2006 ATK 450 Enduro Comparison — Motorcycle USA

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ATK 450 Enduro

2006 ATK 450 Enduro Comparison

We the lesser-known American machine everything the other bikes through, and more. Just it’s heavy and slightly doesn’t mean that it hang with the group. bike stands out from the with its expensive componentry and design.

2006 ATK 450 Enduro

The Pleaser

Motor-wise, the American makes plenty of noise its whiny fuel injection and cassette-style 5-speed transmission. Our bike still had the motocross on it, so the exhaust note was unruly as But aside from the amplified the ATK led the torque category with an 39.4 lb-ft.

Despite the heaviest of the crowd, the motor was to pull all 270 pounds up and over any we came across. A 12.5:1 ratio was the second-highest of the group and is comparable to 450 motocrossers than arrangement of off-road machines.

An aluminum perimeter frame as the oil reservoir, providing an easy-to-use bubble on the left-side spar of the bike. Though placed in an location, it was by far the easiest bike to track of oil usage. How the chassis was more of a concern to our testers,

At 38 inches of seat height, the Yamaha places its riders in a lofty status. But, to a lower center of gravity, the feels much more to earth. Not only is the ATK tall but as well with a 58.5-inch

With 27.5 degrees of the combination doesn’t bode for those addicted to carving lines.

The ATK turns very says Chamberlain, but high-speed is fairly good.

Though the was unanimous, Ken had slightly different on the situation, having a greater for this beast’s extraordinary It feels tall and the seat is which took a toll on rides, and it could use a softer for enduro applications, he admits. overall, the bike feels than the others, sort of a Ducati feels different.

A seat, engine vibes and noise are all a part of riding a bike. Some people that, others prefer to be with smooth, quiet If that is for you then the ATK might be too to handle.

If you like the rawness, this is fun.

Adding a set of jumper to your tool kit is a necessity for ATK Without the inclusion of a foot-operated it’s doubly important not to your lights on when the is turned off.

Lacking a the levers that it does with work very The brakes aren’t the strongest tested, but they do an admirable job of this monster down. brake lines add quality, and strength while boosting factor.

Clutching and shifting also good on the ATK, we were a bit more likely to shifts on the American bike on the Honda or KTM.

We’ve been able to put serious time on this between the 450 Motocross test and the enduro version. The more we the ATK, the more those we like about it stand and conversely, the deeper its thorns themselves in our tender sides. of the quirks, the American bike impresses us with its adaptability, and dependability.

Yes, a … has left us searching for jumper a time or two, but when you the testing we’ve put this through, plus the 350-mile ride we threw in afterwards, the ATK to be a really solid bike.

ATK 450 Enduro

Like we discovered during our test, whether you’re at the unloading area, gas station, house or coffee shop, will want to talk to you the ATK. You’ve just got to ask does individuality and dependability the cost, weight and rude of the American machine? Well it, punk?

ATK Notes:

— hydraulic clutch.

— No starter is a bad thing when the unit craps out.

One piece radiator is going to be to replace.

— Carry fuses.

— Normal use kickstand into uselessness.

All it needs is a license plate to be legal.


American dirt bikes are few and far Special thanks to Oregon’s Motorsports for letting us repeatedly one of their personal dealership

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