Originally Posted by crypto666
250's ain't just for newbs. I know plenty of old relic pros who love 250's for tight stuff, there is no shame in riding a small bike. In fact, my wife needs a new 250, wink wink.
The biggest thing for me is if the suspension is setup half way correct. I have a 650 (680) that will take me more places faster than the newer lighter 450 simply because it has better suspension.
Read again, I didn't say just for newbs. For newbs especially they have big advantages for them compared to a big KLR or such.