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2010 KTM 300 XC-W Review
 

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2010 KTM 300 XC-W Review

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mscuddy 01-07-2010 11:48 AM

Nice. No green sticker for California though. But it would be fun roosting a BLM ranger truck anyway...catch me if you can...

12er 01-07-2010 12:31 PM

Cuddy, is there such an animal left in CA? (green sticker that is) Up here even the 450's were getting red stickers.

silentgrayfellow 01-07-2010 03:35 PM

Last time I went out riding trails (Eastern woods on a rented Yammie WR250) I had a minor low side on a slick off-camber trail and damaged the radiator. That kind of damage for such a small spill is unacceptable on an enduro bike.

This KTM is appealing in its light weight and simplicity. Kind of $$$ though.

mscuddy 01-07-2010 03:46 PM

Green Stickers & BLM Nazis...
 
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Originally Posted by 12er (Post 231660)
Cuddy, is there such an animal left in CA? (green sticker that is) Up here even the 450's were getting red stickers.

Only on older dirt bikes that were green sticker approved, they "grandfathered" the stickie to these machines, thinking they'd all just eventually go away...oh how wrong they were.

I think just about every new two stroke is verbotten now, only the mild little four strikers can get a green sticker.

It's driving the price of used green sticker dirt bikes through the roof here in LA. Like you can get a thrashed '08 CRF450F for around $2,000.00, and a decent 1987 CR500R goes for about the same $$$.

Sad, since the money from the off-road registration was supposed to keep riding land open, not enforcing Nazi-like BLM todies with new police powers to arrest and confiscate non-stickered bikes. The fine in Kali for no sticker is around $900.00 bucks now.

I'm thinking of loading up the handi van with weed-wackers, leaf blowers and every two stroke piece of equipment I can find, and running them all at once out at El Mirage. I'm sure the BLM goons would go ape and arrest me. But not before I blew some big holes in 'em.

When you got nothin', you got nothin' to lose...

12er 01-07-2010 04:11 PM

Carnegie is on the ropes up here. Ive been looking for an older 500 and noticed the prices as well.

Carnegie SVRA Lawsuit FAQs

seruzawa 01-07-2010 04:46 PM

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Originally Posted by 12er (Post 231696)
Carnegie is on the ropes up here. Ive been looking for an older 500 and noticed the prices as well.

Carnegie SVRA Lawsuit FAQs

This is how they kill our sport. The death of a thousand cuts. Radicals go to work for the govt and then use the byzantine labyrinth of rules to carry out their radical agenda. Everybody is too busy watching TV to care.

Duken4evr 01-07-2010 07:06 PM

I rode a KTM 300XC a few years ago. Best dirt bike ever. A tool for going fast off road.

pplassm 01-09-2010 10:37 AM

Wow! A dirt bike review on MO! Must read.

OK, just makes me want one more. I was already sold, now to find one. They're all sold out around here.

Oh, and I have a like new 2001 CR500 (green sticker legal) for sale. Unfortunately, it's in VA.

Duken4evr 01-09-2010 02:08 PM

I have a trail prepped CR250 with a big tank, light kit and license plate on it in my garage. Dorothy, we no longer live in Kalifornia any more :)

2 strokes are a gas. Not sure if I could live with one as my only dirt bike, but they are fun.


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