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PostSubject: dirtbike pros/cons   dirtbike pros/cons I_icon_minitimeSun Mar 04, 2012 6:36 pm

I might be in a spot to trade one of my banshees for a dirt bike in the next couple of weeks, but I really dont know much about the dirtbike world, i want a 250 2 stroke and essentially all I know is later model cr250's had an aluminum frame. Other then that I dont know much, Ive always ahd a thing for yamahas but im open to any of the main 4 at this point. Is there anything I should know about there early 2000 models (maybe late 90's) that should steer me towards or away any of them?
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PostSubject: Re: dirtbike pros/cons   dirtbike pros/cons I_icon_minitimeSun Mar 04, 2012 7:24 pm

i know anything older than 2000 and is a 2-stroke bike isn't worth nearly as much as a running shee.
the cr250af is nice. that would be what i would look to trade for. the newer the better.
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PostSubject: Re: dirtbike pros/cons   dirtbike pros/cons I_icon_minitimeSun Mar 04, 2012 8:42 pm

He is right about the value of the older bikes to a banshee. Dirt bikes are awesome.
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PostSubject: Re: dirtbike pros/cons   dirtbike pros/cons I_icon_minitimeSun Mar 04, 2012 10:57 pm

In our area they seem to be going for about the same but these shee only has pipes on it and we only have about 700 into it including purchase so I'll come out ok if the bike I get is in good shape
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PostSubject: Re: dirtbike pros/cons   dirtbike pros/cons I_icon_minitimeMon Mar 05, 2012 9:51 am

i would say look for a cr or yz, i personally dont care for the kx and after riding 2 rm's, they are ok but not the best.
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PostSubject: Re: dirtbike pros/cons   dirtbike pros/cons I_icon_minitimeTue Mar 06, 2012 12:23 pm

You don't know about bikes.
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PostSubject: Re: dirtbike pros/cons   dirtbike pros/cons I_icon_minitimeTue Mar 06, 2012 8:39 pm

only con of a dirtbike is mud imo, i am more comfy on my dirtbike everywhere else, cannot wait to get my ollld 79 yz250 running

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PostSubject: Re: dirtbike pros/cons   dirtbike pros/cons I_icon_minitimeTue Mar 06, 2012 8:49 pm

Dirt bikes are faster per CC then a quad do to weight . personally , I would rather have a quad.

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PostSubject: Re: dirtbike pros/cons   dirtbike pros/cons I_icon_minitimeWed Mar 07, 2012 5:16 am

i wouldnt be giving up either, i have a 250r and a drag banshee in the stable, this is just a near stock shee i will either be selling or trading
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PostSubject: Re: dirtbike pros/cons   dirtbike pros/cons I_icon_minitimeSun Mar 18, 2012 6:47 pm

quad doubles as a place to take 5 and have some beers :)

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PostSubject: Re: dirtbike pros/cons   dirtbike pros/cons I_icon_minitimeMon Apr 23, 2012 10:31 am

figured i would update this, it took a lot longer then i had wanted but we sold the banshee out right, i planned on using the cash to finish the drag banshee then ran across this, i paid 600, suppose to be a fresh motor but the kid couldnt get spark, its going to sit like this tell the quads are done but im happy i picked one up finally
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PostSubject: Re: dirtbike pros/cons   dirtbike pros/cons I_icon_minitimeMon Apr 23, 2012 1:21 pm

Dirt bikes are a blast though i like them personally better than quads. Im sure its going to be really nice when you get it all done. cant beat the price.

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PostSubject: Re: dirtbike pros/cons   dirtbike pros/cons I_icon_minitimeTue Apr 24, 2012 11:48 am

as of now it looks like the stator gave up on her, so im debating on whether or not im going to tear this motor apart (not sure if i trust there build) or if im going to get another stator and run it tell the motor goes then rebuild it to my liking
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PostSubject: Re: dirtbike pros/cons   dirtbike pros/cons I_icon_minitimeSat Apr 28, 2012 1:04 pm

I'm a Quad guy because I'm hooked on drifting sideways.

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