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I ride a TTR125, and I want more speed. It has enough power for me but I want to go faster. Is there anything I can do? Or should I just get another bike. And if so I am only 5'2 and weigh 100 pounds, what would be a good bike? I think a TTR225 would be okay, but there is a massive weight difference.

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You dont want a 225. The ttr125 was a good bike on yamis part. The 225 is a slow, heavy, fat peice of crap. Id go for a KX100. Either that or a 125 if you can handle it, or an 85.

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Also, if youre strictly a trail rider, a CRF230 is a good bike. I bit taller then the ttr though

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Check out www.bbrmotorsports.com they have all kinds of hop ups for the smaller thumpers, that will let you get more snap out of your bike.

If you do go new a smaller 2 stroke would work well at your height. If you are young (teens) and still growing then I would stick with the TTR and see what fits next year

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Have you done the free mods and rejetted for your location?

There is a lot of response and power to be had by doing that... Check out the threads in the TTR forum.

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I ride a KLX 300, im just a little bit taller than you, and it fits me fine, you could get a kit and lower the seat if you werent tall enough.

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You dont want a 225. The ttr125 was a good bike on yamis part. The 225 is a slow, heavy, fat peice of crap. Id go for a KX100. Either that or a 125 if you can handle it, or an 85.

I have to agree that the 225 is probably not for you, unless you do alot of trail riding (slow and smooth). It is by no means a piece of crap though. Just purpose built. To make that statement is unfair and uneducated. It's not a competition bike, but it's not meant to be either. Your size will be a big factor in a faster bike. Probably have to go with a 2 stroke 80cc to get a bike you can touch the ground and still go faster. Another option would be going to a big bore kit like a 150, some other hop ups and keep the bike. Good luck wiith the new ride.

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You dont want a 225. The ttr125 was a good bike on yamis part. The 225 is a slow, heavy, fat peice of crap. Id go for a KX100. Either that or a 125 if you can handle it, or an 85.

I have to agree that the 225 is probably not for you, unless you do alot of trail riding (slow and smooth). It is by no means a piece of crap though. Just purpose built. To make that statement is unfair and uneducated. It's not a competition bike, but it's not meant to be either. Your size will be a big factor in a faster bike. Probably have to go with a 2 stroke 80cc to get a bike you can touch the ground and still go faster. Another option would be going to a big bore kit like a 150, some other hop ups and keep the bike. Good luck wiith the new ride.

I wouldnt recommend the 225 to my worst enemy. Its not even that good of a trail bike. The CRF230 is a better bike by ten fold. Handling, wheel travel, and power, the CRF comes out on top. The TTR is hard to manuever through tight trails. Anything other then wide, easy trails, the TTR sucks. And dont try to jump it. Youd bottom an a whoop. :cry:

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