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Hey im 13 yrs old, 5'3", 130lbs. I have never owned a bike but rode my buddies RM125 and had to get a bike. I will ride in trails and an open field, maybe take it to the track once in awhile. i would perfer a 2-stroke. I would like a motocross bike, i don't want a trail bike that sucks. my neighbor has a blaster and i can keep up with the RM125 on it, so im not a sucky rider. I would probably buy a used bike so money is no issue.

go with a 125 2-stroke

hey welcome to this forum.

i am thinking of getting a 125 too, and since your the same age and same height as me can you easily touch the ground on the RM?

You might be a bit small for an RM125 at that height and weight. An 85 might be more your size right now. But you will probably outgrow it quickly at your age.

KX100 or CR85 big wheel might be good too.

yeah i can bearly touch the ground on the RM. I have to lean over a little to reach on just one foot.

Good to know. I've got a big 12 year old who is about your size and he has the same issue with my YZ250F. It's too bad cause I would like to put him on a bigger bike but he's not big enough yet.

Get a newer rm125 or yz125. You are at the age that I grew about 5 inches in a year.

Well i think i might get a 85 or 100 because i will do a lot of woods riding and will need to be able to touch. If i grow 3 or so inches then i would probably get the 125

get a 125 i have a friend that i taught how to ride my old crf250 about 3 years ago he was 5'2" 110lbs. now he is 5'4" 120-30lbs has a 2006 crf250r and rips on it he is the same speed as me now. of course he out riding twice a week every week.i was 13 when i got my first 250f now im 15 on a crf450r

some pics of him from couple weeks ago.

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yeah i will prolly be that tall in the spring. How does he do in the woods? Thats where i will ride most

get a 125 i have a friend that i taught how to ride my old crf250 about 3 years ago he was 5'2" 110lbs. now he is 5'4" 120-30lbs has a 2006 crf250r and rips on it he is the same speed as me now. of course he out riding twice a week every week.i was 13 when i got my first 250f now im 15 on a crf450r

some pics of him from couple weeks ago.

Can your friend touch the ground to start that bike? He looks tiny on that bike, although once it is moving, it doesn't really matter I suppose.

My young rider is about the same size as your friend and has ridden my YZ250F. He just seems too small for it though. I'd like to see him grow to about 5-6 before he gets on a full sized bike all the time.

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