WR250R or TE511? or something else?

Discussion in 'Thumpers' started by xy500, Mar 21, 2013.

  1. tHEtREV

    tHEtREV Captain Awesome

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    My point is that everything you said in that post I quoted is wrong.

    From the 511 not being designed as a race bike (what do you think it was designed for? it is an open class enduro, as much of a race bike with a plate as you can get), to the crap about 525s not being reliable.

    Misinformed, or a really bad attempt at being a troll, either way I don't think you could use an open class enduro to it's full potential if you cant decide between it or a WR250r.
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  2. xy500

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    Was that me or you?
    LOL
    Name one thing i actually got wrong?
    I said TO ME it is not a race bike, a far faster 'race bike with a plate' would be a wr300. The TE511 has numerous road going features superfluous to an enduro racer.
    Nowhere did i say KTM 525's are unreliable, i mentioned they were less reliable in my experience compared to some other bikes. You're missing the crux of the matter - i don't like KTM's so why would i buy one?

    Look mate, either find something constructive to say - or go shit in someone elses thread.
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  3. tHEtREV

    tHEtREV Captain Awesome

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    Bad troll attempt it is then.

    Welcome to my ignore list...
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  4. xy500

    xy500 Loser

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    Yes, by yourself.
    I'm glad you found a way to save me from any more of your enlightenment.
    The mods around here are no help.
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  5. bobnoxious67

    bobnoxious67 Baby steps...

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    He said nothing mod-worthy...on the contrary, he seems spot on :lol3

    And "ditto" to a TE610, it's as close to what you're looking for as you're likely to find...but I see you took your ball and left.
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  6. VxZeroKnots

    VxZeroKnots Long timer

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    I get the point you are making for sure. If i wanted a bike I could ride on the trail, do some dual sporting, or race more technical stuff without the desire to be competitive I'd pick a 511 or a 525 as well. If I wanted a serious race machine and the rest would be superfluous It'd be a 300 two-stroke or a 3X0 four stroke. There is a night and day handling difference between those bikes and trail bikes which are often touted as "race bikes" because of their high performance basis. It's like saying a Porsche Carrera is a race car because it's fast and costs a lot to keep running, a GT3, on the other hand, would make a fool out of it on the track because it is an actual race car.

    I wouldn't pick a 511 for a dual sport because of the gearbox, but I also wouldn't pick it to race anything but wide open desert either.
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  7. xy500

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    Thanks man, you've restored my faith in humanity.
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  8. xy500

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    Oh but please enlighten me... :huh
    Lets see, you agree with thetrev that everything I say is wrong...
    WTF are you doing on this thread for a start? Can you even provide one example of something i said that is 'wrong'? i bet not, that might be considered constructive feedback.
    If you think that snyde remarks about the character of users here is acceptable, then EAD YFF. Double standards is what it's called.
    What the hell are you talking about balls?
    You old folks shouldn't be let out of the nursing home without your meds.
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  9. bobnoxious67

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    Wow...overreact much :kboom

    Get over yourself, and by yourself a WR250R :gdog
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  10. Jim patton

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    Read one. The TE511, same specs as TXC511, in every respect, except
    For all the EPA stuff you have to remove to make it run right. The TC has
    Different cams and airbox, that's about it. The TE make more HP when uncorked.
    There are folks from the shop I frequent who do race them. Hare scrambles,
    Enduros, TT's. Just like the KTM 525s. I got a pipe with out the Cat. The TC
    Airbox, and a power commander. It is stupid fast and HIGH maintenance.
    I am fine with that, the manual says do not run the bike for extended periods
    at one speed, it will cause damage. 60mph, is really reving it up, so
    Highway travel that is frequent is not for this bike. I use mine sparingly
    On 2 lanes for short distances to get to my riding spots, or to run up town
    And act stupid on it. That's why they made it street legal. The WR will be
    A lot less trouble, have better resale, work better on the road, last longer,
    Less maintenance, but for me (Ricky play racer) I'll take my TE511.
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  11. Jim patton

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    A WR250R has totally different specs than a WR250F.
    Greatly detuned, 4 valve head verses 5 valve titanium, suspension very
    Different, etc. not that way with husqvarna. Also check weight on a Wr250R
    Compared to his racing WR. Big difference. Not so on the husky,
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