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2014 YAMAHA YZ450F: NEW FRAME, NEW EXHAUST, NEW ENGINE, NEW OUTLOOK ON LIFE

The all-new layout of the seat, fuel tank, air box, and wrap-around exhaust system moves the bike’s mass towards the center for exceptional handling. And, in addition to an all-new appearance, the front intake layout with larger air ?lter element adds the bene?t of reduced air ?lter maintenance due to its positioning away from dirt roost from the rear wheel. Yamaha has led the modern motocross bike movement, beginning with the YZ400F in 1998 and continuing in 2001 with the YZ250F. Not content with that,…

MXA PRODUCT TEST: DT-1 FACTORY AIR FLOW YZ450F KIT

WHAT IS IT? An innovative air filter design that compensates for the airflow limitations of the 2010 YZ450F’s top-mounted airbox. WHAT’S IT COST? $109.95 (aluminum cage and pre-oiled filter), $32.95 (over-the-cage pre-oiled filter), $25.95 (pre-oiled YZ450F replacement filter). CONTACT? www.dt1filters.com or (559) 651-4120. WHAT STANDS OUT? Here’s a list of things that stand out with the DT-1 Factory Air Flow kit for the 2010 YZ450F. (1) The problem. When Yamaha designed the 2010 YZ450F, they couldn?t f…

WE RIDE RIDE ENGINEERING’S 2010 YAMAHA YZ450F:

Just like the star quarterback in high school, the 2010 YZ450F is the BMOC this year. Everyone wants to touch it, be near it and, if possible, get a date with it. There is little doubt that this year’s Big Man On Campus caught the attention of the public with its reverse exhaust, tilted cylinder, offset cranks, downdraft EFI and cab-forward airbox. Not since the heady days of 1973 when word leaked that Honda would make a two-stroke has a bike been so eagerly anticipated (even the leaked tech info fed in…