I now where your coming from here, I ride a 2008 KFX 450, but I can't take my heart away from my wife's 250, it's a nice ride.I would say neither one, from the information you provided, I think you need a 450.
I own a 2008 700 and 250. I know that he 250 is not a 700 but it handles very well in the trails. As far as top speed it doesnt concern me b/c I dont drag race. I do trails and the track (just for enjoyment, no racing) and I love this little machine. I bought it for my girlfriend and the ONLY negative about it for HER is that it doesnt have reverse but I think that the 250 looks a lot better than the 350. Stay tune for pics b/c I just receive my 250SE LED tailight that I will be adding to my 250. Here are a few pics just to wet you appetite
Yeah, I ride it all the time. It has room on there for a 6 foot fella. It's wheelbase makes it so I can fling it around easily. Stiffen up the shock settings and I can jump pretty well too without bottoming out. To my wife..this 250 is the same as a 450, she'll never push it's limits. Don't get me wrong though..my 450 is night and day different, but the 250 is an excellant choice for teens, wives, girlfriends or just the average trail ridin joe that doesn't need that neck snappin power of the 450, it's a cool 250...never seen a 250 this cool since the 250R days of glory.Slim do you ride the 250? You seem like a big guy for a small bike how does it do? I'm really considering one of these for my gf.