View Single Post
Old 09-01-2012, 03:49 PM   #2
mustang
Lurker Extraordinaire
 
mustang's Avatar
 
Joined: Oct 2007
Location: Cow Hampshire , Frozen Wasteland
Oddometer: 626
Quote:
Originally Posted by Gundy View Post
So , I see references to people taking these off pavement, but just how much can be done? Please share your experiences and pics. I'm just trying to make sure I am not barking up the wrong tree before I get carried away with the farkling and tire changing....
fire roads , high speed gravel , stuff like that they shine on , single track not so much .
Get in loose sand or mud you WILL wash out the front wheel 90% of the time .
They are over 500 lbs ready to ride and "top heavy" would be the understatement of the year .

The good is they have a nice flat torque curve .............
the bad they are a 100 HP motorcycle and WILL spin up the back wheel pretty good off road .

on an Off camber trail and the big beast will fall down cuz your tootsies wont touch terra firma . They are tall and worse with a Corbin seat.
mustang is offline   Reply With Quote