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Old 09-15-2013, 09:37 PM   #61
Airhead Wrangler
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Location: Back in Seattle, FINALLY
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Originally Posted by MikeMike View Post
The Tornado is an upgraded and different bike from an XR250cc.
Suspension and motor are different. The old XR's were tougher, I put a lot of miles on them.
I'd disagree. The tornados are a step down from the old XR250 dirt bikes sold in the US. They have cheaper suspension, drum rear brake, just shoddier build quality and components all the way around.
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