2021 450cc Enduro Bikes: Key Features Comparison

Motocross News  |  26 March 2021

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The enduro segment of dirt bike riding is flourishing, and for 2021, there are some pretty advanced off-road motorbikes available. 

In this guide, we look at the key updates for each 450cc enduro dirt bike.

2021 KTM 450 EXC-F: The KTM 450 EXC-F is one of the most capable packages in enduro, and after undergoing a major overhaul for year model 2020, it remains relatively unchanged for 2021. The key updates for '21 is an updated look with a grey rear end, along with an additional preload adjuster on the WP XPLOR fork.

2021 Yamaha WR450F: There's good reason why the Yamaha WR450F is the most popular dirt bike in Australia - it's an extremely capable, reliable and user-friendly machine. Based on the Yamaha YZ450F, the '21 WR450F has undergone a number of changes for the new year, including a revised engine and the introduction of a mapping switch mounted on the handlebars.

2021 Husqvarna FE 450: The Husqvarna FE 450 is another bike that underwent a major overhaul the year prior, meaning it remains relatively unchanged for 2021. It's got a new look with some freshly coloured plastics and an updated graphics kit.

2021 Sherco 450 SEF-R: The Sherco 450 SEF-R has always been a super-competitive enduro machine, and it returns for 2021 with a number of updates. The changes for '21 include a lightened sprockets, lightened oil pump gear, 500g engine weight reduction, updated graphics and the WP XPLOR fork with preload adjustments.

2021 Beta RR 4T 430: For 2021, the Beta RR 4T 430 has undergone an overhaul and is a new generation dirt bike. Headlining the updates for 2021 is a new chassis, airbox, graphics, suspension and electrical system.