Any 02 RM 250 owners?

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I am interested in buying a new bike this year I owned RM's for a few years and had to stray last year , but it sounds like the 02 is a lot better than the 01. Does any one have one or ridden one, I have a 01 cr 250 now and would like to know what to expect if I buy a new RM. thanks for any help

Nathan
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I've got the 01RM and I'm real happy with it. I had a 92 and finally broke down and got the new one. I've heard that the 02 has a better bottom end hit. I guess it depends on how you ride. The 02CR is supposed to be great too. Get the October Dirtrider issue and it pretty much lays out both bikes for you.
 
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I just read in the new Dirt Rider that the '02 RM is very fast. They said faster stock than ANY modified '01 they have ever ridden. They also said the '02yz250 had the best motor ever in any motocrosser and that the CR250 was excellent as well. As a suzuki fan I'm just glad it's at least fast this year. I don't think you can go wrong with any of the three mentioned above.
 
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I was flagging at the local track on Tuesday and someone had a 2002 RM 250. The bike was plent fast but had a considerable amunt of headshake when charging hard into turns.
 

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Dropping the forks to about 5mm took the headshake away from mine.