2023 450cc Off-Road Shootout Rider Opinions

While adding up the scores and determining a ranking amongst the various off-road bikes may sound beneficial, identifying someone who you can relate to and find similiarities with can be even more advantageous. Below you will find the individual rankings and opinions of each of our testers and why they ranked the bikes the way they did.

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Bio: Jimmy Lewis

Ability: 50+ Off-Road Expert

Age: 55

Weight: 195lbs

Height: 6’0

Current Bikes: 2021 500 EXC

Ranking: KX450X, YZ450FX, EX450F, CRF450RX

Bio: Trevor Hunter

Ability: Off-Road Pro

Age: 24

Weight: 160lbs

Height: 5’7

Current Bikes: KX450X/CRF450RX

Ranking: KX450X, YZ450FX, CRF450RX, EX450F

Bio: Brent Farrell

Ability: 50+ Off-Road Expert

Age: 53

Weight: 220lbs

Height: 6’6

Current Bikes: 2021 Husqvarna FX450

Ranking: KX450X, CRF450RX, EX450F, YZ450FX

Bio: Todd Davis

Ability: 50+ Off-Road Expert

Age: 53

Weight: 210lbs

Height: 6’0

Current Bikes: 2023 KTM 450 XC-F

Ranking: CRF450RX, EX450F, KX450X, YZ450FX

Bio: Jeff Belknap

Ability: 40+ Off-Road Expert

Age: 49

Weight: 190lbs

Height: 5’10

Current Bikes: 2023 Suzuki RM-Z250, 2009 CRF450X

Ranking: CRF450RX, KX450X, YZ450FX, EX450F

Bio: Matt Mattoon

Ability: Off-Road Intermediate

Age: 26

Weight: 166lbs

Height: 6’0

Current Bikes: YZ250FX

Ranking: YZ450FX, KX450X, CRF450RX, EX450F

Bio: Tyler Belknap

Ability: Off-Road Pro

Age: 21

Weight: 165lbs

Height: 6’1

Current Bikes: 2022 YZ250FX

Ranking: KX450X, CRF450RX, YZ450FX, EX450F

Bio: Gunnar Carlson

Ability: Off-Road Expert

Age: 21

Weight: 155lbs

Height: 5’10

Current Bikes: 2022 Husqvarna FX350

Ranking: KX450X, YZ450FX, EX450F, CRF450RX

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