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Today I just got the 08 crf250r, its my first four-stroke after riding two strokes for the past four years of my young life. I am posting this to hear people's opinions about this bike, and what to be excited about or not so excited about.

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You probably won't find too many negative's on the 08 Honda. It's very reliable, and has a great track record. You'll have issues with any brand bike, it's just a matter of time. I personally like the Honda's in general. Look over these threads for a ton of tips as to how to keep it singing loud and proud! Enjoy your new bike, you made a great choice!

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Its my understanding the 4 stroke is very high maintence compared to any 2 stroke, However I love my 07 250R.

Your jumping and cornering tecnique will be different based on the threads in the technique section.

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I just fired up my bike for the first time and took it for a spin on pavement. I quickly realized that you have to get on throttle much more than a two stroke to really get movin'. Starting the bike was no issue as I thought it might have been. The power delivery is much more rapid on the low end rpm's, which I am excited about for the track this weekend.

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I just fired up my bike for the first time and took it for a spin on pavement. I quickly realized that you have to get on throttle much more than a two stroke to really get movin'. Starting the bike was no issue as I thought it might have been. The power delivery is much more rapid on the low end rpm's, which I am excited about for the track this weekend.

you will learn to really appreciate this on the track:ride:

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I just fired up my bike for the first time and took it for a spin on pavement. I quickly realized that you have to get on throttle much more than a two stroke to really get movin'. Starting the bike was no issue as I thought it might have been. The power delivery is much more rapid on the low end rpm's, which I am excited about for the track this weekend.

I am sure that after you get a little comfortable on the 4. The first hot lap you put down will really sell you on this bike over the 2t. Have fun and excellent choice on the bike:thumbsup:

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