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Old 04-19-2013, 06:20 PM   #34867
In my Pajama pants
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Joined: Dec 2008
Location: Huntsville, AL
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Originally Posted by Jonathan75 View Post
I do not remember the guys I was talking to about this yesterday but anyway. I went today and the yamaha dealer let me test ride a brand new wr250r. It is a very tall bike but for me and this is just my opinion it was woefully underpowered. I am a big guy at 6'5" 260 and i know that h as swomething to do with it . I dont know if guys are doing major power mods or what or how much more you can even got out of a 28hp bike. I cannot imagine riding that thing very far especially loaded with gear for a trip. Again just my opinion thats all the time i have on one is maybe 10 minutes.
I would agree that the WR does feel really down on power if you you do not ride it right. You have to be willing to rev the motor pretty high and it goes pretty well. It really takes some getting used to when switching between bikes.
Bikes I own
2008 Yamaha WR250R
1992 Yamaha XT225
2008 SYM HD200
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