Pitster Pro LXR 250f

Discussion in 'Thumpers' started by Navin, Oct 23, 2017.

  1. Navin

    Navin Long timer

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    $3599
    32HP
    Adjustable suspension
    KTM copy frame
    F.I.

    Lets take a look!

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  2. Navin

    Navin Long timer

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    Sure looks like the engine from the CSC 250 Adv bike thats thumpin all over the USA with happy, if frugal, customers. :-)

    Pitster has a few vids with their tester dropping off ledges and turning some MX laps. It isnt slow LOOKING and the suspension isnt crashing thru the stroke like one might expect from a cheap bike.

    EDIT, Index for specific info. Send me a title and link and I can pop it in here.


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    Parts from other bikes for the LXR250f

    Clutch friction plates, same as Honda XR650L or a CR500

    Gas tank, shrouds, seat, fenders, air box, same as 2014 KTM 125SX

    Radiator cap- same as Honda/Suz/Kawi/Yamaha thumpers

    Sprockets:

    FRONT, DRZ400 ALL YEARS
    Rear, same as Honda CRF250X

    Brake pads

    Front : EBC Brand FA86HH or equivalant
    POSSIBLY CRF250/450

    Fork seals common 47mm Showa

    Complete shock absorber from 1993 up Honda CR125. Likely all CRF250X also.
    The older shocks are 46mm and a step backwards. The 250x shocks look to be 50mm and the best option.

    Rear lower swing arm chain guide CRF150R
    TMD designs and is much better than the stock guide. (CRF150R) confirmed fit.

    Wheels exchange with those fitting 250x 04-17 and 450x 05-17
    Such as:
    https://www.ebay.com/itm/21-18-OEM-...ash=item3d14fe498c:g:qEIAAOSw9NBaYY5N&vxp=mtr






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  3. Navin

    Navin Long timer

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    Sale price today is $3599. List MSRP in page from Pitster below.

    BIKE MODEL
    Model: LXR 250F EFI
    MSRP: 4499.99
    ENGINE
    Battery: 12 Volt
    Bore and Stroke: 77x53.6mm 250cc
    Clutch: Manual 6 speed, Optional Auto Clutch by EFM
    Compression Ratio: 11.6:1
    Cooling: Liquid w/ twin radiators and braces
    Electronic Fuel Injection: Delphi 34mm /Twin airfilter system
    Engine: Liquid cooled Four stroke 4 valve single cam 250cc
    Gearing: 13/49 T # 520 Chian
    Ignition: EFI Kick and electric start 12v
    Max Output: 32 hp @ 8000rpm
    Max Torque: 21 ft/lbs @7000 rpm
    Starter: Electric start 12v with back up kick starter
    Transmission: 6 speed, Optional EFM Auto Clutch
    CHASSIS AND DIMENSIONS
    Color: White w/Custom 3m graphics
    Dry Weight: 247 lbs with light kit / 235 lbs without light kit
    Frame: Light weight central backbone chromo "A" box frame
    Fuel Capacity: 2.3 gallons
    Ground Clearance: 13.2 inches
    Overall Height: 50 inches
    Overall Length: 84.6 inches
    Overall Width: 32.8 inches
    Seat Height: 37.3 inches
    Wheelbase: 58 inches
    SUSPENSION
    Front: Telescopic, cartridge type, compression and rebound adjustable, 12 inches of travel
    Rear: Linkage, spring preload w/ fully adjustable compression and rebound, 12 inches of travel
    Swingarm: Alloy box design
    WHEELS AND TIRES
    Front Tire: 80/100x21
    Front Wheel: 21 inch alloy
    Rear Tire: 100/90x18
    Rear Wheel: 18 inch alloy
    BRAKES
    Front Brake: Hydraulic disc 260mm rotor w/ twin piston
    Rear Brake: Hydraulic disc 240mm rotor w/twin piston
    ADDITIONAL FEATURES
    3m graphics package: Standard
    CNC Billet Engine and Fuel Cap Dress Up Kit: Optional
    Digital Speedo W/ Trip Odometer: Standard (removable)
    Hand Guards: Standard (removable)
    Head Light & Tail Light: Included
    Kick Stand: Standard (removable)
    Light Kit With Optional Turn Signal: Standard (removable)
    Pro style front number plate: Included
    Racing number plates: Included
    Rear View Mirrors: Standard (removable)
    Speedo instrument panel: Standard (removable)
    Taper Handle Bars 7061: Standard
    BUILD-A-BIKE OPTIONS
    Custom Graphics: Optional custom graphics and number plates
    FEATURES NOT FOUND ON OUR COMPETITION
    Brake Disc Guard and Caliper Guard: Standard
    Brake Reservoir Guard: Standard
    CNC Alloy Hubs With HD 7061 Alloy MX Wheels: Standard
    CNC Billet Tripple Clamps: Standard
    Gripper seat cover: Standard
    HD Alloy Rims: Standard
    High Flow Air Filter: Standard
    Progressive Link Suspension: Standard
    Rim lock : Standard
    Skid plate and Frame Guards: Standard (removable)
    Stainless Steel Fasteners: Standard
    Taper steering bearings w/ dust covers: Standard
    Ultra Flex Plastics
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  4. Navin

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  9. RideFreak

    RideFreak Torque Jockey

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    Everything but the motor looks like a KTM copy, it definitely looks better then the typical China bike. I suspect it's only a matter of time before they start cutting into everyone else's sales. Too bad they are so big on copying what someone else has already made, that being said it's definitely an improvement over their typical styling, RX3 excluded.
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  10. JagLite

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    It is a nice looking bike!

    The Pisterpro website isn't very confidence inspiring though.
    No solid information other than what was copied above.
    No engine mfg identified, nor suspension maker, or mention of parts availability.

    So you go riding and find the fork seals have blown out, how long a wait until you can get replacements in hand?
    Bearings for the swingarm and links, are they stock sizes we can source anywhere or are they unobtanium?
    Is the shock rebuildable or not?
    Fork springs, are they standard size so they can be easily changed for proper setup if we aren't in the "typical" weight range?
    Sprockets? ECU? Radiator?

    If we had a local dealer who actually stocked commonly used parts I would check it out as a low cost play dirt bike.
    That is something we need, for those of us who aren't racing and don't want to pay for the latest racing bike.
    It might be a serious contender in comparison to a used dirt bike of similar price if the engine has a more reasonable service schedule than the mx bikes.
    Since the price of used race bikes drops about 50% in 3 or so years, I would prefer a new bike for the same money if it holds up.
    A used race bike for the same money generally needs an engine rebuild as well as suspension at both ends rebuilt.

    I cheer the little guys, the new guys, the up and coming small companies, but I hate the unsupported products that are so common from China.
    You buy it, you like it until it breaks, then you can't ever get parts to fix it and it eventually ends up in a garage sale for $100
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  11. Bultaco206

    Bultaco206 Back-to-back motos suck

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  12. dbarale

    dbarale Squiddly slow

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    I hate to say it but that’s exactly what I want right now. Low cost, low weight, 6 speed and FI. Nice.
    Still scared though.
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  13. inroads

    inroads Go West old man

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    That is a Zongshen RX3 engine so that is a plus in the reliability

    department....HP figures are for sure inflated as its running the same compression

    And Delphi FI....as the 25 hp RX3
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  14. CheapoWes

    CheapoWes Been here awhile

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    I assume it wont come with a street title?

    Couldn't really find any info on that.
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    This place hasn't been the same since Navin retired to Floriduh. :lol3
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    Why would they bother making this bike and not make a serious attempt at selling them? A pitster pro rep could post in this thread, answer questions, provide details, and satisfy the demand that's clearly here.

    I want this bike; I'd pull the trigger on this over the CRF250L or Rally because of weight alone.

    What do you all think about the Carb version from Pitster for only 2500 bucks:

    http://shop.pitsterpro.com/xtr250sc.aspx
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  17. Navin

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    No kidding! :snore
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  18. NJ-Bill

    NJ-Bill Life is good

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    The guy in the video said he lived in NJ and could not get a NJ registration. That means it does not have a legitimate VIN. He did add that he was able to get a South Dakota tag. I guess they have the same deal as VT.
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    CheapoWes Been here awhile

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    Basically the mail in out of state SD trick. Pretty much how all dirt bikes are registered here in FL. Never done it and wouldn't want to try on a new bike.
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  20. Navin

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    No, that means PitsterPro is not on the NJ list of approved motorcycles. Neither is Hodaka who made several street legal bikes but no longer exist, so cant comply with NJ law (which, typical of NJ law, SUCKS!).
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