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Well, im in a bit of a pickle here...

I have a choice between a 2006 200 Xc-w ($2200), 2007 250 Xc-w ($2300) or a 2009 250 Xc-w (3500)

The main thing i was looking for was the 200. But i was looking for one thats a bit newer. Of course i could buy some parts here or there with the money I have saved. I guess my real question is, how much more agile is the 200 over the 250? I heard really great things about the 200, and really great things about the 250. I am absolutely torn between what to get

Any help at all would be wonderful :)
Thanks

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Single track.

I was thinking about the 200 but it seems a bit out dated... I'd have around 1000 left over for suspension work and all that

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200 is hard to beat for single track.

How do you think the 250 compares to it?

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How do you think the 250 compares to it?

It all depends on terrain.

the 200 excels in terrain a 250 struggles in.

Both are excellent bikes.

200 being more high strung than a 200, it comes down to what's right for you?

If you're more experienced, either one will work.

If less experienced, I'd recommend the 250 over the 200. The 250 is more forgiving.

The 200 is s Pipier bike.

the 300 is absolutely a blast.

If you are power hungry get a 380.

If you're insane buy a 440- 500- 550.

But only if you don't like your arms in their sockets!

I've ridden all these bikes in the past, I've owned a KTM 440-380-300-250-125, over a period of time in the past.

I ride a 04 KTM 450exc, its a blend of power and controllability of all these, just not the brutal power hit.

Its absolutely rideable.

I won't say it has the most fun factor. 380 takes that!

But its a great trail bike.

Low maintenance, rfs engine. 6 speed trans. Overall Great bike!

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I personally think the 250 is harder to ride than the 200.  The 200 just doesn't hit/spool up like the 250.  The 200 will also feel lighter even though it isn't much lighter.  The 250 will have quite a bit more grunt and low end torque.  The 200 is easier to ride on the pipe IMO.  Both are great bikes.  If you ride much sand the 250 will have the advantage.  As long as you are riding hard packed terrain I would go for the 200 for single track.

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