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well i'm 14 and my parents are willingly going to buy me a quad so i'm thinking a dirt bike is cheaper. well i'm not that serious in off roading in dirt bikes since i've never ridden in one, so i'm thinking i shouldn't get one personally for me, maybe a medium sized bike. there isn't a whole lot of plains or hills since i live in the desert of El Paso, Texas. what bike would be cool for me to ride around in my neighborhood and in the desert.

posted by  spiral loser

Have you ever ridden a bike before?

posted by  cinqyg

:screwy: post whore :screwy:

Get a 4-wheeler. :fu: Dirt bikes :evil: suck! :fu:

posted by  DodgeRida67

Speaking of post whores...
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posted by  BavarianWheels

well i think u ust joined the club bav:p

posted by  cinqyg

They suck huh? How come supermoto is the faster growing motor sport in the world? Yeah.. u started this with the wrong person around... :fu: dirt bikes are possibly the coolest thing in the world.. They are v v dangerous, if you are doing 40 on a MX bike it is the same as doing 160 on a super bike.. trust me, I may only b 18 but I have done some crazy shit in my life and have made the most of it so far… and if you do it like i do it, i.e. not using ANY safety kit at all, not even a helmet it suddenly become much more interesting, just like when i go climbing with no ropes or harnesses because i thought it would be more fun... oh, and quads such, they are for malcontents that cannot ride a MX bike and need an extra set of wheels to stabilize themselves, not only are quads slower in a straight line, but also in the bends.. Also if you jump with a quad you are very lightly to not get very far in comparison to a MX bike..

Anyway, I have more than proved you wrong by now.. Moving onwards,, I suggest a bike that is around 100cc.. Something cheap to learn on.. Probably a Yamaha YZ 100 would do nicely.. Then when your abilities have grown sell the bike and move onto a 125 (bout 2.5 times the power of a 100cc bike) or a 250, (bout 3.5 times the power of a 100cc bike..)..Ridden right, a 100 cc bike will keep up with a 250cc quad.. there.. any more questions you may have? Oh, btw.. What would your main intended use be? Just to have some fun on or may you be able to find some tracks…?

posted by  R34RB30DETTV

ooh just for info, 2 strokes will be effectively banned soon as they wont be able to meet the new emissions reds for euro V.

posted by  cinqyg

Now your going and comparing a quad with a dirtbike in the racing aspects. Did we ever mention racing? He is a 14 year old kid wanting to have fun with anything that has atleast one wheel and goes without pedaling. I doubt his parents are intrested in getting a 14 year old kid something that goes 160MPH as you said. That's plain stupid. If he wants to do real off roading, he needs some weight, and something more than one wheel drive. :ticking:

posted by  DodgeRida67

Oh...now that's real intelligent! You can't possibly do any "real" off-roading on a Motocross bike? Nice one DodgeRida! I think most, if not all, motocross bikes can go anywhere a 3 or 4 wheeled off-road vehicle can go...and then some.
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posted by  BavarianWheels

Oh. Your such a genius. :screwy: :screwy: Being from California I bet you've never seen anything with wheels bigger than 20". :laughing:

First sign of mudd and the dirtbike becomes a joke.

posted by  DodgeRida67

Did you even mention mud? Or was it OFF-ROAD you mentioned?

Motocross bikes have never gone through mud? Maybe can't go through a man-made mud pit...but then that isn't really off-roading it now is it?
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posted by  BavarianWheels

Um....No, he said this...

posted by  Cliffy

i'm not interested in mx, i'm interested in some light off roading which bike will be ok for me

posted by  spiral loser

OK, I PERSONALLY RECOMEND EITHER THE YAMAHA YZ 100, THE HONDA CR 85 OR THE KAWAZAKI KZ 85.. SORRY THIS THREAD OF YOURS HAS BEEN OVER-RUN BY MORONS "QUOTING" THEIR IMAGINATION.. IF YOU WANT A REALLY STRAIGHT ANSWER ABOUT ANYTHING LIKE THIS FEEL FREE TO PM OR EMAIL ME.. :thumbs:


OH AND DODGERIDER, HAVE YOU EVER HEARD OF TRIAL RIDING?

Thanks for correcting him cliffy..

Sry about the sig Bav, i jus thought it to be a cool pic...

Oh and 2 strokes will only be banned from the road (i think), what we do to the enviroment on our own property is our own choice... :hi: :orglaugh:

posted by  R34RB30DETTV

You've resorted to name calling. How mature. :mrgreen:


No. What is "Trial Riding?"

posted by  DodgeRida67

Well, my GF is older than me so i let her be the mature one...! :wink2:

Trial riding is where you take a bike and jump up 10 (or more) foot high (nearly) sheer rock faces whilst balancing on only the rear wheel without using ramps or jumps, these bikes are the ultimate in off road climbing ability and are rivaled by nill.. And MX bikes do go thru mud, that is why their seats go so far back, not for a pillion passenger but so you can transfer your weight to the rear wheel and accelerate thru it, that way most of the weight is over the driving wheel... :thumbs:

posted by  R34RB30DETTV

Its very very very had, i tried once fell off alot and decided that in terms of off roading, autograss was more my thing.

posted by  cinqyg

Yeah, i fall off sometimes... But thats because i go too fast for the bike/the conditions.. :screwy:

posted by  R34RB30DETTV

It depends on your size , but if you're under 6ft tall and less than 150lbs, a Yamaha Blaster would be a good beginner quad, I have one and am ready to get something bigger and faster, new Blasters costs around $3,000 and used ones in good condition are around $2,000. But as far as a dirt bike a Honda CRF150F would be good, it's the same price as the Blaster new/used and they would both be good for leisure or fast desert riding.I'm 13 and around 6ft and am about to outgrow my Blaster, so I plan on getting A BOMBARDIER DS650.The CRF150 is almost to small for me, but the CRF230F fits me about right. So anyway a Blaster or CRF150F would be to small for you if you're 6ft or over so a Yamaha Banshee or CRF230F would be just the right size if around 6ft.

posted by  tater tot

[QUOTE=R34RB30DETTV]They suck huh? How come supermoto is the faster growing motor sport in the world? Yeah.. u started this with the wrong person around... :fu: dirt bikes are possibly the coolest thing in the world.. They are v v dangerous, if you are doing 40 on a MX bike it is the same as doing 160 on a super bike.. trust me, I may only b 18 but I have done some crazy shit in my life and have made the most of it so far… and if you do it like i do it, i.e. not using ANY safety kit at all, not even a helmet it suddenly become much more interesting, just like when i go climbing with no ropes or harnesses because i thought it would be more fun... oh, and quads such, they are for malcontents that cannot ride a MX bike and need an extra set of wheels to stabilize themselves, not only are quads slower in a straight line, but also in the bends.. Also if you jump with a quad you are very lightly to not get very far in comparison to a MX bike..

Anyway, I have more than proved you wrong by now.. Moving onwards,, I suggest a bike that is around 100cc.. Something cheap to learn on.. Probably a Yamaha YZ 100 would do nicely.. Then when your abilities have grown sell the bike and move onto a 125 (bout 2.5 times the power of a 100cc bike) or a 250, (bout 3.5 times the power of a 100cc bike..)..Ridden right, a 100 cc bike will keep up with a 250cc quad.. there.. any more questions you may have? Oh, btw.. What would your main intended use be? Just to have some fun on or may you be able to find some tracks…?


I wouldn't exactly say quads suck, they're just different. And to be honest you don't know sh*t about quads , the best quads do about 80mph stock and with the right mods they should do 100mph. Not only would you completely SUCK at riding a quad i could kick a** on a quad if we raced. I don't have anything against dirt bikes but don't go saying stuff quads if you don't know anything about them!

posted by  tater tot

Im sorry but I will never support quads...... They suck absolute ass, they are far heavyer then dirtbikes produce less power, go slower and if they flip over onto you, most likely something will break if it doesnt kill you, a dirtbike will flip, sputter and stall. All quads do is ruin trails and cause huge rutts and whoops. The only place where a quad could be helpfull might be pulling something. Lots of people say quads are better in the sand and deasert... Ever heard of the dakar race??? DO you see any quads there? only Motorcycles and cars. and by the way, Trials bikes are the shit, hella fun

posted by  Gibson_RockerSG

Spiral, dont let these guys give you a hard time. I have been riding both dirt bikes and quads for about 8 years. Keep in mind with such a general dirt bike vs quad question you are not likely to get an straight answer. Most people are dead-set one way or the other. Decide for yourself. Make sure you ride both a dirtbike AND a quad before you decide either way. Being a beginner, I would suggest you get a four-stroke. Two-strokes are very high maitenance. By the way, when you buy a helmet make sure it fits right otherwise it is useless, and you'll look stupid. If you have any questions e-mail me.

posted by  stevebro6510

Thanks tater tot someone had to say it. I doubt DETT has ridden as much as a trail bike. Sorry DETT its just obvious your completely full of it. Do yourself a favor and stop making a fool of yourself. :roll:

posted by  stevebro6510

How are two strokes high maintenance??? Two strokes and low tech four strokes are low maintenance, while new four strokes are verry high maintenance... WIth double overhead cams and tons of extra moving parts compaired to two strokes theres no way you can consitter a two stroke high maintanence...All you do is put gas in it and go

posted by  Gibson_RockerSG

i have ask my dad if i can get one but he said mabey and its bin 2 years and i still have not got one and now iam 15 :screwy: :2cents:

posted by  crushakiller

i have got a dirt bike but i have got a small bike it is only 47cc and i think it is too slow and so does my friend you should get a medium bike like a 80cc or 90cc or if not u recond u should not get a really big bike like a 110cc as u have never riden one be four. it's up too you but don't crash it and be carefull and get da most power out of it!

posted by  bad_boi_racer9

spiral..Dude um first it depends on your size for what bike/quad you need and second what you want it for. There are many types of dirt bikes and quads!

anyway i suggest you try to find someone that has a dirtbike/quad to see which one you like better! Test drive them otherwise! Then decide! There both awsome machines though!

Good luck! hope I helped! :thumbs:

posted by  BreakY0Self

Heh...Spiral hasn't been around for a while :laughing:...

posted by  chris_knows

Oh my bad.....I was just trying to help!

posted by  BreakY0Self

yes dirtbikes are better:thumbs: i would suggest you to get a crf 150. a great bike its a four stroke. It has 12 horspower.

posted by  ZondaC12s

Okay Well I think you should get a well.. if your into speed RM85L (L:Bigger Tire) or a 4 stroke Suzuki 125

posted by  evanstud08

No, I'm pretty sure that is where you are wrong. I agree with the original poster saying that two strokes are higher maintenance. You will get more power out of them most of the time, but you have to keep them tuned up. And no, you don't just put in gas and go. You must mix the oil and gas in a two stroke I believe. That is the reason they are high maintenance, b/c the oil in the gas.

posted by  Nickboxer7

Wow, oil and gas. Its a measureing cup.. It takes literly 5 minutes to mix the gas. And yes, they're extremely hard to take care of if you not good with motorcycles. :banghead:

posted by  evanstud08

STFU daddy probably doesn't even let you touch the fuel because you will probably blow yourself up.

posted by  Benson

Lmao, my dad works at Paramount buddy and he doesn't know shit about dirtbikes neither does my mom.. Go Figure it out. Who does it? :clap:

posted by  evanstud08

Grandparents, uncles, neighbours, friends, etc... lol

posted by  chris_knows

Was I supposed to know your dad works at Paramount? Was I supposed to know your mom doesn't know anything about bikes? Who said I was your buddy? How do I figure it out? Do I come visit your house? Am I some sort of physic that can tell everyones life? You tell me how I figure it out.

Two strokes are higher maintenance anyways, if your mixture of gas is too rich your spark plug will foul. If the mixture is too lean you have less lubrication and you run a risk of seezing the engine.Two stroke engine top ends and clutch plates need to be rebuilt/replaced a lot more often too.

posted by  Benson

Damn you Benson. Your not supposed to know this much about my category lol

btw, if you put too much oil in a 2 stroke it drains it out through the exhaust :thumbs:

posted by  evanstud08

Not quite. It always happens even if theres not a lot. It's just the stuff that doesn't get burned and it gets released.

posted by  Benson

:clap: Go Benson :clap:

posted by  evanstud08

In ingerlund you have to be of 16yrs or over to fill up at the pumps.....just me offering some usefull info lol

posted by  Cliffy

Hah, Thanx Cliffy. :smoke: :thumbs:

posted by  evanstud08

Dogerider 67 Your Fukn Gay Dirt Bikes Rule So Shut Up Before I Ride My Dirtbike Into Tour Fac Mouth Like I Rode My Fat Cock Into Your Mom

posted by  BLEEDGREEN

No need for a capital on every word now.

posted by  Benson

Aww I'm sorry are you upset honey? No need for names sweetums.

posted by  99integra

i was going to say that was quite a harsh attack if i can put it down as that

posted by  True_Brit

This thread is so full of misinformation, disinformation and just plain stupidity about two stokes vs four strokes I almost can't believe it. :banghead: What if you only want half a tank? Can a 15 year old pump that?

You Are A Double Douche Bag. Not Only Do You Capitalize Every Word, But Your Spelling Is Atrocious. Moron. :roll:

posted by  vwhobo

This is one of those posts/statements that are so incredibly stupid, in so many incredible ways that you can't even respond to it.

posted by  Bronxie

jeez... gatta love trash talking via the internet... people sound so badass.....:screwy:

posted by  mazda6man

Basically Dirt Biking is Very Difficult to drive :screwy:
There are several different types of off-road motorcycles, also known as dirt bikes, :doh: :doh: :doh: designed and specialised for specific functions. For off road use they typically, when compared to road going motorcycles, have::mrgreen:
Light weight, small engines
Long suspension travel and high ground clearance
Simple, rugged construction with little bodywork and no fairing
Large wheels with knobby tires, often clamped to the rim with rim-locks
Off road motorcycles are often specialized for a variety of off road motorcycle sports, notably

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