New to me 05 CR250

I just bought this bad boy today! Had to do a bit of driving to get it, but I think that it was worth it.

2005 CR250








Nice!! I like it!!

I drove 3 hours one way for my 02 dropped 1400 well worth it..looks great NEVER sell it

Nice bike

I drove just over 5 hours, my wife thinks that I am nuts to get up at 4 am and drive 5 hours to buy a dirt bike!

What are yalls opinions on air filters, which one is the best?

I drove just over 5 hours, my wife thinks that I am nuts to get up at 4 am and drive 5 hours to buy a dirt bike!

What are yalls opinions on air filters, which one is the best?


Wife's just simply do not understand.

I live in Seattle and I have drove all the way to Kalispell montana for a tecate4 and have been to oregon a few times for bikes. Its a biker thing lol. I have been looking for a 2006 cr250r to go with my 03 and a local dealer had one for $2500 and I missed out lol I always seem to have to travel for bikes.

Edited by 223hpyhooker

That thing is a piece of crap, worst CR ever made. I'll save you the trouble of owning it and come grab it from ya for nothin'. ;)

I drove just over 5 hours, my wife thinks that I am nuts to get up at 4 am and drive 5 hours to buy a dirt bike!

What are yalls opinions on air filters, which one is the best?


OEM air filters are the best.

Nice bike and worth the drive. We have been rotating stock & Twin Air filters through our CR's. Both filters perform well.

I'm normally an OEM filter guy, but the Uni works great for these bikes.

I've had good luck with UNI and OEM on my old CR

Nice lookin CR!


I really liked the UNI I had in my KX.

Edited by OldMechanik

Something like this will make any airfilter work much better. I think Twin Air has something similar and there might be a couple others. It's a design flaw on the 02-07 CR's

Twin-Air  and BelRay for me. Over 40 years and never a failure.

OEM / Twin air in over 30 + years with no failures.


I drove 5 1/2 hrs. one way for a 0 hr. 07 model & my wife thought I was nuts.  You made the right call if you couldn't find a clean used one in your area.  Enjoy.

I drove just over 5 hours, my wife thinks that I am nuts to get up at 4 am and drive 5 hours to buy a dirt bike!

What are yalls opinions on air filters, which one is the best?


That's perfectly reasonable! I drove that far to buy my CR500af, and i would do again for the right CR250

Glad that I am not the only person that is crazy enough to drive that far for a bike!

I have the bike torn down almost to the frame right now. I wanted to check the whole bike over to se exactly what I am working with before I take her to the track. So far I have only found a few small things that I need to get.

The bike came with a set of Flexx bars, I have zero experience with these. I do mostly track riding with a little trail every now and then. What is yalls experience with these? I am thinking of getting rid of them to get some CR High bars since I am 6'3".

I flew from Honolulu to Sacramento to pick up my 06 CR250.  Took a day to break it down and send out the heavy parts that I could't bring back on the plane.  3 day adventure.

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