2010 Kawasaki KLX250S motorcycle review @ Top Speed

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Kawasaki KLX 250



The original KLX250S has made a name for thanks to the practicability and fun that it. In order for a bike to be practical, it has to be legal, but the thing with KLX is that by taking a look at it, you don’t know where to it best.

The 2010 bike quite a few chassis refinements or said changes. To begin the 43mm inverted cartridge now joins the steel frame at a angle of 26.5 degrees and a of 4.1 inches. Also, the 16-way and damping adjustable unit now 10.0 inches of travel of 10.2 on the 2009 model The bike’s overall length was to 86.6 inches from inches and, also, the is overall 0.2 inches wider 32.3 inches).

Shortening also meant reducing the to 56.3 inches from inches. The ground clearance has increased from 11.0 to 11.2 inches, which positions the seat slightly at precisely 35.0 inches the ground. The curb weight now 297.7 pounds, but at least the gas capacity is of 2.0 gallons.

Given the that the Kawasaki KLX250S was new in this model year to correct a very possible approach towards the given and equal up the bike’s scales.

Riders seeking the perfect motorcycle are not impressed by big displacements or They simply crave for a bike with decent which would have to be delivered. Ohnice styling heart anyone and the riding must be dream-like.

This is Kawasaki engineers and designers before taking their sheets of papers and designing the that would raise standards and become a true companion for people all over the

This wonderful initiative was no more than five ago (better late than and the bike first saw the motorcycle and test drives as a 2006 year.

The motorcycling public this bike with enthusiast as it proved capable of harsh riding conditions the help of its 250cc four-…, DOHC, four-valve single.

of the fact that Kawasaki were right when it, the KLX250S went way further its target public and managed to be the choice for the most advanced and motocross riders.

For 2009, decided it was time to upgrade the main features and give it a look. Ideas became and the bike featured an updated system, smoother engine, a comfortable seat, and a new exterior


Suzuki’s closest motorcycle to the KLX250S is the DR200SE. as a good way to learn trail the Suzuki DR200SE is best by its lightweight (278 pounds and low seat height (32 inches). features allow beginners to get to street riding in general and riding in particular.

Suzuki’s four-…, SOHC, single Twin Dome Combustion (TDCC) engine is ready to it up through the rough terrain and in with the suspension, brakes and it is a true dual-purpose machine.

alternative to dual-purpose quarter-liter is the XT250, which isn’t refined but still a 2010 year. No matter the conditions out this bike is ready to the XT name even further the help of its 249cc air-cooled, 4-… single. Easily by its round headlight and distinctive color, the Yamaha is not just motorcycle on the trails, it’s the one right next to the KLX250S.

By simply taking a look at the Kawasaki KLX250S you immediately this is not your ordinary Dual-sports are known for combining from off-road bikes those of road bikes, but just sometimes, manufacturers away any expectations and deliver an looking motorcycle. In 2010, it comes to dual sport the Kawasaki name will be on lips.

The Kawasaki KLX250S features a front fender, mudguards, a disc front brake and it ready to hit the trails. It actually is, but you would expect to see a number surprise: there’s a street inspired headlight. Even so, as a of those Kawasaki KX machines, the on board are covered with a of white plastic that what the headlight and fender

Unable to take our eyes off of it, we admiring the side panels the Kawasaki name on each complete with new decals. The is made out of urethane for a firmer but what really stands out is the handlebar profile.

For a more look, this Kawasaki white number panels that they’ll ever see a attached to it) and the rear end is characterized a registration plate support and an LED

The wheels also look with the help of their 4mm spokes, and the D-shape swingarm it look smoother and less of a

Color choices for the 2010 are Lime Green and Ebony.


The KLR650’s little has quick throttle response and steering to help avoid in your path (helping to the desert tortoise population The whole package makes for a capable of almost anything.

Everything about the KLX250S is on the side. The suspension is as soft as the power delivery and the riding is painless. On the trails the shock and absorb the rough stuff so advanced riders will be to easily push the KLX to its limit.

Displacing 249cc and with one piston moving through a bore, the KLX doesn’t so much but more gently gathers On two-lane blacktop this a little reprogramming as you get up to road but once there, the KLX will zip at 65-75mph quite happily. Speedtv

This engine is for a beginner straight from the this is mainly because the has enforced restrictions that it’s potential. The good about the restrictions is the bike is forgiving, also you will be to get 70+ miles per gallon out of this monster. bestbeginnermotorcycles

It’s not you’d call comfortable for highway stints. And though going touring on a 250cc the revamped chassis is quite at speed. It’s a perfectly way to reel in the paved sections of any loop, or stand in for some four-wheeler around town.


As you could read, the comes with great but apart from that, the KLX’s competitors would to deal with its price as A key factor for dual-purpose motorcycles, the has to be kept down in order to win the battle and start writing pages of history.

In this we are talking about Kawasaki’s to offer so many positive for the advantageous price of $5,299. Do I a good bang for the buck?

Bottom line, the 2010 KLX250S is ready to do whatever it in order to provide the best feel you’ve ever on the trails with the ability of things interesting on the streets as

By offering a well balanced which looks good, any kind of terrain in the weekend, and manages to take you to and from on Monday, Kawasaki proves it has the to adapt motorcycles in any possible


Engine and Transmission

Four-…, Liquid-Cooled, DOHC, single

Displacement: 249cc

x …: 72.0 x 61.2mm

ratio: 11.0:1


Carburetion: Keihin CVK34

Digital CDI

Transmission: Six-speed

drive: Chain

Chassis and

Frame: Semi-double cradle, steel

Rake / trail: degrees / 4.1 in.

Front suspension / travel: 43mm Inverted Fork with 16-Way Damping Adjustment / 10.0 in.

suspension / wheel travel: with Adjustable Preload, Compression and Rebound Damping / 9.1 in.

Front tire: 80/100×21

tire: 100/100×18

Front 250mm semi-floating petal with two-piston hydraulic

Rear brake: 240mm disc with single-piston caliper

Overall length: in.

Overall width: 32.3 in.

height: 47.4 in.

Ground 11.2 in.

Seat height: in.

Curb weight: 297.7

Fuel capacity: 2.0 gal.

56.3 in.

Features Benefits

249cc DOHC Engine

engine design is lightweight and revving, with a broad curve

Good mass for superior handling

Flat-top and pentroof combustion chamber an 11:1 compression ratio

piston, piston pin and connecting rod higher revs for maximum

Aluminum cylinder features coating, which allows a piston-cylinder clearance for greater and increased engine life to superior heat transfer and retention properties

A gear-driven balancer provides smooth delivery from idle to

Provides maximum valve for optimum flow, to boost low end while providing improved breathing efficiency for more

34mm semi-flat slide CVK carburetor delivers the optimum of fuel at all rpm, contributing to response and power, as well as fuel economy

Meets CARB regulations, so it’s in California

Liquid Cooling

high-capacity, vertical-flow Denso provide reliable and efficient cooling

Radiators feature packed cores and a fin design for heat dispersion

More engine temperatures allow engine clearances for quieter and sustained power, while longer engine life

fan is powered by a shallow-footprint electric

Electric Starting

Quick and push-button starting

Kawasaki Compression Release (KACR) lifts one of the exhaust valves at rpm, for reduced starting

Exhaust system

Secondary air helps provide clean

USFS-approved spark arrester the KLX250S to access designated public riding areas


Allows engine’s potential to be used

Provides acceleration as well as relaxed cruising

Inverted Front

43mm inverted cartridge offers excellent rigidity and damping performance; 10.0-inch means straight-line stability, handling and a low seat height

compression damping adjustment tuning for differences in rider and terrain


9.1 inches of rear wheel for straight-line stability, great and a low seat height

Progressive rate provides a smooth and excellent bottoming resistance

The remote-reservoir shock features adjustable compression and rebound

Diamond Frame

Lightweight, steel for amazing rigidity

No down tubes, for lower placement and lower center of as well as ample ground

Lightweight, aluminum D-section is highly rigid and reduces weight

KX racing-type chain allow precise adjustment to drivetrain power losses


KLX-spec handlebar for a relaxed position and effortless

Footpegs are positioned close to the centerline

KLX-spec seat and foam make it easier to seating position


headlight and front fender

Two-piece radiator shrouds like the KX motocrossers

Rear is a two-piece unit featuring a tail light design offers great visibility and contributes to the KLX’s aggressive

Narrow Fuel Tank

tank design gives maximum comfort and control sacrificing capacity


All-digital instrument console at-a-glance information, including a bar-graph tachometer, digital clock, and dual trip

Petal disc brakes

and rear disc brakes impressive stopping performance

caliper grips a 250 mm petal up front

240mm rear disc for great power, and feedback


Fat, 4mm for greater off-road durability

with small tread for longer tire life and grip on asphalt

Kawasaki KLX 250


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