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hey im looking to buy a bike and dont know if i should go with a 230 or 250. im 15 years old 5'10 and 160.

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Is this your first bike? Pretty much either way with your age, height and weight. I would go with the 250. I had the 230 for my first bike but after 6 months, I found the need for more power and better suspension. The 250 is going to be a better bike for you in the longrun. However, it is a Race bike, which is going to require race maintnence. If you have any mechanical knowladge at all , it really shouldnt be a problem for you. If not, you can always learn like I did.

Good Luck :thumbsup:

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The 230 is a trail bike, the CRF250 is a motocross bike. Big difference in power and suspension.

What will you be riding? MX, trails, woods, etc?

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trails and woods to start out because thats right down the road from me then once i get used to it ill go to the tracks and stuff

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neither. go with the crf 250x. wayy better first bike. toned down and easy to learn on like the 230, but lighter and better suited to a guy your size. even for woods riding.

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get the 250 if your planing on racing later on stick with the 250 not the X but the R :thumbsup:

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Dont look at the 230 at all. They are an ok bike but you wil be looking to sell it in about 3 months. Then you wont be able to sell it at all because no one really wants those bikes, Believe me I just went through this whole process and its not fun. I finally sold my 230 and am now ready to buy a fresh 06'

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I agree i hade the 150 and i wanted somethink with more power in less than 2 months. :thumbsup:

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I had my 230 for 2 months and was ready for something with better suspension and more power. I originally got the 230 because of seat height because I am vertically challenged at 5'2". But, I moved up to the 250 and have no problems. I love the power and it is a much smoother ride.

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