Yamaha WR250R Threadfest

Discussion in 'Thumpers' started by gjcarving, Nov 23, 2013.

  1. mylsmkj

    mylsmkj Long timer

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    Making your beautiful wife’s riding life easy is a good plan in my estimation!
  2. North ride

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    Tw can provide lots of fun. :-)
  3. Yinzer Moto

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    Yeah, the stuff that she is doing the Sherco would be fine. She is not hopping, not doing ledges.
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  4. Fallacy

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    Before you pass on a Contact, give the 250 a try if you can. The power is pretty soft for a 250, it doesn’t surprise the Sasquatch very much and I get to thrash it to ride the stuff my Beta 300 snoozes through, it’s a fun change for me.
    Also it’s the best clutch I’ve ever had.
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    If it runs it's fun. I don't think there is a motorcycle I'd not be able to enjoy. But the TW being low, with low gearing helped me. Had I been on a tall bike, I probably wouldnt have tried! The place I decide not to ride through. I had TW in first gear walking beside it. I was on the mucky edge of the narrow mound between 2 deep and wide water filled ruts. I had the TW on the area that was the most solid. Neither of us would have been recoverable from the muck holes. I kept thinking I need to get some pics. But didn't want to risk dropping my phone or anything else!
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  6. North ride

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    The Gas Gas bikes I had a chance to ride rode well very light feeling and lots of motor a 300 GP and a older 250. I think if I just rode trials events and short loop ones they would be fine. But for play riding and mountain exploring I don't think I could live with the transmissions. The trans would be really ugly on a 125 with all the shifting. I personally feel like Jordi took all the good points of the Gasser and fixed the not so good stuff with his TRS brand.
  7. Fallacy

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    I totally agree, but for 2/3 the price it’s pretty hard to argue with for trials play bike.
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  8. North ride

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    That Contact really seems teu be a smoking deal :-) As far as I know it's all standard stuff except the suspension and wheels/tires, plus e start is worth a lot tew some people.
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  9. Fallacy

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    Rear wheel has a standard tube, I installed a Tubliss system, the tires are Pirelli MT43’s but they seem to hold studs pretty well for winter riding. :D
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    Ya good tuu hear on the studs I'm looking do do a set for a early start in next spring's riding. I have a few sets of worn x11's might try tuu stud them. If that fails the MT43 will be the next tire tew try.
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    Rockin' the Cali-plated Frontier this weekend. Cya in the morning Eric!

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    Drop a gear and disappear....
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