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is 2k worth it?

Discussion in 'Motorcycles' started by MotoXdoer, Feb 11, 2011.

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take 2k for it and get a 450 or keep it

Poll closed Mar 13, 2011.
  1. sell it

    5 vote(s)
    35.7%
  2. don't sell it

    9 vote(s)
    64.3%
  1. Feb 11, 2011 at 5:45 PM
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    MotoXdoer

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    i have a 2005 honda crf250r with independent race suspension, boysen quickshot, factory 4.1 titanium exhaust with titanium megabomb header and mid pipe, pro circuit high comp piston, inlet/exhaust valves. book is $1765 dealer offered $2000. theres a 2008 crf450r for $3000 im considering, yet people say they miss their 250 and dont ride the 450 to its potential because you never use all the power. so would you sell or not?

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  2. Feb 11, 2011 at 5:50 PM
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    Dibblit

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    The 450 is a lot of bike to handle, I would stay with the 250.
     
  3. Feb 11, 2011 at 5:51 PM
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    Pugga

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    If you feel you've outgrown the 250 then sell it and upgrade. Otherwise, keep it. A 450 is a lot of bike so if you're not going to use the power, it might end up being too much and not fun to ride.
     
  4. Feb 11, 2011 at 5:53 PM
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    allmotorrex

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    hell no i wouldnt sell! 250 is better for messin around on! Plus theres nothin like the sound of a 2 stoke!!
     
  5. Feb 11, 2011 at 6:05 PM
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    Pugga

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    crf250 = 4 stroke, the older cr250 was the 2 stroke.
     
  6. Feb 11, 2011 at 6:06 PM
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    450 all the way! If you dont use all the power big deal! but when you need that power twist that throttle son:D braappppp! I have a 08 CRF 450 and love it!
     
  7. Feb 11, 2011 at 6:13 PM
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    i retract my previous statement then
     
  8. Feb 11, 2011 at 6:33 PM
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    it has alot of power,yet i dont know whether to get an athena 280 kit and keep it or just get a 450...
     
  9. Feb 12, 2011 at 11:40 AM
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    280 still not even close to the 450!
     
  10. Feb 12, 2011 at 11:51 AM
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    Sell it and get a "mans" bike?
     
  11. Feb 14, 2011 at 8:00 PM
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    Keep the 250 and then get the 450 later, you can never have to many toys. :headbang:
     
  12. Feb 14, 2011 at 8:17 PM
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    I would sell the honda and get a 450. I bought a 09 yz450 and love every second of it, except the first ride. Didnt know what to do with the power, but you get used to it real quick.
    Oh and I was riding a 250 before and got left behind on the straight parts of the trails. It all boils down to what you do with it. Don't get a 450 if you want a nimble trail bike, or you are freaking buff and can man handle it (not me).
     
  13. Feb 14, 2011 at 8:22 PM
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    Get a CR500
     
  14. Feb 14, 2011 at 8:25 PM
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  15. Feb 14, 2011 at 8:30 PM
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  16. Feb 14, 2011 at 8:45 PM
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    I say keep the 250 and save up for a 450 so you can have the best of both worlds!!! I love my 2008 CRF250r!!!:D
     
  17. Feb 14, 2011 at 8:55 PM
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    Man that's a tough decision. I rode a Honda 450X and it had tons of power, like a scary amount of power to have for the trails. (Granted I only weigh about 140 pounds haha) I ride a KX 250f and love it. If there isn't anything wrong with yours I'd prolly just keep it and spend the money on buying another toy like a stand-up jet ski or something for the tacoma.
     
  18. Feb 14, 2011 at 9:01 PM
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    CR500AF or bust.
     
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