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Anybody out there use a sxf450 as a trail bike ? 18'' rear ? Large Tank avalible ? Thinkin it would be a great all around bike for trails and track?

Thanks for any input.

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Why not get a 450 XCF instead? That bike is purpose build for the use you just described. It has somewhat softer suspension and the 18´rear wheel and a bigger tank.

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xc-f is the bike........get a 2009, already has a 5sp and an 18...........prolly the best all around bike made

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If you want some real range, take a look at the tank with the integrated shrouds:

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It's UGLY, but holy hellballs, that's a 25L capacity tank! That's 6.6 US gallons!

I'm not sure of the benefits of the 18" rear wheel. I put my 19" though some some ridiculous terrain and never had any issues.

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18's are better for pinch flats, hookup, stability, bent rims, bump absorbtion.............mxer's used em up til late 80's i believe.........down side is ruts and wallowy on hardpack and square edges

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There's a new 09 450 XC-F at Pro Cycle in St. George, UT. They'll make a good deal on it and they are sweet to work with.

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I'm planning on retiring my 250X in a couple of years and demoting the '10 450SX-F to a trail bike. I've only ridden the 450 once but it feels easy to handle and has controllable power.

Should be fun to have a few more cc's in the trails!

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Anybody out there use a sxf450 as a trail bike ? 18'' rear ? Large Tank avalible ? Thinkin it would be a great all around bike for trails and track?

Thanks for any input.

I think that exactly decribes a 450 xc-f. I ride the same type of stuff, track and trails. I looked into buying an 09 450xc-f when I found out they are not making that model in '10, just picked one up a brand new one for 2300 off the original sticker. you can find some awesome deals on old stock if you call around.

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