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I am looking for a bike for my wife. She is 5'10" and about 150 lbs. Is the XR200 going to be too small? It will only be used for trail riding, nothing serious.

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It might be too big if she has'nt ridden before. If she knows how to ride it'll be O.K.

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no, that wont be too big at all! Maybe too small when she gets used to it. I would look at the xr250 or ttr250, you have more features with more power and those definantly wont be too big for a biginner.

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It shouldn't be too small at all, I ride my wife's crf80 and have a blast! It's better to be a little too small than a little too big when it comes to getting a bike for the little ladies!

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Maybe. 93-01 were downsized a bit so at 5'10" she might find those a little small. The 86-91's would be fine. I would look at the crf 230 if I were you. A little taller with an electric start and a very reliable, fairly torquie engine.

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How much has she ridden? Have her try it. If she isn't totally at ease on it on the street it will be too big on the trails. I assume you want her to stay with the sport. Make it easy at first or she may never get to where its too small.

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Full sized bikes are usually not the best choice for a beginner.

I have an 86 XR200R (taller) and I'm 5-10. It's fun to ride, but the suspension is really more limiting than the motor.

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i got my girl a 02 xr200r, never rode a bike in her life ( except a pedal bike) shes 5'3, its pefrect size for her

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