It is one of the bikes that was in contention 4 years ago, when I bought the C14 instead. 2020 Yamaha WR250R. The best thing you can buy for your motorcycle is gas. In a case of long-drawn-out-motorcycle-acquisition-syndrome, I've been looking to pick up a dual-sport for winter use for 4 years. I rode behind an XT225 today for nearly 2 hours in the desert. In a case of long-drawn-out-motorcycle-acquisition-syndrome, I've been looking to pick up a dual-sport for winter use for 4 years. The KLX is down quite a bit on power compared to either of the other two bikes. I have it narrowed down to 2 bikes … It will be interesting to have one that has signals and mirrors, though! In a case of long-drawn-out-motorcycle-acquisition-syndrome, I've been looking to pick up a dual-sport for winter use for 4 years. If you are going to deal with rocky trails, steep(ish) climbs, ruts and ledges, the WR is worth the extra cash. I get to ride XTs a lot, as well as TWs. Mrs.Trials bought me one of those a while back, very nice. Rule compliance: (c) 2005-2020 Beginnerbikers.org | Duplication Prohibited. Other bikes included the CRF250L, Honda Tornados (rentals) and a carb KLX250S in the US. Yamaha's XT250 and TW200 will return for 2021, although the WR250R dual sport isn't listed for next year's lineup at this point. This video is unavailable. Holy cats you guys love to haul stuff on your motorcycles. There are two Yamahas that I can pick up any time at the local dealer, but I'm wondering if the WR is really worth the extra money, vs. the XT. Emre and Kem climb a hill at Whittlesea. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. Discussion in 'Thumpers' started by DCUP, Apr 11, 2008. By seanomono, April 5, 2016. Thanks! XT250. The XT weighs approximately 30 pounds less than the CRF and has a two-inch lower seat height. 10 comments. Thoughts? 2020 … I have searched and searched many forums and threads. If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. You might like the picture, but I'm not brave enough to emulate that yet, though. If you plan to challenge rougher terrain, the WR will have the advantage. Today we ride with space cadet KLX and talk about the XT and KLX bikes. Thinking seriously of a trip to Yamaha Saturday to pick up one of the XT250s they have, and forgetting the Honda. I used my WR principally in March 2017 for a one-month ride in Morocco, researching new routes for my Morocco Overland guidebook. I have $500.00 down on the next green KLX250S to come in the next 2 weeks. Sat atop one a short time ago, and it would have to be lowered at least 3" (or my weight increased 30 or 40 pounds) for me to do more than tiptoe one foot at a stop. But there is nothing wrong with just cruising taking the terrain as it appears and the XT seems pretty good at that. I have that and the seat height is not as tall as the WR250. Some competitors for the Yamaha XT250 would include the Kawasaki KLX230, Honda CRF250L, and Kawasaki KLX250.At $5,199, the XT250 is $600 more than the … save. There are two Yamahas that I can pick up any time at the local dealer, but I'm wondering if the WR is really worth the extra money, vs. the XT. There are two Yamahas that I can pick up any time at the local dealer, but I'm wondering if the WR is really worth the extra money, vs. the XT. Share this post. 50 lbs lighter and 50% more power not even considering the much better suspension. I went in to buy the XT250, but went with the Kawasaki because of the suspension. For me, key advantage of the 250 is managing less mass off road and adding more … share. (For the origin of the name, see serow.) What about the KLX250S? 2018 250cc Dual Sport Shootout Cycle News. I was quite happy to be on my DRZ400 but ... the XT had no problem following a DR350 through some pretty gnarly terrain. When life throws you curves, aim for the apex. I get to ride XTs a lot, as well as TWs. … WR250.. liquid cooling = extra Hp = easier to wheelie. Anyway, I'm looking to buy a new 2018 Kawasaki KLX250 or a 2018 Yamaha XT250. Joined: Apr 5, 2008 Oddometer: 65 Location: Where I can see U.P. If this is your first visit, be sure to This video covers detailed reasons why I chose the Yamaha XT250 instead of the Honda CRF250L. For the hardcore dual sport rider, Yamaha has the WR250R, which has a more sophisticated motor and chassis. We compare the latest entry-level 250cc dual-sport bikes from Japan. TW200. I'm just wondering if anyone has any experience with either of these models. And carrying groceries from time to time. Wr250r Vs Crf250l Xt Tt Tw Thumpertalk. It's been the go-to bike for short trips, because it sits in the driveway, rather than in the garage. I included the WR250R Yamaha, Kawasaki KLX250S, the new Honda CRF250L and various existing "Old School" 250's like the XT250, Yamaha Serow, KLR250, Kawi Sherpa, XR-L Hondas and a few others. For me, this is also a go-to-the-range bike, so it has to carry at least my "go bag", which is a 50-litre Ortlieb Dry Bag. I installed a power commander and FMF exhaust, opened up the air box and it ran really good. What do you carry? 9 months ago. "I have seen fat kids on Segways go through corners faster. Managed to hold out until after lunch. ", If this is your first visit, be sure to All times are GMT-5. But this dealer also sells Yamaha. 2020 Honda Crf250l Rally Cycle World . hide. The WR250R excels when it comes to handling and suspension. Although one might think the WR250R is a street-legal version of … Both have. 5 replies; 3,885 views; EndlessAwesome; December 11; XT350 suspension too soft By shockyaw, February 25, 2010. Update - The XT has about twice as many miles on it as the C14 this year, and it will need its first oil change within the week. I traded it recently for a 2016 WR250R because they have 6 speeds and better suspension but the XT had better low end torque. I really like the Honda CRF as we have a couple at our Range, but obviously haven't taken them off pavement to see how they are. 8 replies; 7,593 views; Jens Eskildsen; … If I had a mechanic to work on my bike I would trade my DRZ in on a KTM 350 EXC-F right this second. Honda CRF250L Rally vs. CRF250L Standard. If your riding will be on smoother surfaces, the XT will be the more versatile machine. Honda CRF250L vs. Kawasaki KLX250 vs. Yamaha WR250R | Dueling Dual Sports. For our tours, we were looking for a bike that we could replace the Honda XR250’s with – a modern day equivalent that wouldn’t force us to increase our tour prices too much for our riders. 75% Upvoted . They've been around for a couple years now, so a used one wouldn't have such a large price. If you love Yamaha's and want to keep a lot of what is good in the XT250 but kick it up a notch look at the WR250R. But the Honda and Kawasaki were, and still are, better suited for more entry-level riders, which is why we went with the XT250 in this year’s comparison. References. This page was generated at 02:30 PM. Agreed, the WR250R is a fantastic trail bike, but with the price being so much higher than that of the KLX and CRF we don’t think it is a fair comparison. Please donate to BBO to keep the site ad-free for as long as possible!! I've been lurking here a while, liked the info and members, and finally joined. The WR250R is just as fast as the DRZ as long as you wind it out, and it will also be more road worthy, more trail worthy, and require less maintenance than the DRZ. But, I still prefer the C14 for distance... an XT is just not the sort of thing you want to ride a couple hundred miles in a single day. Maybe I am wrong, but the suspension seems to … check out the. Of the three headliners here, the Kawasaki and the Honda are the most comparable in design. This page was generated at 02:30 PM. This is its final year.. Yamaha US has continued the model unchanged. WR250R vs XT250... worth the extra $1600? 5" extra height can be managed with the supermoto package and lowering links. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. DCUP Devout Hedonist. (c) 2005-2020 Beginnerbikers.org | Duplication Prohibited. Trail Test Ajp Pr5 Vs Honda Crf250 L Rust Sports. Depends on how far off pavement you plan to venture. XT250 Wiring help By XT250NUT, December 20. All times are GMT-5. I have narrowed it down to the 2008 XT250 or the 2009 KLX250S. So that's the only bike left. The 2020 Yamaha WR250R is an interesting member of the WR family. Wondering what your thoughts are on advantages of the CRF250L vs WR250R vs KLX250 are and anything you think I should consider when looking at these models. Puts out more power and has a 6 speed gearbox so it handles the interstate a bit better. For Wr250r Crf450l Crf450rl Drz400 Parts Srmoto Cfr250l Dual Sport Supermoto. (You can read our 2018 250cc dual-sport shootout here.) Crf250l Vs Wr250r Honda Rally Dual Sport And Yamaha Review. 6spd = lower revs on the road, easier to maintain highway speed while commuting. The extra inches of suspension is nice when the pace picks up and the horsepower can get you out of trouble ... or into more of it. I think the only challenge that the KLX has is that there arent a whole lot of aftermarket options for the 2018 model yet, but I am sure those will come soon enough. All the paperwork (except title) and the license plate have arrived... Skid plate on order... 64 is not old, we have one poster here at 110. Its high-tech KYB fork, SOQI shock, and long wheel travel will keep the aggressive rider quite pleased, as will the Yamaha’s strong … If snow is involved, I can imagine that footing becomes more important. 2020 Kawasaki Klx250 Vs Honda Crf250l Yamaha Xt250 Parison Cycle News. A 10% discount will put it $300ish less. I had a 2014 XT250 for 2 years and loved it. The immediate task of the XT will be snow duty... Power should be adequate. They could find little difference! The WR is much closer to an enduro. This video compares the Yamaha WR250R with the Honda CRF250L. The WR250R is out of my price range, so lets just leave that out of the equation. WR250R vs XT250... worth the extra $1600? But I've decided winter use dictates fuel injection, which limits the used market. Cons – back tire is not huge tire, missing skid plate/stock. TW200 = Legendary Reliability and parts are plentiful. The heart and soul of these CRFs lie in their fuel-injected, single-cylinder engines, complete with electric starters, counterbalance, and double-overhead cams. They practically called it "the perfect bike." The WR250R is the last in a series of 250s I’ve been trying over the years in the search for a light, economical, do-it-all travel bike. Watch Queue Queue 11200RPM redline, better suspension, generally an all round step up. Yamaha XT250 vs TW200. Also brought up unknown Chinese bikes coming here and elsewhere. They both have water-cooled DOHC four-valve engines, six-speed transmissions, inverted forks and have similar chassis dimensions in wheelbase, seat height and wheel travel, whereas the Yamaha has an air-cooled … 0 replies; 31 views; XT250NUT; December 20; xt600 43f cluch arm oil seal By Wayne ... 2016 wr250r sprocket change but need help with chain. report. They're tall, and of course I'm short, but I'd look at a CRF for me if I was going to go that route some day, Ride safe, ride smart, ride ATGATT because sweat dries faster than scars heal. The Honda 230L doesn't do it for me and the WR250R is a nice bike, but too tall. Sort by. 2020 Kawasaki KLX250 vs. Honda CRF250L vs. Yamaha XT250 Comparison The Contestants. Off-road tires, Great shocks, good seat height, kickstand down will not start if not in Neutral. Link to post Share on other sites. Trade offs of the 250's vs. the DR are many. The 350 EXC-F got huge acalades from a magazine I respect. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. In 2013, the USA XT250 received a fuel-injected engine. XT225 vs. XT250? This thread is archived. But what it really needed was FI. Both bikes provide smooth, consistent 24.4 horsepower, plenty of low- and mid-range torque, as well as improved throttle response compared to earlier CRF models. check out the. The xt250 is built in Japan. I go over their strengths and weaknesses as dual sport motorcycles. The XT250 is branded the SEROW 250 in Japan. Better on Highways. Each machine has its own merits and downsides, but what is … Dual-sport or dirt bike, that is the question in our 2020 Yamaha WR250F vs WR250R comparison test. The XT is a known entity - other than the fuel injection, I've been riding them for years. In January 2020, Yamaha Japan released the Serow Final Model, discontinuing the little bike due to increasing emission requirements. Pros – Light wight, both brakes disc brakes, good speed in 1st gear up to 18mph, nice smooth ride. Kawasaki lit a fire under the entry-level, low-cost 250cc dual-sport category when it announced its first fuel-injected KLX250 dual sport late last year, replacing the carbureted KLX250S of the past, a move long overdue when you consider Yamaha has … Page 1 of 3 1 2 3 Next > DCUP, Apr 11, 2008 #1. 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