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Old 08-02-2011, 05:26 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by Luke View Post
No pictures today, but progress was made. The lack of pictures was probably for the best. The bike was almost looped, and the presence of a camera probably would have pushed it over the edge. The bike would've been fine. The rider, probably not so much.
You'd be surprised . . . he's pretty tough!

Originally Posted by Luke View Post
I fixed the power problem, so now it has full power again- and still has the nice throttle response.
I had the privilege of a brief ride, and it is amazing! Considering how little time Luke's been able to spend on refinement, the throttle feels remarkably conventional. It's already very rideable and I know it will only get better. The power feels great, and the rider who almost looped it (and is much more experienced off road than me) said the front end came up really easily after he loaded the suspension a little. If it had some body work to protect it, I suspect there's a market for it even in this gestational state.

Originally Posted by Luke View Post
It went on the scale this evening. 220 pounds, and roughly even front to back. A pretty good start.
A pretty damn good start, indeed!!!

Originally Posted by Luke View Post
Trail testing is still on for tomorrow.
I assume OC is gonna get some tasty video!
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