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#139538 - 12/04/17 01:43 AM Re: How many miles are on your XT ??? [Re: bryanswens]
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Just bought a one-owner, 2006, xt225 from a fellow in a neighboring town this past August. When I walked into his garage and laid eyes on this little bike I knew immediately that I'd found my bike! It was 11 years old with 433 miles on it. Learning to ride again and enjoying it immensely. Too cold and snowy here to ride much now. Can hardly wait for spring to put a bunch more miles on this bike!

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#139542 - 12/04/17 02:36 AM Re: How many miles are on your XT ??? [Re: bryanswens]
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Nice find! It's almost ready for its break-in valve adjustment at 600 miles.
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2004 XT225 purchased new in October 2004 0 miles. Current miles over 26,000.

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#139547 - 12/04/17 04:34 AM Re: How many miles are on your XT ??? [Re: BJS]
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Originally Posted By: BJS
Just bought a one-owner, 2006, xt225 from a fellow in a neighboring town this past August. When I walked into his garage and laid eyes on this little bike I knew immediately that I'd found my bike! It was 11 years old with 433 miles on it. Learning to ride again and enjoying it immensely. Too cold and snowy here to ride much now. Can hardly wait for spring to put a bunch more miles on this bike!

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Mornin'

what a great find.

Just to put that into perspective, I've reduced my mileage a lot, due to changing jobs a year ago but, even now, 433 miles would be my average per week on my XT225!

Once the temperatures have warmed up, and the chilling winds have eased, your in for a fabulous experience in riding a lightweight, gentle yet fun motorcycle. I always relate mine as being a mechanical version of a mining pit pony! Mucky, small but with plenty of stamina and plucky in character.

Regards
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Team Cabra, my Brazilian XT225, Team Ukulele, my Japan import XT225, a CCM GP450SR and loads of 2 stroke Kawasaki AR's!

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#139549 - 12/04/17 11:09 AM Re: How many miles are on your XT ??? [Re: bryanswens]
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What a lucky find, or are they quite common over the pond.
After my last one was stolen/burnt out, I had a job to find another. I paid good money for a well used '95 model that needed a fair bit of work & money spending on it. It's all good now.

These bikes are quite happy & good fun in snow with some decent knobblies fitted.
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1958 Ariel 650 FH, 2014 Tiger Sport1050, 1995 XT225 Serow, Tiger 800 XRx.

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#139551 - 12/04/17 03:39 PM Re: How many miles are on your XT ??? [Re: BJS]
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Originally Posted By: BJS
..Just bought a one-owner, 2006, xt225 from a fellow in a neighboring town this past August. When I walked into his garage and laid eyes on this little bike I knew immediately that I'd found my bike! It was 11 years old with 433 miles on it. Learning to ride again and enjoying it immensely. Too cold and snowy here to ride much now. Can hardly wait for spring to put a bunch more miles on this bike!..

Nice!! Some years back I bought a XT225 from a local fellow with, I believe it was, 179 miles on it. They seemed to be readily available at that time. But now a little used garage find like you came across is not all that common here in the states with XT225s.

Reggie and Paul and others across the pond rightly drool over late model XT225 finds like yours. Most places in the world these tough little bikes just don't show up for sale all that often, and when they do it's like Paul said -- they've been ridden long and hard and serious TLC and cash outlay is needed to put them back into shape.

So enjoy your XT, keep it in super shape, and if the day comes you ever decide to part with it (that shouldn't happen!) it'll no doubt command a higher price than what you paid for it!
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XT225s '01,'06,'06,'93,'06 * XT250 '12 * KLR250 '98 * Wrangler 4x4 * Tacoma 4x4 * Lovin' life in Arizona's Rim Country!!

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