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Old 01-30-2013, 01:56 PM   #32832
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Originally Posted by GSBS View Post
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Comparing MSRP, the Honda is roughly 2/3 the price with capable features, including EFI. Any way you slice it that's a good deal, IMO. That's almost $2,200 to put into the farkles that any bike is going to need....
'zactly...really, you have to go take a well informed physical look at both bikes.

I'd have been real interested in the Honda too if I knew not. But I've seen one and it looks right, has all the right consumer points including pricepoint.
But it isn't what the Yamaha is in reality. It just isn't.
It's a toy in comparison, but hopefully a typical Honda-reliable toy.

One mo' time jus sayiin'.,, Smart money buys a clean low-mileage used WR as a base to build on over a new Honda whatchacallit.
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