Thread: dr650 vs wr250r
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Old 06-20-2008, 06:53 AM   #14
Giddy Goanna
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Originally Posted by stormsearcher
narrowed my choices to the dr or the wr250r.
My next two considered bike choices as well Stormy.
Likewise, I am also 65kg.

Both are broad focus, low maintenance trail bikes.
I think the WR250R does everything better than the DR650 except price.
Both are similar value for money.
From your intended usage, I think you'd have a ball on the WR250R.
You can lower the seat height by an inch via adjustment at base of shock.
Further lowering of seat height can be acheived by purchasing "Yama Link" for USD$165.

I think I'd develop a closer bond to the DR (simplicity, air cooling, range of accessories), but have more fun on the WR (hoonability, light weight, smooth but revvy motor.)

Waiting for RV Aqualine (Safari Tanks) to bring out larger capacity tank for the WR250R. Even without it, the WR is a great ride straight out of the crate.

Keep us informed
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