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Matt157877

Help with 1991 Honda XR250R

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Ok I have a good chance to get a 1991 HOnda XR250R. The guy wants $950.00 for it. Alot better than a knew at a $4,699 retail price. How good was the 1991 Honda XR250R? Like the engine,and everything. I am 16 and a begginer to dirt bikes but I have rode mountain bikes for the last 10 years and I can handle a mountain bike like you can't imagine. Thanks Matt

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Matt: The '91 XR250R (like most Honda XR's) is an excellent bike. I have owned practically every XR ever made from 1975 thru 1998. I had a 1990 XR250R and just loved it. Even when ridden hard and "abused" the bikes will keep on going. The critical areas I suppose would be with the clutch and the maintenance of the engine. With any bike, changing the oil regularly is essential. That includes changing the oil filter , too. Also, check the clutch operation for any slippage. Other than that, the bike should be pretty solid and last for a long time to come. Good Luck.

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Matt: A couple other things I forgot to mention. The proper adjustment of the valves is another important area. I'd ask the previous owner if this was done on a regular basis. It should have been done after initial break-in and then about once every year or so. If the bike is in good shape otherwise, the price seems right. Have fun.

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