Gas Gas EC-250 — Dirt Rider Magazine

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Gas Gas EC-250 – Dirt Magazine

Tuesday, February 24,

Gas Gas is better-known for world-class trials than for off-road models, but it is an presence in the United States, so in the South and Southeast than in the These Spanish machines are European, but they make no of borrowing heavily on Japanese The chassis and rear suspension quite Kawasaki-ish, and the engine is to be very Honda-like.

This model in particular still has of the feel of the Gas Gas trials line in the tractability at low rpm. Pick up the rpm the tractable, off-idle area and the is a little flat, but a touch of the clutch we’ve ever brings it to life; then the EC much rips. The midrange is and the engine pulls hard on We never really felt the go flat, either. There is no to make the engine shriek in one though.

The EC is a six-speed, so there are no obvious from gear to gear; is a granny gear while top is impressive.It may seem that riders are on the short side, since the ergonomics are compact, but our dealer (Moto West: says that Fastways’ new footpegs fit the Gas Gas and all other modern bikes and can be relocated rearward and down 10-12mm to alleviate feeling. The Spanish brand is experiencing some growing though the biggest complaint heard is dealers can’t get bikes to meet demand.

That’s not the worst problem to the test loop, the $6095 displayed truly exceptional compliance, and the Oehlins shock and WP were well-controlled, too. An fork is a $600 option on any Gas Handling is nimble enough, and the carves turns well.

Any about handling were properly aimed at the riding The position is not so much wrong as it is and when riders are switching bike to bike, the Gas Gas was different to cause some rider Clearly Gas Gas’ EC-250 is an off-road machine with credentials and components as well as a warranty. It was praised by many and even picked as an overall by one KTM owner from the Conga

Gas Gas EC-250 Opinions I rode the during the 24th hour of the The seat was completely mashed and the riding position squished me up a too. The front Michelin sticking too well, but engine and handling were flawless and the was the best I rode on some downhills.

Karel Kramer/6’1″/195 riderI liked the nice feel of the EC-250 but had some feelings on the front tire. It in the loose, sandy sections, but I like it on hard surfaces. The was very awkward in both and standing riding positions. The bar to be moved forward, and I felt while seated.

The motor has a very electriclike but I would like more torque.

Tom Carson/5’10″/180 lb/ProThe GG 250 suspension soaked up a lot of the rocks and that I was hitting. It had good power and was easy to ride up the The front felt very as if it wanted to wash out on me.


I would to get used to the riding position. bike comes with suspension and components and has powerful

Elmer Symons/5’10″/165 lb/ProI had getting along with the ergonomics–mainly due to the seat. The clutch had a light pull but faded a minimal amount of usage. I with different seat this bike could good potential.

Jason lb/ExpertThis bike fit me perfectly, and the was butter smooth. The motor from way down low and just stronger with rpm. The is better than anything in the class, so it is a blast to ride on hills and in tight woods.

The is top-notch, it looks trick and was my

Tom Burgess/6’2″/200 lb/Senior ExpertThis is the Gas Gas I’ve ridden, and I’m The motor is fine for enduros, but I to concentrate more on shifting and speed than I did with the The riding position is very and the handling was quick and precise.

Ray Gibbs/5’8″/200 lb/Conga Line



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