Looking at Gas Gasser's / Few questions

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#31
I'm still Mulling around ( Ha a pun ) Going to DW 02. I'm sure the closer it gets the more I will want to go. I'm still slow on the YZ. I have gone through more plugs the first day, than the two years I've had my KDX :silly:
 
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My dad just bought a 98ec250, it is showroom clean, First ride tomorrow. Mikeeb, did you buy a gg?
 

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YUP. WatCMoto is right I went wiht a KTM 2fitty. I really like the bike and parts are not an issue with it. That issue kinda scared me away form the GasGas for now. I stil have several buddies that have one and they swear by them. I have ridden a few and the EC300 is one STRONG 2 stroke for the woods. I am sure you cant go wrong as long as proper maintenance is done on either brand.

 
 
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Its like a fourstroke yzf-250 down low, and a yz250 on top, its amazing. A great ride and a great buy for anybody. Kinda wish id bought it instead of my honda cr250r, The power is just soo smooth. Buy a gasagas.
 
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#36
I just came off a XC 250 2001 after 2.5 years. It is one of the most tune-able bikes there is. Extremely reliable. Parts prices are are not out of line. Alot of basics like bearings, seals, brakes, air filters, etc. interchange from other modles of jap bikes. Very easy to work on. Trail side jetting is very simple. The difference between the 250 and 300 requires different riding technique. If you ride a 300 like a 250 you will find yourself in the trees. If you ride a 250 like a 300 you will find yourself short changed. The 250 has alot of power and will pull tall gears with no problem, it just requires a bit more activity with the left hand when going up hills and out of turns in a high gear.

But I've recently went to something else and WILL NOT SAY (for LAWMANS benefit) what that Killer-Technologicol-Mojo is ;-)
 
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#37
If you find that you just can't live without a new Gas-Gas in the garage... Jim Cook of Smackover Motor Sports still has a few new-in-box 2003 ECs and DEs in stock (the DE "Dealer Edition," is the new designation for the earlier XC). Either model is going for $5,100.00!

As for performance...

I've been spoiled by my EC 300; its juice clutch is second to none; the handling is nimble and precise; and the quality is more than I expected. All-in-all, Gas-Gas is probably one of the best kept secrets going.

Happy Trails,

Tom P.
2003 EC 300
2000 DRZ 400E (And I don't even miss the button!)