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post #1 of 26 (permalink) Old 12-30-2012, 01:14 PM Thread Starter
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New toy for 2013

I got a new toy for 2013. Bring on the warm weather.
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post #2 of 26 (permalink) Old 12-30-2012, 01:19 PM
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Sweet! Why a zuk Bri ?
Indeed - What made you go RM?

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It's a 250F. I went that route because the early reviews have been good and the bike is almost all new for 2013. It was between RM and the CRF. Test riders who are vertically challenged like me seemed to like the CRF and RM fit better than the KX. Plus they said it had good low end and the new tranny is very smooth. It also has the new single function fork technology and the engine mapping couplers. On top of that, they have 0% financing for 60 months. I may as well keep my money in the bank and use their money. I sold the KX and used that money as a down stroke and financed the rest.

Take care and ride safe,
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One last reason I went with the RM, the aluminum tank looks so trick!
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Time to order up some sumo wheels .
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Very cool!

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A lot of guys that are racing Zuk's this season are saying how much they like 'em - Did well in a lot of the tests and there are quite a few riders on them this season

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They're all so good it is hard to choose. I could have gone with the KX just because I am a RV fan In RacerX, three guys picked the RM, two picked the CRF and one the KX. All said, you can't go wrong with any of them and that includes the KTM and YZ.

I bought it at Nielsens and the one I am getting is still in the crate. They agreed to keep it in their warehouse until spring.

Stan, I will probably get a lowering link so, I may need your help with that and with installing an hour meter.

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Milsaps said he loves the feel of it over the Yami as does Bubba - Tickle loves it too and said he feels more comfortable on it then he did on the KX but the KX has a history of being difficult to ride (450 that is)

I love the 250s for weight and they have all the power you will ever need

Great bike man

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They're all so good it is hard to choose. I could have gone with the KX just because I am a RV fan In RacerX, three guys picked the RM, two picked the CRF and one the KX. All said, you can't go wrong with any of them and that includes the KTM and YZ.

I bought it at Nielsens and the one I am getting is still in the crate. They agreed to keep it in their warehouse until spring.

Stan, I will probably get a lowering link so, I may need your help with that and with installing an hour meter.
Sure thing .
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Why wait for the warm weather? You could be mixing it up with us on the ice :-)

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Fuck the ice. Stay warm and bang the woman while watching football.

Nice bike. What was the OTD price on that bad boy? Oh and yeah get some sumo wheels on that bitch.
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post #17 of 26 (permalink) Old 12-31-2012, 10:33 AM Thread Starter
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Fuck the ice. Stay warm and bang the woman while watching football.

Nice bike. What was the OTD price on that bad boy? Oh and yeah get some sumo wheels on that bitch.
Just shy of $7700 otd. They are all within $150 of each other. The CRF is the least expensive.
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Oh Steve - if you live in a cold climate you'd better get into the ice, snowboarding/skiing etc... Winter can be long and miserable even with a hot woman.. I'll ice ride than bang a hot girl half my age....lol

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She's home

I finally picked it up. Now lets get some nice weather.

Take care and ride safe,
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What exhaust did you get on it?

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Looks good Brian! I bet youre itchin!

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Nice bike. Beaz has the same exact bike. 2013 RMZ
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post #25 of 26 (permalink) Old 02-25-2013, 11:40 AM Thread Starter
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What exhaust did you get on it?
It is the stock exhaust. When I bought it, they didn't have the package they are offering now. They offered 0% financing for 5 years. I took that because, I can keep my money in the bank. They being said, if I had the option, I would have taken the add on package over the financing and just paid cash for it.

Take care and ride safe,
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Looks good Brian! I bet youre itchin!
Yes I am.
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