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Kawasaki 125 for a 220 guy

Discussion in 'All Terrain Vehicles' started by 01tacoprerunner, Sep 13, 2010.

  1. Sep 13, 2010 at 9:28 PM
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    01tacoprerunner

    01tacoprerunner [OP] Lifted 'n Locked 4WD Prerunner

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    Is that too small of a bike? Its a 2 stroke. But i weigh about 220 pounds, am i too big for a bike like that? Im new to dirt bikes, so idk? Just looking for some help.
     
  2. Sep 13, 2010 at 9:30 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Staff Member

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    I'd look into a 250 2 stroke, or a comparable 4 stroke.
     
  3. Sep 13, 2010 at 9:33 PM
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    th3bigk0

    th3bigk0 GETTN IT

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    My brother is selling a kx 250 2 stroke,that would be great for some1 ur size,let me know if u want more info
     
  4. Sep 13, 2010 at 9:35 PM
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    Wish i was closer cause i might buy it, but being that im on the east coast i think shipping might kill it.
     
  5. Sep 13, 2010 at 9:35 PM
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    250 2 stroke is a bad idea if you're just starting
     
  6. Sep 13, 2010 at 9:38 PM
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    Depends. I started out on a 250, and within a few months, traded to a YZ490....That was years ago though, but for a 200+ pound person, depending on the use, you could grow out of a 125 pretty quickly.
     
  7. Sep 13, 2010 at 9:38 PM
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    01tacoprerunner

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    Yea i was just reading something about them, and it said they are made for going wide open the whole time, so yea maybe ill look at a 4 stroke.
     
  8. Sep 13, 2010 at 9:43 PM
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    times have changed chris....haha but seriously my dad had one and he's about the same size and it was too much for him. he's riding a 250 four stroke now, and myself as well
     
  9. Sep 13, 2010 at 9:44 PM
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    is a 125 2t the same as a 250 4t?
     
  10. Sep 13, 2010 at 9:45 PM
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    yes, as far as i know
     
  11. Sep 13, 2010 at 9:46 PM
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    Its only been a couple years since my last ride on one...They havent changed too much ;)
     
  12. Sep 13, 2010 at 9:47 PM
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    there in the same class, but the 250f would be better for someone your size.
     
  13. Sep 13, 2010 at 9:47 PM
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    haha i'm just bustin' your balls. in a non-gay way of course :cool:
     
  14. Sep 13, 2010 at 9:48 PM
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    I know :)
     
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