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Old 11-19-2012, 07:32 PM   #31607
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Originally Posted by Mikef5000 View Post
I would love to try yours with stock gearing for a more direct comparison. But that being said, and don't take this personally or anything, but I was disappointed in the lack of difference. Like you said, I didn't ride it much, and like I said, we're running very different gearing, but the fact is, I cracked the throttle several times hoping to loft the front end, but the reality was the same as my bike, I needed to bounce it and/or put some effort into it. You're gearing and tires were much better for off road than mine, but (useable) power wise they are still damn close. Perhaps peak power (like a drag race) you'll walk away from me, but I don't use peak power out on the trails.
Yeah, that's what I thought. ;) Speaking of lofting the front end. You were doing that a lot when I was following you. What's your secret for doing that?
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