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Old 02-12-2013, 03:14 PM   #19
mas335 OP
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Location: Piedmont region NC
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Originally Posted by sw3dl1 View Post
His price point is a little low, but there are a few good XL250l's still out there. Most are not e-starts though. If he were to step up a little, the Honda CRF230L is a pretty nice machine. It was up-staged by the CRF250L last year. I have a few miles on my 230 and love it. After many years on Transalps and NX650's the 230 was a bit of a departure from my usual riding style. I still have both my NX's but I seem to be putting more miles on the 230 then the others. Easy to ride.
Hey Don, I told him you can't find much for that kind of money, he's not going to ride it much and just doesn't want to spend much on it. I don't know much about the CRF230 but I thought they were relatively new and out of his price range. They also look very small, kind of like the DR200 which to me looks like a big mini bike. I'll take another look at them.

Weren't you planning on doing the TAT, surely not on the 230?
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