Baja Motorsports was founded in 2004 by Ryan Daugherty, Rich Godfrey, and Jennifer Andrew and is today one of the leading distributors of Chinese power sports products in the USA. It is a household name in the country now for overseas-made vehicles and motorized products.
Baja Motorsports offers kiddie quads, go-karts, and other off-roading vehicles. But the pride of place goes to the Baja Warrior mini bike 200. A brand-new Baja mini bike retails at $999.99 (shipping extra) but depending on the condition and the modifications made, second-hand units may cost more. However, used units from private owners are hard to come by.
Fortunately,parts like Baja Warrior front forks and others are available as are replacement engines and torque converter kits. Almost all these spares are stocked by us at OMB Warehouse, and you have to go through our catalog and order them.
Our Baja mini bike spares are of the highest OEM quality since we source them from leading manufacturers around the globe. For any doubts about specifications before ordering, get in touch with us and we will only be too glad to help.
Baja Warrior Mini Bike
The Baja Warrior 200, also known as WR200, Baja Heat, Baja Carbon, or Mini Baja, was among the first overseas-manufactured pocket bikes to take the USA by storm over the past decade. This mini bike is powerful, small, and sleek, all the ingredients that off-roaders need to fulfill their quota of thrills.
The Baja Warrior mini bike was launched in 2010 with the target riders being casual riders and weekend warriors looking for a smart recreational bike. And they had it all – a 196cc powerful engine, grippy tires, and a sturdy frame available in many colors of choice. With its classic lines and reliability, it appealed to both adults and youngsters.
The success of the Baja Warrior 200 has been phenomenal and remains the most popular product from the Baja Motorsports stable of off-road vehicles which include go-karts, dirt bikes, and dune buggies. Recreational riders are generally always excited with the simplistic and rugged design and overall functionality of the Baja mini bike.
At the same time, recreational riders love its simplistic, rugged design and overall functionality.
Comparing Baja 200 With Other Bikes in Its Class
The Baja gives off similar vibes and has almost the same components as the Trail Master and Coleman mini bikes. Similarities are also there with the Honda-clone engine, open-engine chassis, drum brakes, and pseudo-tank front storage. However, what makes the Baja stand out is the numerous reflectors on the machine, and bodywork options and colors that go beyond what other mini bikes have on offer.
Initially, these bikes were distributed by Baja Motorsports but after facing a host of lawsuits and product recalls, Massimo Motor took over. Throughout its production run, the Baja Warrior mini bike released a total of five trims. These include the AP Camo Warrior edition with a light moss green frame and the AP Camo Pattern covering the front and rear fenders and the tank-shaped storage box.
Baja Warrior 200 Mini Bike - Review and Specifications
Let us review theBaja Warrior mini bike now part by part.
Most China-made bikes share the same cloned engine and hence have the equivalent power and torque outputs. Take the carburetor for example. The Baja 200 has the same carburetor as the Trail Master mini bike – 22mm or 24mm. Regardless of whether you have a stock carb or have changed it for something bigger, maintaining it well, periodically cleaning this part, and proper maintenance will improve the performance and longevity of the engine.
The torque-heavy nature of the Baja Warrior 200 is derived from the stock gearing of 10:1 – 10T at the front and 50T at the back. Though this increases the vehicle’s power considerably, it does not make it the fastest mini bike among the competitors. To get the required speed, increase the front and rear sprockets, get a torque converter, and increase the carb size. It will improve the efficiency and powertrain.
The Baja Warrior mini bike has a TCI (Transistor Controlled Igniter) and pull starter to bring the engine to life. This is common to most Chinese-manufactured pocket bikes. If you want to modify your mini bike, install a 12V 4Ah/ (10-Hour) maintenance-free, YB4L-A or YB4L-B battery. It will allow you to mount a digital gauge kit or electronic GPS and stop your headlight dimming at higher RPMs.
Baja Warrior Front Forks
Black Baja Warrior front forks give the Baja mini bike a distinctive appearance. These forks are only compatible with the Baja Warrior 200 models and will not fit the earlier MB165 but can be adapted to a custom project where strength and aesthetics need to go together.
#Tires and Brakes
The stopping power of the Baja mini bike is awesome. This is possible because of the 19-inch all-terrain tires that are mounted on steel rims and mated to sealed drum brakes. Brakes are activated by hand through the two brake levers located on both handgrips. Damaged or worn-out stock tires can be replaced with compatible ones.
Check out our stocks or tires, and all spares of the Baja Warrior 200.For any doubt about specifications and compatibility with cloned parts contact us at OMB Warehouse for professional guidance.
The ground clearance for the earlier Baja models was a modest 5.0 inches but later year models were upgraded by Massimo to 6.7 inches. Along with the 4-inch front suspension and the higher ground clearance, the Baja Warrior became the ideal bike for off-roading.
However, there was no improvement in the bump absorption due to the absence of a rear suspension. To get around this issue, you can install adjustable shocks but this will require reconstruction of the rear end of the bike.
The frame of the Baja Warrior is made fromastrong tubular frame with an open engine. There are multiple options in the color of the plastics ranging from black, red, camo, gray, and quicksand.
The front storage looks like a false gas tank and is a fantastic option for storing essentials and keeping them dry. The seat is plush padded and foldable foot pegs are a boon for riders. On the light front, the bike only has a headlight but there are reflectors in the front and rear.
The overall dimensions of the Baja Warrior 200 and capacities are the same as other bikes in its class except for the dry weight, which in the initial models, was less than others in the 200cc class. Payload capacity is only up to 220 lbs. although some owners push the two-wheeler to carry up to 250 lbs. riders. The GVWR is 383.6 lbs.
Should You Get the Baja Warrior 200 – Pros and Cons
Before deciding on bringing a BAJA mini bike to your garage, consider the pros and cons of owning one.
The bike has additional safety features like several reflectors attached to the front and rear of the frame and the rear fender. These are very helpful as the bike is small and can be difficult to spot on the roads at night.
The chain drive is more straightforward when compared to a V-belt transmission.
The handlebar is so designed that a digital gauge kit can be easily mounted at the center to track hours, running mileage, and the top speed of the Baja Warrior 200.
The mini bike is open to modifications. The low stock speed of this pocket bike can be easily doubled with a Stage 1 upgrade and more with Stage 2. Just changing the front sprocket from 10T to 20T will take the top-end speed to 85 km/hr.
Riders might find it awkward to stand up or ride in an aggressive position since the foot pegs are placed right below the handlebars.
The oil drain touches the frame at the rear end. This makes draining oil very messy as the old oil does not go directly into a drain pan but spills onto the frame.
The Baja Warrior has poor bump absorption as it does not have a rear suspension.
The fuel tank cap is right under the false storage tank and therefore difficult to fill gasoline. An extended funnel must be used to put the gas in.
Despite some drawbacks, riding the Baja mini bike is a fun and exhilarating experience. It would have been better if the engine and lubrication components were placed inside the chassis to make servicing the two-wheeler a whole lot more convenient. Considering everything, the size, performance, and price point, the Baja Warrior 200 is a mini bike that is worth owning for recreational purposes.
Apart from being a highly capable bike, the Baja Warrior is a perfect project build because of its bare chassis, engine configuration, and absence of a gearshift. If you would like to sharpen your skills in both riding and creating a trail beast, this bike would be perfect for you.
OMB Warehouse stocks high and OEM quality parts and spares of the Baja Warrior 200 including the Baja Warrior front forks. Order now with your requirements and specifications and we will deliver at the earliest.