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PJRAUS PJRAUS
7/5/2020 7:37 PM

Friday morning, 10 am Australian time..eastern time I assume..
Im thinking the bikes may have already dropped in Australia..got a mate who has a Yamaha deal and he is hoping to have his new 21 model 450 on Friday or early next week..so he said anyway 🤔🤔

2020 YZ450F
2006 YZ125
2013 YZ 250F special edition
2017 YZ 250
2015 YZ 250f soecial edition
2019 KTM 85 big wheel
1979 YZ 250

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Motofinne Motofinne
7/6/2020 2:13 AM

It will be interesting to see what they have done with the 250. I wouldn't expect any changes for the 450 after the update for the 2020 model.

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gregyou gregyou
7/6/2020 2:48 AM
Motofinne wrote:

It will be interesting to ...more

Think Travis Preston said on pulp lx they’ve changed the 450

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fullfloater fullfloater
7/6/2020 3:13 AM
Motofinne wrote:

It will be interesting to ...more

gregyou wrote:

Think Travis Preston said ...more

Didn't he just say that people would be happy with the appearance? That could be anything from the much needed plastic updates on the 2-strokes (oh please god) to black rear fenders and BNG.

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PJRAUS PJRAUS
7/6/2020 3:38 AM

Well..it will be interesting, will probably watch it if I'm not working Friday.
Why is it that it's Yamaha Aus doing this.?.Haven't seen anything about model release stuff in the USA..
Surely it would be a simultaneous global pres release deal?
Sometimes I think Yamaha Japan ikes Yamah Australia a lot! We get a racer kit with our 2 strokes here ..just comes with the bike..full HGS gytr exhaust, v force reed setup for the 125..etc... Far as I know, no other country gets that stuff with the bike?

2020 YZ450F
2006 YZ125
2013 YZ 250F special edition
2017 YZ 250
2015 YZ 250f soecial edition
2019 KTM 85 big wheel
1979 YZ 250

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DB505 DB505
7/6/2020 3:50 AM
PJRAUS wrote:

Well..it will be ...more

Yeah, Why?

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nascarnate326 nascarnate326
7/6/2020 4:32 AM

Just think if they actually did upgrade the two strokes and beat KTM to EFI on a MX bike. This place would explode.

Likely BNG and nothing more.

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cody41 cody41
7/6/2020 5:25 AM

The motor still looks to be tilting the wrong direction.

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wrc777 wrc777
7/6/2020 8:27 AM
PJRAUS wrote:

Well..it will be ...more

Suzuki AUS started including wifi tuners on the RMZ250 last year I think. I am not sure any other country does that. Must be an Australia thing.

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Johnny Ringo Johnny Ringo
7/6/2020 8:33 AM
cody41 wrote:

The motor still looks to ...more

Tell that to the star bikes

Sooo much power

Alright Lunger, Let's Do It

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Lightning78 Lightning78
7/6/2020 8:47 AM
cody41 wrote:

The motor still looks to ...more

Johnny Ringo wrote:

Tell that to the star ...more

Ok ok so maybe I can correct his statement to be more specific bec I'm 99.9999999999999999999% sure Cody41 was specifically commenting on the YZ450f and not the YZ250f.

"The 450 motor still looks to be tilting the wrong direction"

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PJRAUS PJRAUS
7/7/2020 3:42 AM

Well they are here, and my mate probably will get his new 21 very soon..
https://www.instagram.com/p/CCVVjOuJJYv/?igshid=mp5onx8h21pl

2020 YZ450F
2006 YZ125
2013 YZ 250F special edition
2017 YZ 250
2015 YZ 250f soecial edition
2019 KTM 85 big wheel
1979 YZ 250

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adamdf adamdf
7/7/2020 5:12 AM
Motofinne wrote:

It will be interesting to ...more

think you have got it backwards there. The 450 will have the changes.

17 KTM 450 SXF - AMAZING!

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Motofinne Motofinne
7/7/2020 5:25 AM
Motofinne wrote:

It will be interesting to ...more

adamdf wrote:

think you have got it ...more

Surprising if that is the case.

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grunkster grunkster
7/7/2020 10:02 AM

450 changed from 19 to 20. 250 has not changed since 2019.

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Motofinne Motofinne
7/7/2020 10:15 AM
grunkster wrote:

450 changed from 19 to 20. ...more

That is why i think it would be surprising if the 450 gets an update. Considering that 2022 might be the year when the Yamaha gets an all new model like in 2018.

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douglasredding douglasredding
7/7/2020 7:20 PM

Reliable/trusted source in the industry told me zero significant changes to the 2021 YZ450f, just a few "visual upgrades" to the 2021 bike. I'm wondering if a not-so-improved 2021 will make the price of a new 2020 less negotiable, or will the fact that the 2021 bike is released, there could be more wiggle room in the 2020 pricing?

Curious....


"Never do something permanently foolish just because you are temporarily upset..."
-----------------------------------My Vital MX Bike Check Page--------------------------------

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Timo_2824 Timo_2824
7/7/2020 7:34 PM
douglasredding wrote:

Reliable/trusted source in ...more

Can you find a 2020 anywhere?

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PJRAUS PJRAUS
7/7/2020 9:56 PM
douglasredding wrote:

Reliable/trusted source in ...more

Timo_2824 wrote:

Can you find a 2020 ...more

Yeah...dont think there are many left..

2020 YZ450F
2006 YZ125
2013 YZ 250F special edition
2017 YZ 250
2015 YZ 250f soecial edition
2019 KTM 85 big wheel
1979 YZ 250

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PJRAUS PJRAUS
7/7/2020 9:58 PM

My dealer told me ,when I picked up my new 20 about a month ago, that they were sweating on an early 21 model release..nothing left at Yamaha and dealers floor stock getti g cleaned out during this buying spree..

2020 YZ450F
2006 YZ125
2013 YZ 250F special edition
2017 YZ 250
2015 YZ 250f soecial edition
2019 KTM 85 big wheel
1979 YZ 250

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aaryn #234 aaryn #234
7/8/2020 12:38 AM
PJRAUS wrote:

Well..it will be ...more

I think it is more than just the dirt bike range that is being released via facebook. There is also the bikes we get that other countries don't including the WR range.

I'm in the same boat, will be at work on Friday, so will have to sneak off and watch it. Waiting for the 21s to arrive, picking up a fresh 65 for the boy and then an 85, but might wait until early 21 until we pick up the 85.

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sandtrack315 sandtrack315
7/8/2020 2:39 AM

The 250F motor needs to rev longer and then it will be perfect.

The bike could turn a bit better, but I love how stable it is at speed, and it's hard to not sacrifice one for the other.

The 250F could lose a bit of weight maybe?

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Richard Tease II Richard Tease II
7/8/2020 3:03 AM
sandtrack315 wrote:

The 250F motor needs to ...more

Going by ya profile photo if i was you I’d be wishing for sharper foot pegs to stop ya foot slipping off ;-)

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PJRAUS PJRAUS
7/8/2020 4:02 AM
PJRAUS wrote:

Well..it will be ...more

aaryn #234 wrote:

I think it is more than ...more

Well..I dunno whats happening Friday...apparently the boss was on hold on the phone all day with the beaurocracy trying to get permits for about 15 of us to go into nsw to shear about 4 thousand sheep at 2 separate jobs..
My mate that runs our track sat in the que for 2 hrs this morning at albury to go and do his work...had a permit but he lives more than 50km from the border so the cops wanted to turn him back but let him through in the end...but they said ,tomorrow he probably wont get through!
What an absolute fucking shit show!
Probably be watching Facebook live on Friday morning instead of making a living..

2020 YZ450F
2006 YZ125
2013 YZ 250F special edition
2017 YZ 250
2015 YZ 250f soecial edition
2019 KTM 85 big wheel
1979 YZ 250

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sandtrack315 sandtrack315
7/8/2020 6:40 AM
sandtrack315 wrote:

The 250F motor needs to ...more

Richard Tease II wrote:

Going by ya profile photo ...more

Photo

Going by ya profile pic blink
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rob.boucher.547 rob.boucher.547
7/8/2020 9:28 AM

I have been riding/ racing 250's since 1980, plus open class 2 strokes. I have time on every major brand, including KTM

The current YZ250 is truly a great bike!
I just installed a R-tech kit, billet Faster USA wheel set.
When it is at the local tracks people come to check it out
Many compliments on this restyle, and it was an easy makeover. Photo

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PJRAUS PJRAUS
7/8/2020 10:58 AM
rob.boucher.547 wrote:

I have been riding/ racing ...more

That looks awesome!

2020 YZ450F
2006 YZ125
2013 YZ 250F special edition
2017 YZ 250
2015 YZ 250f soecial edition
2019 KTM 85 big wheel
1979 YZ 250

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AH387 AH387
7/8/2020 11:07 AM
sandtrack315 wrote:

The 250F motor needs to ...more

Why would someone thumbs down or be salty about this? I agree with everything he posted. If there were changes that I would like to see Yamaha make, that would be it. It's still the best 250F, but I don't see why pointing out where it could be better is a bad thing?

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grunkster grunkster
7/8/2020 3:57 PM

So what time does the info appear in the USA?

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PJRAUS PJRAUS
7/8/2020 4:51 PM
grunkster wrote:

So what time does the info ...more

No idea...seen no mention of this in USA motocross media..
Unless you follow Yamaha Australia on social media, you probably wouldn't know about it

2020 YZ450F
2006 YZ125
2013 YZ 250F special edition
2017 YZ 250
2015 YZ 250f soecial edition
2019 KTM 85 big wheel
1979 YZ 250

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