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Old 05-03-2017, 10:06 PM   #1
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Traded the 610 to my buddy for this guy. It is an '09 YZ250F.



Decently set up for the woods already.

EE handguards
?? skid plate
?? radiator guards
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Lectron carb
Head rebuilt with steel valves with only a few hours (better durability)
geared like a tractor


I need to replace fork seals and change the bars (don't like the bend of them). Then I'll put some hours on it in the woods and see how I feel on the great 2 vs 4 stroke debate again.

I have some parts left over from my original WR that should fit this, including a Scotts steering damper/sub mount (would need to buy the frame post) and a front supermoto wheel/big brake kit.


It came with a parts bike too. I'm pretty sure this bike was another riding buddy's years ago and he dropped a valve in it. Bottom end appears good still, just no top end. Or suspension. Or wheels.

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OT, but a buddy of mine put together a CR500 powered KTM for use out west at high elevation. Well he brought it out today to my club's charity ride to break it in a bit and feel it out. He offered it up for a quick lap (~2 miles) and I mean, who can say no to a CR500 powered anything?


Jesus christ. You basically just pick a gear and idle around. I'm pretty sure if you whiskey throttled it you'd just die. I cracked the throttle on it slightly in a straight section and it immediately ripped both my arms out of their sockets and I may have peed a little

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I have a buddy with a kx500. Idle in the woods is what you need to do. I like to cheat death occasionally. I call it a cardio workout. Because it gets your heart pumping.

He's thinking about making it a SM for 30min street rides.
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I cracked the throttle on it slightly in a straight section and it immediately ripped both my arms out of their sockets and I may have peed a little :laughing
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So I actually rode this bike over the weekend back to back with my Husky and my riding buddies are saying I was noticeably faster on the yz-f. Interesting. Guess I'll throw a few bucks at this bike to get it set up to my liking and run a hare scramble on it.

Freshen up the suspension, swap on some lower bars, and replace the front master cylinder as the front brake didn't do a damn thing A buddy said he might have an 18" rear rim/spokes in his parts pile I can have which would be nice.
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