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Ladies, what are you riding?

What's your ride?  

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  1. 1. What's your ride?

    • 230 or smaller thumper
    • 250 or larger thumper (smaller than 450F)
    • 450 or larger thumper
    • 125 or smaller 2-stroke
    • 250 or larger 2-stroke
    • Larger than 125, smaller than 250 2-stroke


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Just jumped from my biginner bike (ttr125) to a 04rm 125!!! It was much needed!!! I love it...hopefully next will come a 250f!

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I have a question regarding ladies on honda 250's. My 14 yo daughter is 5'3" 115, growing like a weed and should hit 5'6"or 7". She's been riding for a couple of years and has completely outgrown her XR100. Any suggestions or comments as to her getting a CRF250r or x? Can they be lowered without too much trouble? I have no doubt she can handle the power but the height could be a problem. Input is much appreciated.

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I ride a CRF250X and I am 5'4", my husband lowered the front end and shock a bit for me, but I didn't put anything else into lowering it and it works good for me. I love the CRF250X, it is a great trail bike and fun on the tracks too. I race Hare Scrambles in the Entry Level Womens class and can't ride it, they restrict it to a 200 or smaller bike so I ride a XR200 for that, which is a totally different animal and not as much fun to ride as the CRF.

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KM 100 (mine)

TTR 125 (mine)

KDX 200 (mine)

DR 350 (mine)

WR 450f (mine)

BMW F650 (mine)

Plus a few road bikes, besides the beemer (all mine)

Which ever one I'm riding is my favorite at that time ~ each for it's own quintessence.

QUOTE: "You know its interesting that as much as we are concerned with weight, or at least the men who are buying the bikes for us are..."

I love that in this forum, women talking about weight is in regard to motorcycles :) ~ but nobody bought any of my bikes for me. Good or bad? For me it's :)

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I40 are you actually on Guam? Haven't been there since '92 (Also was born there) but I do know it's really small. Or are you stationed there or just from there?

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'90 XR200. Moved up from a YZ80 and KE100. I buy all my own bikes. I am 17 now and bought the YZ when i was 14. I wouldnt have it any other way. I do all my own work, but i have yet to do a top end job. I actually want to so i can get some expirence with it. I am hoping for a 125 in the near future, perferably KTM. Man i love those things. By the way I'm 5'7'' and can touch on a 250.

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Currently I ride a DR 650 and I have a KL 250 Sherpa for my partner to learn on. I bought the DR to turn it into a long distance adventure bike and I'm about half way there. I'm quite small so I'm just real careful in the tight and rough stuff. I choose the DR on price, durability and being easily height adjustable- I'm happy. I rode a KTM 640 Adventure first and it felt great but I didn't want to spend the dollars on something I might throw on the ground occassionally. I do miss a good road bike on occassion though.

Anyone in Brisbane Australia interested in going for a ride?

Past Bikes- XV 1000, Z1R, VF 700, GPZ 900, CBR 600 x 2 and my first bike a DT 175

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Just finally started riding a week ago...

1987 Yamaha TW200

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It really is a great beginner's bike. I've been off-road with it 3 times. I haven't ridden anything else (except around a parking lot) but this bike is quite comfortable. I'm 5'1" and about 120# and can pick it up when I dump it :) , kick start it, etc. It's nice on the road, too - I had it cruising at 60 down the highway. Gas mileage is super at 73MPG!

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I ride an "adjusted" CRF150. Being 4'10" doesn't give me many options.

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me either...im 5'...the CRF250XJR seems perfect, but the price doesnt for shorter riders...8,000$. Thats just insane

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me either...im 5'...the CRF250XJR seems perfect, but the price doesnt for shorter riders...8,000$. Thats just insane

USAmericans are sooo spoiled

in Germany a stock CRF250X runs 7590,- Euro (today US$9,081.45)

without tag and title you can o n l y ride it on track

you need a registered bike if you want to ride harescrambles

getting a CRF-X tagged will cost you another 500-1500$ depending on who you know and how much work you do on your own

http://honda.de/content/mc/14999_25650_data.php

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04 RM125

04CRF250

Does anyone else ride a 2 smoker AND a thumper and just switches??

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Hello girls, i got a question regarding my girlfriend... she started ten years ago with a YZ80, after switched to a KX100 and because we wanted to go Thumper, she now owned a TTR230 2005. She's very deceived by the power a weight of the TTR even if the handling is not so bad because of the wheel size. She is not so tall (5'1") so it's why she didn't go with a bigger bike. Is there another small lady that found a solution for this?? Better bike or had to do modification to get a good ride?

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I am riding an old girl. I have a 1976 Yamaha 500. I am in Los Angeles and looking for a local group. Know any or where I can track them down? Would love to find some help with repairs and tech tips that I may need in the future.

Melanie

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fiep ~ <<< USAmericans are sooo spoiled >>>

You must have spent some time in the U.S. because that was spoken like a true "American." Generally we are quick to judge another country's customs. And yes, we ARE spoiled - sometimes, but our wages have plummeted and our dollar is very weak so I understand why Xradion is concerned with the expenses.

OrangeKenny ~ I'm a shorter woman with a short in seam. In 6 years I haven't found the bike that's in between a kx100 and any of the bikes with good clearance and travel. You can try shortening the susupension but the best modification is more seat time. I know some very short men that are exceptional woods riders because they've spent a lot of time in the seat.

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