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Old 08-09-2010, 06:04 PM   #59
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Originally Posted by schattat
Amen to that, brother!!! The perfect weight distribution on those bikes is simply amazing. Just look at all the race pics taken of Frans, the majority of them he's always riding on just the back wheel

OH well....The thing is that Franz is an amazing trial rider to start with.
Second is that the original enduro bike, having too much weight on the frt, having a loss of traction but all this got resolved with large tank being all on the rear. It made the bike perfectly balanced.

Still took half of Dakar for Franz to really get used to riding a "small" bike again in rally.
When you've raced the 700 Factory KTM, it is really tough to go back to a "normal" bike.

So this ralybike is
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