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Old 01-14-2012, 01:14 PM   #94
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Originally Posted by dualsportride View Post
I had the 230L, and I know why they would show that bike on the track, because it was about an 80/20 bike 80 being street. It was nice it got about 95 mpg, but would get stuck in ruts off road due to the lower pegs. My guess is they are making it a 250 now because the 230 would top out at about 60 with stock gearing. The 250 will make a good Dual Sport bike after a few changes, and like it has been said you can go to the license branch, and get a plate for it.
the 230 was a half-ass old tech attempt by honda.
this new bike will use a very modern engine.
i'm sure the wr250r was sorta of a walk up call and has proven as a seller.
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