Decided to get me a bike for enduro - very dissapointed

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I picked up a nice 2009 YZ 250 yesterday with WR box , boil bottle , weighted flywheel , cycra handguards etc

Was busy stripping it down yesterday to give it a complete once over and sort out anything im not happy with (my bikes have to be top condition)

And when i removed the handle bar cover i saw it and my heart sank . :(

It has KTM pro taper bars on :eek:

Now do I sell the bike or replace the bars and hope the bike hasnt been infected ?
 

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Most probably the best thing on that yammie. Never good to modify something it was not meant for.
 

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OFFROAD FANATIX said:
Most probably the best thing on that yammie. Never good to modify something it was not meant for.
Agree , they should never have put the bars on. ;)
 

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Shawn said:
No this actually happened
:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
 

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Tman21 said:
You unhappy with a KTM branded handlebar yet you call a YZ a enduro bike??
Ditto

Thats like buying a citi golf and complaining that it cant do gymkhana faster than an m3
 

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Tman21 said:
You unhappy with a KTM branded handlebar yet you call a YZ a enduro bike??
YZ's with enduro conversions have done very well in enduro for years and still do so, so yes it can be called an enduro bike .

BTW - where did i call it an enduro bike ??
 

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shabsta said:
Tman21 said:
You unhappy with a KTM branded handlebar yet you call a YZ a enduro bike??
Ditto

Thats like buying a citi golf and complaining that it cant do gymkhana faster than an m3
You need to rethink that comparison carefully :roll:
 

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Shawn said:
Tman21 said:
You unhappy with a KTM branded handlebar yet you call a YZ a enduro bike??
YZ's with enduro conversions have done very well in enduro for years and still do so, so yes it can be called an enduro bike .
It's called a painfully shit enduro bike without a starter, but yes. Enduro and bike are in there somewhere.

Sell the rest of the crap and buy a KTM that you can fit those bars on and be eternally gratefull that I pointed you in the right direction.

It's a pleasure :twisted:
 

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Shawn said:
shabsta said:
Tman21 said:
You unhappy with a KTM branded handlebar yet you call a YZ a enduro bike??
Ditto

Thats like buying a citi golf and complaining that it cant do gymkhana faster than an m3
You need to rethink that comparison carefully :roll:
thinking.......

YZ can be compared to a citi golf.......small person carrier
M3 can be compared to a KTM.......purpose built

:)
 

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Funny how KTM and BMW tend to end up on the same end...

I drive an Audi myself , and a Gas Gas. :twisted:
 

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Shawn said:
Tman21 said:
You unhappy with a KTM branded handlebar yet you call a YZ a enduro bike??
YZ's with enduro conversions have done very well in enduro for years and still do so, so yes it can be called an enduro bike .

BTW - where did i call it an enduro bike ??

Congrats on the bike,awesome bikes.....and yes they have done very well over the years,......sorry about the handle bars though,lucky you removed it or the Yz might have developed starter motor problems.........lol
 

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I had a vmx CR 125 83model that had a ktm gear lever..TRUE. Story.

But I just kept quiet about it....



But it was fokkern fast..
 
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