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My buddy wants to race my xx. Mine is bone stock and his 94 2 stroke cr250r is pretty modded from what he says. Who thinks the xx can beat him?
 

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those two strokes rip especially modded and the dirtbike weighs half as much as your xx i say the dirtbike would win that one:argh:
 

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He swears by his 2 stroke. It's 19 years old and he paid 800 dollars for it. I'm looking forward to riding but all he does is talk smack about my xx. He's trying to compare the two when they are complete opposites
 

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well if everything is up to par on your buddys dirtbike it would be a very interesting dragrace!!! my neighbor has a yami 200 stock blaster =200ccs and he gets the holeshot but i comeback and run him down about 1/8 mile into the quarter mile!
 

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well if everything is up to par on your buddys dirtbike it would be a very interesting dragrace!!! my neighbor has a yami 200 stock blaster =200ccs and he gets the holeshot but i comeback and run him down about 1/8 mile into the quarter mile!
I don't know too much about 2 strokes but I've heard they require a lot of maintenance to run right. I actually just got my xx about another ago and I'm in love. I had a yamaha warrior before my xx
 

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yeah the 700xx and two stroke power band are quite different the way the engines get up to speed! yeah i love my xx too! the xx is a torque monster and the 2 cycle is a mid to topend screamer!:rock:
 

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The bike would win. Even a modern 250 4-stroke mx bike would win. Motorcycles are crazy fast. Tell your friend to find another motorcycle to race. Like someone already said, bikes weigh at least half of what the 700xx weighs and a 2-stroke is even lighter. As far as 2-strokes needing more maintenance, that is false. I have both. In fact, they may even require less since you don't have to mess with any valves. They are more sensitive to changes in altitude.
 

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The bike would win. Even a modern 250 4-stroke mx bike would win. Motorcycles are crazy fast. Tell your friend to find another motorcycle to race. Like someone already said, bikes weigh at least half of what the 700xx weighs and a 2-stroke is even lighter. As far as 2-strokes needing more maintenance, that is false. I have both. In fact, they may even require less since you don't have to mess with any valves. They are more sensitive to changes in altitude.


Ya never know. I raced many dirt bikes on the kfx700 I had and toasted them pretty well. The XX would be right there with it so I don't know. I raced a good running cr250 on my kfx when it was all stock motor. Beat it every time. This is 400-500ft or so. Past that it would have killed me.

I big bored and cammed the kfx to a 730 and couldn't get many things to line up. It was just shy of 100hp at the crank. I raced a couple 250 four stroke bikes and it was pitiful. I gave them 3-4 bikes head start and beat them by many lengths. Too many factors when drag racing. Never know what will happen. :tup:
 

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We would probably race down a dirt road. Top speed of the xx is greater I believe
 

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DoubleTab, what year bikes did you race? I own a TRX700xx, a KFX700, and an 85 ATC250r. My 250r will beat both 700s out of the hole everytime. Once they are rolling, however, it is a different story.
 

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The cr250 was a 2001 I think. The only bike I ever lost to was a crf450 and jeez those things are insane mean as are any of the 450 bikes....Wow..... My kfx wasn't the normal though. I'll upload a vid of the 250's I gave head starts. That was with my kfx a 730 big bore with stage 3 custom grind cams not hotcams. They were both new bikes like 07+. I don't see a 250r beating any fourstroke with some umphhh off the line as they don't have the bottom end like a fourstroke does. If anything it shines more on topend.

Only thing I have raced on the 700xx was an ltr450 on the highway, I wasn't ready and he jumped me out of the hole by 2-3 bikes. By 4th I was back by him 1.5 to 2 bikes. I was surprised. Thought he would beat me pretty good. Not the case.

I'll see if I can find some of my old drag racing vids. I have an old computer with 100's of vids on it but the motherboard crashed so I gotta fix it or get a usb adapter for the hard drive so I can get my files back.
 

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Cool, I would like to see them. The 450s are insane. You apparently have not ridden any of the race 250 2-strokes. Suzuki and Honda had crazy low end and midrange power. I have no problems with dead stop, 2nd gear starts on mine. The Kawasakis had their power in the midrange on up. Don't get me wrong, I would not trade my 700xx for anything, but cc vs. cc, 2-strokes are more powerful than 4-strokes are. They just don't like to be lugged around. Even that is changing with the modern 2-stroke bikes.
 

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Yeah 2 strokes by general rule used to be it would take almost double cc's on a fourstroke to be close to even. Not anymore. I don't know of any 250 2 smoker that would hang with a 450 4 stroke. They are just crazy from bottom to top. Ole 2 smokers are a dying breed whether they like it or not.
 

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You need to find a few machines to ride. Only then will you understand what I am saying. Dying breed? I am not so sure anymore. Check out the offerings in the off-road two wheeled world. They are increasing in popularity and there is also talk of fuel injection. Yes, fuel injection on 2-strokes. It will be interesting to see what happens considering emissions have been substantially decreased. As I said before, I have both, both are fun, but I greatly prefer the convenience of having a 4-stroke. Now if anybody released a big bore 2-stroke, like the LT500, I might reconsider.
 

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I have rode many two smokers just don't like them at all. I've rode many 125's and 250's. Not a two stroke fan and never will be. That's all.
 

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Why did you get rid of you KFX? I really love my wife's. When she doesn't want to ride, I still take hers with me. I installed some TRX450R front shocks on it and am very eager to try it out. The old setup was way too stiff. By the way, did you ever have issues with it road walking? The steering was so sensitive that it wanted to follow any little rut or deviation. I did check the front end and everything was tight so I installed a steering stabilizer and it helped tremendously. Just wanted to know if this was common.
 

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Why did you get rid of you KFX? I really love my wife's. When she doesn't want to ride, I still take hers with me. I installed some TRX450R front shocks on it and am very eager to try it out. The old setup was way too stiff. By the way, did you ever have issues with it road walking? The steering was so sensitive that it wanted to follow any little rut or deviation. I did check the front end and everything was tight so I installed a steering stabilizer and it helped tremendously. Just wanted to know if this was common.


I just got burned out on the V's. I had 3 of them at one time. I just ate and breathed them for too long. Had some fun with them though.


Sounds like your toe needs tweek'd if it's kind of darting like that. They will do it if out just a little bit.
 

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The cr250 was a 2001 I think. The only bike I ever lost to was a crf450 and jeez those things are insane mean as are any of the 450 bikes....Wow..... My kfx wasn't the normal though. I'll upload a vid of the 250's I gave head starts. That was with my kfx a 730 big bore with stage 3 custom grind cams not hotcams. They were both new bikes like 07+. I don't see a 250r beating any fourstroke with some umphhh off the line as they don't have the bottom end like a fourstroke does. If anything it shines more on topend.

Only thing I have raced on the 700xx was an ltr450 on the highway, I wasn't ready and he jumped me out of the hole by 2-3 bikes. By 4th I was back by him 1.5 to 2 bikes. I was surprised. Thought he would beat me pretty good. Not the case.

I'll see if I can find some of my old drag racing vids. I have an old computer with 100's of vids on it but the motherboard crashed so I gotta fix it or get a usb adapter for the hard drive so I can get my files back.
I haven't had mine long enough to do too many races. Mines stock and I beat a banshee ( the guy couldn't shift worth a crap he just sucked ) a couple 4x4 quads and won a Couple 125 dirtbikes smoked em and the best one was some Mexican on a general lee moped
 

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Wow Tony, it sounds like your pretty desperate for some races. DoubleTap, should it be adjusted in or out?
 

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Wow Tony, it sounds like your pretty desperate for some races. DoubleTap, should it be adjusted in or out?
I can't remember. I always adjusted until it handled the best.
 
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