kenny61 goes racing or another middle aged out of shape guy goes racing thread

Discussion in 'Racing' started by kenny61, Feb 13, 2012.

  1. kenny61

    kenny61 TBI survivor and damn proud of it

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    Heres one lap unedited. I went really slow so that you guys can see the terrain better :deal

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  2. ct-ktm

    ct-ktm Long timer

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    I am suprised the camera makes the terrain look tougher then it was..
  3. kenny61

    kenny61 TBI survivor and damn proud of it

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    My front suspension sucks on that terrain. Tire deflects everwhere. Suspension is going back out next week if I can work it into the budget:cry
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    No compression damping adjustment at the bottom of the forks? If there are clickers, I'd try backing those out first...
  5. kenny61

    kenny61 TBI survivor and damn proud of it

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    backed out just about all the way.. The high speed dampning is just too stiff for me and the low speed is like a big old mushy wet sponge
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    Gotcha. :deal
  7. AWM

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    You set the tubes in the same spot in the triples,right?Ive had bikes with the tubes lowered in the triples which puts to much weight on front end,and shortens the stroke.Feels like the front end washes left or right when pushed and the front wheel deflects and feels harsh.
    Set the tubes back and set your sag,then adjust for perfered dampning.
    I got faith in ya,but I have had that problem.
    You still running stock rear spring?Beat spring will take it out of sag,and off set front end.
    I think I got a 4.5g rear spring for that bike,stocks a 4.0g,might help.Its orange,so its gotta be a good spring.:lol3
  8. kenny61

    kenny61 TBI survivor and damn proud of it

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    long story short I believe I got a shit job done on the forks
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    Sounds more like they set it up for more of a B or A level harescramble rider. The faster guys seem to want a little more high-speed compression. I rode my friend Jim's 250XC 2-stroke, which he has set up for hare scrambles (he rides B250), and the thing felt like it was pounding the hell out of me. He likes it that way, and is a hell of a lot faster than I am.
  10. kenny61

    kenny61 TBI survivor and damn proud of it

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    The guy does good work and has made many people happy. I think I caught him at a bad week and he kinda just sent it out the door. The rear shock I was very pleased with. My neighbor, Jim with a 250 also rode the bike a lil and said the suspension just doesnt fell like it's working. so off to GTR with em.
  11. AWM

    AWM Beard Bros Racing

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    My front end is on the bench.I don't even have the time to swap seals,and change fluid.:cry
    Shooting for Hancock,,,got something up my sleave at work.Sooo I can race next season.
    Scotty might actullay make some rides come up here soon,and get off my ass at work.:evil

    I do have to say the new Husky has that KYB open cartridge forks and once I got the compression set on both ends the other day,i felt like a pro.:lol3
  12. kenny61

    kenny61 TBI survivor and damn proud of it

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    why you keepin the 200?
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    AWM Beard Bros Racing

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    Yea that's my big bike.:D
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    kenny61 TBI survivor and damn proud of it

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    :roflyou could call a moped a big bike :lol3:lol3:lol3
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    You'd be pissed getting passed by a scooter,,,hunh?:lol3
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    kenny61 TBI survivor and damn proud of it

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    I'ld just blind you with a muddy puddle :deal
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    Don't think ive forgot bout that puddle.:deal
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    kenny61 TBI survivor and damn proud of it

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    i DIDN'Y BUT WANTED TO MAKE SURE IT STAYED FRESH :lol3
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    Yep,,,yep,,,,yep.
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    kenny61 TBI survivor and damn proud of it

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