I have heard of people slipping them by on the DMV. I do not think they are legal in reality. Those bikes are sweet, take a look at the Honda website and select Australia for the country, they have them there along with a bunch of other bikes that are incredible. I think the NSR250 is 6499 Australian, so I wonder what that is here. I would love to get my hands on one and run it on the track.
I was in the bookstore a couple weeks ago and saw a Honda.. one of those "square piston" units for sale still in the crate AND it came with a Japanese tech to get it set up for the purchaser! About 70 thou, as I recall! It was in the Robb Report, I think.
its actually the NSR150 (one cyl two stroke) thats $6500AUD here (about $4k USD) brand new. It still goes tho, for a little bike. Used NSR250s (and Suzuki RGV250s) are still around and cheap - pretty cool, even if you do sound like a chainsaw on methamphetamines!
If you are interested in an NSR250 DO NOT BUY IT FROM www.tradendeal.com !!! SHADY! I got mine from them and it was a pieced together salvage bike. There are about 6-7 other customers of thiers who have waited 3-6 months AFTER paying for bikes and have either not gotten them, picked it up due to not shipping and have had to sink $$$$ into the bikes. Mine has about 40-50 hours of work and 400.00 so far in parts.. Kenneth...the proprieter is great untill he gets your money and then he is a ghost....
STAY AWAY FROM TRADENDEAL>COM. If you are interested...there are other sources out there. They are amazing little3 machines though
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