I have been looking at bikes for a couple of months and I'm leaning towards the xr650. I ride a xr400 now and have been happy with this bike but want something with more power. I will keep the 400 for a spare. I'm not big on jumping so I don't think I want a CRF or YZ. I notice the WR has been having problems so I am little afraid of them but it sounds like the 04's are fixed. I have ridden the KTM 520. I like the KTM but don't feel it has the reliability like the XR and around here a 04 KTM 525mxc is $7250 before taxes and all the other charges they tack on. How is the 650 to start? I had a 89 xr600 and it was hard to kick but I liked the power. Any info would be appreciated. By the way I'm 6'2" and 275lbs so weight of the bike is not an issue. I will be riding trails most of the time.