xr 650 good in the woods?



3 replies to this topic
  • rm125rider

Posted August 11, 2001 - 12:06 PM

#1

is the xr650 any good in the woods? also whats about the top speed on it stock? if this is not any good in the woods what would you recemend 2 stroke or 4 either or other than an xr what would be good? thanx

  • Matt96xr6

Posted August 12, 2001 - 07:30 AM

#2

Woods and top speed dont really mix! But 95-105 depending on the gearing.

Any bike can be good in the woods if setup properly. Take Scott Summers for example on the xr6 adn xr650. But he is a big guy and strong.

I like the xr6 in the woods, when it gets really tight it is a challenge for sure! Glad I weightlift a lot.

Really for woods, a 4 stroke is better becuase of the more tractible power and heavier flywheel. You can add weight to a 2 stroke flywheel and that will help.

Ideally for tight tight woods all the time, the xr250 is a good choice or other 250-300cc bike. They are light, nimble and have enough power with a 6 speed to still give you good top end.

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  • XR_600_Maniac

Posted August 21, 2001 - 12:45 PM

#3

I have an XR 600 2000 bike has awsome power in the woods up monster hill rocky or not the power is there its is definatly a heavy bike I am about 225 and it is perfect cut the bars alittle and you off.

  • Canuck

Posted August 24, 2001 - 09:48 PM

#4

If you you want massive power, the xr is it. Depending on your size you may want something lighter. Go for the WR 250f, you will not be disappointed





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