Oh WOW! FRP magic!

We had a 2002 KDX 200 with clapped out legs. Sacked stock set up..bike would tuck the front anytime it was pointed down hill in a turn. We did not ride it the last year at all..it just sat. No one would ride the thing as it was.

Front end pushed and slid out eveywhere..no fun at all!!

I sent the forks and shock to FRP..spoke with Jeff about setup on the phone and he dialed it in perfectly. He did the seals as well and I opted for gold valves. The full whammy, seals, springs..everything while he had them!!

fast turn around time even though he was heading out for vacation.

The bike is now for my daughter who has out grown 3 bikes in the last 3 years..just came off a 230. I did have the entire bike lowered one inch as she is not very tall and shaved the seat as well. I put a Ceet gripper cover back on.

I had ProTapers on it previously and cut them down to 30 inches and put a IRC trials tire on the back.. the bike is otherwise stock. Stock pipe. Stock reeds etc..but with a new top end.

The bike went from a B/C bike no one wanted to ride to a ripper. Did a 30 mile single track loop on it and even though it's sprung for a *much* lighter rider it flat out rips in the tight stuff...No it's not a KX type of rip it's a "damn..this thing goes exactly where you want it and sticks like glue!" rip! Very very happy!

I think my daughter might just have to share!

It was worth every penny!! We now have what in basically a *new* and very fun bike!

Thanks all for the answers to questions I had a while back and thanks for the link to Jeff!!!! :thumbsup:

Slap an FMF pipe on that puppy, you'll have a lot more power.

Slap an FMF pipe on that puppy, you'll have a lot more power.

Wasn't so much a power issue..

It was more like a cornering speed issue. Power without agility is nada on single track. This thing was a hoot! Could carry corner speed and keep up no problem. Steady throttle and just bomb through corners. :busted:

Trials tire at around 7 PSI with a HD tube- ruts, roots, rocks, loose rock, deep powder, hills..whatever ..your going up and over it! :thumbsup:

Put things in perspective..we also have TE450, TE250, KTM640 (talk about power! 54 at the rear wheel -Dyno'd) some trials bikes and pit bikes...this thing is way fun now.

I might go the Gnarly route in the future..but for now it's very flickable and very planted. :thumbsup:

FRP website has good info on pipe combos and tweaks...just follow the recipies and bake your own cake! Very nice!!

Have you been to kdxrider.net? Absolute best source for KDX info. All of us there would LOVE to hear how you have so much fun on the KDX aside from owning all those bikes. Have fun riding!

Have you been to kdxrider.net? Absolute best source for KDX info. All of us there would LOVE to hear how you have so much fun on the KDX aside from owning all those bikes. Have fun riding!

Just went over and signed up..will have to wait for validation.

BTW..my youngest is now on my oldest's (a word?) hand me down KLX110.

I went through that with all the free mods and put real rubber on it..Starcross front and rear..wow..really woke that bike up!

Having free time to dawdle over little issues on the the kids' bikes and having some forums like this one is HUGE in getting right to the point and getting the tweaks just right to make an ordinary bike really shine!!

BTW..getting the issues/tweaks set up right the first time is kinda hard on a bike you hardly ..if ever...ride! Loads of info and feed back from those who do ride that bike is a great resource.

my TE450 is set up for enduros..the kids bikes are gettiing set up for them to ride family enduros if they want to..as an off shoot they get one heck of a kids bike in the meantime. I really don't think they know how lucky they are lol!

Once again..TT rocks!:thumbsup:

Have you been to kdxrider.net? Absolute best source for KDX info. All of us there would LOVE to hear how you have so much fun on the KDX aside from owning all those bikes. Have fun riding!

Like this?


cool. I'm 2001kdx over there. you will find it's a great place and it's moderated by a great guy so you don't have to worry about getting suspended or anything like that.

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