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Old 08-25-2010, 05:35 PM   #5191
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Old 08-25-2010, 05:54 PM   #5192
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The Rekluse auto clutch is the next best thing to a 6 speed! I run 15/45 and can still do tight single track with no problem.
It's not so much that the bike is geared too high, it's that I haven't practiced riding the rough stuff slow, so my balance and throttle/clutch control sucks. I'll get there someday, but I keep finding that riding the BRP slow is like being behind the pace car at Daytona.....the bike just wants to GO!

While we're talking about tires, I'm going to be looking to replace my rear tire soon. It came with a nearly new Michelin AC10 on the front and rear. So far I like them, good on pavement (for what they are), and great off road. What's a similar replacement for the rear? I'm looking to get more mileage out of a tire and maybe a bit more pavement oriented. Also, what's the biggest size that would clear in the rear?

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Old 08-25-2010, 06:37 PM   #5193
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It's not so much that the bike is geared too high, it's that I haven't practiced riding the rough stuff slow, so my balance and throttle/clutch control sucks.
The Revloc gets rid of the throttle/clutch part of the equation.
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Old 08-25-2010, 07:34 PM   #5194
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jeffcali - Didn't get much wear from my 606 but generally OK all round on the harder ground.
Lots of good info on what works on the rear here but not a lot of feedback on preference for the front.
Would like some feedback from inmates on their preference for fronts and terrain type
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Old 08-25-2010, 08:12 PM   #5195
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Hey guys, am seriously thinking of picking up a BRP before the season is over.

http://minneapolis.craigslist.org/hn...917748842.html

There's one I found. What would you guys consider a fair starting price?
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Old 08-25-2010, 08:29 PM   #5196
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Ram mounts are so overrated.
I just bought one! Fancy that.
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Old 08-25-2010, 08:54 PM   #5197
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It's not so much that the bike is geared too high, it's that I haven't practiced riding the rough stuff slow, so my balance and throttle/clutch control sucks. I'll get there someday, but I keep finding that riding the BRP slow is like being behind the pace car at Daytona.....the bike just wants to GO!

While we're talking about tires, I'm going to be looking to replace my rear tire soon. It came with a nearly new Michelin AC10 on the front and rear. So far I like them, good on pavement (for what they are), and great off road. What's a similar replacement for the rear? I'm looking to get more mileage out of a tire and maybe a bit more pavement oriented. Also, what's the biggest size that would clear in the rear?

Thanks
Of it's a control thing cdogg idle her up a little in the tight stuff mate.
Also the AC10 is a little narrow out front for a big bike like the pig.
A good tough rear is the IRC Vulcanduro ve33 in 510/18,lasts longer than anything else i've used in the dirt.
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Old 08-25-2010, 09:37 PM   #5198
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Hey guys, am seriously thinking of picking up a BRP before the season is over.

http://minneapolis.craigslist.org/hn...917748842.html

There's one I found. What would you guys consider a fair starting price?
Price is decent comparing that to the market I live in, NW Arkansas. I've also found that "like new" and "not actual picture, but looks identical" definitely mean different things to different people!!!

The problem I see so often down here is the bike either doesn't have a title, or the MSO has been passed around with it and is pretty much useless unless you can get the original owner to title it and pay the sales tax. The sales tax issue is why nobody ever titles them, especially because when they bought it they never intended to plate it.
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Old 08-25-2010, 10:56 PM   #5199
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Price is decent comparing that to the market I live in, NW Arkansas. I've also found that "like new" and "not actual picture, but looks identical" definitely mean different things to different people!!!

The problem I see so often down here is the bike either doesn't have a title, or the MSO has been passed around with it and is pretty much useless unless you can get the original owner to title it and pay the sales tax. The sales tax issue is why nobody ever titles them, especially because when they bought it they never intended to plate it.

I got my 2000 BRP last year in great shape, fully stock, but plated and had the baja designs dual sport kit installed, for $2500. I thought that was a great deal.
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Old 08-26-2010, 06:52 AM   #5200
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I got my 2000 BRP last year in great shape, fully stock, but plated and had the baja designs dual sport kit installed, for $2500. I thought that was a great deal.
I just picked up an '06 XRR in 'like new condition' (less thank 1k miles on it, and nary a scratch to be seen) with a baja kit and plated for $3300.... I think I got a great deal and I'm in love with it
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Old 08-26-2010, 12:44 PM   #5201
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The Revloc gets rid of the throttle/clutch part of the equation.
So does the Rekluse, plus it is externally adjustable for engagement speed and rate.
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Old 08-26-2010, 12:56 PM   #5202
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So does the Rekluse, plus it is externally adjustable for engagement speed and rate.
you don't need either one... you don't need steering dampners either....
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Old 08-26-2010, 01:08 PM   #5203
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IMO If my Pig had 25,000 miles i would consider an engine rebuild before a serious trip. Unless your the only owner and its been babied....

Seams to me I read somewhere here that the Pig is to powerful for the rekluse, is that just BS or what? I have never tried the rekluse but have always wondered.....
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Old 08-26-2010, 03:25 PM   #5204
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rekluse works fine on an XR-R, I've ridden one so outfitted, no worries. I'm sure an idiot could cook the clutch in short order with a rekluse - you've still got to put the bike in the right gear, but it works fine so long as the rider isn't an idiot I'm sort of indifferent about auto clutches - in the desert I'm more than happy with the manual clutch, in tight rocky stuff maybe the auto clutch could be helpful, but I'm pretty adept with the clutch lever and don't plan on switching any time soon.
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Old 08-26-2010, 03:50 PM   #5205
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IMO If my Pig had 25,000 miles i would consider an engine rebuild before a serious trip. Unless your the only owner and its been babied....
damn i am over due for a rebuild...

better park it.... yah right.. running good as ever... oil buddy.. oil....

no it has not been babied.
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