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Dan Aspel  says:

Two-stroke answer to rising crosser costs

This immaculate Kawasaki KX500 hybrid is one motocross racer's response to the rising costs of four-stroke off-road competition machines. Chris Place, 21, hopes the blend of an easily-fixed two-stroke engine and modern chassis will enable him to compete on a knock-down budget. Built from a 2008 KXF450 chassis and a 1994 KX500 two-stroke, the KX500CF (for Custom Fabricated) was built in...

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MrMKJ

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MrMKJ says:

Go Chris..!

Go Chris... Keep the mighty strokers alive!

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Gstan

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Gstan says:

Is it needed?

Its a great bike, and i would love to even ride something similiar, but at anything other than pro level a 250 2 stroke with a few mods and sorted suspension is easily a match for a 450, especially on sand tracks. I should know, I own a 250 2 stroke

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matthewharrison1000

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brilliant machine......well done

This is great.....what a machine. This man should be given a job in motorcycle engineering right now.

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easytargets

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easytargets says:

2 v 4

Now if he could put a 4 cylinder 500cc 2 stroke in a Moto2 chassis!!!

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ducatigav

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ducatigav says:

ktm do a load of 2 stroke bikes so if the big 4 not botherd just buy ktm

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eltomo

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eltomo says:

well done

there is something about building your own bike and riding it fast that most will never understand.

for a machine of such spec, 6.5k is very good. this will be the future for people like this gent, latest bikes with superpowerful old skool smoker engines.

RESPECT.

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