not sure of what bike to get help plzzz


May 17, 2007
Everyday I see more and more posts of this type
I am X years old and want a dirtbike what do you think I should look for?
As glad as I am that you value forum members opinions I wish you would include more info so they can give you an opinion instead of putting up this answer We need more info to help

Try to include the following info in your first post
1) your physical size (both height and weight are important)145 pounds 6'1"
2) How physical / aggressive are you ?pretty good shape and pretty aggressive
3) what do you plan to ride- MX/SX tracks, woods, fields with friends or ?????Friends and in the hills
4) Do you have any riding experience? riding since i was little
5) Do you think you will race ?no
6) Are you mechanically inclined and will you be doing your own bike work?Yes
7) Do YOU have a preference to a brand/ motor choice (2 or 4 stroke)?Yamaha or Ktm........4 strokes
8) Do you have a dealer close by your home that you might use and what brand(s) does he carry?ktm, yamaha, honda, suzuki, kawasaki
9) How much do you plan to spend on a bike?6 or 7 grand
10) Do you live in California?no
11) anything else that you think would help form an opinion.......... i love jumping also

This info won't guarantee a perfect bike choice but it will sure stear the answers you get closer to the ideal bike.


Viva La Revolucion!
Nov 14, 2001
I would say the ktm 450 or 250 xc model both are great trail bikes but the 450 might be better if you have open feilds and sense you are a more agressive rider your gonna run out of the 250 quick. 450 xc is what I would do in your spot
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