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Old 01-21-2013, 04:15 PM   #5938
Sierra Thumper
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Originally Posted by Speedo66 View Post
I'm also enjoying my XT225. Went to the NY International Motorcycle Show on Sat. and looked at the new Honda 250 dual sport.

Very nice, not too high a seat, FI, and only $4500 MSRP. But it felt considerably heavier than the XT. If you check the stats, the XT is supposedly 268 wet, and the Honda is 320, 50+ lbs, a major difference, especially in the woods.

As much as I wanted to like the Honda, I think I'll be keeping the XT.
I don't understand why the new CRF-250L only weighs 26lbs less, wet weight, than the XR650L's wet weight? They couldn't get it any lighter? Disappointing to say the least
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