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I saw a kdx 200 for sale in my area stating its only been ridden twice since he owned it...what kind of people buy a bike (to ride) and only ride it a few times? I could understand if it was a year or two old bike, but its a 2003...? I personally ride the hell out of all my machines!

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My 09 kx250f has only been ridden 2 or 3 times this year. Having more fun on my 07 yz250 smoker :thumbsup: Actually, the 09 only has 30 original hours on it. No piston, crank or valve job needed yet. Looking to sell it in the near future.

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I saw a kdx 200 for sale in my area stating its only been ridden twice since he owned it...what kind of people buy a bike (to ride) and only ride it a few times? I could understand if it was a year or two old bike, but its a 2003...? I personally ride the hell out of all my machines!

That must be one of those leap year special edition KDX 200's.

He waited until February 29th 2004 and fired it up and rode; then he put it away until February 29th 2008 and rode it again. If he doesn't sell it by February 29th 2012, he might have three rides on it. :thumbsup:

Those are the leap year folk rider specialists. J/K - It happens though I guess.

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I see bikes all the time that must just be garage queens...they get every little mod for it but state they only rode it a few times...every time I go out I ride for 3-4 hours...unless these guys rode it all day for those few rides then they wasted so much money imo

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My grandfather knows a guy who never married and buys new Ktm's and Honda's and never rides them. They sit in his garage collecting dust. My grandpa has restored a few bikes for him, and they just sit as well.

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I saw a kdx 200 for sale in my area stating its only been ridden twice since he owned it...what kind of people buy a bike (to ride) and only ride it a few times? I could understand if it was a year or two old bike, but its a 2003...? I personally ride the hell out of all my machines!

is he the original owner?

silly question yes, but i have answered the same type of ads before only to find that the seller "rode it only 2 or 3 times" (with so few rides, always suprizes me that they dont remember how many) but they forget to mention that they have only owned it xx months and they are not the original owmer, lol.

so yes 2 times, but it was beaten on by previous owner(s).

but yes, its possible.

same as a low milage car, i just sold my 90 mustang with 27,000 miles.

ive ridden my 230 only once this year, but my 450 at least a dozen times, and i work on weekends, so i have to take a vacation day.

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In 1999 I bought a 86 xl600, rode it one time in 99, my brother rode it once in about 2001. The bike then sat till winter 2010 when I looked at it and thought "you should do something with that thing" so I rolled it out to clean it up, got a little carried away and took it to a down to metal bare frame and restored it.

So, I can see it, I just got busy with other things and let it sit,bought another bike,rode it, sold it, and now I ride the old xl6 as much as I can

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I just bought a XR650R a few months ago. Found it on craigs list in AL. Ad said like new, but the XXR was discontinude in 07 and its 4 years old? I went to look at it and it is brand flippin new. Looks like someone rode it off the show room floor onto a track and got it a bit dusty. He bought it new in 09 and rode it 6 or 8 times with his buddies and all his friends quit ridding dirt. Now all of them ride street. (they're pretty old) I bought it for the payoff, 2700 buck. So dont look a gift horse in the mouth if it looks new then he didnt ride it much.

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its totally possible. I have a buddy that has a really nice crf450 that still has the paddle tire on it from a trip to glamis last new years.

when we put the paddle on it we removed a tire that was used 1x about a year and a half before.

before that i know for a fact the bike sat for about 3 years.

the kid is a good rider also, shame he doesnt ride more

there are tons of people that buy bikes ride them 1-2 times and them put them away in the garage.

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My dad did that with a YZ250F. Bought it new in 2003, I think he's ridden it less than ten times. Every so often if I go riding somewhere easy like the sand or desert he'll tag along.

Some people just don't ride as much as the rest of us.

And that 8 year old 250F looks newer than my 6 month old 250XC!

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i just got a 08 crf 450 that had a hour meter installed when new and only shows 1hr no wear on anything clutch and stator covers still look like new

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I bought an 03 250sx off a co-worker. He bought it new and it had 5 tanks of fuel through it when I bought it. Ive thrashed it more in 4 months than he did in 8 years.

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brought a 2005 drz sm in may 2011 with 90mi on it thats 15mi a year

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My KTm350 has 1.9 hours total on it in two months,..I put more time than that on my rm this week alone.

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My KTm350 has 1.9 hours total on it in two months,..I put more time than that on my rm this week alone.

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Very possible. I had my case split and engine rebuilt on my kx in 02 and have less than five hours on it.

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