

Mikuni TMX38x

+ Ignition

|

Digital CDI

+ Transmission

|

six-speed

+ Starting system

|

kick

+ Fuel capacity

|

2.2 gallons

+ Wheelbase

|

57.9in.

+ Rake/trail

|

27 degrees/4.4in.

+ Seat Height

|

37.2in.

+ Front tire

|

80/100-21 51M

+ Rear tire

|

100/90-19 57M

+ Front wheel travel

|

11.8in.

+ Rear wheel travel

|

12.2in.

+ Front brake

|

Hydraulic disc

+ Rear brake

|

Hydraulic disc

+ Final drive

|

#520 chain

KTM 125SX

List price

$5,098

Engine type

liquid-cooled, single-cylinder, two-stroke

Displacement

124.8cc

Claimed dry weight

192lbs.

+ Bore x stroke

|

54 x 54.5mm

+ Compression ratio

|

TBA

+ Carburetion

|

Keihin PWK39

+ Ignition

|

Digital CDI

+ Transmission

|

five-speeP>+ Starting system

|

kick

+ Fuel capacity

|

2 gallons

+ Wheelbase

|

57.9in.

+ Rake/trail

|

27 degrees/4.72in.

+ Seat Height

|

36.4in.

+ Front tire

|

Bridgestone M59 80/100-21″

+ Rear tire

|

Bridgestone M70 100/90-19″

+ Front wheel travel

|

11.8in.

+ Rear wheel travel

|

13.2in.

+ Front brake

|

260mm Brembo disc

+ Rear brake

|

220mm Brembo disc

+ Final drive

|

#520 Regina chain

SUZUKI RM125

List price

$5,099

Engine type

liquid-cooled, single-cylinder, two-stroke

Displacement

124cc

Claimed dry weight

192lbs.

+ Bore x stroke

|

54 x 54.5mm

+ Compression ratio

|

8.3/9.9: 1 (Ex valve open/Ex valve close)

+ Carburetion

|

Mikuni TMX38SS single

+ Ignition

|

Digital CDI

+ Transmission

|

six-speed

+ Starting system

|

kick

+ Fuel capacity

|

2.1 gallons

+ Wheelbase

|

57.1in.

+ Rake/trail

|

27.5 degrees/4.53in.

+ Seat Height

|

37.4in.

+ Front tire

|

80/100-21 51M

+ Rear tire

|

100/90-19 57M

+ Front wheel travel

|

12.2in.

+ Rear wheel travel

|

12.2in.

+ Front brake

|

Hydraulic disc

+ Rear brake

|

Hydraulic disc

+ Final drive

|

D.I.D #520 chain

YAMAHA YZ125

List price

$5,299

Engine type

liquid-cooled, single-cylinder, two-stroke

Displacement

124cc

Claimed dry weight

189lbs.

+ Bore x stroke

|

55 x 54.5mm

+ Compression ratio

|

8.6:1-11.0:1

+ Carburetion

|

38mm Mikuni TMX

+ Ignition

|

Digital CDI

+ Transmission

|

six-speed

+ Starting system

|

kick

+ Fuel capacity

|

2.1 gallons

+ Wheelbase

|

56.6in.

+ Rake/trail

|

TBA

+ Seat Height

|

39.1in.

+ Front tire

|

80/100-21 Dunlop

+ Rear tire

|

100/90-19 Dunlop

+ Front wheel travel

|

11.8in.

+ Rear wheel travel

|

12.4in.

+ Front brake

|

250mm floating disc

+ Rear brake

|

245mm disc

+ Final drive

|

#520 chain

HONDA CRF250R

List price

$5,899

Engine type

liquid-cooled, single-cylinder, four-stroke

Displacement

249cc

Claimed dry weight

204lbs.

+ Bore x stroke

|

78mm x 52.2mm

+ Compression ratio

|

12.5:1

+ Carburetion

|

Keihin 37mm flat-slide with throttle position sensor (TPS)

+ Ignition

|

CD with electronic advance

+ Transmission

|

Close-ratio five-speed

+ Starting system

|

kick

+ Fuel capacity

|

2 gallons

+ Wheelbase

|

58.2in.

+ Rake/trail

|

27.5 degrees/4.8 inches

+ Seat Height

|

38in.

+ Front tire

|

80/100-21

+ Rear tire

|

100/90-19

+ Front wheel travel

|

12.4in.

+ Rear wheel travel

|

12.4in.

+ Front brake

|

240mm disc

+ Rear brake

|

245mm disc

+ Final drive

|

#520 chain

HUSKVARNA TC250

List price

TBA

Engine type

liquid-cooled, single-cylinder, four-stroke

Displacement

249.5cc

Claimed dry weight

212lbs.

+ Bore x stroke

|

76x55mm

+ Compression ratio

|

12.5: 1

+ Carburetion

|

Keihin FCR37

+ Ignition

|

Digital

+ Transmission

|

five-speed

+ Starting system

|

electric

+ Fuel capacity

|

2.4 gallons

+ Wheelbase

|

58.5in.

+ Rake/trail

|

26 degrees/4.3in.

+ Seat Height

|

38.3in.

+ Front tire

|

80/100-21″

+ Rear tire

|

100/90-19″

+ Front wheel travel

|

11.8in.

+ Rear wheel travel

|

12.6in.

+ Front brake

|

260mm disc

+ Rear brake

|

240mm disc

+ Final drive

|

#520 chain

KAWASAKI KX250F

List price

$5,599

Engine type

liquid-cooled, single-cylinder, four-stroke

Displacement

249cc

Claimed dry weight

203.9lbs.

+ Bore x stroke

|

77 x 53.6mm

+ Compression ratio

|

12.6:1

+ Carburetion

|

Keihin FCR37 with hot start circuit

+ Ignition

|

Digital AC-CDI

+ Transmission

|

five-speed

+ Starting system

|

kick

+ Fuel capacity

|

2 gallons

+ Wheelbase

|

58.1in.

+ Rake/trail

|

26.5 degrees/4.3in.

+ Seat Height

|

37.8in.

+ Front tire

|

80/100-21″

+ Rear tire

|

100/90-19″

+ Front wheel travel

|

11.8in.

+ Rear wheel travel

|

12.2in.

+ Front brake

|

250mm disc

+ Rear brake

|

240mm disc

+ Final drive

|

#520 chain

SUZUKI RM-Z250

List price

$5,599

Engine type

liquid-cooled, single-cylinder, four-stroke

Displacement

249cc

Claimed dry weight

204lbs.

+ Bore x stroke

|

77 x 53.6mm

+ Compression ratio

|

12.6:1

+ Carburetion

|

Keihin FCR37 with hot start circuit

+ Ignition

|

Digital AC-CDI

+ Transmission

|

five-speed

+ Starting system

|

kick

+ Fuel capacity

|

2 gallons

+ Wheelbase

|

58.1in.

+ Rake/trail

|

26.5 degrees/4.3in.

+ Seat Height

|

37.8in.

+ Front tire

|

80/100-21

+ Rear tire

|

100/90-19

+ Front wheel travel

|

11.8in.

+ Rear wheel travel

|

12.2in.

+ Front brake

|

250mm disc

+ Rear brake

|

240mm disc

+ Final drive

|

D.I.D #520 chain

YAMAHA YZ250F

List price

$5,699

Engine type

liquid-cooled, single-cylinder, four-stroke

Displacement

249cc

Claimed dry weight

206lbs.

+ Bore x stroke

|

77 x 53.6mm

+ Compression ratio

|

12.5:1

+ Carburetion

|

37mm Keihin FCR flat-slide w/throttle position sensor

+ Ignition

|

Digital CDI

+ Transmission

|

five-speed

+ Starting system

|

kick

+ Fuel capacity

|

1.8 gallons

+ Wheelbase

|

58in.

+ Rake/trail

|

TBA

+ Seat Height

|

39.2in.

+ Front tire

|

80/100-21 Dunlop

+ Rear tire

|

100/90-19 Dunlop

+ Front wheel travel

|

11.8in.

+ Rear wheel travel

|

12.4in.

+ Front brake

|

250mm disc

+ Rear brake

|

245mm disc

+ Final drive

|

#520 chain

KAWASAKI KX250

List price

$5,999

Engine type

liquid-cooled, single-cylinder, two-stroke

Displacement

249cc

Claimed dry weight

213.8lbs.

+ Bore x stroke

|

66.4 x 72mm

+ Compression ratio

|

10.5:1 (low speed), 9.1:1 (high speed)

+ Carburetion

|

Keihin PWK38S with Power Jet

+ Ignition

|

Digital CDI

+ Transmission

|

five-speed

+ Starting system

|

kick

+ Fuel capacity

|

2.2 gallons

+ Wheelbase

|

58.3in.

+ Rake/trail

|

26 degrees/TKin.

+ Seat Height

|

38in.

+ Front tire

|

80/100 x 21

+ Rear tire

|

110/90 x 19

+ Front wheel travel

|

11.8 in.

+ Rear wheel travel

|

12.2 in.

+ Front brake

|

Hydraulic disc

+ Rear brake

|

Hydraulic disc

+ Final drive

|

#520 chain

KTM 250SX

List price

$5,998

Engine type

liquid-cooled, single-cylinder, two-stroke

Displacement

249cc

Claimed dry weight

207lbs.

+ Bore x stroke

|

66.4 x 72mm

+ Compression ratio

|

TBA

+ Carburetion

|

Keihin PWK38S AG

+ Ignition

|

Digital CDI

+ Transmission

|

five-speed SX close-ratio

+ Starting system

|

kick

+ Fuel capacity

|

2 gallons

+ Wheelbase

|

58.1in.

+ Rake/trail

|

27 degrees/4.56in.

+ Seat Height

|

36.4in.

+ Front tire

|

Bridgestone M59 80/100-21″

+ Rear tire

|

Bridgestone M70 100/90-19″

+ Front wheel travel

|

11.8 in.

+ Rear wheel travel

|

13.2 in.

+ Front brake

|

260mm Brembo disc

+ Rear brake

|

220mm Brembo disc

+ Final drive

|

#520 Regina chain

SUZUKI RM250

List price

$5,999

Engine type

liquid-cooled, single-cylinder, two-stroke

Displacement

249cc

Claimed dry weight

212lbs.

+ Bore x stroke

|

66.4 x 72mm

+ Compression ratio

|

8.8/10.4:1 (Ex valve open/Ex valve close)

+ Carburetion

|

Keihin PWK38S

+ Ignition

|

Electronic ignition (CDI)

+ Transmission

|

five-speed

+ Starting system

|

kick

+ Fuel capacity

|

2.1 gallons

+ Wheelbase

|

57.9in.

+ Wheelbase

|

58.1in.

+ Rake/trail

|

26.5 degrees/4.3in.

+ Seat Height

|

37.8in.

+ Front tire

|

80/100-21″

+ Rear tire

|

100/90-19″

+ Front wheel travel

|

11.8in.

+ Rear wheel travel

|

12.2in.

+ Front brake

|

250mm disc

+ Rear brake

|

240mm disc

+ Final drive

|

#520 chain

SUZUKI RM-Z250

List price

$5,599

Engine type

liquid-cooled, single-cylinder, four-stroke

Displacement

249cc

Claimed dry weight

204lbs.

+ Bore x stroke

|

77 x 53.6mm

+ Compression ratio

|

12.6:1

+ Carburetion

|

Keihin FCR37 with hot start circuit

+ Ignition

|

Digital AC-CDI

+ Transmission

|

five-speed

+ Starting system

|

kick

+ Fuel capacity

|

2 gallons

+ Wheelbase

|

58.1in.

+ Rake/trail

|

26.5 degrees/4.3in.

+ Seat Height

|

37.8in.

+ Front tire

|

80/100-21

+ Rear tire

|

100/90-19

+ Front wheel travel

|

11.8in.

+ Rear wheel travel

|

12.2in.

+ Front brake

|

250mm disc

+ Rear brake

|

240mm disc

+ Final drive

|

D.I.D #520 chain

YAMAHA YZ250F

List price

$5,699

Engine type

liquid-cooled, single-cylinder, four-stroke

Displacement

249cc

Claimed dry weight

206lbs.

+ Bore x stroke

|

77 x 53.6mm

+ Compression ratio

|

12.5:1

+ Carburetion

|

37mm Keihin FCR flat-slide w/throttle position sensor

+ Ignition

|

Digital CDI

+ Transmission

|

five-speed

+ Starting system

|

kick

+ Fuel capacity

|

1.8 gallons

+ Wheelbase

|

58in.

+ Rake/trail

|

TBA

+ Seat Height

|

39.2in.

+ Front tire

|

80/100-21 Dunlop

+ Rear tire

|

100/90-19 Dunlop

+ Front wheel travel

|

11.8in.

+ Rear wheel travel

|

12.4in.

+ Front brake

|

250mm disc

+ Rear brake

|

245mm disc

+ Final drive

|

#520 chain

KAWASAKI KX250

List price

$5,999

Engine type

liquid-cooled, single-cylinder, two-stroke

Displacement

249cc

Claimed dry weight

213.8lbs.

+ Bore x stroke

|

66.4 x 72mm

+ Compression ratio

|

10.5:1 (low speed), 9.1:1 (high speed)

+ Carburetion

|

Keihin PWK38S with Power Jet

+ Ignition

|

Digital CDI

+ Transmission

|

five-speed

+ Starting system

|

kick

+ Fuel capacity

|

2.2 gallons

+ Wheelbase

|

58.3in.

+ Rake/trail

|

26 degrees/TKin.

+ Seat Height

|

38in.

+ Front tire

|

80/100 x 21

+ Rear tire

|

110/90 x 19

+ Front wheel travel

|

11.8 in.

+ Rear wheel travel

|

12.2 in.

+ Front brake

|

Hydraulic disc

+ Rear brake

|

Hydraulic disc

+ Final drive

|

#520 chain

KTM 250SX

List price

$5,998

Engine type

liquid-cooled, single-cylinder, two-stroke

Displacement

249cc

Claimed dry weight

207lbs.

+ Bore x stroke

|

66.4 x 72mm

+ Compression ratio

|

TBA

+ Carburetion

|

Keihin PWK38S AG

+ Ignition

|

Digital CDI

+ Transmission

|

five-speed SX close-ratio

+ Starting system

|

kick

+ Fuel capacity

|

2 gallons

+ Wheelbase

|

58.1in.

+ Rake/trail

|

27 degrees/4.56in.

+ Seat Height

|

36.4in.

+ Front tire

|

Bridgestone M59 80/100-21″

+ Rear tire

|

Bridgestone M70 100/90-19″

+ Front wheel travel

|

11.8 in.

+ Rear wheel travel

|

13.2 in.

+ Front brake

|

260mm Brembo disc

+ Rear brake

|

220mm Brembo disc

+ Final drive

|

#520 Regina chain

SUZUKI RM250

List price

$5,999

Engine type

liquid-cooled, single-cylinder, two-stroke

Displacement

249cc

Claimed dry weight

212lbs.

+ Bore x stroke

|

66.4 x 72mm

+ Compression ratio

|

8.8/10.4:1 (Ex valve open/Ex valve close)

+ Carburetion

|

Keihin PWK38S

+ Ignition

|

Electronic ignition (CDI)

+ Transmission

|

five-speed

+ Starting system

|

kick

+ Fuel capacity

|

2.1 gallons

+ Wheelbase

|

57.9in.

+ Rake/trail

|

27.5 degrees/4.53in.

+ Seat Height

|

37.4in.

+ Front tire

|

80/100-21″

+ Rear tire

|

110/90-19″

+ Front wheel travel

|

12.2in.

+ Rear wheel travel

|

12.6in.

+ Front brake

|

Hydraulic disc

+ Rear brake

|

Hydraulic disc

+ Final drive

|

D.I.D #520 chain

YAMAHA YZ250T

List price

$6,099

Engine type

liquid-cooled, single-cylinder, two-stroke

Displacement

249cc

Claimed dry weight

211lbs.

+ Bore x stroke

|

66.4 x 72mm

+ Compression ratio

|

9.1-10.6:1

+ Carburetion

|

38mm Keihin PWK w/power jet & throttle position sensor

+ Ignition

|

Digital CDI

+ Transmission

|

five-speed

+ Starting system

|

kick

+ Fuel capacity

|

2.1 gallons

+ Wheelbase

|

58.3in.

+ Rake/trail

|

TBA

+ Seat Height

|

39in.

+ Front tire

|

80/100-21 Dunlop

+ Rear tire

|

110/90-19 Dunlop

+ Front wheel travel

|

11.8in.

+ Rear wheel travel

|

12.4in.

+ Front brake

|

250mm floating disc

+ Rear brake

|

245mm disc

+ Final drive

|

#520 chain

HONDA CRF450R

List price

$6,699

Engine type

liquid-cooled, single-cylinder, four-stroke

Displacement

449cc

Claimed dry weight

218.5lbs.

+ Bore x stroke

|

96 x 62.1mm

+ Compression ratio

|

12.0:1

+ Carburetion

|

Keihin 40mm flat-slide

+ Ignition

|

CD with electronic advance

+ Transmission

|

Close-ratio five-speed

+ Starting system

|

kick

+ Fuel capacity

|

1.9 gallons

+ Wheelbase

|

58.7in.

+ Rake/trail

|

26.79 degrees/4.3 inches

+ Seat Height

|

37.6in.

+ Front tire

|

80/100-21″

+ Rear tire

|

110/90-19″

+ Front wheel travel

|

12.4in.

+ Rear wheel travel

|

12.5in.

+ Front brake

|

240mm disc

+ Rear brake

|

245mm disc

+ Final drive

|

#520 chain

HUSQVARNA TC450

List price

TBA

Engine type

liquid-cooled, single-cylinder, four-stroke

Displacement

449cc

Claimed dry weight

233lbs.

+ Bore x stroke

|

97×60.76mm

+ Compression ratio

|

12:1

+ Carburetion

|

Keihin FCR41

+ Ignition

|

Digital

+ Transmission

|

five-speed

+ Starting system

|

electric

+ Fuel capacity

|

2.4 gallons

+ Wheelbase

|

58in.

+ Rake/trail

|

26 degrees/4.3in.

+ Seat Height

|

38.3in.

+ Front tire

|

80/100-21″

+ Rear tire

|

110/90-19″

+ Front wheel travel

|

11.8in.

+ Rear wheel travel

|

12.6in.

+ Front brake

|

260 mm disc

+ Rear brake

|

240 mm disc

+ Final drive

|

#520 chain

ktm 450sx

List price

$6,498

Engine type

liquid-cooled, single-cylinder, four-stroke

Displacement

449.4cc

Claimed dry weight

221lbs.

+ Bore x stroke

|

95/63.4mm

+ Compression ratio

|

12:1

+ Carburetion

|

Keihin MX FCR 41

+ Ignition

|

Digital

+ Transmission

|

4-speed SX close-ratio

+ Starting system

|

kick

+ Fuel capacity

|

1.85 gallons

+ Wheelbase

|

58.3in.

+ Rake/trail

|

26.5 degrees/4.41in.

+ Seat Height

|

36.4in.

+ Front tire

|

Bridgestone M59 80/100-21″

+ Rear tire

|

Bridgestone M70 110/90-19″

+ Front wheel travel

|

11.8in.

+ Rear wheel travel

|

13.2in.

+ Front brake

|

260mm disc

+ Rear brake

|

220mm disc

+ Final drive

|

#520 Regina chain

suzuki rm-Z450

List price

$6,499

Engine type

liquid-cooled, single-cylinder, four-stroke

Displacement

449cc

Claimed dry weight

220lbs.

+ Bore x stroke

|

95.5 x 62.8mm

+ Compression ratio

|

11.9:1

+ Carburetion

|

Keihin FCR40MX

+ Ignition

|

Electronic ignition (CDI)

+ Transmission

|

four-speed

+ Starting system

|

kick

+ Fuel capacity

|

1.8 gallons

+ Wheelbase

|

58.3in.

+ Rake/trail

|

22.5 degrees/4.25 inches

+ Seat Height

|

37.6in.

+ Front tire

|

90/100-21″”

+ Rear tire

|

120/80-19″

+ Front wheel travel

|

12.2in.

+ Rear wheel travel

|

12.2in.

+ Front brake

|

Hydraulic disc

+ Rear brake

|

Hydraulic disc

+ Final drive

|

D.I.D #520 chain

YAMAHA YZ450F

List price

$6,399

Engine type

liquid-cooled, single-cylinder, four-stroke

Displacement

449cc

Claimed dry weight

220lbs.

+ Bore x stroke

|

95 x 63.4mm

+ Compression ratio

|

12.3:1

+ Carburetion

|

39mm Keihin FCR flat-slide w/throttle position sensor

+ Ignition

|

Digital CDI

+ Transmission

|

four-speed

+ Starting system

|

kick

+ Fuel capacity

|

1.8 gallons

+ Wheelbase

|

58.5in.

+ Rake/trail

|

TBA

+ Seat Height

|

39.2in.

+ Front tire

|

80/100-21 Dunlop

+ Rear tire

|

110/90-19 Dunlop

+ Front wheel travel

|

11.8in.

+ Rear wheel travel

|

12.4in.

+ Front brake

|

250mm floating disc

+ Rear brake

|

245mm disc

+ Final drive

|

#520 chain

KTM 525SX

List price

$6,698

Engine type

liquid-cooled, single-cylinder, four-stroke

Displacement

510.4cc

Claimed dry weight

228lbs.

+ Bore x stroke

|

95 x 72mm

+ Compression ratio

|

11:1

+ Carburetion

|

Keihin MX FCR 41

+ Ignition

|

Digital

+ Transmission

|

four-speed SX close-ratio

+ Starting system

|

kick

+ Fuel capacity

|

1.85 gallons

+ Wheelbase

|

58.3in.

+ Rake/trail

|

26.5 degrees/4.41in.

+ Seat Height

|

36.4in.

+ Front tire

|

Bridgestone M59 80/100-21″

+ Rear tire

|

Bridgestone M70 110/90-19″

+ Front wheel travel

|

11.8in.

+ Rear wheel travel

|

13.2in.

+ Front brake

|

260mm Brembo disc

+ Rear brake

|

220mm Brembo disc

+ Final drive

|

#520 Regina chain

ake/trail

|

27.5 degrees/4.53in.

+ Seat Height

|

37.4in.

+ Front tire

|

80/100-21″

+ Rear tire

|

110/90-19″

+ Front wheel travel

|

12.2in.

+ Rear wheel travel

|

12.6in.

+ Front brake

|

Hydraulic disc

+ Rear brake

|

Hydraulic disc

+ Final drive

|

D.I.D #520 chain

YAMAHA YZ250T

List price

$6,099

Engine type

liquid-cooled, single-cylinder, two-stroke

Displacement

249cc

Claimed dry weight

211lbs.

+ Bore x stroke

|

66.4 x 72mm

+ Compression ratio

|

9.1-10.6:1

+ Carburetion

|

38mm Keihin PWK w/power jet & throttle position sensor

+ Ignition

|

Digital CDI

+ Transmission

|

five-speed

+ Starting system

|

kick

+ Fuel capacity

|

2.1 gallons

+ Wheelbase

|

58.3in.

+ Rake/trail

|

TBA

+ Seat Height

|

39in.

+ Front tire

|

80/100-21 Dunlop

+ Rear tire

|

110/90-19 Dunlop

+ Front wheel travel

|

11.8in.

+ Rear wheel travel

|

12.4in.

+ Front brake

|

250mm floating disc

+ Rear brake

|

245mm disc

+ Final drive

|

#520 chain

HONDA CRF450R

List price

$6,699

Engine type

liquid-cooled, single-cylinder, four-stroke

Displacement

449cc

Claimed dry weight

218.5lbs.

+ Bore x stroke

|

96 x 62.1mm

+ Compression ratio

|

12.0:1

+ Carburetion

|

Keihin 40mm flat-slide

+ Ignition

|

CD with electronic advance

+ Transmission

|

Close-ratio five-speed

+ Starting system

|

kick

+ Fuel capacity

|

1.9 gallons

+ Wheelbase

|

58.7in.

+ Rake/trail

|

26.79 degrees/4.3 inches

+ Seat Height

|

37.6in.

+ Front tire

|

80/100-21″

+ Rear tire

|

110/90-19″

+ Front wheel travel

|

12.4in.

+ Rear wheel travel

|

12.5in.

+ Front brake

|

240mm disc

+ Rear brake

|

245mm disc

+ Final drive

|

#520 chain

HUSQVARNA TC450

List price

TBA

Engine type

liquid-cooled, single-cylinder, four-stroke

Displacement

449cc

Claimed dry weight

233lbs.

+ Bore x stroke

|

97×60.76mm

+ Compression ratio

|

12:1

+ Carburetion

|

Keihin FCR41

+ Ignition

|

Digital

+ Transmission

|

five-speed

+ Starting system

|

electric

+ Fuel capacity

|

2.4 gallons

+ Wheelbase

|

58in.

+ Rake/trail

|

26 degrees/4.3in.

+ Seat Height

|

38.3in.

+ Front tire

|

80/100-21″

+ Rear tire

|

110/90-19″

+ Front wheel travel

|

11.8in.

+ Rear wheel travel

|

12.6in.

+ Front brake

|

260 mm disc

+ Rear brake

|

240 mm disc

+ Final drive

|

#520 chain

ktm 450sx

List price

$6,498

Engine type

liquid-cooled, single-cylinder, four-stroke

Displacement

449.4cc

Claimed dry weight

221lbs.

+ Bore x stroke

|

95/63.4mm

+ Compression ratio

|

12:1

+ Carburetion

|

Keihin MX FCR 41

+ Ignition

|

Digital

+ Transmission

|

4-speed SX close-ratio

+ Starting system

|

kick

+ Fuel capacity

|

1.85 gallons

+ Wheelbase

|

58.3in.

+ Rake/trail

|

26.5 degrees/4.41in.

+ Seat Height

|

36.4in.

+ Front tire

|

Bridgestone M59 80/100-21″

+ Rear tire

|

Bridgestone M70 110/90-19″

+ Front wheel travel

|

11.8in.

+ Rear wheel travel

|

13.2in.

+ Front brake

|

260mm disc

+ Rear brake

|

220mm disc

+ Final drive

|

#520 Regina chain

suzuki rm-Z450

List price

$6,499

Engine type

liquid-cooled, single-cylinder, four-stroke

Displacement

449cc

Claimed dry weight

220lbs.

+ Bore x stroke

|

95.5 x 62.8mm

+ Compression ratio

|

11.9:1

+ Carburetion

|

Keihin FCR40MX

+ Ignition

|

Electronic ignition (CDI)

+ Transmission

|

four-speed

+ Starting system

|

kick

+ Fuel capacity

|

1.8 gallons

+ Wheelbase

|

58.3in.

+ Rake/trail

|

22.5 degrees/4.25 inches

+ Seat Height

|

37.6in.

+ Front tire

|

90/100-21″

+ Rear tire

|

120/80-19″

+ Front wheel travel

|

12.2in.

+ Rear wheel travel

|

12.2in.

+ Front brake

|

Hydraulic disc

+ Rear brake

|

Hydraulic disc

+ Final drive

|

D.I.D #520 chain

YAMAHA YZ450F

List price

$6,399

Engine type

liquid-cooled, single-cylinder, four-stroke

Displacement

449cc

Claimed dry weight

220lbs.

+ Bore x stroke

|

95 x 63.4mm

+ Compression ratio

|

12.3:1

+ Carburetion

|

39mm Keihin FCR flat-slide w/throttle position sensor

+ Ignition

|

Digital CDI

+ Transmission

|

four-speed

+ Starting system

|

kick

+ Fuel capacity

|

1.8 gallons

+ Wheelbase

|

58.5in.

+ Rake/trail

|

TBA

+ Seat Height

|

39.2in.

+ Front tire

|

80/100-21 Dunlop

+ Rear tire

|

110/90-19 Dunlop

+ Front wheel travel

|

11.8in.

+ Rear wheel travel

|

12.4in.

+ Front brake

|

250mm floating disc

+ Rear brake

|

245mm disc

+ Final drive

|

#520 chain

KTM 525SX

List price

$6,698

Engine type

liquid-cooled, single-cylinder, four-stroke

Displacement

510.4cc

Claimed dry weight

228lbs.

+ Bore x stroke

|

95 x 72mm

+ Compression ratio

|

11:1

+ Carburetion

|

Keihin MX FCR 41

+ Ignition

|

Digital

+ Transmission

|

four-speed SX close-ratio

+ Starting system

|

kick

+ Fuel capacity

|

1.85 gallons

+ Wheelbase

|

58.3in.

+ Rake/trail

|

26.5 degrees/4.41in.

+ Seat Height

|

36.4in.

+ Front tire

|

Bridgestone M59 80/100-21″

+ Rear tire

|

Bridgestone M70 110/90-19″

+ Front wheel travel

|

11.8in.

+ Rear wheel travel

|

13.2in.

+ Front brake

|

260mm Brembo disc

+ Rear brake

|

220mm Brembo disc

+ Final drive

|

#520 Regina chain

/100-21″

+ Rear tire

|

120/80-19″

+ Front wheel travel

|

12.2in.

+ Rear wheel travel

|

12.2in.

+ Front brake

|

Hydraulic disc

+ Rear brake

|

Hydraulic disc

+ Final drive

|

D.I.D #520 chain

YAMAHA YZ450F

List price

$6,399

Engine type

liquid-cooled, single-cylinder, four-stroke

Displacement

449cc

Claimed dry weight

220lbs.

+ Bore x stroke

|

95 x 63.4mm

+ Compression ratio

|

12.3:1

+ Carburetion

|

39mm Keihin FCR flat-slide w/throttle position sensor

+ Ignition

|

Digital CDI

+ Transmission

|

four-speed

+ Starting system

|

kick

+ Fuel capacity

|

1.8 gallons

+ Wheelbase

|

58.5in.

+ Rake/trail

|

TBA

+ Seat Height

|

39.2in.

+ Front tire

|

80/100-21 Dunlop

+ Rear tire

|

110/90-19 Dunlop

+ Front wheel travel

|

11.8in.

+ Rear wheel travel

|

12.4in.

+ Front brake

|

250mm floating disc

+ Rear brake

|

245mm disc

+ Final drive

|

#520 chain

KTM 525SX

List price

$6,698

Engine type

liquid-cooled, single-cylinder, four-stroke

Displacement

510.4cc

Claimed dry weight

228lbs.

+ Bore x stroke

|

95 x 72mm

+ Compression ratio

|

11:1

+ Carburetion

|

Keihin MX FCR 41

+ Ignition

|

Digital

+ Transmission

|

four-speed SX close-ratio

+ Starting system

|

kick

+ Fuel capacity

|

1.85 gallons

+ Wheelbase

|

58.3in.

+ Rake/trail

|

26.5 degrees/4.41in.

+ Seat Height

|

36.4in.

+ Front tire

|

Bridgestone M59 80/100-21″

+ Rear tire

|

Bridgestone M70 110/90-19″

+ Front wheel travel

|

11.8in.

+ Rear wheel travel

|

13.2in.

+ Front brake

|

260mm Brembo disc

+ Rear brake

|

220mm Brembo disc

+ Final drive

|

#520 Regina chain