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Definitely go and try the lowered WR, that could be just the ticket for you. If it suits you but you don't care for blue you could lower a CRF/x to get better set up for you. At least you'll get a better idea of what suits your needs.
Lots of good info in Courts post although I think she was a little hard on the WR/CRFXs. They still have plenty in common with the MXers, just a bit more manageable, I reckon. They could be the ideal compromise for you.
Markyrocks: I would be inclined to think the extra flywheel weight on the WR/CRFx has more effect on power delivery than the gearing.
Since the weight of the bikes you have tried have been an issue, and only the height, I would say you have done right by looking at that WR you posted a link to and for looking into the KTM line as well. The KTM 200s and 150s are nice, and they would probably suit you well also, especially the XC/XC-W lines that are out there and the like.
The WR is a great bike really and can be "uncorked" later on for a bit more power. Easy to do really for a fairly cheap price, so keep that in mind if you end up wanting more power later on as opposed to getting yet another "new" bike.
Keep us posted on what you end up getting, and post up pictures. We love us some pictures. Hahaha!
You can copy and paste the "Direct Link" option from photobucket, or you can use the "tv" looking icon on the top/right portion of the message box next to the "Link" icon as well.
I also wanted to point out that KTM are not as expensive as they are made out to be, and they actually cost less off the showrrom floor than any other manufacturer model for model. Where they cost more is that when buying used they (KTM) hold their value better, and thus will cost more used than other models.
If I were you, and had my druthers and bought new, I would go with the KTM 200XC-W. Great bike in terms of power with a good hit, but not so much as a 250XC/XC-W would have. It is a two-stroke so maintenance cost is lower and it is easier to work on, and it is highly reliable. It has just over a foot of ground clearance and weights in at just over 200 lbs. with a seat height of about 38 inches unloaded. Plus, with the wide ratio transmission it does not need to be shifted as often as a close ratio transmission like on your RMZ-250. The few drawbacks are the payment or initial price (depending on your budget), and it cannot be lowered as much due to having no linkage. Check it out if the WR falls through. The link Daggit gave you is for the European model, which is not available in the US. Here is the US link.
I hope that helps some.
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