poll kind of- rider height and bike

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POLL(kind of): Rider height at ride

Post back with your height,weight and what you ride. Difficulties getting on/off and starting your bike without stand.


03' CR 125, 5'5 155, one hell of a time without the stand.
 
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'93 YZ250 5'8" 175 lbs- No problem starting my bike,hell I think it fits me well.
 

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03 KTM 250 EXC
6'4"
200lbs.

I can stand flat foot without touching the seat.
 

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'02 YZ 250 - 5'10" 260lbs - bike starts 1 or 2 kicks everytime

This bike has been great, gets my fat @$$ anywhere I want to go ;)
 

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5'8", 190 lbs. (hey, I'm 'stocky'!) KTM 360. I usually find a big rock for my left foot when it's cold, but it lights real easy once she's warmed up, so I usually jump up on the left peg and come down real quick and then catch myself as she lights.
 

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2001KX250, 6'1 265lbs, me not the bike HA :laugh:
 
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97 YZ250, 5' 11", 190 lbs. It helps to be on level ground for me when starting lol... When I sit on my bike, I'm almost flat footed.
 

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'02 XR 200
5'5"
150 lbs.

Both feet flat on the ground when I sit on it. I could use a taller bike ;)
 

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Thekid was 5'1 98# when he first started racing his CR125
He is now 5'8 120# and racing a 250f
Rule was- he had to be able to start it up or no racing it. He also had to go to the starting gates without blocks of any kind (at some he would mound up dirt). He adapted and made up his own technique.

Myself 6' 225# and right now it looks like a XR50 for me. No problems starting it up and I can stand flatfooted without sitting on the seat. Only thing that seems to bother me is I am not as flexible as I once was and sitting on it is a bit painfull
 

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'01 RM250
6', 215 lbs (I hear muscle weighs more than fat ;))
Feet are flat on the ground when sitting on the seat
 

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KX500
5'9"
30" inseam - short stubby legs
175 lbs.

Slid the forks up 7/8" and rear sag is about 3". Took about 1 1/2" out of the seat foam. We get along just fine, thanks.
 
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XR400.

5'9 155lbs.

No problems. My seat is shaved down so that I can touch flat footed.

I can start my friends WR250 (39.1 inch seat height) without a problem too. (Useing kickstart, not the magic button ;) )
 

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6'1, 168 lbs, 2000 CR125. Absolutely no problems unless i'm on a hill with a drop off on one side while trying to start it flooded during a harescramble...
 

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5' 3" (maybe 5' 4" with boots) and 130 pounds.&nbsp;

'00 KTM200EXC with suspension lowered 1".&nbsp;&nbsp; No other mods.

Rode my husband's 250MXC last weekend, and the only concession was to replace his tall seat with my stock seat.&nbsp;&nbsp; Starting the bike on flat ground was a little tricky, but no problems out on the trail.&nbsp; :thumb: