2014 SHINERAY XY 250 GY-2 ENDURO KAWASAKI,HONDA,YAMAHA,SUZUKI VALUE ALTERNATIVE

Price: £1,295.00
Condition: Used
Item location: accrington, Lancashire, United Kingdom
Mileage: 280
Power: 25
Gears: Six-speed manual
Start type: Electric start
Drive type: Chain
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Description

SHINERAY XY 250 GY-2 ENDURO NEW BIN PRICE ?1200NEW REDUCED PRICE AS MY NEW BIKE HAS ARRIVED SO BE QUICK !THIS BIKE IS NOW PRICED TO SELL AND WOULD BE GREAT FUN FOR ANYONE AT ?1295  :)FIRSTLY. THIS IS A VERY TALL BIKE SO PLEASE BEAR THIS IN MIND THIS BIKE IS A FANTASTIC BIKE TO RIDE WITH GREAT HANDLING AND FANTASTIC LOOKSJUST USED THE BIKE OVER THE LAST 2 WEEKS IN THE SNOW AND IT RODE BRILLIANTALL THE THRILLS. LOOKS AND EXCITEMENT FOR A FRACTION THE PRICETHE BUILD QUALITY AND FINISH ON THIS BIKE IS AS GOOD IF NOT BETTER IN SOME PARTS THAN ITS JAPANESE RIVALSIT'S BEEN LABELED AS THE BEST BUILT BIKE COMING OUT OF CHINA THIS YEARTHE BIKE HAS NOT EVEN BEEN USED OFF ROAD YETTHE ENGINE IS SOUND AND PUNCHY WITH A GREAT EXHAUST NOTEIT TAKES MANY OF IT'S TRICK COPIED PARTS FROM VARIOUS WELL ESTABLISHED ENDURO BIKES LIKE THE KTM UPSIDE DOWN FORKS AND REAR SUSPENSION. STRONG HONDA CRF BASED DOHC ENGINE. KAWASAKI KLX BRAKES AND STYLING. THESE ARE ALL COPIED TO THE HIGHEST STANDARD AND AS GOOD IF NOT BETTER QUALITY THAN RIVAL PARTS :)THE XY 250 COMES WITH AN ALUMINIUM SWINGARM. FULLY ADJUSTABLE FRONT AND REAR SUSPENSION. STAINLESS EXHAUST. ANODIZED RIMS. LED LIGHTS & INDICATORS AND FULL DIGITAL LED CLOCKS. THE BIKE ALSO COMES WITH A FULLY POWDERCOATED FRAME FROM NEW UNLIKE MOST NEW BIKESAFTER OWNING MOST OF THE OTHER ENDURO BIKES OVER THE YEARS. I HONESTLY BELIEVE THIS TO BE UP THERE WITH THE BEST OF THEMTHE ONLY DOWNSIDE I PERSONALLY STRUGGLE WITH ON THIS MODEL IS IT'S FAR TOO TALL COMPARED TO WHAT I AM USED TO ME ONLY BEING  5"7 SO I CAN ONLY JUST TOUCH THE GROUND TIPTOEINGI HAVE FITTED NEW SHINERAY SHROUD DECALS AND NEW MONSTER GRAPHICS ALL ROUNDBIKE IS HPI CLEAR AND TOTALLY UNMARKED AS YOU WOULD EXPECT WITH A BIKE OF THIS AGE AND WITH THIS MILEAGE IF I WAS TO COMPARE THE RIDE ON THIS BIKE I WOULD SAY IT'S VERY MUCH LIKE A KTM OR EVEN A DRZ400 I AM CURRENTLY SELLING 3 OF MY BIKES ON HERE THIS MONTH SO THE LAST ONE LEFT I MAY BE  KEEPINGTHIS BIKE COMES WITH FULL V5. ALL BOOKS AND 2 KEYSI AM STARTING THE AUCTION BIDDING AT WHAT I WOULD LIKE FOR THE BIKE BUT JUST BID YOUR BEST OFFER IF YOU FANCY A CHEAP BIKE YOU NEVER KNOW :) I CAN ONLY SAY NO !ANY QUESTIONS PLEASE ASKI WILL REQUIRE A ?200 NONE REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT THROUGH PAYPAL. AND THE BALANCE EITHER BANK TRANSFER OR CASH ON COLLECTION. HAPPY BIDDING !I HAVE NOW LOWERED THE BIKE A HALF INCH AND IT'S MUCH BETTER :)WILL PX / SWAP CASH EITHER WAY. ANTHONY 07974341432PLEASE READ THIS REVIEW WHEN THE BIKE WAS LAUNCHED :)WHEN I first rode a Shineray XY250GY-2 enduro / motocrosser some 12 months ago I was impressed with the build quality of it. and how it performed. The new registerable enduro version of the same bike is equally impressive. Thatís not to say it goes and handles as well as its direct competition from Japan or Europe.

But the simple fact is itís a lot better than most riders would expect from a machine built in China. There is one main question on everyoneís lips. Will it be reliable? Itís almost like the elephant in the corner everyone pretends isnít there. Iíve noticed the build quality of Chinese products improving. and they will continue to improve.

This particular test bike is actually owned by Cycle Torque. so we intend to test the living daylights out of it for the next 12 months to see exactly how reliable it is. The guts of it Shineray has stated this liquid-cooled 250cc engine is the first 4-valve DOHC engine to be made in China. It looks as though Shineray has made a concerted effort to make it at least look and sound like a modern 250cc enduro machine. Itís got twin radiators. like youíd see on any top shelf 250 off roader. Itís got a six speed gearbox too. and a 9. 00rpm redline. Itís listed as having 27 horsepower which is around 10hp shy of say the Yamaha YZ250F we had a couple of years ago.

Most of the modern 250 MX or enduro bikes now have alloy frames. but not too long ago many enduro bikes made do with steel frames. The Shineray has a steel frame. and instead of a bash plate it has two Ďoutriggersí which try and do the same job. They do offer a fair bit of protection but Iíd like to see an alloy bashplate on ours because I intend to do some decent trail riding on it. Taiwanese made suspension is used on the enduro Shineray. and in fact it looks exactly like the units on the MX version. They are fully adjustable. They certainly look cool. with anodised colouring. Itís got a mighty tall seat Ė 980mm. which makes it a bit of a stretch even for tall riders. It weighs a bit over 120kg.

On the trailThe first thing I had to do was run it in. As I live in the country this was easy. and a couple of hundred kilometres of tar backroads. dirt roads and some fire-trails had the bike running sweet. As I was restricted to half throttle at first I thought the road speed would be way down but this wasnít the case. Cruising along at 80km/h was easy for the bike. and it feels as though thereís a decent amount of go left. I reckon the 8 litre tank would give you a range of around 100 kilometres if you were easy on the throttle.

Soaking up the road bumps didnít tax the suspension. as you would expect. and when I did some trail work I liked their suppleness. especially the forks. While the forks were nice and supple coping with stuff at slower speeds though. they were a bit soft on the bigger hits. and when braking hard. While the engine is no power house. itís no slug either. The exhaust note is sweet. and thereís enough power for it to be lots of fun trail riding. You can wheelstand with a little bit of clutch. and using the power to get over rocks and logs provided no problems for the bike. It likes to stretch its legs on the open trails too. and the brakes pull it up from the leg stretching speeds fine.

My overall view If you were a hard charger in the bush. I think you would quickly ride to this bikeís performance and suspension limits but for me itís almost the perfect starter trail bike. The plan is to do some harder offroad stuff so I envisage playing around with the suspension to get the best out of the bike but I donít plan on playing with the engine. other than maybe a pipe. With some minor work I think Iíll be having lots of fun on this bike. It does have a funky colour scheme. and the name is a bit weird but these are very minor things.

If you live in NSW you can ride one away for $4. 99 inc ORC. and warranty is 12 months parts and labour. or 5000 kilometres whichever comes first. For prices in other states go towww. zuma. com. au for your local dealer.

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