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Old 01-21-2013, 05:32 PM   #5939
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Originally Posted by Sierra Thumper View Post
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
Ive heard of guys tearing down perfectly good bikes, welding in gussets to prevent cracked frames from loading for long distance touring in rough terrain. If a stronger frame is the reason my 250 cc weighs almost 300 lb dry, I don't mind.

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