ADVrider

Go Back   ADVrider > Bikes > Thumpers
User Name
Password
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 04-28-2013, 07:11 PM   #1
ukturfrocks OP
Adventurer
 
Joined: Jan 2013
Location: Central KY
Oddometer: 85
XT 225 serow 2 small and cheap for offroad?

I am picking up 2 xt 225s one for the wife and one for me. Are these things up to the task for offroad conditions. Back roads 55mph.
Can they do highway speeds? Not that it matters. Both have low hours and were used as MSF training bikes. Im getting an excellent deal for these but want some real world advice.

ive ridden these and know they don't have allot of power but I don't care for power just function.
ukturfrocks is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-28-2013, 09:36 PM   #2
Rick
Gnarly Adventurer
 
Joined: Oct 2011
Location: Hillsboro, Oregon
Oddometer: 340
I have a XT250, but a guy I ride with occasionally rides a 225 and has no problem at all on single track and it can easily do 65 on the highway.

They are tractors off road. I've dragged myself up some nasty steep trails and the things are as dependable as a hammer.

Good luck with yours.
__________________
Yellow 2006 Suzuki DR650
Rick is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Share

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

.
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump


Times are GMT -7.   It's 07:39 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2014