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Old 12-23-2009, 10:21 AM   #34
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Originally Posted by traveltoad
Not small bikes... but I ran Steele Pass on my 2002 BMW R1150GS Adv without bending a rim... I think about 25psi. I have also run it on my 2007 KTM 950R SE without bending a rim... also about 25psi.
Maybe 25 psi is the ticket plus a rider with excellent skills riding through the rocks.

I'm anxious to make my own determination of Steele Pass but my skills aren't sufficient to take a GSA through there. I rode my '07 GSA south around the back side of Eureka Dunes to make an assesment of the trail heading to Steele Pass and decided not to risk it when I hit the deep sand. Our group may have been able to make it but I'm sure we would have dropped the bikes more than once and that is something I was unwilling to do with a $20k bike.

I am willing to drop my DRZ400S multiple times because I have it set up to do just that with minimal to no damage.
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