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Old 03-24-2013, 09:24 PM   #10
Goon310
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Why not a used 250?
I myself have a DR200 and it is SLOW.
Even around town it feels slow, people doing 50MPH+ in the right lane, while I'm hitting 45mph in top gear.

If the DR200 had a sixth gear, it would probably be ok.
I wouldn't even want to try it on the freeway.

Maybe an XT225 would fare better, with slightly more CC's?

If I could do it over again, I'd get the WR250r.
Yeah, it costs some money.
But it's fuel injected, can cruise in the 70's no sweat, large after market, etc.
It's a bit tall but can be lowered with a Yama-link as far as I know.
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