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As a current owner of a CRF230F, I have a couple of questions that I thought some of you who own not only a bigger bike, but a different series could answer. When I went to my local dealer, I wanted a dirt bike but didn't know anything about them. The dealer pointed me towards the F series saying that the X and R series were much more labor intensive and they have to be ran wide open all the time, otherwise they wouldn't run correctly. I mainly do trail riding and don't have any future plans on jumping Cesar's Palace in Vegas, but it would be nice to have a bigger bike at some point in the future and the 230 is the largest F series that Honda currently offers. So, my question is: what exactly is the "much more labor intensive" part refering to, and why would they have to be ran wide open all the time? Granted, I don't really know the difference between the X and the R's, but hopefully someone will point me in the right direction. Thanks in advance,

Mike

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Promptly go back to that dealer and jack slap that guy then go somewhere else.

"More labor intensive".

>>Not true.

"why would they have to be ran wide open all the time"

>>Not true. Sounds like cross between a 2 stroke comment and stupidity.

Xs are generally considered to be trail bikes and Rs are generally considered to be for MX

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well they are a little more work but in my opinion its worth ever peck. ver frequent oil changes, a ever couple rides, same with oil filters, air filter, regular valve checks etc. but its worth it.

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