You could say we are spoiled......

I just realised we European trail riders are getting spoiled in the 450 segment.

Here is what we can buy this year:

And this is not in any particular order.

Don't shoot me if I left something out....

The well known Yamaha WR450:

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The KTM

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The gasgas, Fuel injection:

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The TM, race bred....

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The CCM, DR400 engine

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The suzuki DR400...

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The vertemati...

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The VOR (available with or without happy button)

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The HM (european homologated version of CRF450)

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the husaberg

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the husqvarna

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the sherco, looks like a fuel injected ktm engine...

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thiw will be a though decision next year....

I just did some serious drooling.

Man that TM is sweeeeeeet. I want one I want one :)

Fryboy

that honda is nice. as usual europe gets everything cool first.

Yes, the honda is nice.

But it always gets the same review in all magazines:

Great engine

too short gearing

mx suspension

no happy button

way overpriced (2000 euro's more than Ktm or Yamaha)

I like it, but prefer 100% enduro bikes.

The TM is rated as the most race oriented enduro in Europe,

comes with Ohlins suspension... but a engine not for leisure..

The Husqvarna is Getting great reviews in all magazines

They rate it second after the KTM.

I saw the Sherco in Paris, man, I need one....

I too like the TM. :D:):D :D

The ccm with the dr400 motor looks promising, looks like it uses the same ktm linkless wp shock and swingarm setup :)

happy button?whats that? electric start....? just the first thing that came to mind. :)

happy button?whats that? electric start....? just the first thing that came to mind. :)

Yep. Happy button, magic button, etc.

I call it the 'piss off my friends button' cuz they hate that they don't have one :D

Hey -- out of curiosity, does anyone know why the Europeans get a way bertter selection of Bikes --- both dirt/street?

BTW -- yes you are spoiled and I am jealous

happy button?whats that? electric start....? just the first thing that came to mind.

duuuuuuh, there is only one other happy button I know of and that one is on women :)

They look cool, but I wouldn't want to have to try to find parts for most of those bikes.

Hands down, that TM is the baddest looking bike out of the bunch.. :)

Hey -- out of curiosity, does anyone know why the Europeans get a way bertter selection of Bikes --- both dirt/street?

My guess is because so many of them are made there and most European countries have more lax laws about bikes on roads than we do. For example, street legal ATVs.

i said earlier that that honda was nice but not 2000 euro nicer than the ktm. i'd take the ktm.

happy button?whats that? electric start....? just the first thing that came to mind.

duuuuuuh, there is only one other happy button I know of and that one is on women :)

I was thinking the same thing! Thats the only button I like to push :D

never heard of a sherco but i like,i like !

Where is the Maico?? Do they still exsiste somewhere? :D:)

Maicos are now made in US , only it's now renamed ATK :) ATK bought the old Maico plant, fect is the 'new' ATK two strokes are in fact the last Maicos model :D

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