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6/1/2021 5:24 AM

Dang never would guess people would stick this much in a mini unless they were on the cusp of being factory supported.... of course I just saw a klx110 listed for 4 grand so this isn’t terrible....
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6/1/2021 5:44 AM

Yeah we had a $12,000 85 in 04

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6/1/2021 5:46 AM

First year on 85s and Dad has a monster built.....

Think that kid has any pressure on him?

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6/1/2021 5:46 AM

WTF... why build your kid a $10k+ Super Mini his first year on 85s ??

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6/1/2021 5:52 AM

At least he acknowledges that the bike is too much for the kid. I've seen so many mini dads make their 85cc or 65cc bikes way, way too fast and difficult to ride for the kid.

Imagine spending all that money, and the kid would be faster with a stock properly jetted engine with the suspension done.

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6/1/2021 6:20 AM
Edited Date/Time: 6/1/2021 6:21 AM

Some people have more money than brains.

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6/1/2021 7:25 AM

That’s cheap for a built supermini.

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6/1/2021 7:35 AM

We'll race Ryder D... we'll get there.... we'll race em when it's time...

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6/1/2021 7:46 AM

the super mini class has always been stupidly over priced, but back when I was selling bikes those were the easiest to sell new or used.

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6/1/2021 8:11 AM

My dad spent 15k on a super mini for me when I was 13....A kit, motor, Ti everything, hubs rims, triple clamps, you name it.

It wasn’t until my lap times didn’t change a bit that he realized none of it was necessary (it was bad ass, but not necessary).

The top of the class (your Izzi, Alessi,Ciancirulo,Reynolds) can probably justify it, but not many other 13 year olds can actually get the potential outta that expensive of a machine.

But hey, to each their own....if pops can foot the tab, have at it!

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6/1/2021 8:35 AM

Looks like now you can start with a base platform that is closer out of the box. Kawasaki has a KX112 for 2022. All new bike

https://www.kawasaki.com/en-us/motorcycle/kx/kx-youth-mx/kx-112?cm_re=MPP-_-KX%E2%84%A2112:MODELS-_-VIEWSPECSDETAILS/?cm_sp=JUN2021NPL-_-HPP:1551-_-LEARNMORE

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6/1/2021 10:31 AM

Dudes spending big money to build 18+ KTM 105's are getting ripped off. Just a few tweaks and that engine runs so damn well & delivers smooth power. I watched my 130lb kid pull with a fully built 112 time after time on the Washougal uphill. Rideable power beats total power every single time........

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6/1/2021 11:07 AM

Kawasaki seems to be investing in the sport greatly. New bikes and contingency, pretty cool!

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6/1/2021 11:38 AM

I dig his logo

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6/1/2021 11:45 AM

drivrswntd wrote:

Looks like now you can start with a base platform that is closer out of the box. Kawasaki has a KX112 for 2022. All new bike

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That's super cool props to Kawasaki

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6/1/2021 12:24 PM

drivrswntd wrote:

Looks like now you can start with a base platform that is closer out of the box. Kawasaki has a KX112 for 2022. All new bike

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13cc more and I'd buy one in a flash.

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6/1/2021 3:17 PM

I’m blown away by the money parents sink into their kids when they are on minis.

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6/1/2021 3:37 PM

drivrswntd wrote:

Looks like now you can start with a base platform that is closer out of the box. Kawasaki has a KX112 for 2022. All new bike

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Tarz483 wrote:

That's super cool props to Kawasaki

Great niche with no off the floor competition. Good on them. Hope there is a class for them to ride but I guess they'll just go into 125's like back in the day with 100cc big wheels. Better option for little guys.

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6/1/2021 3:45 PM

drivrswntd wrote:

Looks like now you can start with a base platform that is closer out of the box. Kawasaki has a KX112 for 2022. All new bike

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Tarz483 wrote:

That's super cool props to Kawasaki

Heggo wrote:

Great niche with no off the floor competition. Good on them. Hope there is a class for them to ride but I guess they'll just ...more

Can they not ride the supermini class?

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6/1/2021 4:14 PM
Edited Date/Time: 6/1/2021 4:15 PM

Kid's dad take him from 65's and goes straight to WORX Super Mini? Hahahahaha...

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6/1/2021 4:15 PM

Tarz483 wrote:

That's super cool props to Kawasaki

Heggo wrote:

Great niche with no off the floor competition. Good on them. Hope there is a class for them to ride but I guess they'll just ...more

mwilcox349 wrote:

Can they not ride the supermini class?

They can race supermini with the 112.

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6/1/2021 5:12 PM

Yeah we had a kid recently at a local track that is way too small for an 85 cause a big crash with my kid. This kid can't touch the ground so to not go down he just grabs a handful. Biggest squirrel ever. His mom runs around telling everyone how fast he is all the time. The kids not even fast. This is the same type of guy here that puts a kid straight from that 85 onto a 250f. It's like some parents just want to watch their kids weed themselves.

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6/1/2021 8:05 PM

Heggo wrote:

Great niche with no off the floor competition. Good on them. Hope there is a class for them to ride but I guess they'll just ...more

mwilcox349 wrote:

Can they not ride the supermini class?

-MAVERICK- wrote:

They can race supermini with the 112.

Not every track/club has super mini class though that I'm aware of? I'm talking everyday folk racing with jr that's too small for 125/250F or old/big/fast enough to race a super mini that doesn't have a grid to line up on. Kid here def wasn't of the later by sounds of it.

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6/1/2021 9:44 PM

Obviously you pay the difference

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6/1/2021 9:54 PM

Have you checked out the prices on the new KTM 50’s ? https://www.ktm.com/en-us/models/mx/2-stroke/ktm-50-sx-factoryedition2021.html


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6/1/2021 9:54 PM
Edited Date/Time: 6/1/2021 9:59 PM

The seller looks like the classic example of a Dad building a bike for Himself / his Ego.

If the son is physically large enough for a Supermini, the Mini Dad could just tone the power down to what the little bloke is comfortable with. I don't think the price of another barrel and piston (as an example) would be a hurdle, after spending what he already has.

But, I guess, it then " wouldn't be fast enough" - for the Dad , that is.

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6/1/2021 11:58 PM
Edited Date/Time: 6/2/2021 12:01 AM

Heggo wrote:

Great niche with no off the floor competition. Good on them. Hope there is a class for them to ride but I guess they'll just ...more

mwilcox349 wrote:

Can they not ride the supermini class?

-MAVERICK- wrote:

They can race supermini with the 112.

A $5000 supermini ready to go off the showroom floor. Someone at Kawasaki was using their head. Now for a 125.... and can Kawasaki please move the pipe and silencer to the right side like a normal 85/112? Is it really that hard Kawasaki?

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6/2/2021 5:18 AM

langhammx wrote:

Have you checked out the prices on the new KTM 50’s ? ...more

🤦‍♂️

You can’t say KTM marketing doesn’t have a feel for the market....

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6/2/2021 10:48 AM

langhammx wrote:

Have you checked out the prices on the new KTM 50’s ? ...more

You think that's bad the Cobra 50 FWE is even more! $5,499

https://cobramoto.com/features/cx50fwe-3/

KTM also increased the MSRP on the 2022 standard 50 as well by $400 so it's now $4499 instead of $4049

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6/2/2021 11:24 AM

langhammx wrote:

Have you checked out the prices on the new KTM 50’s ? ...more

drivrswntd wrote:

You think that's bad the Cobra 50 FWE is even more! $5,499

https://cobramoto.com/features/cx50fwe-3/

KTM also increased the ...more

The factory edition ktm 50 is $5199, same as electric 50

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