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Honda CRF450X the best 450 ever ?
« on: October 19, 2013, 08:58:49 pm »
Look at the stats :

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The same basic design 10 years on and still winning plus you can pick one up for under 30k  :deal:
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Re: Honda CRF450X the best 450 ever ?
« Reply #1 on: October 19, 2013, 09:00:59 pm »
it is the reason why I bought my one  :thumleft: now if only the rider can catch up to the bike  :laughing4:
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Re: Honda CRF450X the best 450 ever ?
« Reply #2 on: October 19, 2013, 09:04:58 pm »
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Re: Honda CRF450X the best 450 ever ?
« Reply #3 on: October 19, 2013, 09:19:48 pm »
Multiple Baja champion (every year it entered)
World Rally championship 2013
World enduro champion 2011

Dakar 2014...?!?
Looking good. Now the KTM's always win the shoot outs, in fact the CRF is so old it is often not even included in the group tests but to me the CRF has stood the test of time. Good solid bike right from the start also easy to work on and well thought out. Oil change is quick and even things like setting the valve clearance is a piece of cake, plenty of room to work. Testament to Japanese R&D.
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Re: Honda CRF450X the best 450 ever ?
« Reply #4 on: October 31, 2013, 09:00:43 pm »
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Re: Honda CRF450X the best 450 ever ?
« Reply #5 on: November 01, 2013, 11:46:02 am »
it is the reason why I bought my one  :thumleft: now if only the rider can catch up to the bike  :laughing4:

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Re: Honda CRF450X the best 450 ever ?
« Reply #6 on: March 25, 2014, 02:51:25 pm »
How tricky is it to roadworthy a 450x if one picks up the roadworthy kit/lights etc.? Will the traffic department recognise the bike and allow it on the road?

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Re: Honda CRF450X the best 450 ever ?
« Reply #7 on: July 08, 2014, 09:31:41 pm »
How tricky is it to roadworthy a 450x if one picks up the roadworthy kit/lights etc.? Will the traffic department recognise the bike and allow it on the road?
If the traffic department will pick it up in the system as off-road, it can't be changed.
Depends how it got imported.
 

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Re: Honda CRF450X the best 450 ever ?
« Reply #8 on: January 06, 2015, 08:20:33 am »
Seems as good a thread as any to post this

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Re: Honda CRF450X the best 450 ever ?
« Reply #9 on: July 21, 2015, 08:28:00 pm »
Reckon Johnny Campbell maybe a bit biased but anyway ....

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