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YZ450 or WR250?

Discussion in 'Bike Reviews, Questions and Suggestions' at netrider.net.au started by Elias Perris, Dec 13, 2014.

  1. Hi, i'm new to these forums, sorry if it's in the wrong thread. I'm 13 years old, and can ride a Honda XL185s, it's a pretty old bike and i'm thinking about asking for a new motorbike. I have seen alot of YZ450's for around $4000, and WR250's are around the same price. Which bike would be better for me?

  2. The YZ is mostly intended for racing, needing high revs. Good for flying up hills and going over jumps etc. The WR is for trails with better gearing for slower manoeuvring and softer suspension. Unless you want to race, the WR would be better.
  3. Hey guys, anyone know how big a YZ125 is compared to a Honda XR200r, or Honda XL185s? And will it be possible for me to get one for around $1500-2500?
  4. XL185 to YZ450?

    13 years old?

    What could go wrong?
  5. Accelerated puberty, for one thing.

    OP, coming from the XL185, the WR250 would be a thing of great joy.