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Old 08-13-2010, 07:09 AM   #1
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The KDX thread

I did not see a dedicated thread to these popular trail machines, so I thought that I would attempt to start one. I have an '04 200, with a BD dual sport kit on it. It performes much better in the tight trails we have here in New England than my DR650.
This is my 2nd "H" series KDX, and the only bike I have ever purchased twice. I like them that much.
Any other KDX riders here?
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Old 08-13-2010, 08:32 AM   #2
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Old 08-13-2010, 08:37 AM   #3
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I've owned 2 of them. A 200 and a 220. The only reason I got rid of the 220 is because the USFS is closing all of the trails around here and you can't get around without a license plate.
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Old 08-13-2010, 09:02 AM   #4
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I have a '98 220 with plated with a Revloc clutch. With the auto clutch it is like having a trail bike and trials bike in one package.



It is a great trail bike the way it is set up, but living in a large Metro area I don't ride it as much as I should, especially since I bought a WR250R.

I guess I will have to take mine for spin this weekend.
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Old 08-13-2010, 09:34 AM   #5
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Kdx 200

I had a 1994 and a 1993 KDX200 for my daughters. Sold 1 when she got a CRF450r and the other stayed in the stable until I lent it to a friend. Friend's nut job neighbor decided to burn his shed down so all I have left is the engine lump in the frame. Sorry to see it go. It was a perfect little trail machine.
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Old 08-13-2010, 01:33 PM   #6
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I had a '86 model. It was a great trail bike, best of both worlds between 2-stroke and 4-stroke.
What was the last year they offered the KDX in America?
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Old 10-18-2012, 06:03 PM   #7
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Had an 04 220 very fun shouldn't of sold it. I have an 85 motor in a kx500 frame project going right now. My buddy had an 86 in high school and that thing was like an anvil couldn't kill. We thought we beat it. Then he sold it and the next owner thrashed it for like 5 seasons and it still ran like the day my buddy bought it. Unbelievable really.


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Old 08-10-2013, 08:43 PM   #8
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Old 08-11-2013, 09:29 PM   #9
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KDX on top of the Gila NF

Went to ride the Gila National Forest this weekend...

I called it the anti-Westfest ride.

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Old 08-13-2013, 08:39 PM   #10
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Nice picture.
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Old 08-13-2013, 10:07 PM   #11
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Nice picture.

Got alot of vids...

There was alot of water, rocks and mud.
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Old 08-22-2013, 07:44 PM   #12
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My 2014 350exc-f came in today. Riding the KDX this weekend.
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Old 10-23-2013, 05:31 AM   #13
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Hey everyone. I'm thinking of going to look at a 98 KDX220 that is about a 3-4 hour ride from my house. The bike is currently street registered in his state so I'm figuring I should be able to register it in my state easy enough. I'm wondering how these bikes are for street use, what can I expect for gas mileage per tank? I know it will be a pain to do premix on the road but I'm sure I'd get the hang of it. Are there any problem areas to look for on these bikes that aren't obvious to the naked eye? Any other info you can offer up would be great.
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Old 10-22-2013, 09:21 AM   #14
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My new kdx hybrid


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Old 10-22-2013, 09:47 AM   #15
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