bike for my son need help please

ok guys i am getting all my kids into riding this year. i have a 4,7,11,12 yr old.  I thought i had all the kids squared away until this weekend. i took him out with a crf70 to teach him the basics of riding so when he gets his bike at christmas he could then learn to use a clutch. while he did pretty good keeping it up right. that bike was way to small for him he is a tad over 140 lbs and close to 5'5''. well the bike hiding in my friends garage is a crf80 after seeing him on the 70 i am beginning to 2nd guess the 80 for him. for his size do you think i should find a crf100f , a crf150f or just find him an 85. I am really at a loss right now on what to do. here is a link of him on the 70

 

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ok guys i am getting all my kids into riding this year. i have a 4,7,11,12 yr old. I thought i had all the kids squared away until this weekend. i took him out with a crf70 to teach him the basics of riding so when he gets his bike at christmas he could then learn to use a clutch. while he did pretty good keeping it up right. that bike was way to small for him he is a tad over 140 lbs and close to 5'5''. well the bike hiding in my friends garage is a crf80 after seeing him on the 70 i am beginning to 2nd guess the 80 for him. for his size do you think i should find a crf100f , a crf150f or just find him an 85. I am really at a loss right now on what to do. here is a link of him on the 70

id look at a crf100f or xr100r. There bullet proof and sit plenty high.

who needs a weed wacker just use him lol... but all jokes aside I would say go for the xr100 its not powerfull but would be big enough just to learn on right. But just a heads up he will grown out of it quickly if he really enjoys it 

poor kid  wanted to ride so bad  He even had fun on that  way to small bike

Kid will probably be 5' 6" or 5' 7" by Christmas.  I would look for a CRF150F that bike should be OK for him up to about 5' 10".  CRF150F can work with a nearly full size adult.  I'm 5' 11" and from memory it still worked OK for me at that height.

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