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Old 10-18-2017, 01:36 PM
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Question Ec200 2018??

Does anyone have any rumors about upcoming new ec200? XC200 is already available in America, but we are waiting for EC200 here in europe.

Is there the same basemotor as in ec250 and ec300 or is it totally different?
I think it should be lighter. Currently I have some difficulties to choose between ec200 and 300.


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Old 10-18-2017, 03:57 PM
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Rumours say the production will start in November. I presume the motor is basically the same as before, 250/300 cases with a sorter stroke crank and different cylinder, piston and head. I also presume the 2018 motor updates done to the 250/300 will be implemented in the 200.

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Old 10-19-2017, 11:41 AM
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Thank's for answer Anders.
I am just wondering if 200 engine base could be the same as upcoming 125. Just like some other brands have. Or is 125 totally different project?

So.. which one is the most rideable?
When I had Beta 300, I had few hospital related issues with it. Then I bought Beta 250 and no problems at all. I tested EC300 and it felt so good, but is it still too hasty when driving long competitions? I have no experience from 200cc enduro bikes. Is is worth to wait it?
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Old 10-20-2017, 03:00 AM
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Thank's for answer Anders.
I am just wondering if 200 engine base could be the same as upcoming 125. Just like some other brands have. Or is 125 totally different project?

So.. which one is the most rideable?
When I had Beta 300, I had few hospital related issues with it. Then I bought Beta 250 and no problems at all. I tested EC300 and it felt so good, but is it still too hasty when driving long competitions? I have no experience from 200cc enduro bikes. Is is worth to wait it?
Depends on a lot of factors. To me, the 200 is the ideal bike (I think). But I am 57 years old, and pretty slow. I did try my son's EC300, and it is just too much power for me. Even one of my sons went from an EC300 to an EC200 and thinks he has become a faster rider, as he can keep his speed for a longer time without getting too exhausted.
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2006 EC200: 2011 plastics, Rekluse Z-Start, revalved KYB forks & Scotts steering damper
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Old 10-23-2017, 07:38 PM
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I have had lots of 200s including my 2014 and they are the most fun bike for me , i am only 145 so it has plenty of power . The 125 is to much work for me and my 300 is my cruiser .
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Old 10-24-2017, 10:37 AM
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How about 250cc? Very hard to decide.
My achilles tendon broke few weeks a go and I have plenty of time to give this a thought or two.
In finland we drive also at winter with spikes.
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Old 10-24-2017, 12:42 PM
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How about 250cc? Very hard to decide.
My achilles tendon broke few weeks a go and I have plenty of time to give this a thought or two.
In finland we drive also at winter with spikes.
I bought a 250 because I found it a good compromise between a 200 and a 300. Doesn't surprise you, or overwork you like a 300 can & will still get up and go as well as climb hills better than a 200.
200's are a lot of fun, especially with a Rekluse. However, they are also a bit of extra work to ride and can sometimes get overwhelmed on hills.

My next bike will be a 250 as well.
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I have a KTM 200 and love the 200.

I too am interested in the new gg 200
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My trusty 200 has found a new home.

Will the EC 200's be coming to the US???
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Old 12-01-2017, 05:19 PM
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My trusty 200 has found a new home.

Will the EC 200's be coming to the US???
If I understand what I've heard correctly they will only be coming to Canada and the US.
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