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Old 03-12-2012, 05:24 PM   #18661
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THAT all means gs doooooable...lol
Just watch out for the mud
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Old 03-12-2012, 05:30 PM   #18662
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huh?

well ya'll know me and i never tend to aggree with anyone but this lever is nice !
problem is ,,,now i want one?
damn riders showing me stuff and things?
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For those of you who have a hydralic clutch (Brembo or Magura), you may want to check into this lever made by Midwest Mountain Engineering. This lever is fantastic and makes me happy I returned my $600 Rekluse... a few you guys have ridden my bike so you can attest to how much easier the pull is while still maintaining a positive clutch feel, I was able to ride much longer at my "go fast" speed and experienced next to no fatigue in my wrist or hand. I'm a believer!

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Old 03-12-2012, 05:36 PM   #18663
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huh?

contrary to anything inept might say,

DON'T DO IT MAN!



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Old 03-12-2012, 05:38 PM   #18664
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Let me clarify.... All the KTMs 530 and down will be fine... but larger than that I dont know...these trails are for dirt bikes and while they are consider easy for that crowd, a 400DRZ may not be that happy...

BUT I dont know jack shit about what they will offer for the "fun run"... even their easy trails will be a challange to a DS scoot however so be aware.

Now the good part is they are one of the most famous riding areas in the South and you owe it to yourself to go up there and give it a look see... if nothing else ride you legal bike around up there and you will not be disappointed... then camp out with the guys and gals at the famous Perry Mountain at Millers Pasture...

You pay some money to get in and do what you want after that.... they have a marked trial or trails to ride. Its not real mountains but you wont know that when you have to do down.....(hell going up is easy).
Let us know when there is a date... Would still like to do ANF in April too.
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Old 03-12-2012, 06:01 PM   #18665
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contrary to anything inept might say,

DON'T DO IT MAN!
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Old 03-12-2012, 06:03 PM   #18666
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contrary to anything inept might say,

DON'T DO IT MAN!

Oh by all means he should do it...hey where's my camera?
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Old 03-12-2012, 06:12 PM   #18667
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He all, my folks are coming to visit this week and I'm planning on taking my father out to Mossy Head on Sunday morning. We're planning on doing a lot of suspension testing on my five-hunny but I'm sure he'd be willing to give some pointers to others as well. He knows all there is to know about KTM suspension and is really good on other bikes as well. Even if it's not tearing them apart to do valve work, he can provide information on proper set up with spring rates and pre-load.

First - Your a special guy when you spend XXX thousands on a new motorcycle and then let your buds ride it.... and I dont mean up the street or around the block...I mean squeeze it through 7 miles of single track...

My thanks and hats off to Reidinitaly, Gimmee and FBM for sharing their brand new rides with me... and others...that dont happen too often... oh yea I also rode Ed Bowens GS for awhile...

Second - I have said it before and strive for it now.... suspension set up it the one most important thing you can do to a bike. I have no idea what Reidinitaly did to his scoot but it is without doubt the best set up scoot I have ridden in the past 5 years. It was a real treat to go superfast in the really bad shit and not feel it. It was way better than my old YZ250F and that bike had an amazing suspension...

So forget the fact that I loved the 500... my point is that it takes effort to get thing right. Dont give me that I paid 10k for a bike it otta be perfect. You pay 10K for a bike that can be tuned to prefection... not comes perfect... so work with your bike and read up on suspension and sag set up and clickers and rebound dampning and make your bike better...

OR come out Sunday and get some good first hand knowledge from a guys who knows something.

Trust me here...you have know idea what a few CORRECT clicks can do for your ride.
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Old 03-12-2012, 06:19 PM   #18668
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Oh by all means he should do it...hey where's my camera?
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Old 03-12-2012, 06:19 PM   #18669
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Old 03-13-2012, 03:44 AM   #18670
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He all, my folks are coming to visit this week and I'm planning on taking my father out to Mossy Head on Sunday morning. We're planning on doing a lot of suspension testing on my five-hunny but I'm sure he'd be willing to give some pointers to others as well. He knows all there is to know about KTM suspension and is really good on other bikes as well. Even if it's not tearing them apart to do valve work, he can provide information on proper set up with spring rates and pre-load.
Man I am always out of town when the good stuff happens!
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Old 03-13-2012, 04:59 AM   #18671
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Man I am always out of town when the good stuff happens!
No worries brother. I'm doing my best to soak up as much of his knowledge as possible. We'll still be able to make your sled work like a champ!
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Old 03-13-2012, 04:49 PM   #18672
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Sooooo...I'd like to pose a question. If one was to have some expendable funds, would it be best spent on a steering damper or new fork/shock springs?

I think Vic stated damper before suspension but with Daryn Sr in the house I was thinking on capitalizing on the expertise.

Whatcha all think?

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He all, my folks are coming to visit this week and I'm planning on taking my father out to Mossy Head on Sunday morning. We're planning on doing a lot of suspension testing on my five-hunny but I'm sure he'd be willing to give some pointers to others as well. He knows all there is to know about KTM suspension and is really good on other bikes as well. Even if it's not tearing them apart to do valve work, he can provide information on proper set up with spring rates and pre-load.
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Old 03-13-2012, 04:56 PM   #18673
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Sooooo...I'd like to pose a question. If one was to have some expendable funds, would it be best spent on a steering damper or new fork/shock springs?

I think Vic stated damper before suspension but with Daryn Sr in the house I was thinking on capitalizing on the expertise.

Whatcha all think?
Suspension for sure!
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Old 03-13-2012, 05:07 PM   #18674
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I said damper cause its sure fire and low tech... once mounted its pretty easy... big bang for buck...and you will still need one when going fast. I cant remember but it felt like the 500 had a damper... did it?

But suspension is the REAL answer to going fast. It doesnt have to cost money either. You just have to play with setting it up for YOU... If you are abnormal you may need other components (like really fast or really light or heavy)... but you mainly have to work on getting it feeling right.

It appears we may have some expertiese available so I am planning on at least meet/greet this weekend...

Sunday at Mossy! Suspension DAY
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