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Just like the selling process, when purchasing dirt bikes there are a number of considerations to keep in mind. This guide helps you work out the size and power you want and remain within your budget.

What to Consider When Buying a Bike

Dirt Bikes on the mud track

There are a number of pit bike options you need to consider when looking for a motorcross bike as you work toward the perfect race. These include size, power, and budget. If you consider all of these things when buying, dirtbikes for sale, then you will make a purchase that suits your needs at a good price.

Here are the things you should consider when making a purchase . . .

Size Matters

The size is very important. Buying a bike that is too big will make it hard to control. Riding around in the dirt on one that is too small could be uncomfortable or even dangerous. The right size should allow your feet to just touch the ground. To know if it is the right size, you need to be sitting far forward in the seat. If you are not, then you will not judge the size correctly.

If you are unsure about whether one is the right size for you, then ask your local motorcross store dealer or the person you are buying from to give you some tips about dirtbikes for sale, and if they can supply specific dirtbike parts for you too.

Endurance Power Options

The power factor is extremely important because too much power for a beginner, small adult or child will be hard to control. Conversely, if you are experienced then you probably want something with a bit more power behind it.

The ones with more power are generally faster, but they are heavier and so can be difficult to control. You also need to decide between a 2 or 4 stroke. Two strokes are more powerful, but do not last as long and are often not as stable as four strokes. Be on the safe side if you are new to motocross and choose one that has power you are comfortable with, such as a 125 or 250cc pitbike.

Once you have decided on the power and size, you need to think about what dirt bike you can afford within these specifications. If you do this, then you can find just the perfect one which will suit your needs and your budget the best. Also be aware costs of dirtbike parts, should you need to find them.

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Various motocross bike manufacturers sell from their motocross store but what models are out there to buy? Well you’ll be talking about the big brands such as the suzuki motocross bikes, the yamaha motocross moto’s, kawasaki motocross and honda motocross pitbikes and finally the ktm motocross machines. These makes more than any other are the ones you will encounter when looking at some of the best dirt bikes out on the market today.

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Let’s take a look at Dirt Bikes individually.

The kawasaki dirtbike range can be seen at www.kawasaki.co.uk, or kawasaki.com. The range includes the KX65, KX125, KX85 II, KX85I, KX250, KX250F, KX450F and the Enduro bike KLX450R. This motocross Kawasaki range is improving and being expanded all the time. The websites are colourful and vibrant. Easy to navigate and look very professional as you would expect from such a prestigious manufacturer as kawasaki dirtbikes.

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Next is the honda dirtbikes range, and the website to visit is -ww1.honda.co.uk/motorcycles/ or the .com equivalent. Motocross Honda model variants are the CRF50F, CRF70F, CRF100F, CRF150R, CRF150RB, CRF230F, CRF250R, CRF250X, CRF450R and the CRF450X.

They offer all you need, both rugged and have a huge parts infrastructure; here you should find a Honda dirt bike that will suit all your motocross skills.

The unforgettable orange of ktm motocross bikes can be found on www.ktm.com. The ktm dirtbikes range includes the following - 125 SX, 150 SX, 250 SX, 250 SX-F, 450 SX-F. So you can buy anything from a 125 EXC model to a 690 Eduro R for the heavy duty riders amongst you too. The range of motocross ktm rides is always progressing forward. The website is chock full of the newest ktm motocross bikes which really is an experience. Graphics are superb and we were able to drill down to find certain models quite easily.

Main manufacturers of dirt bikes Honda Kawasaki Suzuki Yamaha Ktm

The suzuki dirtbike website is a little plainer than the ktm site at www.suzuki-gb.co.uk, but we found it easy to pick out the motocross bikes we required. Suzuki builds anything from kids motocross bikes to full sized motocross freestyle rides.

We won’t mention every model here, but for £4,700 you can buy the bigger Suzuki RM-2450 (449cc) right down to the junior off Road DR-270 (67cc), at £980. (Prices might possibly vary from this article). Should you want a mid-range bike, Suzuki offer an RM85 84cc moto for £2500 – so something for every rider, I think you’ll agree.

Then to sign off we have yamaha motocross bikes at www.yamaha-motor.co.uk. One of the more revered dirt bikes. The yamaha dirtbikes range currently stands with the YZ125, YZ250, YZ250F, WR450F, YZ85LW, and the WR450F team replica. The yamaha dirtbike is adored by riders, as they have both plenty of spares and Yamahas innovations make this range stand out from the crowd. They can be expensive however, where as some of the other brands do give great value.

So we hope you liked this quick tour through the big motocross websites of the major dirtbike manufacturers. Do visit these sites for more info; as not all models are included here. Motocross the force is here to stay, and now you know your main models and your brands. In addition, be sure you invest time in your training.





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