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Old 07-22-2011, 07:22 PM   #44
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Originally Posted by ryanwilliamcantrell View Post
That was painful to read ~ I know that feeling of being over-biked for a trail... I had it several time on the 950. As you're figuring out, once the momentum is gone... it's ALL OVER. Gotta turn around and try again. That's what happened on the Louie Lake trail, and what happened at Big Windy when I smoked my clutch.

You'll like the TKC's, they'll give you considerably more traction. Can you put full knobbies on it? That was the saving grace of the aftermarket rims on my KTM, was that I could run the full-on dirt knobbies on it, which made a significant difference.
Yeah, I remember helping you pick that 950 up like four times going into Louie Lake! Not sure about full knobbies. Weren't you running a 130 D606 for awhile? I think there will be a lot of new tires coming out in a 150 size the next year or two. It's getting really popular with these middle weight adv bikes. Kenda has the Big Block out and I think that may just be the beginning.
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