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Old 08-16-2012, 02:11 AM   #8
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Originally Posted by dpforth View Post
Are you sure about that weight, seems awful heavy? I looked and found 222lbs dry, which seems close, maybe a bit low.
almost all the manufactures are pretty optimistic when it comes to 'spec weight'. it's probably close to 260-270 wet. but since all the manufacturers do it, the lighter bikes all feel light comparatively,

Originally Posted by Canuman View Post
Am I about to get a butt-whuppin? The thing makes 37 hp from a bike that's about 270 pounds wet.
again, this spec is for a brand new bike. it could still be making that (or maybe more depending on what's been done to it). don't let that hp scare ya - it's all how it delivers the power. it's a kdx, not a mx bike, so it's not gonna rip your arms off....

the kdx is a great trail bike, very forgiving. and enough power when you need it.
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