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Old 12-12-2012, 06:55 AM   #125
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Originally Posted by LeeD View Post
Vet is over 30, any size bike. Opens start the best. 250's usually competitive. 125's the most fun, because you start bad, but ride the quickest lap times. I mostly rode 250's, made it thru VetIntermediate to Expert my first 10 races, but didn't make regular 125 Expert until after 300 races. Lucky for me, it took only about 40 Open races to make Expert, and after that, nobody enforced it for different sized bikes, so I just transferred to 125 and 250.
Vet is safe racing, OldTimers safer, at 55.
Lee I got to talk to Broc Glover and he said I should take a test ride on a 2013 KX450F before buying the KX500AF since I never rode a 4 stroke. I will test ride the new 450f but I kinda have my heart set on a torque monster. 57hp @ 11500rpm vs 70hp @6000rpm plus 18 pounds lighter. I just love the smell and sound of a 2 stroke.
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