Originally Posted by romeo26
the best bike to go with is a honda 2005 crf 250r. i forgot what mag has a review of all the bikes in the same class pitted together and the crf 250r came on top, of every catagory. go with 4 stroke because 2 stroke is to easy to blow an engine (happened to me). but rite now iam sellin my bike to buy the crf 250r. i am 5'3" and 130 pounds and i cant even touch the ground on the bike, and my weight doesnt even affect the suspension (you dont need to beable to touch the ground with ur feet unless u like to drag ur feet on the track). these bikes can take a huge beating so dont worry ittl be fine. since u want a dual purpose honda also has a model that is legal on the street and dirt use too. oh forgot yamaha 4 stroke bikes are harder to start then honda bikes.
I ride a 2smoke and they are hard to kill and cheap to repair!