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Old 10-09-2012, 09:14 AM   #1
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Are they worth more now?
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Old 10-09-2012, 09:22 AM   #2
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Sort of. Trail 2-strokes are really holding their value well now. Especially the Euros like KTM, Gas Gas & Husabergs.

Big bore 2t bikes seem to be the weapon of choice for most Enduro riders now. They're lighter and easier to work on.
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Old 10-09-2012, 10:30 AM   #4
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I've really been leaning toward a KTM 2T here lately, the e-start just sounds so good..

I will probably start off next year with a brand new ride, and it will probably be a KTM.
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I've really been leaning toward a KTM 2T here lately, the e-start just sounds so good..

I will probably start off next year with a brand new ride, and it will probably be a KTM.
James, IMO, you'd absolutely rip on a KTM 200 2t. Heck, a guy I ride with used to ride a KTM 2t 250 and switched to a 200 and is even faster and he's nearly 200 lbs. I actually keep an eye out for a good deal on one so I might be able to get one in addition to the 300 I have.

This one here is pretty sweet. Started as a 150 XC and was kitted to a 200 XC. (125, 144 150 & 200 KTMs all share the same bottom ends - sans the crank, so any 125/144/150 can be changed over to a 200 with cylinder/piston/crank and 200 Powervalve timing mechanism) http://dallas.craigslist.org/ndf/mcy/3323519539.html
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Old 10-09-2012, 01:56 PM   #6
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James, IMO, you'd absolutely rip on a KTM 200 2t. Heck, a guy I ride with used to ride a KTM 2t 250 and switched to a 200 and is even faster and he's nearly 200 lbs. I actually keep an eye out for a good deal on one so I might be able to get one in addition to the 300 I have.

This one here is pretty sweet. Started as a 150 XC and was kitted to a 200 XC. (125, 144 150 & 200 KTMs all share the same bottom ends - sans the crank, so any 125/144/150 can be changed over to a 200 with cylinder/piston/crank and 200 Powervalve timing mechanism) http://dallas.craigslist.org/ndf/mcy/3323519539.html
MAN O MAN, that's a great looking bike, you've sparked my interest with that. really wish he were closer to me, i'd love to kick the tires on it to see how i like it.. a lighter bike would serve me better for sure.
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Old 10-09-2012, 02:49 PM   #7
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MAN O MAN, that's a great looking bike, you've sparked my interest with that. really wish he were closer to me, i'd love to kick the tires on it to see how i like it.. a lighter bike would serve me better for sure.
I have an EXC200 you can ride. It a 2000 but she still rips.

I want a 300 bad.
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Old 10-09-2012, 02:58 PM   #8
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James, you can try my 200 out next time I get out. As it stands (stock springs, low seat), you would hate the 200. I think I am a bit taller than you, and I am hunting for the ground with my toes. My softer shock spring arrives next week, which should get me another 1/2" closer to the ground. I hope to slide the triples down this weekend, that should lengthen my legs just a little. I am toying between taking some out of the subframe or getting the x-bushing to lower the shock. The x-bushing lowers nearly 1". I think I would need that for some of the tight stuff that Otis' courses possess.

i think when i am done, this thing should be a gnarly beast and loads better than my kxf. It already feels much lighter and significantly more powerful. I might have to play around with the powervalve to change when the hit comes on, but right now in my neighborhood, this bike is a hoot. It feels all of 50 lbs. lighter than my 250f...I'm not sure what the actual difference is.

I think whatever you are on, you will be fast.

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Old 10-09-2012, 03:04 PM   #9
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there's some serious dirt-talk going on in here lol.
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Old 10-09-2012, 11:48 PM   #10
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there's some serious dirt-talk going on in here lol.
When you going to bring me yours?
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Old 10-10-2012, 05:08 AM   #11
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When you going to bring me yours?
Still deciding whether to sell or fix.
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