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yamaha yz450f

USED IT, ABUSED IT, TESTED IT: STEAHLY OFFROAD YZ450F FLYWHEEL WEIGHT

Steahly’s nine-ounce flywheel weight was designed to harness the power of current generation 2010-2013 YZ450Fs. Steahly cuts a nine-ounce ring of steel on a lathe. The ring is machined to close tolerances for an exact fit on the stock flywheel. Nine ounces wasn’t a magic number, it was simply the most weight that Steahly could fit into the space available. VERDICT: With the Steahly-modified flywheel the YZ450F pulled more smoothly and gained traction in places where it would previously spin. The power w…

MXA TEAM TESTED: CYCRA YZ450F SPEED ARMOR SKID PLATE

WHAT IS IT? The Speed Armor skid plate is a low-cost, injection-molded, plastic skid plate for riders who want a simpler and cheaper skid plate. WHAT’S IT COST? $42.95 (skid plate), $12.95 (12 extra zip-ties). CONTACT? www.cycraracing.com or (740) 929-0188. WHAT STANDS OUT? Here’s a list of things that stand out with Cycra’s Speed Armor skid plate. (1) Function. Different bikes come with varying levels of center/side-case coverage. The Cycra Speed Armor protects the frame cradle and provides full-length…