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Old 12-04-2012, 07:41 AM
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Well, my kx65 was stolen friday night right after i put a brand new piston and rings in it. It wasn't even broken in yet!!! This was my first rebuild!!! SO MAD! Anyway i am going to get a new bike and cannot decide whet to get. I have experiece and i know how to ride. I've had a couple small quads, gokarts,a kx65, and a yz85. Right now i have a 400ex. I love 2 strokes so i am looking to buy a 125 but are the 250f's as good as everyone says they are.

Which bike should i buy. I lovethe easy maintanence of 2 strokes and the high rev but i have nothing against four strokes.
What are your opinions,the bike will be used.
I fit both perfectly
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Old 12-04-2012, 11:10 AM
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Two stroke. Why? More power, better sounding, awesome smelling, simpler, cheaper-to-do-anything-with engine. I've been on some new YZ250f's and the only thing I like about them is if I'm not in powerband and start to go uphill I'm still cool. I'm betting 90% of your responses will be go 2-stroke
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if you really like high revs the yzf,crf,rmz etc spin lots higher than the two stroke 125's do stock.
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ok thats what i was thinking i love 2 strokes
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ride them both and see.
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4 strokes have their advantages. That's why a lot of people that can have any bike they want ride them.
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Old 12-05-2012, 02:05 PM
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that sucks. insurance is in effect? what are you leaning toward and where are you located?
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Old 12-05-2012, 02:33 PM
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4 strokes are easier to ride if you are into things that are easy. At such a young age a 2 stroke will help you develop your riding skills. Maintaining momentum and clutch usage are skills vital to going fast on a small bore 2 stroke. Master those skill and you'll go fast on everything with 2 wheels and a motor.
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Old 12-05-2012, 09:26 PM
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I had no issurance on the kx65 bought it off craigslist and i am only 14 soo... any way i ride lots of trails but i have a track at my house i think ill just buy a 125 that needs rebuilt so i get it cheap. fixing the bikes aren't hard just getting over the fear of messing something up is haha.
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From a guy that won't ride anything but a four stroke I'd say go with the smoker.....the Yz are good!!! I still ride my cousins Yz and they are pretty simple to work on
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Old 12-07-2012, 05:48 PM
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If your moving from a 65 you should probaly get a 85. But if you want to move on up to the 125 you cant beat the aluminum frame YZ 125, 2005 models and up. Stay away from fourstrokes. There heavy, expensive, and have a backrev that feels like a brake whenever you let off the gas. A fourstroke feels like riding a big fart cannon caring a box of bricks.
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thanks i actually got the kx65 on trade for my old yz85. i thought it would be a fun pitbike and it was to bad i rode it 4 times and decided to rebuild it and the day i got it started for the first time after rebuild it got stole by dirtballs. its wasnt even broken in yet.
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