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Let's liven up this forum... 2 STROKE!

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    Re: Let's liven up this forum... 2 STROKE!


    Also if you're going the 230f route take a gander at the ttr225/230.

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    Re: Let's liven up this forum... 2 STROKE!

    Quote Originally Posted by MattR302 View Post
    my 350, it’s been 99% a street bike, with 1% dirt roads - I’m a total dirt noob.
    I've had a KDX220R for 3 years. Off- road- Love it's simplicity, reliability, and willingness to please. I put new riders on it frequently, they appreciate the easy clutch, good torque with linear top end (no pipe hit of death), soft suspension, relaxed ergos, rubber mounted bars, wide gearing, easy kickstarting, and a neutral geometry that generally just does what's asked.

    It sucks on-road. You're likely to be more 95% trail- 5% road. Low power at higher speed, 2 stroke roughness and noise, shorter range than most dual sports, shake unless you remove the bead locks, weak brakes.

    The only danger area is if the 220 has a stock piston, they grenade and take the cases out. Most have been changed to Wiseco by now. Other than that it's the normal swingarm/shock linkage/wheel bearings, chain, sprocket, brakes, forks, etc.

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    Re: Let's liven up this forum... 2 STROKE!

    Another vote for the KDX! No bias other than I have one and love it.

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    Re: Let's liven up this forum... 2 STROKE!

    So this thing followed me home from Pennsylvania:


    In 100 words or less, teach me everything I need to know about 2-strokes, kick starters, and dirtbiking in general. Thanks in advance!

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    Re: Let's liven up this forum... 2 STROKE!

    aces

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    Re: Let's liven up this forum... 2 STROKE!

    I only need two: twist it!

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    Re: Let's liven up this forum... 2 STROKE!

    Quote Originally Posted by MattR302 View Post
    So this thing followed me home from Pennsylvania:


    In 100 words or less, teach me everything I need to know about 2-strokes, kick starters, and dirtbiking in general. Thanks in advance!
    Wind it up, dump the clutch.

    There, I did it in 6 words.

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    Re: Let's liven up this forum... 2 STROKE!

    Quote Originally Posted by Chippertheripper View Post
    Wind it up, dump the clutch.

    There, I did it in 6 words.
    Whisky Throttle

    Two words.

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    Re: Let's liven up this forum... 2 STROKE!

    Quote Originally Posted by Kurlon View Post
    Whisky Throttle

    Two words.
    I described a purposeful movement(s), not accidental.

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