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Old 01-30-2018, 11:47 AM   #41
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With her height she couldnt go much bigger anyway. If she feels the need for more power, they make slip ons, jet kits, and even a big bore kit thats moderately priced. Im sure she will get her money out of it, since tagged bikes generally hold their value very well. And its a great looking bike, its almost exactly like the big Beta bikes as far as looks.
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Old 01-30-2018, 11:55 AM   #42
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That's always tough. My daughter is 25, rides when she can afford a bike, and is only 5'. She's super limited on what she can buy.
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Old 01-30-2018, 12:52 PM   #43
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She asked me on the way home “what do you thing about when you’re riding?” I said nothing. She said, “that’s what I was doing it was amazing!”
To me, that's very important. I find if I start thinking about work, or life, or just general crap, it starts getting in the way and distracting me from riding. Focus on the ride, and what's around you, taking it all in. It's a great time
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Old 02-03-2018, 01:19 PM   #44
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Pretty much committed now! Pick up the bike next weekend.
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Old 02-03-2018, 01:32 PM   #45
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They didn’t have pink goggles?
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Old 02-03-2018, 04:43 PM   #46
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Old 02-04-2018, 07:25 AM   #47
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Gotta add a little contrast. Duh.
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Old 02-04-2018, 08:07 AM   #48
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Now we gotta school him on fashion sense?
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Old 02-18-2018, 07:47 AM   #49
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Welp here it is. Ended up going through a snow storm on the way back, so of course she wanted to wash it before taking pics.

This little thing is pretty neat, and pretty restricted since it comes in EU trim. Popped out the muffler restrictions to make it run and sound a little better.

With full size wheels, she will just get all my take off tires since I generally remove hem way before they are bald.

I don’t think I have ever seen her this happy and giddy

Best part is it’s actually a engine that Yamaha uses in their r125 mini street bikes.
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Old 02-18-2018, 08:33 AM   #50
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Nice and congrats!
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Old 02-18-2018, 09:08 AM   #51
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Soooooo................MastaBeta? Too soon? What?

Seriously though, nice machine. Your doing a good thing helping her learn to ride.
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Old 02-18-2018, 09:34 AM   #52
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Found this article. That bike sounds perfect for it's mission. It is a basic machine, but decidedly not foofy like most in the class, and that is rather awesome

https://ultimatemotorcycling.com/201...-torture-test/
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Old 02-18-2018, 11:23 AM   #53
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Yep I saw that too, my buddy is an editor for them.

I’m done for the day with it, new chain and sprockets, went -1 in the front, removed all the euro smog shit, and ais, and checked the valves. I was so happy to see they were not shun under bucket. Pretty much just like a ttr but 4 valve. On the road it’s a bit of a slug before it’s reved out. But in the woods it’s a little tank. They say it’s right under 15 hp for euro restrictions. But removing them apparently bumps it to 17.

Fmf is supposably making a slip on, so next stage with her riding will be that and a jet kit. And if she still likes it they make a big bore kit for it.
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Old 03-08-2018, 08:52 AM   #54
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long ride #2 under her belt, did about 50 miles in the woods over varying terrain. I was worried we would have to stick to open atv trails, within a few hours of riding she was wanting to get into more technical trails with hill climbs and rocks. Only a few falls and bruises, the bluetooth headsets really helped since i would tell her when to shift and what lines to take. she is pissed we cant go out again this weekend.+

Also took off that way to big M5B that was on it and threw on my maxxis take offs.
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Old 03-08-2018, 09:00 AM   #55
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Awesome! Sounds like she is taking to it.
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Really awesome to see how much she's getting into it, and progressing!
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I spent way too much time looking at that Russian cupid site. It's strange but they're all looking for a husband and are all willing to relocate to another country what are the chances of that?
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I spent way too much time looking at that Russian cupid site. It's strange but they're all looking for a husband and are all willing to relocate to another country what are the chances of that?
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Old 03-08-2018, 04:35 PM   #60
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haha

fun fact, this little thing uses rear brakes from a gasgas and front brakes from a ttr225. Beta wanted $70 for a rear set.. i got both sets from ebc for $60
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