Hello all! First post on TT... be nice!
I'm buying myself a new dirtbike - and I'm stoked. I haven't had a bike for 6 years, I'm now 22 with a fairly good job so it's time to treat my self. But I've been having a difficult time deciding on what kind of bike. I've got it down to a Yamaha - YZ250X, YZ250FX or maybe even a WR....
I'll be doing strictly woods/trail riding. About a 50/50 mix of tight woods/open logging roads. I'm also currently teaching my girlfriend how to ride! We picked her up a 2014 DRZ125L the other day, so the catch is I'll need to be able to putt slowly enough to stay nearby her... The last two bikes I've had in my riding days were a Suzuki RM250 and a Yamaha yz250f, and loved them both. I'm fairly neutral on 2 stoke vs 4 stroke (maybe someone will help me decide).
The other thing is, I don't NEED insane amounts of power. I can't afford to hurt myself... lol. That being said though, if I come across a gnarly hill - you know I'm going up that sucker. I loves hills lol.
What do you guys think? YZ250X? YZ250FX? Or should I be looking at something else?