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2014 or 2016 kx450?

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I found two used kx's. One is a 14 and the other a 16. Both are in great shape. The 16 is $1,200 more. Is the 14 a good bike or am I better off with the 16? Reliability and HP are my two areas of importance. Suspension I'll set up for my size.  

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Don't forget another big factor, weight.  The 16 is slimmer, considerably lighter and better turning.  Some say that the 14 motor hit harder but I prefer a smooth linear pull anyway.  Reliability is a non issue between the two.  I would go with the 16.

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they are both good bikes, dont sit on the 16 if your even considering the 14, the 14 will feel like a bulldozer, and the 16  a vette

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I had a 13, then a 16. WAAY lighter, handles better, don't have to worry about forks collapsing if you blow a fork seal.

Buy the 16. Or a lot of the shops have 17s for 7000. Call Power Kawi or Beaverton Kawi. I live in Vancouver but drive all the way to Power. Great guys, easy to deal with. Beavertons pretty good too

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