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arcticbeast

need opinion on proper size atv!

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Hello I'm a new guy from sd. I've got a basic question. I'm 6 foot and 300lbs. I found a good deal on a 2010 arctic cat 450. H1. But is this atv too small for me? I don't want to look like a Damn circus bear on a moped. I keep hearing this is a "larger chassis" 4wheeler. Soooooooo close to the size of a 700 just with a smaller motor??? I guess when I hear of 450cc atv I think small motorcycle lol

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I think you would be alright with that size. Its got a bit more size on the chassis than most midship ATV's out there. My advice to you is if you have a dealer around you (Petes Cycle), try sitting on a few differant models and determine which size comforts you.

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hey Arctic Cat,

depends really on what you want to do with it, just sit on it and try to look pretty, or getting out and about into the wilderness testing yourself and the machine. Right tools for the job everytime in my book.

happy trails my friend bucky19

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Yes the 450 is the full sized chassis. The mid sized ones are the 366 and 425i. I have both types, my girl rides the 366. I am 5'6" and 220lbs and I do tend to like the larger frame quad. (though the 366 is a nice riding machine)

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Hello I'm a new guy from sd. I've got a basic question. I'm 6 foot and 300lbs. I found a good deal on a 2010 arctic cat 450. H1. But is this atv too small for me? I don't want to look like a Damn circus bear on a moped. I keep hearing this is a "larger chassis" 4wheeler. Soooooooo close to the size of a 700 just with a smaller motor??? I guess when I hear of 450cc atv I think small motorcycle lol

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Thank u guys! I plan on doing trail/ditch riding. Nothing on the highway so if it doesn't go 70 I don't care. In a perfect world I want to have it for a while to get my wife hooked and then let her have it and pick up a 700 or bigger for myself. My boss hada bruteforce 700 and that's originally what got me hooked.

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I think if you can afford to go up a few ccs it would not hurt. Stay away from the 1000s they have alot more power than is what is needed for the average rider.

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