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Old 10-17-2012, 07:00 AM   #161
Sub Zero
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Originally Posted by r311music View Post
Are the majority of the trails our here set up for a smaller bike like a 250, or would a 650 do alright? I'm still shooting for a wr250r, but used ones are pretty rare and I am not paying over 6k for a bike I know I'll be dropping since I'll be new to dirt. I see a lot of KLRs and DR650s for sale for dirt cheap. So I'm considering those.

go for the WR. fuel injected with awesome suspension. that bike handles excellent. im not in favor of the DR650 because of its very very tall gearing and 17 inch rear wheel making it hard to find good dual sport or offroad tires. and not the KLR because its about 400 pounds wet. WR is super light, and flick able. its also pretty fast. on par with a DRZ400 almost.
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