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2009 Can-Am DS 450 EFI X mx ATV Review Photo Gallery

Can-Am’s baddest motocross ATV heads out to the Oregon Coast for a couple days of sand testing in the dunes. Check out the full story in our 2009 Can-Am DS 450 EFI X mx ATV Review.

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We’re no professional FMX riders, but our largest jumps were handled with ease. Heavy acceleration G loads were the only way we taxed the 9.5 inches (front) and 10.5 inches (rear) of travel. - 2009 Can-Am DS 450 X mx Review
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The 33-inch-high seat is a narrow, flat platform. The front is particularly skinny, but the wide bars, burly footpegs and wide aluminum nerf bars and heel protectors give all the tools necessary to stand up and manhandle the DS. - 2009 Can-Am DS 450 X mx Review
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Nerf bars and heel guards are part of the X mx package. - 2009 Can-Am DS 450 X mx Review
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We were just trying to get a better look at the double A-arm suspension... we promise. - 2009 Can-Am DS 450 X mx Review
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The X mx wasn't designed for the
sand, but it excels nonetheless. - 2009 Can-Am DS 450 X mx Review
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The ALTEC chassis and KYB suspension components give the DS mx a very aggressive stance. - 2009 Can-Am DS 450 X mx Review
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The Rotax powerplant uses a 97 x 60.8mm bore/stroke to churn out the abusive power. Even with the drag created by deep sand, the Can-Am moves forward in a hurry. - 2009 Can-Am DS 450 X mx Review